TORONTO, CANADA (Top40 Charts)
ole-bluestone, a music publishing co-venture between ole and iconic super producer Timbaland, have completed a worldwide co-publishing deal with alternative rock group Ok Mayday. Band members David
Bollmann, Matt Osborn, and Stephen Lee are accomplished songwriters who have worked with artists such as Timbaland, Keri Hilson, J-Cole, and Nashville Grammy producer Paul Moak, and songwriter Dave Elkins. They have also written tracks in multiple genres ranging from rock to R&B, metal, country, and pop.
"It's great to add such a versatile group of songwriters to the ole-bluestone roster," said Leo V. Williams IV, General Manager of Creative (Los Angeles) for ole. "We've always strived to provide a home for all kinds of artists, and we're excited to work with them as they shatter the boundaries of rock, country, and pop."
"These four guys are some of the most talented and versatile songwriters that I have been around," said ole-bluestone's Eric Spence.
"Signing with ole-bluestone is a big step forward for us as songwriters," said Matt Osborn of Ok Mayday. "With their strength behind us, there's really no limit to what we can accomplish. We all can't wait to get into the studio."
The group joins a growing stable of talent at ole that also includes seminal prog-rock band Rush, Aerosmith
frontman Steven Tyler, and up-and-coming country artists Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Sam Grow, and Jesse
Rice, among many others. ole-bluestone also has prior co-publishing deals in place with Garland "Sebastian" Mosley, and Clare Reynolds.