1. Mike Batt

    Mike Batt

    1 Albums, 0 Songs

    • A  Songwriter's Tale/The Orinoco Kid
  2. Katie Melua, T-Bone Burnett Break Off Album Partnership

    May 14, 2010 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. jazz-pop artist Katie Melua broke off a studio partnership with T-Bone Burnett for her new album, "The House." She then persuaded William Orbit to come out of self-imposed retirement to produce the record. Melua's fourth album is ...

  3. Katie Melua, T-Bone Burnett Break Off Album Partnership

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. jazz-pop artist Katie Melua broke off a studio partnership with T-Bone Burnett for her new album, "The House." She then persuaded William Orbit to come out of self-imposed retirement to produce the new album. Melua's fourth alb ...

  4. Katie Melua Takes Her Time In U.S.

    June 03, 2009 9:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 British singer-songwriter Katie Melua has sold more than 10 million albums, mostly in the U.K. and Europe, and even has a Dutch tulip named after her. Breaking the U.S. is also on her agenda, but she doesn't expect to be an overnight success. & ...

  5. Dramatico Cracks Entrepreneur Survey

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mike Batt's Dramatico Entertainment has made a healthy entry to a corporate tracking list. The independent record label and music publisher has opened at No. 31 on Real Business' LDC Hot 100 Survey, which tracks the fastest growing priva ...

  6. Popkomm Moves To Later Date

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Popkomm music fair will be taking place later than usual this year, on Oct. 8-10 in Berlin. Last year, the international music and entertainment business trade show -- organized by Messe Berlin -- boasted 886 exhibitors from 57 countries and a ...

  7. No Smiles At Dramatico As Comedy DVD Hits German No. 1

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Katie Melua's record label has attacked changes in German chart rules that have seen her "Pictures" (Dramatico) album kept off No. 1 by a comedy DVD. Comedian Mario Barth's spoken word DVD "Männer Sind Primitiv, Aber Glück ...

  8. Popkomm Debates On Indies, Internet

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mike Batt, founder and managing director of Dramatico Entertainment, used his Popkomm keynote speech this afternoon to call for a truce between independent and major music companies. "A lot of us who run indie labels tend to think of the majo ...

  9. Batt In, Redmond Out At BPI

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Restructuring at the British Phonographic Industry continues with the appointment of veteran British pop songwriter/producer Mike Batt in a newly-created non-executive role and the departure of director of communications & development Steve Re ...

  10. Melua Pieces Together Third IFPI Platinum Award

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Katie Melua's sophomore September 2005 album release "Piece By Piece" (Dramatic) scored a third IFPI Platinum Europe Award in November, according to new certifications unveiled by the trade body today (Dec. 11). "We are extreme ...

  11. Dramatico Ups Bowles To MD

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT London-based Dramatico Entertainment head of international marketing Andrew Bowles has been promoted to managing director. London-based Dramatico Entertainment head of international marketing Andrew Bowles has been promoted to managing director. B ...

  12. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volum ...

  13. Musician Settles Suit On Silent Piece

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. musician Mike Batt agreed yesterday (Sept. 23) to pay an undisclosed six-figure sum to the John Cage Trust, after publishers of the late American composer sued him for compensation, claiming he h What price silence? Six figures, as U.K. musicia ...