Oz Artist Pete Murray Splits With Manager

Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years.

Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years.

Murray's debut release for Sony Music Entertainment Australia, "Feeler", topped the national album chart following its release in June and has sold 350,000 units domestically (platinum certification is 70,000 units), Sony BMG says. The Queensland-born artist gathered five nominations for the Australian Record Industry Assn. Awards 2004, held Oct. 17 in Sydney.

Murray is talking to a number of Australian managers, including John Watson whose clients include Silverchair and chart topping-singer songwriter Missy Higgins.
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