Catalog includes more than 50 copyrights.
Zomba Music Publishing signed a co-publishing agreement with Andrae Crouch’s Vaughn Street Music, reportedly the first publishing deal in Crouch’s legendary Gospel career.
Fourteen tracks from Crouch’s forthcoming CD, Mighty Wind (Verity Records), slated for release on May 30th and featuring guest appearances by Karen Clark-Sheard, Marvin Winans, Crystal Lewis and Fred Hammond, are included in the catalog. The long-awaited Mighty Wind is Crouch’s first release in eight years.
The catalog includes more than 50 copyrights dating back to 1984, including key titles “He Is The Light (Of The World)," "God Still Loves Me," "Mercy," "Right Now," "Give It All Back To Me," "Nobody Else Like You," "Always Remember" and songs from Crouch's Grammy-winning albums 1984’s No Time To Lose (Light Records) and 1995’s Mercy (Qwest Records).
Vaughn Street also includes Crouch’s collaborations with a string of artists including Ce Ce Winans, Michael Omartian, Richard Smallwood and his twin sister Sandra Crouch.
“Andrae Crouch is a living Gospel legend and I am thrilled that he has chosen Zomba Music Publishing to be the first home for his amazing catalog,” says David Mantel, Zomba Music Publishing U.S. president.
"It's always exciting when a person gets a chance to move into their dream house," says Crouch. "At this point in my life as an artist, I feel I've finally found that dream company in Zomba. Just like finding a great decorator, I'm confident they have the expertise, taste and enthusiasm which will enable me to broaden the reach of my artistry, and extend the life of my catalog."