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Blondie song catalogue sold in ‘Atomic’ deal

Hit songwriting duo Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, the musical partnership that spawned Blondie’s biggest successes, have sold their catalogue to a fast-growing investment fund. The deal means that 197 Blondie songs, including Heart of Glass and Rapture, are now owned by Hipgnosis Songs Fund. They were sold for an undisclosed sum. Founded by music industry veteran Merck Mercuriadis, the… Read more →

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Argos axes ‘book of dreams’ catalogue after 48 years

Image copyright Getty Images “The laminated book of dreams,” was how comedian Bill Bailey jokingly described the plastic-coated Argos catalogue. But 48 years on from its launch, the catalogue is finally coming to an end. The encyclopedia-like catalogues, the basis of many a child’s Christmas wishlist, will no longer be regularly printed by the end of the January 2021. The… Read more →