Because Music Ltd is a London based record company, part of the Because Group which includes Because Music SARL, Because Editions, Corida and La Cigale.
Founder and owner of The Because Group is Emmanuel Deburetel, former President of both Virgin and EMI Continental Europe and founder of Delabel (records and publishing), Source Records, and 'Labels' the platform which offered a credible alternative to the majors for independent labels to export their catalogue. In a varied and celebrated career, Deburetel is recognised as launching the careers of many platinum selling artists including Daft Punk, Air and Manu Chao and has a unique vision for the future of independent Music.
Eric Bielsa is Because Music Ltd COO and co-founder. Eric has been running the operations of the Because group since it's inception in 2005, having worked for many years with Emmanuel Deburetel during his time as CEO of Virgin, in a number of roles including EVP and CFO of EMI Europe.
VP and Head of A&R is Jane Third, responsible for signing and developing the Mercury nominated artists Metronomy and Django Django, in addition to more established acts such as Little Dragon, and brand new artists which include Denai Moore and Mind Enterprises. Because Music Ltd is also proud to have a joint creative venture with Erol Alkan through his label Phantasy and publishing company Phantasy songs, releasing artists which include Connan Mockasin and Daniel Avery.
Head of Marketing and Sales is Johnny Brocklehurst. Johnny joined the Because team in April 2013 coming from Cooperative Music where he managed marketing campaigns for Fleet Foxes, The Black Keys, Phoenix, Beach House, John Grant, Tinariwen among many others. Since joining the team Johnny has overseen the launch of the 2nd Major Lazer album 'Free the Universe' and is currently busy setting up album campaigns for the next wave of Because releases. in addition to Because Music Ltd repertoire, Johnny also manages sales and marketing campaigns for Because Music SARL signed artsits including the Ed Banger Records catalogue.
Aaron Larney is in charge of Art & Design and asset management for Because Music UK. Aaron graduated from Central St Martins with 1st Class Hons in Graphic design and joined the Because team in 2008. Aaron is responsible for managing all design and productions aspects of the label, in addition to managing artists websites, and creating marketing tools.
For all enquiries please contact us at :
118 Commercial Street
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7426 0639