David Crosby has taken to Twitter to announce he intends to promote his catalogue of labor, saying “streaming stole my report cash”.
“I can’t work… I’ve a household and a mortgage and I’ve to deal with them so it’s my solely choice ..I’m certain the others really feel the identical,” Crosby mentioned in his tweet on Tuesday (December 8).
Crosby’s tweet was responding to a thread concerning the current information that Bob Dylan has offered his full catalogue to Common. “I’m promoting mine additionally,” Crosby’s tweet started.
I’m promoting mine additionally …I can’t work …and streaming stole my report cash …I’ve a household and a mortgage and I’ve to deal with them so it’s my solely choice ..I’m certain the others really feel the identical https://t.co/EXWHR2v6iq
— David Crosby (@thedavidcrosby) December 7, 2020
It was announced earlier this week that Dylan had reached a “landmark settlement” with the worldwide publishing group to promote his catalogue of greater than 600 songs spanning 60 years.
Monetary phrases weren’t disclosed however the contract is of an estimated worth of greater than £225million (US $300million).
Final week, Stevie Nicks additionally offered her catalogue for a reported £75million (US $100million).
The singer-songwriter mentioned Van Halen’s music “doesn’t transfer me a lot”, that he didn’t “care that a lot” in regards to the guitarist’s music and that his talent paled compared to Jimi Hendrix.
“Sure you Van Halen followers I did simply toss off a solution that was not cool,” Crosby wrote in a tweet on October 14.
“The much more embarrassing fact is ..I didn’t even bear in mind he had simply died or I’d have stored my mouth shut….I do make errors …no offense meant.”