Congratulations to BA Songwriting alumnus Jordan Shaw who has signed a music publishing deal with independent publishers Phrased Differently.

The Shoreditch-based company has worked with some of the best artists in pop including the likes of Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris,Kygo, Galantis, Kylie Minogue, Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, Britney, Demi Lovato.

Jordan received careers advice and music industry guidance from our careers team in The Hub after being referred by Songwriting Programme Leader Jonathan Whiskerd.  

Jonathan said:

"Jordan has always demonstrated a fantastic work ethic. He has continually sought to work outside of his creative comfort zone to break new ground in his writing.

He has a great ability to subtly apply technique to his creative ideas, resulting in highly-crafted songs that don't sound 'overwritten' but just natural and sincere. This is gold dust in pop songwriting!" 

"Along with his collaborative spirit and positive attitude, these qualities make him an appealing prospective to other writers and publishers."

James Brister, ICMP industry liaison executive at The Hub helped the Phrased Differently deal to come together.

He said:

"We couldn’t be happier for Jordan and the news of his deal. He's a great talent and was really open to our guidance - he's shown great drive and determination to land the deal and delivered on everything we advised.  

Not only is it a fantastic achievement but it’s also a great example of how effective internal A&R at ICMP can be. It demonstrates how the education team and The Hub can come together to create genuine opportunities for ICMP students and alumni." 

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