80s/90s Club Hits + Fatboy Slim

This catalog boasts 16+ years of earnings from 80s & 90s club hits and a Fatboy Slim song featured on the 2x Platinum Charlie's Angels soundtrack.

$18,500

closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: Peter H

Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.

Starting Price: $6,000
Bidding Increment: $250
Closing Price: $18,500
End Date: May 25, 2017, 3:35 PM MDT
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $1,898
Royalty Type: Public Performance
First Payment: June 2017
Fees: $500 BMI Payee Account Fee*

Description

Invest in the songwriter's share of a unique catalog that has over 16 years of history. This catalog earns money from 80s and 90s dance hits, including a Fatboy Slim song that sampled one these songs. In the last 12 months, this catalog generated $1,898.

Up for auction are public performance royalties from music by Doug Lazy, an American hip hop and dance music producer. Doug Lazy scored three No. 1 hits on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart in the late 80s and early 90s, “Let It Roll,” “Let the Rhythm Pump” and “H.O.U.S.E.” "Let the Rhythm Pump" was Doug Lazy's biggest hit, spending 13 weeks on the charts. In December of last year, Billboard recognized it as one of the top 10 dance songs in 1990 in the article “Greatest of All Time: To 10 Dance Club Songs Year-by-Year.”

In 2000, legendary UK DJ and producer Fatboy Slim sampled Doug Lazy's vocals from “Let the Rhythm Pump” in the song “Ya Mama,” often referred to as “Push the Tempo.” The song reached No. 30 on the UK singles chart. That same year, “Ya Mama” appeared in the film Charlie's Angels and was featured on the soundtrack. The soundtrack was a success, receiving double Platinum certification in June of 2002.

Key Drivers

1) Fatboy Slim's “Ya Mama” makes up 68% of the catalog. This song earns money in multiple ways. Because Fatboy Slim sampled “Let the Rhythm Pump,” the songwriter benefits by collecting royalties from both works. And since “Ya Mama” was featured in in Charlie's Angels this catalog also generates income any time the film airs on television or is streamed.

2) Fatboy Slim has been on the electronic music scene for over 20 years and he isn't slowing down. In March of this year, he released a new single and he is actively touring, with performances scheduled at several festivals in Europe throughout the summer.

What is being sold?

100% of the seller's interest in the songwriter's share of public performance royalties attributable to the seller's catalog of songs administered by BMI. See the “Financials” tab for a full track list.

How does this asset make money?

Every time “Ya Mama,” or any song in this catalog, is played on the radio, streamed, used in a show or film that airs on television, or any other type of public performance, you earn royalties. BMI makes payments quarterly and the first distribution you will receive is June 2017.

What rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Rights:
Mechanical
Public Performance
Sync
Sales
Non-Interactive Streaming
Sync
Sources: Internet Streaming, AM/FM & Satellite Radio, TV/Film/Commercial Performances, etc. Internet Streaming, Satellite Radio, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements & Performances, Samples, etc.
Distributors: BMI

About the Royalty Distributor

BMI represents more than 10.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 700,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. BMI supports businesses and organizations that play music publicly by offering blanket music licenses that permit them to play more than 10.5 million musical works.

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