Kassner Music is delighted to announce that it has signed a worldwide publishing deal with songwriter and producer Ben Mark Weaver, best known for co-writing several UK Top 20 hits for international phenomenon Take That including “Giants” (UK #13), “Up All Night” (UK #14) and the #1 song “These Days”.
“These Days”, the lead single from Take That’s seventh studio record ‘III’, became the band’s twelfth release to top the UK charts. It was also a success across Europe achieving Top 40 status in Belgium (#2), Germany and Hungary. In December 2018, the single was certified Platinum for UK sales of over 600,000 by the BPI.
Alongside his work with Take That, Ben Mark has collaborated with an extensive list of renowned solo artists including Gavin James, Foxes, Grace Carter, Sub Focus, Mark Owen, Marc Almond and Gabriella Cilmi. He has also written for rock acts Maxx Palmer, The Amazons, Sad Boys Club, ABQ and Mike and The Mechanics.
Ben Mark’s compositions have been synced by global brands such as Suzuki, Apple and Macy’s and included in West End theatre productions Little Voice and The Band. He has also contributed to soundtracks for Sky TV and films Widow’s Walk and Eddie the Eagle.
Ben Mark discusses the deal: “I’m so happy to be joining Kassner Music and sharing my next step with the great people there. We’re already making exciting plans and I’m looking forward to us bringing loads of new tunes to the world!”
Brian Mahoney, Head of A&R at Kassner Music, said: “I’m thrilled to welcome Ben Mark to Kassner Music. I’ve long admired Ben’s tremendous songwriting and all the success he has had to date. Our deal together includes his entire catalogue and numerous collaborations with Take That. The whole Kassner Music team are really excited to be working with Ben, and I can’t wait to see what we can achieve together.”
Listen to more of Ben Mark’s music via our Spotlight playlist.