Xavier Soranells and the renowed agent Pierre Vikian has joined on strategic management to promote the international release of his debut album called EXESS. Former composer and singer based in Paris will present Xavier’s new pop-blues sound cooked up in Barcelona to the best European labels and publishing.
«I would like Xavier Soranells for a long term management, but the urgent thing is to sign him correctly with the right label and publishing, a kind of commitment with three countries in Europe«, said the agent this week after the agreement was announced.
Pierre Vikian was a singer and composer under the name of Peter Mann (nominated in Who’s Who UK). He did two albums for major companies and he also composed for Alex Sadkin (Duran Duran), Holy Jade, Dick Rivers & Kingsberry (Cock Robin) or Audrey de Montigny (The Voice).
After working with great producers like Robin Millar (Sade), Tony Mansfield (B 52’s), Steve Prestage (Peter Gabriel) or Doog Cook (Sterephonics), he produced his last album in 2011 under VIKIAN with his Canadian label and publishing, Vikian Bros Inc.
Based in Paris, close to the Champs Elysées, Pierre Vikian works nowadays as an Agent and Consultant. He signed great acts like Mathieu Clobert, Herlok or the actor-singer Bruno Putzulu. He is also consultant for severals new acts in strategic developement.
His partners are BMG Rights Europe, Rhino Records USA, Chrysalis Records UK, Strictly Confidential Publishing UK, Fko Music France, Emi Music Publishing France, Ressource Rights Ltd. uk, and many others after 30 years in music scene.