The partnership’s first release is the Begin Again soundtrack
Adam Levine’s 222 Records is pleased to announce a partnership with Interscope Records. The labels will jointly release the soundtrack for Begin Again (The Weinstein Company), the major motion picture film from director John Carney (Once) The album will be available from ALXNDR/222/Polydor/Interscope on July 1st and features songs co-written by Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley, Nick Southwood, Rick Nowels, John Carney and Glen Hansard. The film will be released in theaters on June 27th.
In addition to the Begin Again soundtrack, 222/Interscope will also jointly release Maroon 5’s highly anticipated fifth studio album, V. The band recently announced details of their first single, “Maps,” which will impact radio and iTunes on June 16th. The full album will be released on September 2nd, 2014 and features collaborations with Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Shellback and Sam Martin.
Founded in 2012, Los Angeles based 222 Records offers a diverse roster of artists including singer/songwriter Rozzi Crane, who collaborated with Maroon 5 on the first Hunger Games soundtrack, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart. Crane will be the first new artist to release an album under the new 222 Records/Interscope Records partnership.
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