dirty leeds wrote:Some fucker from XL Recordings has just emailed me asking for permission to use one of our covers from the early '90s in a book that [label boss] Richard Russell is writing about them. [We did a label piece about them and there's a group shot of XL artists/people on the front of the mag.]
Now Richard Russell is one of the two guys [Damon Albarn being the other] who completely fucked up Bobby Womack's last album on earth.
... But anyway, I decide to rise above that, be nice and give them the OK to do it.
She writes back to me saying thanks 'but I'll have to send out the paperwork on this'.
Fuck that. They ask for a favour and now they're telling me exactly how I will be doing it.
I just wrote back saying as Editor and co-owner I already gave my permission in writing. They can either take it or leave it.
Fucking paperwork. Cheeky cunts.
Devi wrote:Cant find an appropriate existing thread, but I applaud this effort.