IMAGEM MUSIC US has signed a new worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter CAREY OTT, who represents the first NASHVILLE agreement for the company.
The CHICAGO-born OTT is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, produce/engineer and performer whose music has appeared in numerous shows, films and commercials, including "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Kyle XY" and campaigns for JC PENNEY, COORS LIGHT and more. He recently contributed a song to THE GREENCARDS' GRAMMY-nominated album "Sweetheart Of The Sun."
OTT's self-published song, "The Hard Way," is set to be the title track of multi-platinum recording artist GARY ALLAN's new album set to follow up the chart-topping success of 2013's "Set You Free." CAREY has had cuts with an eclectic collection of artists, including: JACK TEMPCHIN, THE SILVER SEAS, THE GREENCARDS and DUALTONE artist REBECCA ROUBION.
CAREY is also an accomplished producer. His personal studio, VELVET SHORELINE, has everything he needs to engineer and produce his own master recordings. After three years with DUALTONE/CAL IV, CAREY is building his self-published catalog LONG STORY SHORT, working with talented producers and artists including DYLAN ALTMAN [TIM McGRAW, JASON ALDEAN, JAKE OWEN], IAIN ARCHER [SNOW PATROL, JAKE BUGG], LINCOLN PARISH [CAGE THE ELEPHANT], STEVE ALBINI [PIXIES, NIRVANA, BUSH], BRIAN DECK (IRON & WINE, COUNTING CROWS, MODEST MOUSE], RAY KENNEDY [LUCINDA WILLIAMS, STEVE EARLE, RAY DAVIES] and CHRIS GELBUDA [MEGHAN TRAINOR, SABRINA CARPENTER, BILLY CURRINGTON].