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How to avoid the boyband graveyard

And it continues to rankle 20 years later, because Big Fun are still paying off their debts owed to producers Stock, Aitken and Waterman for working on their singles and only album. “We still have a bill for £238,000. We sold 3.5m units and never made a penny from record sales,” says Creswick, who now divides his time between an interior design business and writing songs for others. “Some months we make £6,000 from [songs appearing on] compilations, and every penny of it goes to [the label and SAW].”

via How to avoid the boyband graveyard | Music | The Guardian.

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