The "The Balladeers" Compilation album receives major publicity
from radio, paper media etc, and is also publicised via the Balladeers
The artists on the Compilation albums are all invited to submit profiles
etc on themselves for inclusion in the Bulletin as extra publicity.
Every album sold not only promotes the artist concerned but all other
artists on the album as well.
The Australian Bush Balladeers Compilation album along with The Balladeers
Bulletin, have become a major part of the united effort to promote
Bush Ballad artists and their music throughout Australia and the world. See
<< May 2015 release cover
Inclusion on the Compilation albums is subject to Bush Ballad Content & Audio Quality:
Bush Ballad Content:
Australian material only
Australian vocal accent.
Songs or poems accepted.
The lyrics must indicate Heritage or modern Australian Lifestyle.
The stories may be told in either serious or comedy style.
The Lyric/Vocal MUST BE clear and audible.
Traditional ~ Modern Bush Ballad (Slim Dusty/Stan Coster style)
& Contemporary Bush Ballad writing/music. (Country Rock will NOT
Audio Recording Quality:
The Association feels by encouraging intending compilation
album artists to strive to attain better audio quality, the artist
concerned will receive more airplay and therefore attain greater public
profile from their investment.
We encourage artists to record their material in professional
industry standard studios, to achieve clear distinctive vocals and
musical quality, and for long term benefit.
Compilation details consist
The artist pays $165 (inc GST) per track to be included
on the A.B.B.A. Compilation album.
The artist receives 1 complimentary CD..
The artist on the CD can purchase the Compilation album for
resale from the Association at a special rate..
Email for more details...
PLEASE NOTE: In no way does the above affect the artists
right/s to their track/s for any other purposes eg, the artist/s placing
their track/s out on their own album.
Other details RE the Compilation albums:
The A.B.B.A. Registers all recorded works on Compilation albums with
AMCOS distributes the royalties on the amount of stock the Association
purchases, so the songwriters/songwriting artists performing self-penned
material on the album, providing they are registered with AMCOS, will
receive their royalty cheques via AMCOS.
The Association STRONGLY suggests the songwriters register their work
with AMCOS (at no cost) as this can ensure receiving royalties from
radio airplay and live performances.
Tel: 02 9935 7900 Locked Bag 3665, St Leonards NSW 2065.
Find the APRA/AMCOS Rep in your state via http://apraamcos.com.au/
Compilation album artists purchasing stock from the Association:
The Compilation album artist/s may purchase stock by ordering
direct from the Australian Bush Balladeers Association Inc P.O Box
90, Tamworth 2340 NSW.
ONLY ARTISTS WHO ARE FEATURED ON A.B.B.A. COMPILATION ALBUMS
CAN PURCHASE STOCK AT A SPECIAL RATE FOR RESALE.
If you are considering purchasing and selling the compilation you
are involved on please contact the ABBA for purchase
NOTE FOR TRACK SUBMISSION
for COMPILATION ALBUMS:
• All Material MUST
BE SUBMITTED by September 30th.
The Compilation album will be released in early the following
Track/s For Inclusion (Pdf)