PantaSounds and Airforce1/Universal Music sign long-term cooperation for Matthias Schweighöfer´s music activities – Upcoming new album planned already for summer 2020

Munich, 09 April 2020. PantaSounds, music label and subsidiary of PANTAFLIX AG (GSIN: A12UPJ, ISIN: DE000A12UPJ7), has signed a long-term license agreement with major label Universal Music Deutschland. Core of the agreement is Matthias Schweighöfer's music activity. Currently, the focus is on the new album HOBBY, which will be released and distributed by Airforce1 Records as a joint venture with Universal Music.

"Together we will be able to unfold the great artistic potential of Matthias in this partnership. We are very much looking forward to the cooperation," says Lars Ingwersen, Managing Director of PantaSounds.

This summer, Matthias Schweighöfer's second studio album will come out; the first single release will be already on 10 April 2020 with the title ZEIT. For this, an emotional video was produced in Los Angeles. Further single releases will follow in the course of the year, supported by an extensive marketing and promotion set-up.

With his debut album LACHEN WEINEN TANZEN, the actor, director and producer impressed with two Top 10 placements in Germany and Austria as well as number 19 in the Swiss album charts. LACHEN WEINEN TANZEN recorded a total of more than 38 million streams.

For the new album HOBBY, Matthias Schweighöfer is now breaking new ground and extending his music range with urban beats and atmospheric sounds considerably. A tour for the album is planned for 2021.

"The creative collaboration with Matthias and his producer Nisse is a lot of fun and I'm sure that a great and very personal album is now in the making and it will take him to the next level as an artist," says Joe Chialo, Managing Director of Airforce1 Records and Senior Vice President Universal Music Central Europe and Africa.

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