THE FINE PRINT IN MUSIC RECORD CONTRACTS
Most rookie artistes dream of getting signed by a record label. And this may come through only after the artiste has spent quite sometime lobbying several radio stations to play his songs on air and performing at gigs for free all to get the attention of record labels. Finally, an established label recognizes his talent and a recording contract is on the way. To the artiste, this is heaven on earth.
His excitement is palpable. He drools from the thought of enjoying the usual perks that come with being signed up by an established record label, and poses, pen in hand, ready to sign whatever contract is placed before him. In this ecstatic state, the terms of the record contract mean nothing to the artiste.
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