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The Music Game as Played by Simon Napier-Bell — Label Owner, Songwriter, Producer, Manager

Jim Green, Trouser Press, October 1981

"THE OTHER day I was discussing doing a new kind of record deal for the States. The record companies are going to hate it, but I'm going to do it: a region-by-region deal, one for the northeast, one for the south west... People say, 'You can't do that,' but you can do any kind of deal you want, really."

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