The US imprint supports gay artists

The Gossip have signed to the Columbia Records subsidiary, Music With A Twist, in the US.

The unique label is designed to “identify and develop lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans-gendered artists”.

The Arkansas trio’s hit single, ‘Standing In The Way of Control’, will appear on the label’s forthcoming compilation entitled ‘Twist Revolutions’, which is due out on April 17.

A new album from The Gossip is expected to be released later this year, according to a label spokesperson.

The Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto performed a stunning duet with Jarvis Cocker last week at Shockwaves NME Awards, as previously reported.

The band have two performances lined up this month at Austin’s South By Southwest Festival on March 15 and 16.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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