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Catherine Britt splits with SonyBMG

Friday, September 7, 2007 – After years of trying without success, Catherine Britt is no longer with the SonyBMG label group. Britt released several singles through the label, but the Australian native was never to get any hits.

According to Britt's web site, Britt recorded a full album with Brett Beavers, who worked with Dierks Bentley. "She is currently in negotiations with other U.S. labels for a new contract that will allow her to continue to release music in the U.S. market. In her home country, Catherine remains firmly with the ABC label," the web site said.

Britt's first single was "The Upside Of Being Down," which crept into the Top 40 and hovered around the mid-30's. A second single - a duet with Elton John, "Where We Both Say Goodbye" - was released here and did about as well. Due to marketing restrictions, the song was never been released in Australia.

Her luck did not change with a third single. At the beginning of 2006, RCA asked Britt to record some new songs. She recorded eight songs, which had a more contemporary sound. A first single from this collaboration - "What I Did Last Night" - again reached the mid-30s.

Earlier this year, Britt opened for Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson on her first major U.S. tour.

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