Budde had tremendous international success with the production of the band Alphaville who are still very successful with worldwide hits like Big In Japan, Forever Young and others. The song Din Daa Daa, composed by George Kranz in 1986, was used in a worldwide Microsoft advertising campaign for the Xbox360 console in 2005/2006 and sold more than one million units in the United States with the cover version Shake by the Yin Yang Twins.
In 1989, Budde purchased the well-known French publishing company Editions Musicales Claude Pascal (now Budde Music France) and built an outstanding reputation as an expert in the administration of big film score catalogues.
Among others Budde Music France sub-publishes catalogues such as Bavaria Sonor (Munich) and I2I Musikverlag (Cologne).
In the past few years, Budde has administrated an interesting number of national catalogues, such as Gigolo Records, Couch Music and Piranha.
For some years now, Budde has been dealing the administration of international catalogues, such as Curci Germany GmbH, Strictly Confidential Germany GmbH and, since the beginning of 2007, Cherry Lane Germany GmbH (Elvis Presley, Quincy Jones, The Black Eyed Peas and many more).
Our international network of independent publishers gives us extensive access to some of the world’s most beautiful music and also allows us to market our catalogue on an international basis.
Today, the company represents Authors such as Barry White, Joan Baez, Elvis Presley, Jacques Dutronc, Lorde, Ellie Goulding, Alle Farben and international acts, such as Alphaville or Moderate in Germany.
Budde always focuses on new talented writers and producers, as well as on interesting new labels that are looking for a serious and experienced partner for their publishing.