Dance label Egil formed

Flick, Larry
September 1998
Billboard;09/12/98, Vol. 110 Issue 37, p12
Trade Publication
Announces Egil Music's formation of dance music label Priority. Efforts to make Priority a more full-service label; Comments of Steve Oaklander, vice president of A&R at the label; Egil Music designed as a compilation outlet for popular United Kingdom and European imports; Priority's parent company, EMI; Comments of Swedish Egil, of Egil Music.


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