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Brexit's impact on touring artists prompts petition

Singers Laura Marling, Louis Tomlinson and Thom Yorke are among the growing number of people calling for a review of the rules for touring musicians following Brexit. (Jan. 14) October 18, 2006 -//IPTC//DTD NITF 3.4//EN Singers Laura Marling, Louis Tomlinson and Thom Yorke are among the growing number of people calling for a review of the rules for touring musicians following Brexit. (Jan. 14) RESTRICTION SUMMARY: COMMERCIAL MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO AND OR PERFORMANCES, MUST BE CLEARED ACCORDING TO YOUR OWN LOCAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND COPYRIGHT AGREEMENTS WITH YOUR APPLICABLE COLLECTING SOCIETY. TWITTER/@ LAURA MARLING HQ 1. STILL IMAGE: screengrab of Laura Marling post sharing petition TWITTER/LOUIS TOMLINSON 2. STILL IMAGE: screengrab of Louis Tomlinson post sharing petition TWITTER/ @ BIFFY CLYRO 3. STILL IMAGE: screengrab of Biffy Clyro post sharing petition ASSOCIATED PRESS London, 13 January 2021 4. SOUNDBITE (English) Paul Pacifico, CEO Association of Independent Music PART OVERLIAD WITH TWITTER POSTS "So it's not a question of there being a European work permit, it is each individual country's work permit and that covers the EEA, not just the EU. So, if you're going on tour in Europe, you could be required to follow the rules of 30 different countries as you tour." ASSOCIATED PRESS Knighton, Wales, 13 January 2021 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Michael Berkeley, composer, broadcaster and crossbench peer: "They've been hit by a double whammy, really. COVID and then the implications of Brexit." ALEXANDRE BUISSON/ CULTUREBOX 6. Performance clip - "Hate to Say I Told You So" The Hives (at Lollapalooza Paris 2017) ASSOCIATED PRESS Stockholm, 13 January 2021 7. SOUNDBITE (English) Pelle Almqvist, recording artist, The Hives PART OVERLAID WITH HIVES PERFORMANCE "It's going to be expensive for us to do shows in the U.K., which is obviously going to be a problem when routing tours and trying to make money. I mean we'll probably end up doing less shows in the U.K. because there'll be less of an economic incentive. I mean it will always be fun to do but - I don't know, worst case scenario playing in the U.K. turns into hobby." ASSOCIATED PRESS Nottingham, 13 January 2021 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Jason Williamson, recording artist, Sleaford Mods: "I think there will be an agreement that will be more suitable, definitely. But at the minute, yeah, it's not great." ASSOCIATED PRESS London, 13 January 2021 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Paul Pacifico, CEO Association of Independent Music: "We need to get the platform in …