Zooey Deschanel Signs Publishing Admin Deal With Spirit Music Group

11:10 AM PST 03/11/2014 by Ed Christman, Billboard
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Zooey Deschanel

The She & Him songwriter has contributed works to her acting projects, including the theme songs to "Yes Man" and her "New Girl" TV show.

Spirit Music Group has signed a multiyear North American publishing administration deal with Zooey Deschanel, which includes her back catalog and future works.

In addition to her songwriting contributions as one-half of the duo She & Him, she has contributed works to projects in which she has acted, including the theme songs to film Yes Man and the TV show New Girl.

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"Zooey is a true renaissance woman," said Spirit Music president/CEO Mark Fried in a statement. "Whether she's writing songs, singing, acting or producing, she is one of the most passionate, authentic artists of her generation. We're delighted to have an opportunity to work with Zooey in shining a light on her songs and introducing projects across music and media, which will allow her to grow her craft and expand her creative palate."

This article first appeared on Billboard.com.

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