This is a “non-attribution” license. This means that by purchasing this license, you don’t have to give credit for this song in your project.
Plain English Summary
Here’s a summary of the main points:
Here’s what rights you get from the license:
- Royalty free
- Worldwide coverage
- Lasts in perpetuity (forever)
- No restrictions on usage, apart from the points detailed below
Here are some limitations you agree to when you purchase this license:
- You cannot claim my music as your own
- You cannot register my music in any store/platform
- You cannot make a standalone track or remix with this license
When you buy a pro license, you receive a personalised PDF document for your records. Click here to see an example.
Here’s the specific text of the License:
Pro License Agreement
Shane Ivers of Silverman Sound Studios (Licensor) grants to Name of production company/licensee (Licensee) a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide License to incorporate the musical work(s) entitled Title of licensed track (Asset) in any manner Licensee sees fit in the production tentatively entitled: Name of project track(s) will be used in (Project), and subject to the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.
In consideration of the Licensor providing the Agreement, the Licensee agrees to pay Licensor the agreed upon fee.
All Intellectual Property Rights over and in respect of the Asset(s) are owned by Licensor. The Licensee does not acquire any rights of ownership in the Asset(s). Licensee is granted the non-exclusive right to the distribution, sale, licensing, marketing, advertising, promotion, merchandising, exhibition and other exploitation of the Project in perpetuity, worldwide in any media currently known or later devised. All other rights are reserved by the Licensor.
The Licensee acknowledges and agrees that the Licensor will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or resulting from Licensor’s provision of the Asset(s) under this Agreement, or any use of the Asset(s) by the Licensee or its employees; and the Licensee hereby releases the Licensor to the fullest extent from any such liability, loss, damage or claim.
The Asset(s) is provided by the Licensor on an “as is” basis. The Licensor does not warrant that the Asset(s) will function in any environment.
The Licensee acknowledges that:
- The Asset(s) has not been prepared to meet any specific requirements of any party, including any requirements of Licensee; and…
- it is therefore the responsibility of the Licensee to ensure that the Asset(s) meets their own individual requirements.
To the extent permitted by law, no express or implied warranty, term, condition or undertaking is given or assumed by Licensor, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Licensor warrants and represents that The Licensor has the right to grant all rights granted herein and the Licensee’s use of the Asset(s) as permitted herein will not infringe on the rights of any third party.
The Licensor waives claim to any compensation from Licensee for use of items noted in this document. This release applies to any and all media and related usage in any future forms, and in any location.
The Licensee cannot use the Asset(s), for purposes other than as specified in this Agreement, or outside of the Project.
The Licensee cannot claim authorship of the Asset(s).
The Licensee cannot register the Asset(s)in any store/platform (including Facebook Rights Manager Service, and YouTube Content ID or any similar service).
The Licensee cannot use the Asset as part of a standalone musical product.