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Licensing Placement: Sam Smyers ‘Don’t Think Twice’ & ‘Bailar’

Sync placement (in many ways a holy grail of the music business) can do wonders for propelling an artist’s career. Here, we look at how one fortunate musician, Sam Smyers, was able to get two of his tracks placed in the new Netflix series “Grand Army.”

Guest post by Randi Zimmerman of the Symphonic Blog

Two of Sam Smyers’ songs are set to be featured in the new Netflix series, “Grand Army”. Here’s the scoop…

Licensing Placement: Don’t Think Twice and Bailar by Sam Smyers

Don’t Think Twice” and “Bailar” by Sam Smyers will be featured in episodes of the new series “Grand Army”, available October 16th on Netflix.

This placement is one of the many placements secured by Symphonic’s licensing division, Bodega Sync. Launched in January 2019, Bodega is a full service one-stop creative licensing company representing a highly curated community of independent artists and labels for sync placements in all forms of media.

About Sam Smyers

Sam Smyers is an artist, songwriter, and music producer who makes tropical house, dance pop, latin pop, and house. Sam’s single “Motion” reached #11 in the Taiwan Viral 50 Spotify Chart, and his songs have been featured on official Spotify playlists including New Music Friday Latin, Pop Remix, Club Sommer, Fresh Finds: Poptronix, and Tropical Vibes, racking up millions of streams worldwide. Sam’s music has premiered on notable blogs such as Earmilk and Dancing Astronaut.

About Grand Army

“The teen drama, adapted from the play “Slut” by Katie Cappiello, stars Odessa A’zion, Odley Jean, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, and Amir Bageria as students at Brooklyn’s largest public high school, Grand Army High School.”

“The show centers on the lives of these five young adults as they navigate coming-of-age in today’s messy America – think less “Gossip Girl”, and more “Euphoria” meets “Skins”, or “Degrassi” with a bit more edge.” (From Refinery29)

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