Welcome to Cherry Red Licensing

Cherry Red Records represents a vast catalogue of recordings covering almost every popular music genre from the last fifty years, holding worldwide rights over much of the material.  We welcome all types of licensing enquiry from around the world.


Through our publishing arm, Cherry Red Songs, we also control over 27,000 copyrights making us a one stop shop for many of the tracks where we also control the master.


For any enquiries, contact us.

New Catalogue

  • 08 Dec Give Us A Bell!

    Blues rock musician Eric Bell made his name as original guitarist of Thin Lizzy (he was a member from 1969 to 1973). Thereafter, he has released several solo albums and performs regularly with his blues-based trio, the Eric Bell Band. We recently acquired the rights to......

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  • 02 Nov Psychdelic Gospels

    Late 60s psychedelic rock band Methuselah were influenced by folk and gospel music. Members included Mick Bradley, formerly of The Sorrows, John Gladwin and Terry Wincott. Having signed to legendary US label Elektra Records, they made just one album, 1969’s Matthew Mark Luke and John. Cherry Red are now the custodians of this overlooked period piece,......

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  • 02 Nov Bloom-in Kangaroos!

    One half of multi-platinum selling and Number One UK band Sam and the Womp, Bloom De Wilde has just released her brand-new single ‘Clown’s Ride On A Kangaroo!’. The talented singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is gearing up for a new album in 2024 and draws on her eclectic heritage,......

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Recent Licences

  • 08 Dec Respectable Education

    Sex Education is a British teen comedy-drama created by Laurie Nunn for Netflix. Starring Gillian Anderson amongst others, the series follows the lives of the students, staff and parents of the fictitious Moordale Secondary School as they contend with various dilemmas. The show has been a critical and......

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  • 01 Dec Minx Ronson

    Mick Ronson is best-known as David Bowie‘s right-hand-man in the early 70s, a superb guitarist and lynchpin in The Spiders From Mars. In the mid-70s, he made two excellent solo albums, Slaughter On 10th Avenue and Play Don’t Worry, the first of which included the memorable track ‘Only After Dark’. This sublime......

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  • 24 Nov Get Lucky

    Cherry Red Records are the custodians of the legendary Emerald Music catalogue, which specialized in Irish, Scottish and Celtic music for over half a century. From Irish show bands to Scottish pipe outfits, country singers to accordion music, folk artists to budding pop stars, Celtic musicians to rock combos, Emerald originated hundreds of singles and albums from the early 1960s to the late 1980s. ‘Up......

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