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Australian Aura

Co-founded by an old friend of Cherry Red’s, Martin Clarke, the Perth-based label Clarion was one of the most successful independents operating in Australia from the early 1960s to the late 1970s, releasing over 100 singles and a handful of albums. Among the acts on Clarion were The

Casino Classics

The Casinos was a nine-member white doo-wop group from Cincinnatti, Ohio, led by Gene Hughes. Although they were best-known for their 1967 hit 'Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye', today’s tune is their 1964 track ‘That’s The Way’, an uptempo R&B number which was recently used in the new Amazon Prime sports drama series Fifteen Love. The recording

Let’s Get Physical

Howard Jones should need no introduction. Back in the 1980s, he notched up a string of catchy, memorable synth-pop hits on both sides of the Atlantic. And he is still extremely active to this day. Cherry Red are the proud custodians of recordings from the first decade of Howard's career (1983-1993). Included

Let’s Get Waysted!

Pete Way was famously the bassist for rock band UFO from 1968-82 and played with the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and Michael Schenker. He also founded the respected hard rock outfit Waysted, who made several albums from 1983-2007, alongside his various solo works. Cherry Red are the proud custodians of

Atomic Shelter

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin were part of the Midlands’ so-called ‘grebo rock scene’ that enjoyed popularity in the late 80s and early 90s. Issued on indie label Chapter 22, their 1991 hit single ‘Until You Find Out’ has been used in new Amazon Prime drama series Shelter, based on the best-selling book

The Dark Is Rising

Known best for his work with acid blues rockers The Edgar Broughton Band, 2023 sees the release of Edgar’s brand-new studio album Break The Dark. The album began life during the enforced COVID lockdown and evolved into a project that is truly special, and features

Sky Blue Dream

Since their emergence in the early 1990s, Mercury Rev have remained at the vanguard of American alternative music. Cherry Red represents and has reissued some of their landmark discography, including 2001’s All Is Dream, which features the standout track ‘Blue Skies.’ A lush, electro-acoustic interpretation of Irving Berlin’severgreen 1926

Space Age Pop?

Cherry Red are the proud custodians of Miki Dallon’s catalogue, covering many fascinating tracks from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s. Among several hit singles is a wonderful re-make of Apollo 100's neo-classical hit instrumental from 1971, 'Joy' (re-titled 'Jesu Joy'), which was the creation of multi-instrumentalist Tom Parker. The song was used recently

A League Of Their Own

English punk rockers Anti-Nowhere League have been a force on the punk circuit since the late ‘70s. They reached No. 1 in the Indie Charts with their debut album We Are…The League from 1982. Its final track ‘Let’s Break The Law’ has just been featured in the new series of Disney’s Welcome To

Rocking Red Rhinos

Red Rhino Records was a British independent label developed by the record shop and wholesaler of the same name, formed and run by ‘Tony K’ aka Tony Kostrzewa (pictured). Part of The Cartel, a co-operative record distribution network set up by various labels to handle their distribution to shops, Red Rhino was based