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Carmen Electric!

Founded in 1970 by David Clark Allen, Carmen fused rock, progressive, and flamenco music, epitomised on their debut album Fandangos in Space (1973). Produced by Tony Visconti, the LP graced Rolling Stone’s list of 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time. We represent all of their recordings from the first half

Leeds Are United!

Like many Northern cities, Leeds enjoyed an explosion of music triggered by the big bang of punk rock in 1977. Our new 3-CD set Where Were You: Independent Music From Leeds 1978-89 is the first comprehensive anthology of that fertile era. From punk to goth, indie pop

Dining Out Label

Formed in 1979, London-based DIY new wave label Dining Out was the vehicle for (future) music journalist Dave Henderson to release a host of records brimming with new wave artiness, primal electronic melodies, wonky pop, dishevelled funk riffs, drum-machines and analogue synths. Between 1979 and 1982, they unveiled a host of John Peel favourites filled

Pale Freedom

Just as ‘A Whiter Shade Of Pale’ was establishing itself as the definitive summer-of-1967 hit, new kids on the block Procol Harum acrimoniously parted company with guitarist Ray Royer and drummer Bobby Harrison. Royer and Harrison duly assembled a new band that they pointedly christened Freedom. Born Again: The Complete Recordings 1967-72 collects all of their work in

Top Of The (Human) League

The Human League need no introduction of course; the Sheffield based synth-pop band achieved wide-spread commercial success in the early 1980s and have influenced countless artists. Cherry Red now have non-exclusive representation of their debut single ‘Being Boiled’. Originally released on the Fast Product label in 1978, the Phil Oakey, Martyn Ware and Ian

Sad Lovers & Soda

Still going to this day, Sad Lovers And Giants spent the 1980s carving a niche between moody post-punk, atmospheric synth-pop and edgy indie rock. Their 1981 track ‘Colourless Dream' (from the album Epic Garden Music) graces the soundtrack for a new advert by fashion retail company Scotch & Soda. The majority of Sad Lovers And Giants recordings

Eat, Sleep, RTL, Repeat

We’re pleased to announce that we now represent the RTL Music catalogue – the musical output from the late 70s and 80s produced by the late Ron Lee. Included are albums by punk band Suburban Studs (the Slam album – pictured – and singles ‘Questions’and ‘I Hate School’), pub rockers The Chromatics, new wave band Orphan (album Phobias), goth

Feel The Fashion

To any fan of American indie and alt. rock, Dinosaur Jr need no introduction. From their roots on indie labels like SST in the 80s to mainstream success with Warner in the 1990s, J Mascis & Co. have been hugely influential. Amongst their most well-known songs are 'The Wagon,' ‘Whatever's

Made In Chelsea

Led by formidable frontman Gene October, punk band Chelsea formed in 1976 and have continued in different guises, off and on, ever since. Their debut single from 1977, ‘Right To Work’, is considered one of the best punk singles of all time. We boast rights to much of their catalogue, including all of their early, Step Forward-era

Howard Is In The Stars!

Back in the 80s and early 90s, Howard Jones notched up a string of catchy, memorable synth-pop hits on both sides of the Atlantic. Cherry Red are the proud custodians of recordings from the first decade of Howard's career (1983-1993). Included are all his hit singles, such as 'New Song', 'What Is Love?', 'Like To Get