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Murder On The French Riviera

Mark Wirtz was a French pop music record producer / composer / singer / musician who enjoyed success both in the UK and the US. He might be best-known for his never-completed late 60s A Teenage Opera concept album, a project he devised while working

Rouska Around The Clock

Very much the musical vision of founder Richard Paddison (alias Richard Rouska), Leeds-based independent label Rouska Records was active during the second half of the 80s. Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of the Rouska catalogue, which includes various albums and singles by the

The Art Of Renaissance

Cherry Red continue to represent the license on a host of Marc Almond's studio albums, including Open All Night, Stranger Things, Variete, Feasting With Panthers, Ten Plagues, The Dancing Marquis and Velvet Trail. We also now control a sizeable raft of his self-owned repertoire, much of it previously restricted to fan

Goodbye Yellow Rid Road

New BBC One period drama Ridley Road, based on Jo Bloom’s novel of the same name, is set in the Swinging Sixties. A soundtrack of songs from the period help form the backdrop to the series, which follows Agnes O’Casey as lead character Vivien Epstein, a young

Tokyo Nights

Heavy metal stalwarts Tokyo Blade return through our Dissonance Productions imprint with their tenth album, Fury, which boasts fifteen tracks of pure, unadulterated rock from the classic line-up of Alan Marsh (vocals), Andy Boulton (lead guitar), John Wiggins (rhythm guitar), Andy Wrighton (bass) and Steve

Punk Vibes

The Vibrators are a British punk rock institution, formed in 1976 by vocalist Ian ‘Knox’ Carnochan, bassist Pat Collier, guitarist John Ellis, and drummer John 'Eddie' Edwards. Originally signed to RAK Records, (Mickie Most produced their first single), they supported the likes of Iggy Pop and Ian Hunter on tour and over the years

Kim Still Bossing It!

Back in 1981, 'Kids In America' launched budding young singer Kim Wilde onto the world stage. A hit around the globe, the song boasted an irresistible mix of Blondie-styled new wave energy and catchy lyrics, which has endured to this day - which helps explain the ongoing demand for the

Midnight Special

Midnight Music was founded in 1981 by Nick Ralph, ex-editor of cult 70s magazine Dark Star. Over more than a decade, the label nurtured a variety of talent, including atmospheric post-punk act Sad Lovers & Giants (and spin-off The Snake Corps), goth/synth combo The Essence, political indie pop band McCarthy and fellow contributors to NME’s C86 cassette, The

The Song Remains The Plain

Plainsong was originally a British country rock/folk rock band, formed in early 1972 by Iain Matthews, formerly of Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort, and Andy Roberts, previously of Everyone and The Liverpool Scene. Released in 1972, the band’s debut album In Search Of Amelia Earhart became Record Mirror’s Contemporary Folk record of the Year. The band split soon after release,

Old Blood!

Launched in 1969, Young Blood Records enjoyed a prolific output for nearly a decade, with around 70 singles and many albums across all genres through to the early 80s. The majority of Young Blood masters are now controlled by Cherry Red, including tracks by artists such as ex-Sorrows singer Don Fardon.