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Firefly Folk

Bridget St. John is a singer-songwriter and guitarist best known for the three albums she recorded between 1969 and 1972 for John Peel’s Dandelion label. Blessed with a rich, cello-like vocal style, Bridget was one of the leading artists during that creative high water mark in folk history. One of her

Assembling Avengers

Avenger were a New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) band from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, formed in 1982. We are now the exclusive representatives for their 1984 Roadrunner album Blood Sports and 1985 LP Killer Elite, alongside bonus tracks and unreleased songs. Cherry Red are purveyors of many authentic tracks from the NWOBHM scene,

A Penny For Your Thoughts

Dantalian’s Chariot were born during the heady days of psychedelia’s ‘Summer of Love’ boom in 1967. Duly inspired, keyboard player/vocalist Zoot Money formed the band with Andy Somers (guitar, sitar – later known as Andy Summers in The Police), Pat Donaldson (bass) and Colin Allen (drums). They attracted praise for their innovative music, a light show imported

Falling Into Place

We now have exclusive rights to the albums Falling Up and Diamond Jack And The Queen Of Pain by experimental genius Kevin Ayers. Active in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s, Kevin was a founding member of Soft Machine before recording a series of solo albums for Harvest, Island, Virgin and others. Such is

Keys To The Pallas

Pallas are a Scottish prog-rock band and were at the vanguard of the wave neo-progressive in the early 1980s, alongside acts like Marillion, Pendragon and Solstice. We now have the rights to band’s self-produced 1981 album Arrive Alive, alongside additional singles and BBC recordings. Cherry Red hold the rights to many

Dealing With Damage!

Criminal Damage was an independent punk label set up in the early 1980s by Chris Green, which hosted releases from the likes of The Membranes, goth rock outfit Ausgang, The Stills, Twisted Nerve, Destructors, Dead Man’s Shadow, Look Back In Anger, Stunt Kites and many more.  Active from 1982 to 1986, Criminal Damage (or most of its output,

BT – It’s Good To Talk!

Bernie Tormé boasted many talents – a rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, record label boss and recording studio owner. Sadly, the Irishman died in 2019 but his music lives on. Having made his name with Gillan, Ozzy Osbourne and Atomic Rooster, he made several solo records which are now represented by

Tuscan Renaissance

We now represent two more albums by popular progressive folk band Renaissance – namely, Tuscany (2001) and In The Land Of The Rising Sun: Live In Japan (2002). Tuscany, their twelfth album, reunited original members Annie Haslam, Michael Dunford, Terence Sullivan and John Trout after a lengthy hiatus. Best known for their 1978 UK top 10 hit ‘Northern Lights’ and

Paint The Town Rosie

Rosie were an Anglo-German glam rock quartet who flitted between Berlin and London during their short existence in 1973. Despite the band attracting a reputation for their wild attitude and hedonistic lifestyle, demos of their brazen rock‘n’roll sound remained in the can until 2021 when signature

Nuit Et Jour

Having signed to Cherry Red as solo artists, Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt met and formed the duo Everything But The Girl (named after the slogan of a furniture store in Hull, where they both studied). In spring 1982, the pair released their debut single, a haunting, intimate cover of Cole Porter's 30s jazz classic 'Night And Day'.