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Cherry Red Got The Blues!

We’re now a European representative for Peter Shertser’s Red Lightnin’ catalogue, which boasts all manner of Blues recordings both by British bands and authentic US bluesmen like Buddy Guy, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins and Earl Hooker. This adds to our many albums from the Big Bear label, which also includes such notable

Prog For-Em!

In February 2022, Van der Graaf Generator embarked on a UK tour which had been rescheduled several times due to the Covid pandemic. The final show took place at The Forum in Bath on March 1st, an event captured on film. Out today, the results constitute the first

Deal Wiv Darby

'Deal Wiv It' by Guernsey-born artist Mura Masa, featuring Northampton rapper Slowthai, has been streamed over 24 million times on Spotify and includes a spoken-word sample by post-punk poet Patrik Fitzgerald, whose catalogue is represented by Cherry Red. The song has been used in feature film Darby And The Dead, a Sixth Sense-style

Angelyne Time

Girls At Our Best were a post-punk outfit from Leeds, who we recently treated to a 3-CD deluxe edition of their cult classic Pleasure! We represent all of their recordings, including the fizzy mix of pop melody and punk energy of their 1980 single ‘Getting Nowhere Fast’. This classic

Anarchy In The El Tri

Founded in the early 70s, veteran London band Cock Sparrer are now one of the biggest on the punk scene, headlining the likes of Rebellion festival. These leading voices on the Oi scene often penned lyrics which dealt with topics related to the daily life of the working

The Great British Base-Off

Released in 2012 and recorded at what is now SARM Studios, Made in Basing Street was the first album by the English supergroup Producers, alternatively known as The Trevor Horn Band. Their members - who should need no introduction - comprised Chris Braide, Lol Creme, Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson and Ash Soan. Formed initially as

The Kids Are Alright!

A follow-up to Cherry Red’s well-received 2018 compilation Harmony In My Head, Kids On The Street is another 3CD, four-hour smorgasbord of top pop tunes from the British power pop and new wave scenes of the late Seventies/early Eighties as the punk revolution evolved into a more radio-friendly

Fee Fie Fo Fun!

We have purchased the Fie! Records catalogue from Van der Graaf Generator’s Peter Hammill and will begin a reissue programme later this year, retaining the Fie! identity. The label was established in 1991 by Peter as an outlet for his solo work, leading to acclaimed albums Fireships, Roaring Forties, Everyone You Hold,

Got Goth?

We couldn’t let Friday 13th go by without mentioning the dark-hearted spirit of 80s goth rock. That was a time when a whole movement took the energy and edge of punk, the darker elements of 70s glam rock and even strains of psychedelia and forged them into

The Music Store’s Open!

We’re proud to announce the arrival of The Store For Music’s catalogue to Cherry Red. Boasting well over one thousand albums of various musical shapes and sizes, it includes recordings from the 60s to the 00s across treasured genres such as prog rock, heavy metal, psychedelia, 70s