New Catalogue

Nektar Of The Gods

Nektar are an English prog rock band who formed in Germany in 1969, by Roye Albrighton, Allan "Taff" Freemon, Derek "Mo" Moore" and Ron Howden. They were prolific in their early years, releasing numerous albums across the 70s and even making a fan out of Joy Division’s Ian

Style & Substance

Next Friday, we release a 3-CD box set, entitled 1979: Revolt Into Style, which remembers a momentous year of post-punk, new wave, power pop and other UK styles. Cherry Red controls the rights to many tracks on this new compilation by the likes of The Fall, Alternative TV, The

On-U-Reggae

A man ahead of his time, Adrian Sherwood created some of the most forward thinking, experimental Reggae of the early 1980’s via his label On-U Sound. As a joint venture with Sherwood, Cherry Red financed seven albums over a two-year period, including Leaps & Bounds (1984) by the collective Singers & Players (feat. Prince Far I), Threat

Get Your Phil

Phil Wainman is an English record producer and songwriter, noted for his work in the 1970s with the likes of The Sweet, Mud, XTC, Dollar and Bay City Rollers. Perhaps his most notable success came as the producer of ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats. Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of

Meteoric Rise

Formed in 1980, and still going to this day, The Meteors all but defined a new musical genre, Psychobilly, which fused 50s Rockabilly stylings with the brutal energy of Punk. Led by P. Paul Fenech, the band notched up numerous indie hits across the 1980s, including manic covers of 'Bad Moon Rising', 'Go Buddy Go', 'Rawhide', 'Little

Bristol Boys Make More Noise

We now represent the Bristol Archive catalogue, which contains around 5,000 tracks in total. This collection is based on recordings from the Bristol area (mostly from the late 70s onwards) with the aim of showcasing music from the diverse local scenes and providing the historical context of all things

Star Of The Western World

Western Star is a record company masterminded by record producer and musician Alan Wilson, founder member of the band The Sharks. Alan has also built and run several studios over the past 25 years or more and has been producing other artists since the mid 80’s. In 2003, the Western Star label was launched, specialising

Spaghetti Westerns

David Cicero – usually known just by his surname – is a Scottish-American singer and keyboardist who was signed to Pet Shop Boys’ Spaghetti Records. Cicero enjoyed success with his second single ‘Love Is Everywhere’, which reached No. 19 in the UK in 1992. His third single, ‘That Loving Feeling’, also troubled the chart later

My Darling Songs

Michael Weston King is an English singer and songwriter who formed the British country music duo My Darling Clementine and was formerly the leader of Alt country band The Good Sons. His songs have been covered by the likes of American folk icons Carolyn Hester

National Steel

We have just purchased the rights to the Metal Nation catalogue. The label was started by ex-Neat Records/Edgy Records boss Jess Cox in 2004, primarily to release NWOBHM material. Their output boasted records by such bands as Witchfynde, Prowler, Blitzkrieg, Sleepy People, Hologram and many more. This adds extra muscle to our