Welcome to Cherry Red Licensing

Cherry Red Records represents a vast catalogue of recordings covering almost every popular music genre from the last fifty years, holding worldwide rights over much of the material.  We welcome all types of licensing enquiry from around the world.

 

Through our publishing arm, Cherry Red Songs, we also control over 17,000 copyrights making us a one stop shop for many of the tracks where we also control the master.

 

For any enquiries, contact us.

New Catalogue

  • 12 Apr Andy Pawlak’s Secrets

    Tyneside singer-songwriter Andy Pawlak‘s debut album, Shoebox Full Of Secrets, was a critic’s favourite back in 1989.  But despite acclaim and airplay for singles ‘Mermaids’, ‘Secrets’ and ‘Mother’s Day’, it failed to cross over.   Since then, it’s become a cult classic and Cherry Red are proud to......

  • 22 Mar No Strangers to Folk Rock

    Released on the Grapefruit label on 29 March, Strangers In The Room is a new 3-CD box set devoted to the UK Folk-Rock boom of the late 60s and early 70s. Cherry Red control the rights to many of tracks, from acts on John Peel‘s......

  • 15 Mar Live Rocks!

    Cherry Red have recently acquired the rights to a juggernaut full of rare live Rock recordings from the past. Part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, Jet Records’ band Girl were clearly influenced by Glam Rock with their blonde image – we now......

Recent Licences

  • 10 May The Snake Corps feature in new documentary by clothing/shoes brand Van’s

    Evolving out of post-punk band Sad Lovers And Giants, The Snake Corps forged their own hard-edged alternative rock sound across the late 1980s and early 1990s.   Taken from their Midnight Music album Smother Earth, ‘Everything Turns Blue’ is being used for a campaign by......

  • 07 May Society’s Supreme – Riot Squad’s punk classic stars in fashion brand’s Instagram campaign

    One of the many classic early 80s Punk tracks in Cherry Red’s vaults is ‘Society’s Fodder’ by Mansfield band Riot Squad.   The recording has now been licensed by fashion brand Supreme for an Instagram campaign – a far cry from its original airing on a......

  • 29 Mar Let’s Sing Kim!

    Kim Wilde‘s classic 1981 hit ‘Kids In America’ features in the latest edition of Koch Media’s app-based singing game Let’s Sing, which mixes cutting edge contemporary pop with classics from yesteryear.   There are four game modes, depending on your taste: “classic”, “mixtape”, “feat.” and......