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 27,000 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

  • 17 Sep 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......

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  • 17 Sep 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......

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  • 03 Sep 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......

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Recent Licences

  • 27 Aug Mo-Dettes of The Revolution

    Mo-dettes were an all-female post-punk band, formed in 1979 by guitarist Kate Korris (an original member of The Slits and brief member of The Raincoats), bassist Jane Crockford, vocalist Ramona Carlier and drummer June Miles-Kingston. Their best-known song is the lo-fi ditty ‘White Mice’, used recently in Mothers Of The Revolution; a......

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  • 30 Jul Loved Your Last Letter

    Quintessential English group The Marine Girls formed in 1980 when Tracey Thorn and Gina Hartman met to produce lo-fi post-punk before expanding their sound with the addition of the Fox sisters Jane and Alice later that year. Although Tracey went on to bigger things with Everything But The Girl, the Marine Girls’ second......

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  • 09 Jul Souvenir From Tenth Avenue

    Mick Ronson’s version of Slaughter On Tenth Avenue has been chosen to appear in the upcoming film The Souvenir Part II. Originally a ballet with music by Richard Rodgers, Mick chose the name as the title track to his debut solo album of the same name. The former lead......

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