New Catalogue

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 cassette, The

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 after release,

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 Fardon.

We´re Taking The Miki!

When Miki Dallon wasn't pursuing a solo career in the 60s and 70s, he was producing dozens of records and driving independent labels such as Strike, Go, Beacon and Youngblood, through to post-punk label Kamera in the early 80s. We now control the rights to Miki's catalogue, including collectable 45s and albums by various Prog and Folk

Farlowe The Leader

Chris Farlowe is an English rock, blues and soul singer. He is best known for his hit single ‘Out of Time’. written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, which rose to No 1 in 1966, and his association with backing band the Thunderbirds and later Colosseum, with whom he recorded the 1970 album Daughter Of

Woo’ing You!

WOO is Mark and Clive Ives, two brothers who have effectively created a musical world of their own. In 1972, in Wimbledon in South London, they began to create a music which they wanted to hear. For several years, they made tapes for their own amusement, prior

Breaking Good

Hazel O'Connor combined twin roles as singer and actor to great effect in the film Breaking Glass, which propelled her into the spotlight back in 1980. Cherry Red represent the rights to Hazel's first two studio albums. Sons And Lovers from 1980 boasted the single ‘D-Days’, which peaked at 10 in the

It´s Miller Time

Miller Anderson is a Scottish blues guitarist and singer. Back in the 1960s, he played with bands such as The Voice and The Profile, as well as working alongside Mott The Hoople’s Ian Hunter. Apart from pursuing his own solo career from the early 1970s, he was a member of

Find Nirvana At Cherry Red

Nirvana (no, not that one!) were founded in 1967 at the height of psychedelia by Patrick Campbell-Lyons and Alex Spyropoulos. Though the band achieved only limited commercial success, they were acclaimed by the critics. The group pioneered baroque-flavoured, melodic psychedelia (file under Beach Boys, Zombies Procol Harum et al). Cherry Red represent

Jack Lancaster’s Musical Bombs

Jack Lancaster is a British composer, record producer and musician. In the late 1960s, he co-founded the prog rock group Blodwyn Pig with Jethro Tull guitarist Mick Abrahams. Cherry Red now represent Jack's catalogue, including the concept album based around the children’s story Peter And The Wolf (1975, with Robin Lumley and a stellar