Cherry Red acquire Be Bop Deluxe catalogue


In the mid-Seventies lull between Glam Rock and Punk, Be Bop Deluxe epitomised a new breed of Art Rock bands. Led by Bill Nelson and signed to the fashionable Harvest label, the band mixed Progressive Rock leanings with melodic songs across five acclaimed studios albums and a live double LP...

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Cherry Red acquire classic early Curved Air catalogue


Back in the early Seventies, Curved Air were one of the most popular, hard-working bands on the Prog Rock circuit. Fronted by striking singer Sonja Kristina and including a rock violinist Darryl Way, they issued a succession of best-selling albums between 1970 and 1973: Air Conditioning, Second Album, Phantasmagoria and...

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Cherry Red acquire Contempo Records catalogue titles


Back in the mid-1970s, Contempo Records was one of the most prolific soul/funk labels in the UK, combining American recordings with homegrown productions. The label was run by Blues & Soul head honcho John Abbey, who attracted many respected U.S. soul stars into the studio, making singles and albums by...

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Cherry Red represent albums by 70s prog rockers Unicorn


Cherry Red’s Prog Rock catalogue continues to grow with albums by Seventies band Unicorn. Produced by Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour, Unicorn fused Prog with American Country Rock influences across LPs Blue Pine Trees (1974), Too Many Crooks (1976) and One More Tomorrow (1977). Among other things, these are available...

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Cherry Red present Patto repertoire


Cult favourites on the Prog Rock scene of the early 1970s, Patto were fronted by Mike Patto, ably assisted by noted guitarist Ollie Halsall. For many years, their three highly coveted albums for Vertigo and Island have been unavailable – until now. Patto (1970), Hold Your Fire (1971) and Roll...

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Cherry Red now representing Survival Records catalogue


Launched in the early 80s, Survival Records carved a stylish niche with several acts who blended Synth Pop and Indie in varying measures. Among them were Indie pop favourites Furniture, New York electronica pioneer Richard Bone, male/female duo Eddie Maelov & Sunshine Patterson and now collectable Synth Pop acts such...

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The Spectrum catalogue now represented by Cherry Red


Hailed as Britain’s answer to The Monkees, The Spectrum issued a string of Swinging London-styled singles during the second half of the 1960s, such as ‘Portobello Road’ and ‘London Bridge Is Coming Down’. Many of their recordings are now represented by Cherry Red, including most of their singles and tracks...

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