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Cicero, The Popguns, The Brilliant Corners & more Cherry Red tracks featured on Netflix’s ‘Everything Sucks!’

Parodying American teen culture in the Nineties, Netflix TV series Everything Sucks! focused on teenagers attending the fictional Boring High School in Oregon, as they proceed to make a movie together.

The soundtrack to the series included several early 90s Cherry Red tracks, including ‘Someone You Love’ by The Popguns, Cicero‘s hit ‘Love Is Everywhere’, The Brilliant Corners‘Love It I Lost It’ by and ‘Until You Find Out’ by Neds Atomic Dustbin.

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Link Wray’s ‘Ace Of Spades’ Cover featured on Dead Set On Life culinary show

50s/60s star of the rock’n’roll instrumental, Link Wray also turned his hand to covering Motorhead‘s rock classic ‘Ace Of Spades’, onstage in Manchester in 1996.

This live performance has been utilised for the soundtrack to an episode from the third series of madcap Canadian culinary show Dead Set On Life.

Link has also covered ‘Born To Be Wild’, ‘Jailhouse Rock’ and ‘Batman’, as well as reinterpreting his late 50s classic ‘Rumble’.

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Biff Rose’s ‘Fill Your Heart’ to feature on new US indie film ‘Benjamin’

Born in New Orleans, Biff Rose was a singer and comedian who based his career in Hollywood and was a regular on the Johnny Carson Show.

‘Fill Your Heart’, a song taken from his debut album from 1968, The Thorn In Mrs. Rose’s Side, will grace the soundtrack to a forthcoming US independent film Benjamin, a comedy based around a family who intervene when their son who is taking drugs, only to reveal problems of their own.

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Cherry Red’s 80s Punk & Psychobilly catalogue featured on Greek documentary ‘2917: Back To The Top’

Directed by Stratis Chatzielenoudas, 2917: Back To The Top is the title of a forthcoming Greek documentary about a 32-year old punk rock paraplegic and his friends, and their efforts to climb the highest peak of Mount Olympus.

The soundtrack boasts a suitable who’s who of 80s Punk and Psychobilly – including Cherry Red-owned tracks by Blitz, The Meteors and Peter & The Test Tube Babies.

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Kim Wilde’s ‘Kids In America’ to feature on 3 Identical Strangers film soundtrack

Kim Wilde‘s timeless debut hit ‘Kids In America’ (No. 2 UK, No. 25 US, 1981) is due to appear in another soundtrack.

3 Identical Strangers has the strapline: “There’s no-one else on Earth quite like you. Or is there…?”

Produced by Raw TV, the film is set in 1980 New York, when three total strangers, 19-year olds Robert, Eddy and David, make the astonishing discovery that they were identical triplets.

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Rupert Holmes’ first 3 solo albums now available to license from Cherry Red

British-born singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes made his name in the States with hits like ‘Escape (The Piña Colada Song)’ (1979).

Rupert’s first three solo albums for Epic Records, Widescreen (1974), Rupert Holmes (1975) and Singles (1976), are now available for license from Cherry Red Records.

These included the singles ‘Talk’, ‘Our National Pastime’, ‘I Don’t Want To Hold Your Hand’, ‘Terminal’ and ‘Weekend Lover’.

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‘Baby Sitting’ by The Corvells to feature on Netflix hit series ‘The Crown’

The most expensive drama which Netflix has produced to date, TV series The Crown has been widely acclaimed for its portrayal of the early life of Queen Elizabeth II. Season 2 is scheduled to begin at the end of this year – and this time, the story moves into the Sixties. One of the tracks to be used within the soundtrack is ‘Baby Sitting’ by The Corvells, an obscure but wonderful early 60s Girl Group/R&B track from the Detroit era, which is controlled by Cherry Red.

Listen to the track here.

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A Story Of UK Post-Punk 1977-1981, To The Outside Of Everything Box Set

Subtitled A Story Of UK Post-Punk 1977-1981, To The Outside Of Everything is a forthcoming 5-CD box set due out on Cherry Red on 1st December, which captures the edgy excitement of alternative/independent music during that pioneering, highly influential period.

Many of the tracks are available to license, including those by The Fall, Alternative T.V., Spizzenergi, Punishment Of Luxury, Thomas Leer, The Passage, The Monochrome Set, The Membranes and many others.

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