New Catalogue & Recent Licences

Mercurial Revolutions

Since their emergence in the early 1990s, Mercury Rev have remained at the vanguard of American alternative music.   Cherry Red already represent their landmark album from 2001, All Is Dream. Now we're delighted to announced we can also offer their later records, The Secret Migration (2005), the Hello Blackbird soundtrack (2006) and Snowflake Midnight and

FANCY That…

Initially formed as a studio outfit by seasoned producer Mike Hurst, Fancy scored with their very first single, a Glam Rock cover of The Troggs' 'Wild Thing', which reached No. 14 in the US charts in 1974.   This prompted the formation of a proper band, which duly recorded two albums, Wild Thing and Something

Square and Birds Nest

We're proud to announce the acquisition of two fascinating, 'sister' labels from the 1970s.   Square Records was responsible for albums by Dear Mr. Time (the collectable Grandfather, pictured, from 1970) and Crispian St. Peters, as well as various singles by the likes of Mataya Clifford, Julie Bergen and Stephen Arlen.   Meanwhile, the later and more prolific Birds

I’m Mandy Fly Me

Welsh-born model Mandy Rice-Davies made the headlines back in 1963 via her role in the Profumo scandal.   This infamous story was recently re-told via the BBC series The Trial Of Christine Keeler, the soundtrack to which included Mandy's stab at a recording career.   Her cover of Marv Johnson's 'You've Got What It Takes' (an early

1980: Listening To The Higsons

Formed in 1980 by students at the University Of East Anglia, The Higsons put Norwich on the musical map of the early 1980s with a string of indie hits fusing post-punk energy and funk rhythms.   Cherry Red now represent the majority of their recordings from 1981-85, including the indie hit album The Curse

Psychedelic Prunes

Los Angeles band The Electric Prunes were immortalised by their 1966 hit 'I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night', one of the earliest breakthroughs for psychedelic rock.   We're proud to represent some of the band's recordings, including the live album Stockholm '67 and the 2001 reunion LP Artifact. Drop us a line if

Bring On The Broughtons!

We're proud to announce the acquisition of four albums by legendary progressive rock act The Edgar Broughton Band: Bandages (1975), Parlez-Vous English? (1979), Live Hits Harder! (1979) and Superchip (1982).   In related news, Cherry Red also represent the rights to five albums by occasional Broughton Creepy John Thomas, who made two collectable prog LPs in 1969/70, Creepy John Thomas and Brother

Them Psychedelic Gypsies

After Van Morrison disbanded what were indisputably Northern Ireland's finest R&B band, Them, in 1966, some members re-emerged with a new band, The Belfast Gypsies.   Playing a tougher, more psychedelic style of R&B (now often labelled freakbeat), they made just one album, entitled Them Belfast Gypsies (issued on Sonet) in 1967 before dissolving. Cherry Red now represent the rights

Rupert Hine Is Thinking….

In the mid-1980s, renowned producer Rupert Hine created synth pop solo project Thinkman presented as a group, with actors hired for live / TV appearances (including Julian Clary as keyboardist Leo Hurll!).   Fighting Apathy With Shock is the title of a new compilation of Thinkman's recordings, which are now available for licence.

Chris, Bill…And Jean

American DJ/record producer Chris Malinchak has been making music for nearly a decade.   One of Chris's recent tracks, 'Photograph', sampled a Be Bop Deluxe song, 'Jean Cocteau', taken from their classic 1975 album Futurama and written by their singer/frontman Bill Nelson.   Rights to all of Be Bop Deluxe's original albums are available from Cherry Red.