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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.

1980: Do It With Mataya Clifford

Born in Zimbabwe, Mataya Clifford Chewaluza moved to London in 1967 and recorded for a variety of labels before ending up at North London-based Do It Records in 1980.   Clifford's sole single for Do It, 'Living Wild', was an infectious fusion of NYC-styled No Wave, funk, disco and post-punk, with a sleeve

Kim’s Mixed-ish Kids

Mixed-ish  is an American single-camera sitcom TV series created by Kenya Barris, Peter Saji and Tracee Ellis Ross which debuted on ABC in September last year.   It's a prequel spin-off of Black-ish. Episode 7 includes within its soundtrack Kim Wilde's classic 1981 hit 'Kids In America'.   All of Kim's RAK recordings (i.e. her first

Deal Wiv Patrik Fitzgerald

'Deal Wiv It' by Guernsey-born artist Mura Masa, featuring Northampton rapper Slowthai, has been attracting rave reviews since being released late last year (the NME voted it as one of the key tracks of 2019). Having already been streamed over four million times on Spotify, the track includes a spoken-word sample

Spirit Of The 70s

UK Progressive Rock from the early 1970s is a big part of Cherry Red's world and we're pleased to be acquiring new rights from that golden era.   If you're interested in albums by pre-Alex Harvey band Tear Gas (pictured), Brian Davison's Every Which Way, Day Of Phoenix, Irish band Light, Samurai, Paul Brett, Bond & Brown, Monument, Blue

1979: Philip Rambow

Having made his name with pub rockers The Winkies (who backed Brian Eno), Canadian singer-songwriter Philip Rambow embarked on a solo career with two albums for EMI, starting with 1979's acclaimed Shooting Gallery.   Cherry Red now represent Philip's back catalogue, including later albums Jungle Law (1981) and his "comeback" record Whatever Happened To Phil Rambow? (2015).

Spirit Of The 70s

Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of some key back catalogue by legendary West Coast psychedelic band Spirit.   Although not released until 1981, The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land was actually recorded in the early 1970s by key Spirit members Randy California and Ed Cassidy.    Long consider a cult classic,

Irish Emerald

We're proud to announce that Cherry Red Records are now the custodians of the legendary Emerald Music, which has specialized in Irish, Scottish and Celtic music for over half a century.   From Irish show bands to Scottish pipe outfits, country singers to accordion music, folk artists

The Men From Baltimore

Formed in 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, Sir Lord Baltimore were a hard rock band, led by songwriter Mike Appel, who recorded two acclaimed albums for Mercury Records - namely, Kingdom Come (1970) and Sir Lord Baltimore  (1971).   A review of their debut in Creem magazine was notable for its early use of the term "heavy metal".   Cherry Red

Liam Is A Fantastic Something!

A quarter of a century on from first hitting the headlines with Oasis, Liam Gallagher is back with a new solo album Why Me? Why Not, his second after the demise of Beady Eye.   The album's song 'Glimmer' includes the melody from 'The Thousand Guitars Of St. Dominiques', the instrumental B-side