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Alternative Eurostar

Alternative TV were at the vanguard of the original Punk scene of the late 1970s. Led by Sniffin' Glue fanzine writer Mark Perry, they released a string of incendiary 45s, including the clarion call that was 'Action Time Vision' in 1978.   The track is being used for a major new continental TV and online

Girls Strike Back

Strike Back is a hugely popular UK/US action-adventure/spy-drama TV series based on a novel by former S.A.S. soldier Chris Ryan, available to view in the UK on Sky One. First aired in the spring, Season 8 includes, in its soundtrack to one episode, 'Getting Nowhere Fast', a post-punk

1970: Take Your Medicine Head

Five decades ago,  Radio 1 DJ John Peel launched his own record label, Dandelion. And one of their strongest signings were blues/roots band Medicine Head, who tasted chart success with hits like '(And The) Pictures In The Sky'.   In addition to their debut album New Bottles

1965: The Mickey Finn Are Good Sports

The Mickey Finn were a London-based beat/R&B band who recorded for a variety of labels across the Sixties.   Produced by Shel Talmy (The Who, The Kinks), their 1965 single, a version of Ian Whitcomb's 'The Sporting Life', has just been used in HBO's US TV mini-series I Know This Much Is True.   Based on

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fumble

One of Britain's finest rock'n'roll revival bands, Fumble toured with David Bowie, Chuck Berry and Bill Haley and played thousands of gigs across the UK and Europe between the late 60s and early 80s.   Cherry Red now control the rights to Fumble's under-utilised back catalogue of recordings, consisting of four albums (Fumble [pictured], Poetry In Lotion, Rumble with Fumble! and It's

Jason Crest

Cherry Red now represent the rights for the recordings of psychedelic pop band Jason Crest, who hailed from Tonbridge, Kent. Between 1967 and 1969, they issued five singles, which have been frequently compiled since then.   Key tracks include 'Black Mass', 'Turquoise Tandem Cycle', 'Place In The Sun' and a cover of The Move's '(Here

Matchbox On Fire!

Matchbox were at the vanguard of a burgeoning rockabilly / rock'n'roll revival in Britain across the 1970s.   This culminated in a purple patch, when the band enjoyed various chart hits. Immediately prior to this, in 1978, they issued an acclaimed album Settin' The Woods On Fire on Chiswick Records.   We're now the proud

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

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