Welcome to Cherry Red Licensing

Cherry Red Records represents a vast catalogue of recordings covering almost every popular music genre from the last fifty years, holding worldwide rights over much of the material.  We welcome all types of licensing enquiry from around the world.


Through our publishing arm, Cherry Red Songs, we also control over 27,000 copyrights making us a one stop shop for many of the tracks where we also control the master.


For any enquiries, contact us.

New Catalogue

  • 04 Jun Putting Down Roots

    Ian A. Anderson is an English folk musician, broadcaster and founding editor of the popular folk magazine fRoots. He started the record label The Village Thing and was one of the pioneers of psychedelic/acid folk, as well presenting shows on BBC Radio 2, BBC World Service and Jazz FM.......

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  • 28 May Trimming The B-Flat

    Led by DJ and journalist Chris Sullivan and future Matt Bianco lynchpin Mark Reilly, Blue Rondo A La Turk burst onto the early 80s London club scene, decked out in zoot suits and fusing Latin jazz, soul and pop. They grazed the Top 40 with previous TOTW ‘Me And Mr......

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  • 28 May A Rod For Your Own Track

    The Rods are an American heavy metal band formed in 1980. They were fronted by Ronnie James Dio’s cousin David “Rock” Feinstein; the pair played together in rock band Elf but The Rods’ sound differed considerably; adopting a more traditional, heavy metal sound. Cherry Red have acquired the recordings of four......

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Recent Licences

  • 10 Apr One More Black

    Dave Grohl has created a new documentary film, What Drives Us. The film finds the Foo Fighters frontman exploring the mindset that compels musicians to leave behind everything and spend months touring the country in a tiny van. The documentary delves into “motivations, recounts personal anecdotes, and explores the physical......

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  • 02 Apr Silverhead Sold!

    Firefly Lane is a popular new TV drama on Netflix, themed around “three decades, two friends, one hell of a story”. Created by Maggie Friedman after the novel by Kristin Hannah, the series navigates the lives of two teenage girls in the 1970s, through to their adulthood in the early 2000s. Episode......

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  • 26 Feb Hello New York!

    If there’s a word to describe 1970’s UK rock band Hello, it’s glam. If there’s a word to describe American luxury fashion label Kate Spade New York, it’s glam. They might be opposite ends of each other’s spectrum but put them together and you get a......

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