Cherry Red set to capitalise on Warner divestment

George Garner

Cherry Red has shed light on their plans for catalogues by Howard Jones, Kim Wilde, Mel & Kim, Be-Bop Deluxe and Curved Air, having acquired them as part of the Warner/Parlophone divestment deal.

“We were invited to pick a number of artists that we had a relationship with, or the confidence of getting them to sign through us,” Adam Velasco, managing director, Cherry Red, told Music Week. “Most of the artists we’d had dealings with before.”

While physical releases will ...

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