We’re delighted to be supporting National Album Day’s first ever White Label Auction this weekend and Cherry Red fans can bag themselves an ultra rare vinyl Test Pressing from Howard Jones, The Residents and The Fall!
The auction – the first of its kind to be held – will take place on Saturday, 5th October at 11.00am. It will be hosted live onsite/online for UK and international collectors by the music memorabilia and vinyl records specialists Omega Auctions . The auction is also being supported by Record Collector magazine.
With artist and artist management support, a number of the UK’s major and independent record labels and companies, including Cherry Red Records, Domino Records, Blue Raincoat Music, Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music, BMG, Kobalt Music, Sour Mash and Ignition have joined forces for this year’s National Album Day to pull together a selection of white-label items.
Among the white label discs that fans will be able to bid for are various recordings released or reissued mostly since 2014, including around 20 that are artist-signed: Arctic Monkeys (Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino), Richard Ashcroft (Natural Rebel), Rick Astley (Beautiful Life), Bastille (Doom Days & others), The Beatles (Abbey Road 2019 50th Anniversary Edition), Biffy Clyro (Balance Not Symmetry), David Bowie (Early Decca recordings), Buzzcocks (Another Music in a Different Kitchen & others), Anna Calvi (Hunter), Eric Clapton (Slowhand & others), Clean Bandit (What Is Love?), Coldplay (The Butterfly Package – signed), Cream (Disraeli Gears & others), Nick Drake (Family Tree & others), The Fall (New Facts Emerge), Foals (Everything Lost Will Not Be Saved Part 1), Franz Ferdinand (Always Ascending & others), Free (Alright Now), Liam Gallagher (As You Were and others), Rory Gallagher (Rory Gallagher & others), Genesis (Selling England by the Pound & others), George Michael (Faith), Hot Chip (A Bath Full of Ecstasy), The Human League (Reproduction – signed & others), The Jam (Live At The Music Machine), James (Living in Extraordinary Times – signed), Lenny Kravitz (Raise Vibration), Lianne La Havas (Blood), Manic Street Preachers (Resistance is Futile), John Martyn (Solid Air & others), Kylie Minogue (Step Back in Time), Sinead O’Connor (I Do Not Want What I Have Not Got), Primal Scream (Maximum Rock’n’Roll Volumes 1 & 2), Public Image Ltd (incl. 4-LP Album), Mark Ronson (Late Night Feelings), Roxy Music (Avalon & others), Royal Blood (Royal Blood), Jack Savoretti (Singing to Strangers), Sex Pistols (Never Mind The Bollocks & others), Ed Sheeran (No.6 Collaborations – signed), Simple Minds (New Gold Dream & others), Snow Patrol (When It’s All Over We Still Have To Clean Up This Mess), The Specials (The Specials – signed & others), Tom Speight (Collide), The Streets (Remixe4s & B Sides Too – signed), Dusty Springfield (Dusty in Memphis), Thin Lizzy (Live and Dangerous – signed & others), T-Rex (Electric Warrior), KT Tunstall (Wax & others), Ultravox (Ha! Ha! Ha! & others), The Verve (Urban Hymns & others), Paul Weller (Stanley Road), Whitesnake (Slip of the Tongue – signed & others), The Who (My Generation & others) and many more.
Cherry Red has three lots to bid on…
Bundle of 2 x white label test pressings of the essential 1984 and 1985 albums, these 2018 pressed on Cherry Red. Titles are Dream Into Action (PBRED750) and Human’s Lib (PBRED740). Both copies are black vinyl.
The white label test pressing of the 2019 RSD release (Cherry Red NRTLP011).
THE FALL – NEW FACTS EMERGE. The 2017 white label test pressing of the double 10″ LP release on Cherry Red (BRED 706).
All proceeds raised from this auction will be donated to various charities to get bidding!