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Encyclopedia > Chrysalis Records
Chrysalis logo (1987-2005)
Chrysalis logo (1987-2005)

Chrysalis Records is a record label that was created in 1969. The name is an amalgam of its founders names, Chris Wright and Terry Ellis. Image File history File links Chrysalis2. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Chris Wright is the name of: Chris Wright (Managing Director) of Freehand - Freehands Website Chris Wright (footballer) of Boston United F.C. Chris Wright (producer) of Chrysalis Group Chris Wright (comics artist), author of Grandfather Clause Chris Wright (kickboxer) from the UK Chris Wright (Author) of School Textbooks See... It has been suggested that Terry Elli be merged into this article or section. ...


Chrysalis was formed through a licensing deal with Chris Blackwell's Island Records based on the success of bands like Jethro Tull and Procol Harum, which were promoted by the label. Chris Blackwell (born June 22, 1937) is the founder of Island Records. ... Island Records was founded in Jamaica in 1959 by Chris Blackwell and Graeme Goodall but moved to the UK in May 1962. ... Jethro Tull is a rock band that formed in Blackpool, England in the 1960s. ... Procol Harum are an English progressive rock band, formed in the 1960s. ...


Towards the end of the 1970s, the Chrysalis offshoot 2Tone Records brought us bands such as The Specials, The Selecter, Madness and The Beat. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... 2Tone Records was a UK record label which released ska and reggae influenced music with a punk overtone. ... The Specials are a British band formed in 1977 in Coventry (see 1977 in music). ... The Selecter were a British ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in the late 1970s and who became one of the essential bands of the British ska movement. ... Madness are a British ska band who achieved most of their success in the 1980s. ... The Beat, known in the United States as The English Beat, was an essential Two Tone ska and pop music group. ...


In the 1980s, Chrysalis was at the forefront of the British New Romantic movement with bands like Ultravox and Spandau Ballet (on Reformation Records). The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... New Romantic was a New Wave music genre and fashion movement that occurred primarily in England during the early 1980s. ... Ultravox (formerly Ultravox!) were one of the primary exponents of the British electronic pop music movement of the early 1980s. ... Spandau Ballet was a popular British band in the 1980s. ...


The Chrysalis Records label was sold to EMI in 1991 and now the label is only used for the record releases of Robbie Williams, with catalogue and artists such as Starsailor being shifted to the main EMI brands. The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Kensington in London, in the United Kingdom. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Starsailor is a British rock band from Chorley in England. ... The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Kensington in London, in the United Kingdom. ...


For a full overview of the remaining activities: see Chrysalis Group. These include music publishing, radio, books and ringtones for mobile phones. Chrysalis Group is a UK media company with music, publishing and radio divisions. ...


Artists

Armored Saint is a Los Angeles based heavy metal band. ... Belinda Carlisle on her 1996 single In Too Deep cover Belinda Carlisle (born Belinda Jo Carlisle; also known as Belinda Kurczeski) on August 17, 1958 in Hollywood, California, is the lead vocalist and a founding member of the all-female rock & roll band The Go-Gos and also a... Billy Idol, 2003 Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad on 30 November 1955 in Middlesex, England) is an English hard rock musician. ... Blondie is an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Boo Hewerdine (b. ... The Bible are an independent uk band with lead singer Boo Hewerdine. ... Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine (frequently shortened to Carter USM) were formed in 1987 by singer Jim Bob and guitarist Fruitbat. ... Enrique Ortíz de Landazury Yzarduy (a. ... Rory Gallagher (March 2, 1948 - June 14, 1995) was an Irish blues/rock guitarist, born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and raised in County Cork. ... Gang Starr is composed of MC Guru and DJ Premier based in Brooklyn, New York. ... Generation X is a term for a cohort of people born following the peak of the post-World War II baby boom, especially in Canada and the United States. ... Gentle Giant was a British band considered to be one of the most original progressive rock bands of the 1970s. ... Huey Lewis & the News are a popular rock band from the 1980s. ... Ian Hunter (born Ian Hunter Patterson on June 3, 1939 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England) was the lead singer of the band Mott the Hoople from 1969 until the band broke up in 1974. ... Icehouse is an Australian rock & roll band. ... Jethro Tull is a rock band that formed in Blackpool, England in the 1960s. ... Singer/songwriter Judie Tzuke was born Judie Myers in London on 3rd April 1956. ... June Tabor (born 1947) is an English folk singer. ... Karlheinz Stockhausen (born August 22, 1928) is a German composer. ... Leo Kottke (born September 11, 1945) is a legendary acoustic guitar virtuoso who has developed a cult following of fellow guitarists and fans over the span of a 30-year career of recording and performing. ... Mary Travers (born in 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a member of the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, the other two members being Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey. ... Muthas Day Out is a hip-hop thrash metal band formed in November 1991 from the town of Batesville, Arkansas. ... Nick Gilder (born December 21, 1951) first came to prominence as frontman for the Canadian glam rock band Sweeney Todd. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Paul Carrack, 2003 Paul Carrack (born April 22, 1951 in Sheffield, England) is a British keyboardist, singer and songwriter. ... The Ramones were an American band widely considered to be the first punk rock group. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Robin Trower (born March 9, 1945 in Catford, England) is a legendary British rock guitarist who achieved success with Procol Harum during the 1960s, and then again as the leader of his own power trio. ... Sinéad Marie Bernadette OConnor (born December 8, 1966) is an Irish singer and songwriter. ... Split Enz was a successful New Zealand band during the late 1970s and early 1980s featuring brothers Tim Finn and Neil Finn. ... Second Thoughts is a 1976 album by New Zealand art rock band Split Enz. ... Mental Notes is a 1975 album by New Zealand art rock band Split Enz. ... Dizythmia (1977) is the third album released by New Zealand New Wave band, Split Enz. ... Steeleye Span is a British folk-rock band that has been active since 1970. ... Stiff Little Fingers are a punk band, originally based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in 1977. ... Ten Years After is a British blues rock band popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... The Babys, on the cover of their 1977 Broken Heart LP. From left to right: Tony Brock, John Waite, Michael Corby, & Wally Stocker. ... The Fabulous Thunderbirds are a blues-rock band, formed in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Michael Schenker (born January 10, 1955 in Sarstedt, Germany) is a hard rock and heavy metal guitarist of UFO and a founding member of Scorpions. ... UFOs Logo UFO are an English rock band that was formed in 1969. ... Ultravox were one of the primary exponents of the British electronic pop music movement of the early 1980s. ... Was (Not Was) was an R&B dance group featuring David Weiss (aka David Was), Don Fagenson (aka Don Was), Harry Bowens and Sweet Pea Atkinson. ... Waysted is a heavy metal band formed by UFO bassist Pete Way in 1982. ...

See also

Chrysalis Group is a UK media company with music, publishing and radio divisions. ... Chrysalis Music is a British independent music publisher. ... Cooltempo Records is a subsidiary of EMI Records. ... Echo Records is a record label started by Chrysalis Group (not to be confused with Chrysalis Records) and linked with the Japanese Pony Canyon Records. ... Ensign Records was started in 1976 by Nigel Grainge and Chris Hill as an independent Phonogram subsidiary. ... The Hit Records is a record label started by Chrysalis Group (not to be confused with Chrysalis Records) in 1992. ... Papillion Records is a record label started by Chrysalis Group (not to be confused with Chrysalis Records) in 1999 with Jethro Tull. ... The following is a partial list of record labels, both past and present. ...

External link

  • Official site

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Chrysalis Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Chrysalis was formed through a licensing deal with Chris Blackwell's Island Records based on the success of bands like Jethro Tull and Procol Harum, which were promoted by the label.
In the 1980s Chrysalis was at the forefront of the British New Romantic movement with bands like Ultravox and Spandau Ballet (on the Reformation label).
The Chrysalis Records label was sold to EMI in 1991.
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