Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Extremely collectible signed take a look at pressings to go to public sale on 6 June


Uncommon take a look at pressings by over 160 artists are to go to public sale in help of The BRIT Belief on 6 June, 11.00am.

The gathering contains signed LPs by Bryan Ferry, Celeste, The Remedy, Chase & Standing, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Gaz Coombes, New Order, Nova Twins, Robbie Williams, Sam Ryder, Steve Winwood, The 1975, Remedy?, Skinny Lizzy, Travis, Van Morrison and Vangelis.

Highlights embody The Remedy’s Disintegration, Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, Acoustic Hits, Want, Three Imaginary Boys, Seventeen Seconds, Religion, Pornography, The High and The Head on The Door all signed by Robert Smith, together with a really uncommon take a look at urgent of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s Welcome To The Pleasuredome signed by all 5 members, a signed copy of New Order’s Motion, two signed Brian Eno albums and 6 solo albums signed by Bryan Ferry.

The White Label Public sale in Support of The BRIT Belief – the world’s solely identified public sale of “white label” take a look at pressings – takes place subsequent month on Tuesday, 6 June 2023.  This yr it would have greater than 200 a lot of extremely collectible ‘white-label’ take a look at pressings – probably the most provided within the 4 editions of the public sale so far because it started in 2019.

The net/on-site public sale is as soon as once more being hosted by music memorabilia and vinyl data specialists Omega Auctions from their Newton-Le-Willows (Higher Manchester) base. The complete catalogue may be accessed right here.

There will likely be greater than 160 artists featured in complete, starting from Diana Ross and Janet Jackson to John Mayall and Eric Clapton; Koffee and Sandie Shaw & The Smiths to The Spice Women and Paloma Religion; Led Zeppelin and Genesis to Intercourse Pistols and The Slits; The Specials and Insanity to Eurythmics and New Order; Neneh Cherry and Soul II Soul to Iggy Pop and Paul Weller; Pulp and Gaz Coombes to The Stone Roses and The Charlatans; Manic Road Preachers and Blur to Linton Kwesi-Johnson and J Hus; and Laura Marling and Emeli Sandé to George Ezra and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man; and Ed Sheeran and Coldplay. See under for a full listing.

The UK’s report labels led by Common Music UK, who based the occasion with the BPI, together with BMG, Domino Recordings, Cherry Pink, Sony Music Leisure UK, Warner Data and others, annually be a part of forces to curate a broad number of white label public sale heaps to boost funds for the very important work of music business charity The BRIT Belief – which promotes schooling and wellbeing via music and the inventive arts to help causes that embody the BRIT College and Nordoff and Robbins. In January the BPI reported that vinyl albums had recorded a fifteenth yr of consecutive development within the UK, with over 5.5m LPs bought in 2022.  

This rising demand for vinyl has in flip resulted in a rising archive of white label take a look at pressings – so referred to as as a result of there isn’t a sleeve art work at this early stage – which report labels produce forward of the total launch of an album to make sure its audio high quality. With solely a handful produced, these first-off-the-press copies are snapped up by collectors on the uncommon events they turn out to be accessible, as evidenced by the massive curiosity within the three White Labels Auctions so far, which between them have raised round £100,000.    

White label take a look at pressings by the next artists:

a-ha / Arcade Fireplace / Asia / Black Grape / Blind Religion / Blossoms / Blur / Bobbie Gentry / Brian Eno / Bryan Ferry / Budgie / Buzzcocks / Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa / Calvin Harris, Katy Perry & Pharrell Williams / Calvin Harris & Sam Smith / Camel / Caravan / The Charlatans / Chase & Standing / Chemical Brothers / Christy Moore / Coldplay / Corinne Bailey-Rae / Cream / The Remedy / Daryl Corridor & John Oates / Declan McKenna / Deep Purple / Derek and The Dominoes / Dexy’s Midnight Runners / Diana Ross / Dio / Soiled Fairly Issues / Donovan / Doves / Duffy / Dusty Springfield / Ed Sheeran / Emeli Sandé / Eric Carmen / Eric Clapton / The Ethiopians / Eurythmics / The Fall / Fairport Conference / Frankie Goes To Hollywood / Frightened Rabbit / Gary Moore / Gaz Coombes / Genesis / George Ezra / Graham Parker / Grandmaster Flash & The Livid 5 / Gregory Isaacs / Helloween / Inspiral Carpets / Iggy Pop / J Hus / Jacob Collier / Jake Bugg / The Jam / Jamie T / Janet Jackson / Joe Cocker / John Martyn / John Martyn & Beverley Martyn / John Mayall / Joni Mitchell / Julian Cope / Justin Hayward and John Lodge / Karl Hyde / Kate Nash / Katie J Pearson / Kelis / Ken Boothe / Child Creole / Kings of Comfort / Koffee / The LA’s / Laura Marling / Stage 42 / Led Zeppelin / Lindisfarne / Linton Kwesi-Johnson / Louis Tomlinson / Ludovico Einaudi / The Lumineers / McAlmont & Butler / Insanity / Manic Road Preachers / Marianne Faithfull / Mark Ronson & Miley Cyrus / Mark Knopfler / Meat Loaf / Soften Your self Down / The Members /  The Mighty Diamonds / Mike and The Mechanics  / Mike Oldfield / MJ Cole Moby / Monty Python / The Moody Blues / Motorhead / Mott The Hoople / Nathaniel Rateliff / Nazareth / Neneh Cherry / New Order / Nicholas Briteli / Noah and The Whale / Nothing However Thieves / Nova Twins / Orchestra Manouevres within the Darkish /  Pale Fountains / Paloma Religion / Paul Weller/ Penguin Café Orchestra / Pete Townshend / Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane/ PiL / Pulp / Quincy Jones / Rag ‘n’ Bone Man / Rainbow / Rhys Lewis / Richard & Linda Thompson / Rick Astley / Rick Wakeman / Rizzle Kicks / MJ Cole / Rico & The Rudies / Robbie Williams / Robyn / Roger Waters / Ronnie James / Rory Gallagher / The Ruts / Sam Cooke / Sam Ryder / Sandie Shaw / Sandie Shaw & The Smiths / Sandy Denny / Scissor Sisters / The Scorpions / Scott Walker / Selecta’s Selection Sequence / Intercourse Pistols / Shed Seven / The Silvertones / Easy Minds / The Skatalite / Sparks / The Slits / Soul II Soul / The Specials / The Spice Women / Squeeze / Standing Quo / Stereophonics / Steve Winwood / The Stone Roses / T-Rex / Tame Impala / Tangerine Dream / Teardrop Explodes / Tears For Fears / The Teskey Brothers / Remedy? / Skinny Lizzy / Tom Odell / Tom Speight / Travis / UB40 / The Undertones / Underworld / UNKLE / The Vaccines / The Vamps / Van Morrison / Numerous: Blue Word / Numerous People / Numerous Dance – John Morales and others / Numerous – Little Large Lies / Numerous – NOW Yearbooks 1980 – 1985 / Numerous – The Wanderer / Numerous – Soul / Numerous – Sound of the Suburbs / The Verve / The Marriage ceremony Current / The Who / Wilko Johnson / You Me At Six / Others …….



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