Super Records

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Super Records
Super Records Ltd - Logo.gif
Founded 2008
Founder Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, Danny Jones, Harry Judd
Distributor(s) 2010 Universal Records Island Records
2008-2009 Absolute (Universal)
EMI Brazil
Avex Trax
EMI International
Warner Music (Singapore and Philippines)
Genre Pop punk
Country of origin United Kingdom
Location United Kingdom London
Official website www.SuperRecords.com

Super Records Ltd. is an independent label owned and operated by English band McFly.

Formation[edit]

McFly's debut album was released on Island Records in 2004. Room on the 3rd Floor went to number one, making them the youngest UK group to do so since The Beatles.

However, after an issue involving creative differences, McFly parted ways with Island Records and set up their own label, Super Records Ltd. McFly insist the parting from Universal was amicable but that they wanted to be in complete creative control.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Everything that Super Records Ltd. produced before 2010 was distributed by other major labels in different countries. This was before McFly re-signing with Universal Island Records as part of a 50/50 deal, therefore making Universal worldwide distributors of Super Records releases.

History[edit]

The first release from Super Records is "One for the Radio", from their album Radio:ACTIVE. McFly and Super Records Ltd. are already knocking down boundaries by choosing to release Radio:ACTIVE free via the Mail on Sunday.[2] It was more of a ten track promotional CD however as the full, deluxe version of the album featuring a bonus DVD, four extra songs and a 32-page booklet was released in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 22 September 2008.

In the future, there are plans to hopefully sign up other artists and bands. However at the moment, Super Records is strictly based around releasing McFly's own music. Once they've received enough revenue from their own material, they may then consider holding auditions for groups and singers.[citation needed]

In 2010, McFly announced they had re-signed with Universal as part of a 50/50 partnership deal between Universal and Super Records.

Artists[edit]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

Album Peak chart positions
UK IRE EU JPN
Radio:Active 8 26 34 49

Singles[edit]

Song Peak chart positions
UK IRE EU
"One for the Radio" 2 20 12
"Lies" 4 30 14
"Do Ya/Stay With Me" 18 53
"Falling in Love" 87
"Party Girl" 6 31 20
"Shine A Light" 4 13 20
"Love is on the Radio" 10

DVD[edit]

Radio:Active Live at Wembley was released on 11 May 2009, and is the first number one that Super Records have produced.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We're gonna McFly solo lads tell record label". mirror.co.uk. 17 May 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "McFly announce new album giveaway". BBC News. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 24 May 2010.