143 Records

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143 Records
Parent company Warner Music Group
Founder David Foster
Distributor(s) Warner Bros. Records
Atlantic Records
Genre Various
Country of origin U.S.
Official website www.143records.com

143 Records is the record label of producer David Foster. 143 is a sub-label of Warner Bros. Records. The numbers 1-4-3 are derived from the words "I love you."[citation needed]

History[edit]

When producer David Foster signed a deal with Warner in 1995 it enabled him to set up his own label in 143 Records.[1] Foster gave the responsibility for running the new Warner joint venture to then-manager Brian Avnet.[1] One of the label's first signing was little known Irish folk-rock band The Corrs.[1]

By 1997 Foster and Avnet came to the realisation that, in the American market at least, "logo labels" like 143 were in a "bad spot". As a result, Foster sold the label back to Warner and then became senior vice-president at the corporation.[1]

Notable artists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Interview with Brian Avnet". HitQuarters. 16 Feb 2004. Retrieved 21 Dec 2010. 

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