Action Records (music)

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Action Records
Industry Music entertainment
Founded 1979[1]
Headquarters Preston, United Kingdom[2]
Key people Gordon Gibson
Owner(s) Gordon Gibson
Website actionrecords.co.uk

Action Records is a music shop and independent record label based in Preston, England, releasing records by bands such as The Boo Radleys, Dandelion Adventure, Big Red Bus, Genocides, Tompaulin, Fi-Lo Radio, Monkey Steals The Drum, Ricky Spontane amongst others. Their biggest project so far has been with The Fall and Mark E Smith as a solo performer.

Releases[edit]

Artists Title Format Date Catalog Number
Genocides Is That Alright? (7", Single) 1982 Take1
Dandelion Adventure Puppy Shrine (LP) 1989 Take2
Big Red Bus Big Red Bus (LP, Album) 1989 Take3
The Boo Radleys Ichabod And I (LP, Album) 1989 Take4
Dandelion Adventure Jinxs Truck (12" + Vinyl, MiniAlbum) 1990 Take5
Big Red Bus All I Need (12", EP) 1991 Take7
Big Red Bus Make It Real (12", EP) 1991 Take8
Ricky Spontane Dr McCoy (7", EP) 1994 Take9
Ideal Wannabe (7", EP) 1994 Action010
Fi-Lo Radio Magic/Audio/Nano E.P. (7", EP) 1999 Take012
Tompaulin Ballad Of The Bootboys (7") 1999 Take013
Tompaulin Slender (Car Crash) (7") 2000 Take014
Tompaulin Slender (Car Crash) (Single) 2000 Take014CD
Monkey Steals The Drum My Chinese Burns (CD, Single) 2000 Take015CD
Monkey Steals The Drum My Chinese Burns (7", Single) 2000 Take015
Fi-Lo Radio Pretty Bones (CD, Single) 2000 Take016CD
Fi-Lo Radio Pretty Bones (7", Single) 2000 Take016V
Fi-Lo Radio Skin Deep Deamons (CD, Single) 2000 Take016CD
The Fall 2G+2 (CD, Comp) 2002 Take18CD
Mark E. Smith Pander! Panda! Panzer! (CD, Album) 2002 Take19CD
The Fall Susan Vs Youthclub (7", Single) 2002 Take20
The Fall The Fall Vs 2003 (CD, Single) 2002 Take20CD
The Fall The Real New Fall LP Formerly 'Country On The Click' (LP, Album) 2003 Take21
The Fall The Real New Fall LP Formerly 'Country On The Click' (CD, Album) 2003 Take21CD
The Fall (We Wish You A) Protein Christmas (2x7", Ltd) 2003 Take22
The Fall (We Wish You A) Protein Christmas (CD, EP) 2003 Take22CD
The Fall Theme From Sparta F.C. #2 (7") 2004 Take23
The Fall Theme From Sparta F.C. #2 (CD, Single, Enh) 2004 Take23CD
The Fall Slippy Floor (CD, Single, Ltd) 2009 ACTOURO1CD
The Fall Slippy Floor (7", Single, Ltd) 2009 ACTOURO1V

Live Bands[edit]

Action Records have had a number of live bands perform in their store, these acts include:

James Walsh - Starsailor - 10 March 09[3]
We Are Scientists - 8 June[4][5]
Willy Mason - 20 Feb 07[6]
Bromheads Jacket - 11 Dec 06
The Magic Numbers - 23 Oct 06[7][8]
The Rifles - 16 Oct 06[9]
Dirty Pretty Things - 26 April 06[10]
Nine Black Alps - 12 Aug 05[11]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A short history to Action Records". 
  2. ^ "Where's That Shop". 
  3. ^ "James Walsh at Action Records (Lancashire Evening Post)". 
  4. ^ "Exclusive video message from We Are Scientists". 
  5. ^ "We Are Scientists get intimate (Lancashire Evening Post)". 
  6. ^ "Willy Mason (PrestonToday.Net)". 
  7. ^ "Action hosts Magic Numbers a year on". 
  8. ^ "Magic Numbers Live at Action Records- Youtube Video". 
  9. ^ "The Rifels Play Instore Gig At Action Records". 
  10. ^ "Dirty Pretty Things Live At Action Records". 
  11. ^ "Nine Black Alps perform free live gig at Action Records".