Mötley Records

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Mötley Records
FounderMötley Crüe
Distributor(s)
Genre
Country of originUnited States
LocationLos Angeles, California
Official websitemotley.com

Mötley Records is a record label founded by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Albums the company has made with Mötley Crüe include Saints of Los Angeles, Red, White & Crüe, and New Tattoo. The label also re-released the band's first seven albums. It was originally distributed by Beyond Records, which in turn was distributed by BMG. Beyond Records folded shortly afterwards. Now the label is currently distributed by Hip-O Records and Universal Music Group, though since 2008 this has been limited to non-U.S. distribution, as the label is now distributed by Eleven Seven Music and Warner Music Group in North America. It technically serves as a successor to the band's original record label Leathür Records, which released their 1981 debut album Too Fast for Love, an imprint of Greenworld Distribution, owned by the band and original manager Allan Coffman. Leathür was soon closed when Mötley Crüe signed a deal with Elektra which lasted until 1997. Mötley Records closed when Mötley Crüe retired in 2015, but reopened in 2018 when the band announced that they reunited to record new tracks.

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