Mötley Records

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Mötley Records
FounderMötley Crüe
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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 after severing their ties with Elektra Records and acquiring the rights to their music catalog. It 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. Albums produced under Mötley Records include Saints of Los Angeles, Red, White & Crüe, and New Tattoo. In addition, the label also re-released the band's first seven albums as a "Crücial Crüe" edition.

Mötley Records 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.

Mötley Records closed when Mötley Crüe retired in 2015, but reopened in 2018 when the band announced that they reunited to record new tracks for their 2019 Netflix biopic The Dirt.

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