Real World Records

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Real World Records
Real World Records Logo
Founded1989 (1989)
FounderPeter Gabriel
Distributor(s)Virgin EMI Records (United Kingdom)
Republic Records (United States)
Narada (United States)[1]
Universal Music Group (Worldwide)
GenreWorld music
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationBox, Wiltshire
Official websitewww.realworldrecords.com

Real World Records is a British record label specializing in world music. It was founded in 1989 by English musician Peter Gabriel and original members of WOMAD.[2]

History[edit]

In 1999, the label had sold over 3 million records worldwide and released 90 albums.[3] In 2015, it had reached the mark of over 200 albums.[2]

Artists[edit]

Partial discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paulsen, Eric (3 April 2002). "Success doesn't lure Narada away from Milwaukee". OnMilwaukee.com. Milwaukee. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b Jones, Amanda (8 February 2015). "Real World Records: Passion And Authenticity Are Fundamental". All About Jazz (Interview). Interviewed by Nenad Georgievski. Philadelphia: Michael Ricci. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  3. ^ Gabriel, Peter (14 August 1999). "The Real World of Peter Gabriel". Billboard (Interview). Interviewed by Melinda Newman. New York: BPI Communications. p. 40. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  4. ^ Scaggs, Austin (27 January 2009). "Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts Enter the S.S." Rolling Stone. New York: Jann Wenner. ISSN 0035-791X. OCLC 693532152. Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 20 January 2019.