Tin Angel Records

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Tin Angel Records
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Founded 2007
Founder Richard Guy
Country of origin UK
Location Coventry, United Kingdom
Official website tinangelrecords.co.uk

Tin Angel Records is a British independent record label based in Coventry, United Kingdom.


Tin Angel Records was founded by Richard Guy, owner of The Tin Angel café and live music venue based in Coventry, and launched in 2007 with Devon Sproule's Keep Your Silver Shined. The album received critical acclaim and led to Sproule appearing live on Later... with Jools Holland.[1] Other notable records for the label in 2007 were by Paul Curreri and Adrian Crowley, with Crowley's album Long Distance Swimmer receiving a nomination for the 2007 Choice Music Prize.[2] In 2008, Tin Angel released the self-titled album by Polar Bear, the follow-up to their Mercury Music Prize-nominated Held On The Tips Of Fingers. The label has since released records by the likes of Baby Dee, Charlie Parr and Evening Hymns (whose album Spectral Dusk was longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize[3]) and branched into book publishing in 2012 with the release of Little Annie's autobiography You Can't Sing The Blues While Drinking Milk.[4] Tin Angel hosted a showcase at North by Northeast 2013 in Toronto.[5]

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  1. ^ "Devon Sproule - Old Virginia Block @ Later with Jools Holland - YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Crowley crafts the finished article". irishtimes.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Polaris Music Prize". polarismusicprize.ca. Archived from the original on 20 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  4. ^ http://littleanxietyannie.wordpress.com/2012/10/16/you-cant-sing-the-blues-while-drinking-milk-autobiography/
  5. ^ "Mechanical Forest Sound: Currente calamo: NXNE 2013 (Wednesday)". mechanicalforestsound.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 

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