Chrysalis Information moves to Secretly Distribution | Labels

Chrysalis Documents has fashioned a new arrangement with Secretly Distribution. 

The global deal, which covers all bodily and electronic distribution for the label’s frontline releases, will include new assignments from Laura Marling, Emeli Sandé, Ben Harper, William The Conqueror, The Wandering Hearts, and new signings Marika Hackman & Gia Ford, amid other individuals.

The London-primarily based unbiased history company, which is part of the Reservoir group of providers, formerly partnered with PIAS’ Integral on frontline releases. It proceeds to function with Suitable New music on catalogue distribution.

The label’s initially release with Secretly Distribution is The Endless Coloured Ways – The Music of Nick Drake. The initial monitor Cello Music, lined by Fontaines DC, introduced globally very last 7 days.

Chrysalis Documents was at first released in 1968 and played a main job in the progress and achievement of quite a few crucial artists. The legendary label was obtained in 2016 by Blue Raincoat Audio, the artist management organization, tunes publishing business and file label started by Jeremy Lascelles and Robin Millar. They re-launched Chrysalis as a frontline label in February 2020, marking a return to releasing new tunes for the to start with time in in excess of two many years.

Jeremy Lascelles, CEO of Blue Raincoat Tunes/Chrysalis Information, mentioned: “I have prolonged been an admirer of the Secretly team of businesses and the remarkable songs that they release on their numerous labels. Getting gotten to know [co-founder] Chris Swanson, we felt like kindred spirits with a great deal of musical flavor in typical. So, when the moment arrived to reappraise our international distribution arrangements, it was clear to us that there was no superior doable companion. Alison Wenham, our COO, has carried out a amazing position pulling this deal with each other with Chris, Darius and the Secretly workforce, and we believe they will give invaluable aid to the Chrysalis roster of artists as we enter an fascinating and fast paced stage of new releases.”


We felt like kindred spirits with a whole lot of musical taste in common


Jeremy Lascelles


Launched in 1997 and celebrating its 25th anniversary this yr, Secretly Distribution is a global electronic and actual physical distribution community serving all main marketplaces around the world. 

Secretly presents palms-on progress, advertising and marketing, technological innovation, expense and help to labels and artists like Secretly affiliates Dead Oceans, Drink Sum Wtr, Ghostly International, Jagjaguwar, Saddest Manufacturing facility Information, Secretly Canadian, The Numero Group and 37d03d, as effectively as Sacred Bones, Captured Tracks, Operate For Deal with, Rhymesayers, Joyful Sound, Father/Daughter, Huge Crown, Colemine and a lot of much more.

Darius Van Arman, co-CEO of Secretly Distribution, claimed: “It is a terrific privilege to be operating with the a single and only Chrysalis Records, who are independent (again), and who have introduced so several iconic albums over the very last 55 yrs. The Chrysalis ethos has always been about placing artists, art and tradition first, which aligns with anything that Secretly Distribution is about. Jeremy, Alison and the whole Chrysalis workforce are actually dedicated to remaining the most creatively nourishing home for the artists they spouse with, and we’re so honoured to be what they really feel is the appropriate world wide distribution platform for their frontline artists.”

Image: (L-R) Alison Wenham (COO, Chrysalis Records), Darius Van Arman (Co-CEO, Secretly Distribution) and Jeremy Lascelles (CEO, Chrysalis Records) 


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