Richard Russell

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Richard Russell
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Richard Russell (born 18 March 1971 in Dollis Hill, London) is the owner of British record label XL Recordings.

After leaving school he DJed on pirate radio and worked for the Caroline label before relocating to New York to work in the Vinyl Mania record shop. On his return to the UK in 1990 he started to work for City Beat, before moving over to their sister label, XL Recordings as A&R manager. After label manager Nick Halkes quit, Russell became manager of the whole label.
When owner Tim Palmer, retired, Russell took full control of the label.
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CBE 1262 Richard Russell - Let's Get Down album art Mechanix Enterprise Mechanix Enterprise - Let's Get Down(12") City Beat CBE 1262 UK 1991 Sell This Version
7982924 Richard Russell - Extasis Total album art Various Anasthasia (Instrumental) Various - Extasis Total (Comp) Hispavox 7982924 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
DINMC 24, DIN MC 24 Richard Russell - Hardcore Dancefloor album art Various Anasthasia (Valentine Boy's Radio Mix) Various - Hardcore Dancefloor (Comp) Dino Entertainment, Dino Entertainment DINMC 24, DIN MC 24 UK & Ireland 1991 Sell This Version
867 412-7 Richard Russell - Anasthasia (Rap Version Remix) album art T99 Anasthasia (Valentine Edit) T99 - Anasthasia (Rap Version Remix) (Single, Maxi) B.P.M 867 412-7 France 1991 Sell This Version
CBE 1271 Richard Russell - Don't Go '94 album art Awesome 3 Don't Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix) Awesome 3 - Don't Go '94 (Single, Maxi) City Beat CBE 1271 UK 1992 Sell This Version
9 45494-2 Richard Russell - XL Recordings - The American Chapter album art Various Don't Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix) Various - XL Recordings - The American Chapter(CD, Comp) American Recordings 9 45494-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
4006759775424, IRS 977.542 Richard Russell - Down With The King (UK Remixes) album art Run-DMC Down With The King (Richard Russell Mix) Run-DMC - Down With The King (UK Remixes) (Maxi, Single) Profile Records, Intercord Record Service 4006759775424, IRS 977.542 UK 1993 Sell This Version
PRO-7405 Richard Russell - Can I Get It, Yo album art Run-DMC Down With The King (Ruffness Mix) Run-DMC - Can I Get It, Yo (Maxi, Single) Profile Records PRO-7405 US 1994 Sell This Version
XLCD 292 Richard Russell - XL Recordings: The First Chapters album art Various Don't Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix) Various - XL Recordings: The First Chapters(CD, Comp) XL Recordings XLCD 292 UK 2008 Sell This Version
ZENBOX160, ZENCD160X Richard Russell - Ninja Tune XX: 20 Years Of Beats & Pieces album art Various The Falling (Doomed Remix) Various - Ninja Tune XX: 20 Years Of Beats & Pieces(Box, Ltd, Num + 6xCD, Comp + 6x7") Ninja Tune, Ninja Tune ZENBOX160, ZENCD160X UK 2010 Sell This Version

Vocals

2564-63313-1 Richard Russell - Everyday Robots album art Damon Albarn Hostiles Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots (Album) Parlophone 2564-63313-1 Argentina 2014 Sell This Version
XL883LP Richard Russell - Everything Is Recorded album art Everything Is Recorded Everything Is Recorded - Everything Is Recorded (Album) XL Recordings XL883LP Europe 2018 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

none Richard Russell - Hallo album art DRC Music DRC Music - Hallo(CDr, Single, Promo) Warp Records none UK 2011 Sell This Version
SFR033 Richard Russell - Distraction Pieces album art Scroobius Pip Try Dying Scroobius Pip - Distraction Pieces (Album) Speech Development SFR033 US 2011 Sell This Version
LAB 10127-2 Richard Russell - The Bravest Man In The Universe album art Bobby Womack Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe (Album) XL Recordings LAB 10127-2 Brazil 2012 Sell This Version
825646320813, R6924 Richard Russell - Hollow Ponds / Lonely Press Play album art Damon Albarn Lonely Press Play Damon Albarn - Hollow Ponds / Lonely Press Play(7", Ltd) Parlophone, Parlophone 825646320813, R6924 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
2564-63313-1 Richard Russell - Everyday Robots album art Damon Albarn Mr Tembo and 8 more… Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots (Album) Parlophone 2564-63313-1 Argentina 2014 Sell This Version
XL870LP Richard Russell - Ash album art Ibeyi Ibeyi - Ash (Album) XL Recordings XL870LP UK & Europe 2017 Sell This Version
XL883LP Richard Russell - Everything Is Recorded album art Everything Is Recorded Intro and 9 more… Everything Is Recorded - Everything Is Recorded (Album) XL Recordings XL883LP Europe 2018 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

73011 Richard Russell - Discover Yourself Through Astrology album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Discover Yourself Through Astrology (Album) UNI Records 73011 US 1967 Sell This Version
none Richard Russell - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Pisces  album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Pisces UNI Records none US 1969 Sell This Version
1001 Richard Russell - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Aries album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Aries(7") UNI Records 1001 US 1969 Sell This Version
1011 Richard Russell - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Aquarius album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Aquarius(7") UNI Records 1011 US 1969 Sell This Version
none Richard Russell - Gemini May 21 - June 21 album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Gemini May 21 - June 21(Flexi, 6", Card) Not On Label (Roger Christian) none US 1969 Sell This Version
1008 Richard Russell - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Scorpio album art Roger Christian Roger Christian - Discover Yourself Through Astrology - Scorpio(7") UNI Records 1008 US 1969 Sell This Version

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jam_on_it

jam_on_it

March 4, 2020
edited over 2 years ago
Thank you for your work with the late Gil Scott-Herron, sir.

Much respect. History thanks you and is indebted.