See also Play It Again, Sam!.
The company is active now since 2007 as Belgian division PIAS Belgium of the [PIAS] Entertainment Group.
Founded by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot in 1982 originally to import records into Belgium. Later with sales and distribution offices in the Netherlands, UK, France and Germany as well as local offices all over the world (see their website for the complete list).
Current foreign divisions:
PIAS America, PIAS Australia, PIAS France, PIAS Germany, PIAS Holland, PIAS Japan, Pias Spain, PIAS UK
Defunct foreign divisions:
Play It Again Sam Records USA (operated in the late 1980s in partnership with Wax Trax! Records)
Different Recordings, Waxedsoul Recordings
LD Records, Scarface
Releases with a [PIAS] logo should use [pias] as label.
Releases with a [PIAS] Recordings logo should use [PIAS] Recordings as label.
Releases with a Play It Again Sam Records logo should use Play It Again Sam Records as label.
Labelcode: LC 7800 / LC 07800