Charisma

Charisma

Profil:
British label Charisma ("The Famous Charisma Label") was established in 1969 by former journalist Tony Stratton-Smith and made its name with acts like Van Der Graaf Generator, Peter Hammill, The Nice and Genesis. In most of Europe releases were manufactured and distributed via Phonogram companies from the early 1970s until January 1985, when Charisma Records Ltd. and the Charisma brand were acquired by Virgin Records Ltd.
Continental European manufacturing and distribution from 1985 were carried out by Sonopress / The Ariola Group Of Companies and their trade name successors respectively.

In the US Charisma was distributed by Buddah Records until 1973, then by Atlantic from 1986 to 1992 and finally by EMI until the label was shut down in 1995.

On April 27th 2004 Charisma Records Ltd. reassigned the rights to the trademark (imprint) to EMI (IP) Ltd., an intellectual property holding company for ultimate parent EMI Group Plc. In 2007 EMI Group Plc reactivated the Charisma brand as part of its restructuring, relaunching it as part of the Angel Music Group.

Label Code: LC 1409 / 01409

Clues on how to work out the approximate year of release based on center labels (valid for UK editions only):

1969-1970 : Scroll label + rim without any manufacturing/distribution credit
1970-1972 : Scroll label + rim with B&C Records Ltd.
1972-1974 : Large Mad Hatter label + B&C Records Ltd.
1974-1975 : Small Mad Hatter label + B&C Records Ltd.
1975-1979 : Small Mad Hatter label + Phonogram Ltd.
1979-1983 : Blue label + Phonogram Ltd.
1983-1986 : Blue label + Virgin Records Ltd.

Clues on how to work out the approximate year of release based on center labels for German LP editions:
1972 - 1976: Label rim text = "Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte..." starting at 10 o'clock from left to right. ℗ dates earlier than 1975 indicate reissues.
1977 - 1979: Label rim text = "Alle Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte...." starting at 2 o'clock from right to left - earlier ℗ dates indicate reissues.
1980 - 1983: Label Code next to rights society, label rim text = "Alle Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte...." starting at 2 o'clock from right to left.
Sous-labels
Label Principal:
Coordonnées:
(Defunct UK addresses)
1969 - 1970:
7, Townsend House
22 Dean Lane,
London W. 1

1970 - 1972:
87 Brewer Street
London W. 1

1972 - 1977:
70 Old Compton Street
London W. 1

1977 - ?
90 Wardour Street
London W. 1

(defunct US address)
1790 Broadway
New York City
New York 10019
USA
Sites:
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Label

Cat N°  Artiste Titre (Format) Label Cat N°  Pays Année
1C 038 26 0303 1 Real To Reel pochette d'album Marillion Real To Reel(LP, Album) EMI Electrola, EMI, EMI 1C 038 26 0303 1 Europe 1984 Vendre cette version
1C 064-24 0340 1 Misplaced Childhood pochette d'album Marillion Misplaced Childhood(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064-24 0340 1 Europe 1985 Vendre cette version
1C 064 2400851 Fugazi pochette d'album Marillion Fugazi (Album) 1C 064 2400851 Europe 1984 Vendre cette version
1C 064 24 07851 Clutching At Straws pochette d'album Marillion Clutching At Straws(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 24 07851 Europe 1987 Vendre cette version
4KM-12617 Maxi Priest Groovin' In The Midnight(Cass, Single) Charisma 4KM-12617 US 1992 Vendre cette version
4KM-12680 New Mistake pochette d'album Jellyfish (2) New Mistake(Cass, Single) Charisma 4KM-12680 US 1993 Vendre cette version
4KM-38423 Return To Innocence pochette d'album Enigma Return To Innocence(Cass, Single) Charisma 4KM-38423 US 1993 Vendre cette version
4KM-38440 Age Of Loneliness pochette d'album Enigma Age Of Loneliness(Cass, Single) Charisma 4KM-38440 US 1994 Vendre cette version
4PRO-12726 Election Year Blues Sampler pochette d'album Various Election Year Blues Sampler(Cass, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Pointblank, Charisma 4PRO-12726 US 1992 Vendre cette version
7S-51 モーニング・ドリマー = Hope I Don't Wake pochette d'album スティーヴ・ハケット* = Steve Hackett スティーヴ・ハケット* = Steve Hackett - モーニング・ドリマー = Hope I Don't Wake 7S-51 Japan 1981 Vendre cette version
7S-89 Soweto pochette d'album Malcolm Mc Laren* With The Mc Larenettes* Malcolm Mc Laren* With The Mc Larenettes* - Soweto (Single) 7S-89 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
07VA-1002 Valotte pochette d'album Julian Lennon Valotte (Single) 07VA-1002 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
07VA-1010 Say You're Wrong / Let Me Be pochette d'album Julian Lennon Say You're Wrong / Let Me Be(7") Charisma 07VA-1010 Japan 1985 Vendre cette version
07VA-1011 Carmen pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren Carmen(7") Charisma 07VA-1011 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
07VA-1014 Too Late For Goodbyes pochette d'album Julian Lennon Too Late For Goodbyes(7", Single) Virgin, Charisma 07VA-1014 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
07VA-1033 Stick Around pochette d'album Julian Lennon Stick Around(7") Charisma 07VA-1033 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
07VA-1039 Sledgehammer pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer (Single) 07VA-1039 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
07VA-1041 Invisible Touch pochette d'album Genesis Invisible Touch (Single) 07VA-1041 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
07VA-1044 Want Your Body pochette d'album Julian Lennon Want Your Body(7", Single) Charisma 07VA-1044 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
07VA-1051 Throwing It All Away pochette d'album Genesis Throwing It All Away (Single) 07VA-1051 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
07VA-1054 In Your Eyes pochette d'album Peter Gabriel In Your Eyes (Single) 07VA-1054 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
8T-1-2203 25 Years On pochette d'album Hawklords 25 Years On(8-Trk, Album) Charisma 8T-1-2203 US 1978 Vendre cette version
10 WIP 6828 Cool Down The Pace pochette d'album Gregory Isaacs Cool Down The Pace(10", Single) Island Records 10 WIP 6828 UK 1982 Vendre cette version
12MARIL 4 Lavender pochette d'album Marillion Lavender(12", Bla) EMI, EMI 12MARIL 4 UK 1985 Vendre cette version
12MARIL 5 Heart Of Lothian pochette d'album Marillion Heart Of Lothian(12") EMI, EMI 12MARIL 5 UK 1985 Vendre cette version
14VA-9007 Stick Around pochette d'album Julian Lennon Stick Around(12", Maxi) Charisma 14VA-9007 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
14VA-9012 Invisible Touch pochette d'album Genesis Invisible Touch (Maxi) 14VA-9012 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
14VA-9014 Throwing It All Away pochette d'album Genesis Throwing It All Away 14VA-9014 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
15 PP-31~32 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway pochette d'album Genesis The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway(2xLP, Album, RE) Charisma, Charisma 15 PP-31~32 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
15PP-33/34 Seconds Out pochette d'album Genesis Seconds Out(2xLP, Album, RE) Charisma 15PP-33/34 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
18S-168~9 Plays Live pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Plays Live (Album) 18S-168~9 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-65 Trespass pochette d'album Genesis Trespass(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-65 Japan Unknown Vendre cette version
20PP-66 Nursery Cryme pochette d'album Genesis Nursery Cryme(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-66 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-67 Foxtrot pochette d'album Genesis Foxtrot(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-67 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-68 Live pochette d'album Genesis Live(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-68 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-69 Selling England By The Pound pochette d'album Genesis Selling England By The Pound(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-69 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-70 A Trick Of The Tail pochette d'album Genesis A Trick Of The Tail(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-70 Japan Unknown Vendre cette version
20PP-71 Wind & Wuthering pochette d'album Genesis Wind & Wuthering(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-71 Japan 1976 Vendre cette version
20PP-72 ...And Then There Were Three... pochette d'album Genesis ...And Then There Were Three...(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-72 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20PP-73 Duke pochette d'album Genesis Duke(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20PP-73 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
20S-100 Peter Gabriel pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (Album) 20S-100 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
20S-101 Peter Gabriel pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (Album) 20S-101 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
20S-102 Peter Gabriel pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel(LP, Album, RE) Charisma 20S-102 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
20VB 1103~4 Seconds Out pochette d'album Genesis Seconds Out (Album) 20VB 1103~4 Japan 1977 Vendre cette version
20VB-1123・24 Plays Live pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Plays Live(2xLP, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 20VB-1123・24 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
20VB-1099-100 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway pochette d'album Genesis The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (Album) 20VB-1099-100 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25S-38 Cured pochette d'album Steve Hackett Cured (Album) 25S-38 Japan 1981 Vendre cette version
25S-41 1984 pochette d'album Rick Wakeman 1984 (Album) 25S-41 Japan 1981 Vendre cette version
25S-55 See The Whirl pochette d'album Delta 5 See The Whirl (Album) 25S-55 Japan 1982 Vendre cette version
25S 103 Ein Deutsches Album pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Ein Deutsches Album (Album) 25S 103 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
25S-104 Deutsches Album  pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Deutsches Album (Album) 25S-104 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
25S-137 Peter Gabriel IV pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel IV (Album) 25S-137 Japan 1982 Vendre cette version
25S-161 Highly Strung pochette d'album Steve Hackett Highly Strung(LP, Album) Charisma, Polystar 25S-161 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
25S-162 G'olé! - The Official Film Of The 1982 World Cup - The Original Film Soundtrack pochette d'album Rick Wakeman G'olé! - The Official Film Of The 1982 World Cup - The Original Film Soundtrack (Album) 25S-162 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
25VB-1012 Fans pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren Fans (Album) 25VB-1012 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
25VB-1032 Birdy pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Birdy (Album) 25VB-1032 Japan 1985 Vendre cette version
25VB-1072 Peter Gabriel IV pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel IV (Album) 25VB-1072 Japan 1982 Vendre cette version
25VB-1073 ...And Then There Were Three... pochette d'album Genesis ...And Then There Were Three... (Album) 25VB-1073 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1075 Swamp Thing pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren Swamp Thing(LP, Album) Charisma, Virgin 25VB-1075 Japan 1985 Vendre cette version
25VB-1095 Soundtracks pochette d'album Tony Banks Soundtracks (Album) 25VB-1095 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1098 Selling England By The Pound pochette d'album Genesis Selling England By The Pound (Album) 25VB-1098 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1101 A Trick Of The Tail pochette d'album Genesis A Trick Of The Tail (Album) 25VB-1101 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1102 Wind & Wuthering pochette d'album Genesis Wind & Wuthering (Album) 25VB-1102 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1105 Trespass pochette d'album Genesis Trespass(LP, Album, Ltd, Promo, RE) Charisma, Virgin 25VB-1105 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1106 Nursery Cryme pochette d'album Genesis Nursery Cryme (Album) 25VB-1106 Japan Unknown Vendre cette version
25VB-1107 Foxtrot pochette d'album Genesis Foxtrot (Album) 25VB-1107 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1108 Live pochette d'album Genesis Live(LP, Album) Charisma 25VB-1108 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1109 Duke pochette d'album Genesis Duke(LP, Album, Promo, RE) Charisma 25VB-1109 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
25VB-1122 Peter Gabriel pochette d'album Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (Album) 25VB-1122 Japan 1980 Vendre cette version
28S-155 Duck Rock pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren Duck Rock (Album) 28S-155 Japan 1983 Vendre cette version
28VB-1002 Valotte pochette d'album Julian Lennon Valotte(LP, Album) Virgin, Charisma 28VB-1002 Japan 1984 Vendre cette version
28VB-1082 The Secret Value Of Daydreaming pochette d'album Julian Lennon The Secret Value Of Daydreaming (Album) 28VB-1082 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
28VB-1088 So pochette d'album Peter Gabriel So (Album) 28VB-1088 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
28VC-1088 So pochette d'album Peter Gabriel So(Cass, Album) Virgin, Charisma 28VC-1088 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
28VC-1090 Invisible Touch pochette d'album Genesis Invisible Touch(Cass, Album) Charisma 28VC-1090 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
28VD-1030-1 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway pochette d'album Genesis The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway(2xCD, Album, RE) Charisma, Virgin 28VD-1030-1 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
28VD-1034-35 Seconds Out pochette d'album Genesis Seconds Out(2xCD, Album) Charisma 28VD-1034-35 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
31C 064 240340 Misplaced Childhood pochette d'album Marillion Misplaced Childhood(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 31C 064 240340 Brazil 1985 Vendre cette version
32VD-1014 IV / Peter Gabriel pochette d'album Peter Gabriel IV / Peter Gabriel(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1014 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1015 ... And Then There Were Three ... pochette d'album Genesis ... And Then There Were Three ...(CD, Album, RE) Charisma, Virgin 32VD-1015 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1021 So pochette d'album Peter Gabriel So(CD, Album) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1021 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1023 Invisible Touch pochette d'album Genesis Invisible Touch(CD, Album) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1023 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1025 Trespass pochette d'album Genesis Trespass(CD, Album, RE) Charisma, Virgin 32VD-1025 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1026 Nursery Cryme pochette d'album Genesis Nursery Cryme(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1026 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1027 Foxtrot pochette d'album Genesis Foxtrot (Album) 32VD-1027 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1028 Genesis Live(CD) Charisma, Virgin 32VD-1028 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1029 Selling England By The Pound pochette d'album Genesis Selling England By The Pound(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1029 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1032 A Trick Of The Tail pochette d'album Genesis A Trick Of The Tail(CD, Album, RE, Smplr) Charisma, Virgin 32VD-1032 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1033 Wind & Wuthering pochette d'album Genesis Wind & Wuthering(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1033 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
32VD-1036 Duke pochette d'album Genesis Duke(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Charisma 32VD-1036 Japan 1986 Vendre cette version
062 Would Ya Like More Scratchin pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren & The World's Famous Supreme Team Show* Malcolm McLaren & The World's Famous Supreme Team Show* - Would Ya Like More Scratchin(LP, Album, Mixed) Charisma, Virgin 062 Greece 1984 Vendre cette version
062-VG 50067 Scratchin' pochette d'album Malcolm McLaren And The World's Famous Supreme Team Show* Malcolm McLaren And The World's Famous Supreme Team Show* - Scratchin'(12") Charisma 062-VG 50067 Greece 1984 Vendre cette version
062-VG 50070 Ready For Battle pochette d'album The Rock Steady Crew Ready For Battle(LP, Album) Charisma 062-VG 50070 Greece 1984 Vendre cette version
062-VG 50163 So pochette d'album Peter Gabriel So (Album) 062-VG 50163 Greece 1986 Vendre cette version
0000146-A/B Enciendanlo Otra Vez = Turn It On Again pochette d'album Genesis Enciendanlo Otra Vez = Turn It On Again(7", Single) Charisma 0000146-A/B Argentina 1980 Vendre cette version
262 VG 50099 Valotte pochette d'album Julian Lennon Valotte(Cass, Album) Charisma 262 VG 50099 Greece 1984 Vendre cette version
262 VG 50152 Nursery Cryme pochette d'album Genesis Nursery Cryme(Cass, Album, RE) Charisma 262 VG 50152 Greece Unknown Vendre cette version
262 VG 50153 Trespass pochette d'album Genesis Trespass(Cass, Album, RE) Charisma 262 VG 50153 Greece Unknown Vendre cette version
262 VG 50154 Foxtrot pochette d'album Genesis Foxtrot(Cass, Album, RE) Charisma 262 VG 50154 Greece Unknown Vendre cette version
262 VG 50163 So pochette d'album Peter Gabriel So(Cass, Album) Charisma, Virgin 262 VG 50163 Greece 1986 Vendre cette version

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Chapp33.3

Chapp33.3

31 mai 2018
"In the US Charisma was distributed by Buddah Records until 1973, then by Atlantic from 1986 to 1992 and finally by EMI until the label was shut down in 1995."
Is this a typo, or do we really not know who distributed in the US for 13 years? Or are those the years with labels that note: Manufactured and Marketed by [Polydor] 810 Seventh Ave. NY, NY 10019.
Old_Boy

Old_Boy

16 janvier 2011
I have a gatefold Genesis LP 'Trick of the tail'. It's yellow and has the MadHatter logo on the back of the cover, unlike the ones pictered in discogs.
Its cat is 6369 974 but it is not made in Germany. the label does not match with any pictered in discogs. It's made in 1975 but Charisma don't have any listed like this one. the others from this year are Scandanavian, Italian or German and this is claerly not. Any suggestions which pressing this is?? Many thanks for any help