Volition

Volition

Profile:
Australian label, founded in 1984 by Andrew Penhallow (who also operated GAP Records and Factory Records Australasia). Volition wound down its operations during the mid-1990s (96/98). For legal purposes as copyright indications, please use the company/entity 'Volition Records'.

By researching Volition's relationship to its distributors (as shown on the releases), it is possible to ascertain that:
- From 1984 to 1988 Volition releases were distributed by CBS Records Australia Limited.
- It's not clear during 1989 which company distributed Volition releases.
- From 1990 to approx. mid-1992 Volition releases were either distributed by BMG Arista / Ariola Limited and/or co-released with BMG.
- From approx. mid-1992 to 1998 Volition releases were exclusively licensed to Sony Music Australia Limited and often co-released with Sony Music.
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
12VOLT97 In The Neighbourhood  album cover Sisters Underground In The Neighbourhood(12") Volition, Second Nature 12VOLT97 Australia & New Zealand 1995 Sell This Version
103040-2 Wish List — Psychohum — Aerial  album cover Falling Joys Wish List — Psychohum — Aerial(Box, Comp, Ltd + 3xCD, Album, RE, RM) Volition, Volition, Roadshow Music, Warner 103040-2 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
300753-2 Singles  album cover Falling Joys Singles(CD, Comp, RM) Volition, Roadshow Music, Sony Music 300753-2 Australia & New Zealand 2002 Sell This Version
669417 2 The Winner Is... 2000 (Remixes)  album cover South End With Nik Fish South End With Nik Fish - The Winner Is... 2000 (Remixes)(CD, Maxi) Volition, Sony Dance 669417 2 Australia 2000 Sell This Version
669417 5 The Winner Is... 2000 (Remixes)  album cover South End With Nik Fish South End With Nik Fish - The Winner Is... 2000 (Remixes)(CD, Maxi) Volition, Sony Dance 669417 5 Australia 2000 Sell This Version
5010202000 Compilation  album cover South End Compilation(CD, Comp) Volition, Sony Dance, Sony Music Entertainment (Australia) Limited 5010202000 Australia 2000 Sell This Version
7243 8409192 7 Proud (An Urban-Pacific Streetsoul Compilation)  album cover Various Proud (An Urban-Pacific Streetsoul Compilation)(CD, Comp) Second Nature, Volition 7243 8409192 7 France 1994 Sell This Version
AC-8610 Vertigo  album cover Boxcar Vertigo(Cass, Album, Chr) Arista, Volition, Nettwerk AC-8610 US 1990 Sell This Version
ADI-9925 Insect  album cover Boxcar Insect(12") Arista, Arista ADI-9925 US 1989 Sell This Version
ARV-245 Live In Sydney  album cover Boxcar Live In Sydney(VHS, Promo) Arista, Nettwerk, Volition ARV-245 US Unknown Sell This Version
ATACK 121 The Game  album cover Tackhead The Game(12") Volition ATACK 121 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
ATACKLP 1 Tackhead Tape Time  album cover Gary Clail's Tackhead Sound System Tackhead Tape Time(LP, Album) Volition ATACKLP 1 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
CAS-2089 Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)  album cover Boxcar Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)(Cass, Single) Arista CAS-2089 US 1990 Sell This Version
DEC007 Gigapus  album cover Severed Heads Gigapus (Album) DEC007 US 1996 Sell This Version
INK 1214 Stretcher  album cover Severed Heads Stretcher(12") Ink Records INK 1214 UK 1985 Sell This Version
JOYS-1 Reissue  album cover Falling Joys Reissue(CD, Promo, RM, Smplr) Volition, Roadshow Music JOYS-1 Australia 2000 Sell This Version
JOYS-2 Amen Remixes  album cover Falling Joys Amen Remixes(CD, Promo) Volition JOYS-2 Australia 2002 Sell This Version
none A Factory Volition Video Presentation  album cover Various A Factory Volition Video Presentation(VHS, Comp, Promo) Factory Records Australasia, Volition none Australia 1988 Sell This Version
none Singles & B-Sides  album cover Falling Joys Singles & B-Sides(24xFile, MP3, Comp, RM, 320) Volition none Australia 2011
none Sheer Remix / Lotus Killers Remix  album cover Scattered Order Sheer Remix / Lotus Killers Remix(12", W/Lbl) Volition none Australia 1993 Sell This Version
pan 005 Universal Hymn (The Prankster Mixes)  album cover Boxcar Universal Hymn (The Prankster Mixes)(12") Pandephonium, Volition pan 005 UK 1993 Sell This Version
PROMO 123 Big Car (Remix)  album cover Severed Heads Big Car (Remix)(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Volition PROMO 123 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
SAMP 441V I Am What I See / 	From A Million Miles  album cover Single Gun Theory I Am What I See / From A Million Miles(VHS, Smplr) Volition SAMP 441V Australia 1992 Sell This Version
SMDNP05 Like Stars In My Hands • Flow, River Of My Soul  (Two Originals)  album cover Single Gun Theory Like Stars In My Hands • Flow, River Of My Soul (Two Originals)(CD, Album + CD, Album + Comp) Volition SMDNP05 Australia 1996 Sell This Version
VOLT 1 A Dancing Foot And A Praying Knee Don't Belong On The Same Leg  album cover Scattered Order A Dancing Foot And A Praying Knee Don't Belong On The Same Leg(12", EP) Volition VOLT 1 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
VOLT 2 Career Of The Silly Thing  album cover Scattered Order Career Of The Silly Thing(LP, Album) Volition VOLT 2 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
VOLT 3 Stretcher  album cover Severed Heads Stretcher(LP, Comp) Volition, Volition, Volition VOLT 3 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
VOLT 4 Escape Via Cessnock  album cover Scattered Order Escape Via Cessnock(7", Single) Volition VOLT 4 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
VOLT 5 Petrol  album cover Severed Heads Petrol(7", Single) Volition, Volition VOLT 5 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
VOLT 7 The Big Bigot + Propellor  album cover Severed Heads The Big Bigot + Propellor(LP, Album + 12", Single + S/Edition) Volition, Volition, Volition VOLT 7 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
VOLT 8 Selling The Axe To Buy The Wood  album cover Scattered Order Selling The Axe To Buy The Wood(12", EP) Volition VOLT 8 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
VOLT 11 If I've Told You Once I've Told You A 1000 Times  album cover Severed Heads If I've Told You Once I've Told You A 1000 Times(VHS, PAL) Volition, Volition VOLT 11 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
VOLT 12 King Of Blip  album cover Scattered Order King Of Blip(7", EP) Volition VOLT 12 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 13 Kato Gets The Girl  album cover Severed Heads Kato Gets The Girl(VHS, PAL) Volition VOLT 13 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
VOLT 14 Comfort  album cover Scattered Order Comfort(LP, Album + LP) Volition VOLT 14 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 15 Greater Reward  album cover Severed Heads Greater Reward(12") Volition VOLT 15 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 15-7 Greater Reward (Edit)  album cover Severed Heads Greater Reward (Edit)(7", Promo, W/Lbl) Volition VOLT 15-7 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 16 Nearly A Sin  album cover Falling Joys Nearly A Sin(7", Single) Volition VOLT 16 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 18 Freemason  album cover Boxcar Freemason(12") Volition VOLT 18 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 21 Move It Do It  album cover db Love Move It Do It(12", Single) Volition VOLT 21 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 22 Bulkhead  album cover Severed Heads Bulkhead(LP, Comp) Volition VOLT 22 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
volt 23 You're In A Mess / Oyster Hill  album cover Falling Joys You're In A Mess / Oyster Hill (Single) volt 23 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 24 Vertigo  album cover Boxcar Vertigo (Album) VOLT 24 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 24 CD Vertigo  album cover Boxcar Vertigo(CD, Album) Volition, Play It Again Sam [PIAS] VOLT 24 CD Belgium 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT 25 Greater Reward Remix  album cover Severed Heads Greater Reward Remix(12") Volition VOLT 25 Australia 1988 Sell This Version
VOLT 26 All Saints Day  album cover Severed Heads All Saints Day VOLT 26 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
volt 27 Ω  album cover Falling Joys Ω (EP) volt 27 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
VOLT 28 Rotund For Success  album cover Severed Heads Rotund For Success (Album) VOLT 28 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
VOLT29 Wish List  album cover Falling Joys Wish List (Album) VOLT29 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
volt29cd Wish List  album cover Falling Joys Wish List(CD, Album, RE, RM) Volition, Roadshow Music, Warner volt29cd Australia 2000 Sell This Version
Volt 30 Insect  album cover Boxcar Insect(12", Single, S/Edition) Volition Volt 30 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
VOLT 31 Rash  album cover Ups & Downs* Rash(12", EP) Volition VOLT 31 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT32 Big Car (Remix)  album cover Severed Heads Big Car (Remix) (Single) VOLT32 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 34 Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)  album cover Boxcar Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)(12") Volition VOLT 34 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 35 Jennifer  album cover Falling Joys Jennifer(12", EP) Volition VOLT 35 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT35CD Jennifer  album cover Falling Joys Jennifer(CD, Maxi, Sli) Volition, Volition VOLT35CD Europe 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT35EP Jennifer Live EP  album cover Falling Joys Jennifer Live EP(7", EP) Volition, BMG VOLT35EP Australia 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT 36 Lelore Remix  album cover Boxcar Lelore Remix VOLT 36 Belgium 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT 42PROMO Paralytic  album cover Swordfish (2) Paralytic(7", Promo) Volition VOLT 42PROMO Australia 1991 Sell This Version
VOLT 45 Twister  album cover Severed Heads Twister(12", Single) Volition VOLT 45 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT47 Irritable  album cover Itch-E & Scratch-E Irritable(12") Volition VOLT47 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT53 Black Bandages  album cover Falling Joys Black Bandages(12", Single, Ltd) Volition VOLT53 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT 54 Hit & Run  album cover Boxcar Hit & Run(12") Volition VOLT 54 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT55 I Am What I See  album cover Single Gun Theory I Am What I See(12") Volition VOLT55 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT57 The Mixing Factor  album cover Swordfish (2) The Mixing Factor(12") Volition VOLT57 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT 59 CD Psychohum  album cover Falling Joys Psychohum(CD, Album) Volition VOLT 59 CD Europe 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT62 Trust Me  album cover Semi MC's* Trust Me(12") Volition VOLT62 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT 64 600 Miles From Nowhere  album cover South End 600 Miles From Nowhere(12") Second Nature, Volition VOLT 64 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLT67 Celtic Kings Of Rock Rave The Brave(12", Ltd) Volition VOLT67 Australia 1993 Sell This Version
VOLT69 Connection  album cover Magicman Connection(12") Volition VOLT69 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT82 We R The OMC  album cover OMC We R The OMC(12") Volition, Second Nature VOLT82 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT84 South End Get Down! (Cos I'm In Love)(12", EP) Volition VOLT84 Australia 1993 Sell This Version
VOLT90 Dead Eyes Opened (Remix 1994)  album cover Severed Heads Dead Eyes Opened (Remix 1994)(12") Volition VOLT90 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLT93 Make It Soon / Amen (Remix)  album cover Falling Joys Make It Soon / Amen (Remix)(12") Volition VOLT93 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLT97 In The Neighbourhood  album cover Sisters Underground In The Neighbourhood VOLT97 Australia & New Zealand 1994 Sell This Version
volt 107 Glamorous  album cover Sexing The Cherry Glamorous(12") Volition, Second Nature volt 107 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT 111 Funkify Yourself  album cover Vision Four 5 Featuring Lollie Vision Four 5 Featuring Lollie - Funkify Yourself(12") Volition VOLT 111 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLT112 Flashflood  album cover FSOM Flashflood(12") Volition VOLT112 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT 116 Howling Dog / To The Islands  album cover Itch-E & Scratch-E Howling Dog / To The Islands(12") Volition VOLT 116 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT119 Fall (Remixes)  album cover Single Gun Theory Fall (Remixes)(12", Single) Volition VOLT119 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLT 120 Heart Of The Party (Remix)  album cover Severed Heads Heart Of The Party (Remix)(12") Volition VOLT 120 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT124 Confession / The Dream  album cover Southend* Confession / The Dream(12") Volition, Volition VOLT124 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT 128R Metaphysical  album cover Single Gun Theory Metaphysical(12") Volition VOLT 128R Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT131 Purple Lamp  album cover Vision Four 5 Purple Lamp(12") Volition, Volition VOLT131 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
VOLT 134 Skylark / Weakness  album cover Southend* Skylark / Weakness(12") Volition VOLT 134 Australia 1996 Sell This Version
VOLT 20/1 Since The Accident (With Tracks From Blubberknife) - 1983-1984 Part 1  album cover Severed Heads Since The Accident (With Tracks From Blubberknife) - 1983-1984 Part 1 (Album) VOLT 20/1 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
VOLT 20/2 City Slab Horror (With Tracks From Blubberknife): 1983-1984 Part 2  album cover Severed Heads City Slab Horror (With Tracks From Blubberknife): 1983-1984 Part 2 (Album) VOLT 20/2 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
VOLT337 Lock It  album cover Falling Joys Lock It (Single) VOLT337 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 347 Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)  album cover Boxcar Gas Stop (Who Do You Think You Are)(7", Single) Volition VOLT 347 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLT 357 Jennifer  album cover Falling Joys Jennifer (Single, EP) VOLT 357 Australia 1991 Sell This Version
Voltc 24 Boxcar Vertigo(Cass, Album) Volition Voltc 24 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLTC29 Wish List  album cover Falling Joys Wish List(Cass, Album) Volition VOLTC29 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLTC35EP Jennifer Live EP  album cover Falling Joys Jennifer Live EP(Cass, EP, Ltd) Volition VOLTC35EP Australia 1991 Sell This Version
VOLTC 54 Hit & Run  album cover Boxcar Hit & Run(Cass, Single) Volition VOLTC 54 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLTC58 Big Heavy Stuff Chaos(Cass, Single) Volition VOLTC58 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLTC59 Psychohum  album cover Falling Joys Psychohum(Cass, Album) Volition VOLTC59 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
VOLTC 90 Severed Heads Dead Eyes Opened Remix(Cass, Single) Volition VOLTC 90 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLTC119 Single Gun Theory Fall(Cass, Single) Volition, Nettwerk, Sony Music VOLTC119 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
VOLTC 337 Lock It  album cover Falling Joys Lock It(Cass, Single) Volition VOLTC 337 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VOLTCD 21 Move It Do It  album cover db Love Move It Do It(CD, Maxi) Volition VOLTCD 21 Australia 1990 Sell This Version