Castle Music Ltd.

Castle Music Ltd.

Profile:
British independent record / home video distribution company operating from 20th Nov 1998. Formerly known / Incorporated as Castle Communications PLC

Principal activities: Acquiring both music & video rights, marketing these by the release of its own branded products, sub licensing, direct sale and other forms catalogue exploitation.

On the 23rd July 1998 Castle Communications PLC immediate parent company AEC Holdings (UK) Ltd., a subsidiary of American music distributor Alliance Entertainment Corporation, was acquired by Rutland Trust Plc., with the holding company Law 961 Ltd. being established for this acquisition. On the 20th Nov 1998 Castle Communications PLC is de-registered as a PLC and renamed Castle Music Ltd.

Immediate subsidiaries companies of Castle Music Ltd. as of 1998 - included - Castle Copyrights Ltd., Castle Communications Deutschland GmbH, Hendring Ltd., Easternlight Productions Ltd., Kaz Records Ltd, Dojo Limited, Knight Records Ltd, Castle Target International Ltd., Castle Home Video Ltd. and joint ownership of Glassbag Ltd. (trading name Fantastic Plastic)

In May 2000 The Sanctuary Group Plc acquired Castle Music Ltd. (Law 961 Ltd.). On the 27th Jun 2000 Castle Music Ltd, is renamed Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.

Sometimes listed on releases as:
- Castle Music Ltd
Sublabels
Contact Info:
(obsolete)
Registered address:
A29 Barwell Business Park,
Leatherhead Road,
Chessington,
Surrey,
KT9 2NY

(obsolete)
Units 15/16 Northfields Prospect,
Putney Bridge Road,
London,
SW18 1PE

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1996 Petula Clark - The Very Best Of Petula Clark The Very Best Of(CD, Comp, RM) Pulse (3) 1996 UK 2000 Sell This Version
1996 Petula Clark - The Very Best Of Petula Clark The Very Best Of(CD, Comp, RM) Pulse (3) 1996 UK 2000 Sell This Version
1999 Todd Rundgren - Runt Todd Rundgren Runt (Album) 1999 UK 1999 Sell This Version
23 307 The Stranglers - Out Of The Black The Stranglers Out Of The Black(CD, Comp) Delta #1 23 307 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
40013 The Undertones - The Undertones The Undertones The Undertones(LP, Album, RE, 180) Earmark 40013 Italy 2000 Sell This Version
40013 P The Undertones - The Undertones The Undertones The Undertones(LP, Album, Pic, RE) Earmark 40013 P Italy 2000 Sell This Version
41032 Motörhead - Born To Lose, Live To Win - The Bronze Singles 1978-1981 Motörhead Born To Lose, Live To Win - The Bronze Singles 1978-1981 (Single, Comp) 41032 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
41032-2 Motörhead - Overkill Motörhead Overkill(7", Single, RE) Earmark 41032-2 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
41032-5 Motörhead - Ace Of Spades Motörhead Ace Of Spades(7", Single, RE) Earmark 41032-5 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
42002 P The Kinks - Kinda Kinks The Kinks Kinda Kinks(LP, Album, Pic, RE) Earmark 42002 P Italy 2003 Sell This Version
42022 David Bowie - I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles David Bowie I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles(LP, Comp, RE, Gat) Earmark, Castle Music, Get Back, Pye Records 42022 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
42028 Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - The Best Of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers The Best Of(2xLP, Comp) Earmark 42028 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
228063-9 Gerry Rafferty / The New Humblebums* - Can I Have My Money Back? The Best Of Gerry Rafferty / The New Humblebums* Gerry Rafferty / The New Humblebums* - Can I Have My Money Back? The Best Of(CD, Album, Comp, Multichannel, DVD) Silverline 228063-9 US 2002 Sell This Version
288079-9 Greg Kihn - All The Right Reasons - Anthology Greg Kihn All The Right Reasons - Anthology(DVD-A, Comp, Mul) Silverline 288079-9 US 2002 Sell This Version
288081-9 Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Home Of The Hits: The Best Of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers Home Of The Hits: The Best Of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers(DVD-A, Comp, RM, Multichannel) Silverline 288081-9 US 2002 Sell This Version
492 325 2 Black Sabbath - The Best Of Black Sabbath Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath(2xCD, Comp, RM) Sanctuary Midline, Universal 492 325 2 Colombia 2000 Sell This Version
496263 4 The Lightning Seeds* - Tilt The Lightning Seeds* Tilt(Cass, Album, Dol) Epic, Epic 496263 4 Poland 1999 Sell This Version
564 930-2 Various - Sisters Of Swing 99 Various Sisters Of Swing 99(2xCD, Comp) Universal Music TV 564 930-2 UK 1999 Sell This Version
986 591-3 Robert Plant - Sixty Six To Timbuktu Robert Plant Sixty Six To Timbuktu(2xCD, Comp) Mercury 986 591-3 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
4105001-2 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath (Album) 4105001-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105002-2 Black Sabbath - Paranoid Black Sabbath Paranoid (Album) 4105002-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105004-2 Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath(CD, Album, RE, RM) Abril Music, Castle Music, Essential! Records 4105004-2 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
4105005-2 Black Sabbath - Sabotage Black Sabbath Sabotage (Album) 4105005-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105006-2 Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy Black Sabbath Technical Ecstasy (Album) 4105006-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105007-2 Black Sabbath - Never Say Die! Black Sabbath Never Say Die! (Album) 4105007-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105008-2 Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell Black Sabbath Heaven And Hell (Album) 4105008-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105009-2 Black Sabbath - Live At Last Black Sabbath Live At Last(CD, Album, RE, RM) Abril Music, Essential! Records, Castle Music 4105009-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105010-2 Black Sabbath - Mob Rules Black Sabbath Mob Rules(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Abril Music, Castle Music, Essential! Records 4105010-2 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
4105011-2 Black Sabbath - Live Evil Black Sabbath Live Evil (Album) 4105011-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105015-2 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath Vol 4 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Vol 4(CD, Album, RE, RM) Essential! Records, Abril Music, Castle Music 4105015-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105029-2 Motörhead - Orgasmatron Motörhead Orgasmatron(CD, Album, RE, RM) Abril Music, Essential! Records, Castle Music 4105029-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
4105030-2 Motörhead - No Sleep 'til Hammersmith Motörhead No Sleep 'til Hammersmith(CD, Album, RE, RM) Abril Music 4105030-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
0044-50279-2 Various - Music From The Motion Picture Almost Famous Various Music From The Motion Picture Almost Famous(CD, Album, Comp) Dreamworks Records 0044-50279-2 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
7371562 Petula Clark - The Very Best Of Petula Clark The Very Best Of(CD, Comp) Castle Music 7371562 Australasia Unknown Sell This Version
9842615 Weller*, The Jam, The Style Council, Paul Weller - Hit Parade Weller*, The Jam, The Style Council, Paul Weller Weller*, The Jam, The Style Council, Paul Weller - Hit Parade(4xCD, Comp + Box) Island Records Group, Polydor, Universal Records, Universal Music Group 9842615 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
06076 81104-2 Uriah Heep - Return To Fantasy Uriah Heep Return To Fantasy(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music 06076 81104-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
06076-81168-2 The Rubinoos - Anthology The Rubinoos Anthology(CD, Comp) Castle Music, Sanctuary, Beserkley 06076-81168-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
06076-81176-2 Michael Dunford's Renaissance Ocean Gypsy(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music 06076-81176-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
06076 81183-2 Shriekback - The Y Records Years Shriekback The Y Records Years(2xCD, Comp) Castle Music 06076 81183-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
06076-81316-2 The Undertones - Hypnotised The Undertones Hypnotised(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music 06076-81316-2 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
06076-81317-2 The Undertones - Positive Touch The Undertones Positive Touch(CD, Album, RE, RP) Sanctuary Records, Castle Music, Essential! Records 06076-81317-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
06076-81326-2 The Undertones - True Confessions (Singles=A’s+B’s) The Undertones True Confessions (Singles=A’s+B’s) (Comp) 06076-81326-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
6076-85215-2 W.A.S.P. - K.F.D. W.A.S.P. K.F.D.(CD, Album, RE) Metal-is Records, Sanctuary Records 6076-85215-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
8287 687841-9 Fatboy Slim - The Greatest Hits (Why Make Videos) Fatboy Slim The Greatest Hits (Why Make Videos)(DVD-V, Comp, NTSC) Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Skint 8287 687841-9 Argentina 2006 Sell This Version
00946 343099 2 9 Black Sabbath - The Best Of Black Sabbath Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath(2xCD, Comp, RM) Metal-is Records, Castle Music, Sanctuary Records 00946 343099 2 9 India 2005 Sell This Version
50176158712-2 David Bowie - I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles David Bowie I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles(CD, Comp, Mono) Globo/Jive, Essential! Records, Castle Music 50176158712-2 Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
50501591037-2 The Whispers - The Best Of The Whispers The Best Of(CD, Comp) Castle Communications, Globo/Jive, Solar, Castle Communications, Globo/Jive, Solar 50501591037-2 Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
6029 2 36506 2 3 Motörhead - No Remorse Motörhead No Remorse(2xCD, Comp, RE, RM) Castle Music 6029 2 36506 2 3 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
60292-36587-2-8 Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac* - Live At The BBC Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac* Live At The BBC(2xCD, Comp) Castle Communications 60292-36587-2-8 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
82876803252 Fatboy Slim - The Greatest Hits (Why Try Harder) Fatboy Slim The Greatest Hits (Why Try Harder)(CD, Comp) Skint 82876803252 UK & Europe 2006 Sell This Version
82876855049 Fatboy Slim - The Greatest Hits (Why Make Videos) Fatboy Slim The Greatest Hits (Why Make Videos)(DVD-V, Comp, PAL, Dol) Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Skint 82876855049 Australia 2006 Sell This Version
724357606127 Various - Serious Underground Various Serious Underground(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357606127 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
724357611824 Various - 70's Summer Various 70's Summer(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357611824 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
724357612821 Various - Car Classics - Drivin' Rock Various Car Classics - Drivin' Rock(CD, Comp, Dig) EMI Plus 724357612821 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
724357620024 Various - Psychedelica Various Psychedelica(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357620024 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
724357620123 Various - Good Vibrations Various Good Vibrations(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357620123 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
724357620222 Various - Love Power Various Love Power(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357620222 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
5017615831221 Motörhead - Ace Of Spades Motörhead Ace Of Spades(CD, Album, RE, RM) BMG Mexico, Essential! Records 5017615831221 Mexico 2003 Sell This Version
5017615855821 Motörhead - Nö Sleep At All Motörhead Nö Sleep At All(CD, Album) BMG Mexico, Essential! Records, Castle Music 5017615855821 Mexico 2003 Sell This Version
ALNCD19 Fatboy Slim - LateNightTales Fatboy Slim LateNightTales(CD, Comp, Mixed) LateNightTales ALNCD19 UK 2007 Sell This Version
AVENGER1 The Laurie Johnson Orchestra - The Avengers Exclusive Avengers Theme CD The Laurie Johnson Orchestra The Avengers Exclusive Avengers Theme CD(CD, Comp, Promo) Sequel Records AVENGER1 UK 1998 Sell This Version
BEARSCD1 Various - Bearsville Sampler Various Bearsville Sampler(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Essential! Records, Castle Music BEARSCD1 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CAS71432 Various - The Music Of The Caribbean Various The Music Of The Caribbean(CD, Comp, RM) Castle Music CAS71432 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
CAS71792 Benny Hill - The Ultimate Collection Benny Hill The Ultimate Collection(CD, Comp) Castle Music, St. Clair Entertainment Group, Inc. CAS71792 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
CAS71812 Various - Sunny Afternoon:  Hits Of The 60's Various Sunny Afternoon: Hits Of The 60's(CD, Comp) Castle Music, Pulse (3) CAS71812 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
CAS72092 Buddy Guy - And Friends Volume Two Buddy Guy And Friends Volume Two(CD, Comp) Pulse (3) CAS72092 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
CCS CD 834 Foghat - Anthology Foghat Anthology(2xCD, Comp, RM) Castle Music CCS CD 834 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CD 47 103 The Stranglers - Out Of The Black The Stranglers Out Of The Black(CD, Comp) Delta Music CD 47 103 UK 2002 Sell This Version
CDCAS 2 H Black Sabbath - Between Heaven And Hell 1970 - 1983 Black Sabbath Between Heaven And Hell 1970 - 1983(CD, Comp, RM) Raw Power CDCAS 2 H South Africa 1999 Sell This Version
CDCAS 40 S Acker Bilk - Clarinet Moods Acker Bilk Clarinet Moods(CD, Album, Comp) Castle Pie CDCAS 40 S South Africa 2000 Sell This Version
CDCAS 54 S Peggy Lee - Mañana Peggy Lee Mañana(CD, Comp) Castle Pie CDCAS 54 S South Africa 2000 Sell This Version
CIN CD 004 Roy Budd - The Black Windmill (An Original Soundtrack Recording) Roy Budd The Black Windmill (An Original Soundtrack Recording)(CD) Castle Music, Cinephile CIN CD 004 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CIN CD 008 Maurice Jarre - Lawrence Of Arabia (Original Soundtrack Recording) Maurice Jarre Lawrence Of Arabia (Original Soundtrack Recording)(CD, Album, RE) Cinephile CIN CD 008 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
CIN CD 009 Roy Budd - The Marseille Contract (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Roy Budd The Marseille Contract (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album, RM) Cinephile CIN CD 009 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CIN CD 012 Roy Budd - Paper Tiger (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Roy Budd Paper Tiger (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album, RE) Cinephile CIN CD 012 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CIN CD 013 Various - The Cinephile Sampler 1999 Various The Cinephile Sampler 1999(CD, Smplr) Cinephile CIN CD 013 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CIN CD 020 Roy Budd - Tomorrow Never Comes (Original Soundtrack Recordings) Roy Budd Tomorrow Never Comes (Original Soundtrack Recordings)(CD, Album, RM) Cinephile, Castle Music CIN CD 020 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CIN CD 021 John Williams (4) / Frank Barber / The London Symphony Orchestra / National Philharmonic Orchestra - Music Composed By John Williams - Orchestral Suites And Music From Star Wars, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial John Williams (4) / Frank Barber / The London Symphony Orchestra / National Philharmonic Orchestra John Williams (4) / Frank Barber / The London Symphony Orchestra / National Philharmonic Orchestra - Music Composed By John Williams - Orchestral Suites And Music From Star Wars, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial(CD, Comp) Cinephile, Cinephile CIN CD 021 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CIN CD 026 Various - Lonely Planet Volume 1 (Music From The Lonely Planet) Various Lonely Planet Volume 1 (Music From The Lonely Planet)(2xCD, Comp) Cinephile, Castle Music, Cinephile, Castle Music CIN CD 026 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CINCD 027 Various - Lonely Planet Volume 2 (More Music From The Lonely Planet) Various Lonely Planet Volume 2 (More Music From The Lonely Planet)(2xCD, Comp) Cinephile, Castle Music, Cinephile, Castle Music CINCD 027 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CIN LP 003 Roy Budd - Diamonds (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Roy Budd Diamonds (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Cinephile, Castle Music CIN LP 003 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
CINT 1003 Roy Budd - The Theme From Get Carter Roy Budd The Theme From Get Carter(12") Cinephile CINT 1003 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CINX 1003 Roy Budd - The Theme From Get Carter Roy Budd The Theme From Get Carter(CD, Maxi) Cinephile, Castle Music CINX 1003 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 502 The Kinks - The Kink Kontroversy The Kinks The Kink Kontroversy(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music America, Essential! Records CMACD 502 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 508 Motörhead - Ace Of Spades Motörhead Ace Of Spades(CD, Album, Club, RE, RP) Castle Music CMACD 508 US Unknown Sell This Version
CMACD 510 Motörhead - Overkill Motörhead Overkill(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music CMACD 510 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 513 Colosseum II - Strange New Flesh Colosseum II Strange New Flesh(CD, Album, RM) Castle Music CMACD 513 UK & US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 514 Colosseum - Daughter Of Time Colosseum Daughter Of Time(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music CMACD 514 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 515 Tempest (6) - Tempest Tempest (6) Tempest(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music CMACD 515 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 516 Tempest (6) - Living In Fear Tempest (6) Living In Fear(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music CMACD 516 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 517 Peter Banks - Instinct Peter Banks Instinct(CD, Album, RE) HTD Records CMACD 517 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 519 Ashley Hutchings - The Guv'nor (Retrospective Volume One) Ashley Hutchings The Guv'nor (Retrospective Volume One)(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music America CMACD 519 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 522 Wild Turkey - Stealer Of Years Wild Turkey Stealer Of Years(CD, Album, RE) HTD Records, Castle Music CMACD 522 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 523 Motörhead - Iron Fist Motörhead Iron Fist(CD, Album, RE) Castle Music CMACD 523 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 524 Motörhead - No Sleep 'til Hammersmith Motörhead No Sleep 'til Hammersmith(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMACD 524 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 527 Motörhead / The Muggers - The Best Of Motörhead - All The Aces / The Muggers Tapes Motörhead / The Muggers Motörhead / The Muggers - The Best Of Motörhead - All The Aces / The Muggers Tapes(2xCD, Comp, Enh) Castle Music CMACD 527 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 529 Uriah Heep - Return To Fantasy Uriah Heep Return To Fantasy(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMACD 529 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 530 Uriah Heep - High And Mighty Uriah Heep High And Mighty(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMACD 530 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 531 Uriah Heep - Firefly Uriah Heep Firefly(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMACD 531 US 1999 Sell This Version
CMACD 532 Uriah Heep - Innocent Victim Uriah Heep Innocent Victim(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMACD 532 US 1999 Sell This Version