WEA Records Ltd.

WEA Records Ltd.

Profile:
UK Production Company of WEA International, Inc. established 1969 as Warner Bros. Seven Arts Records Ltd. and known as WEA Records Ltd since mid 1972. For the NZ company, please use WEA Records Limited

History:

July 1969 Kinney National Service Inc. acquires Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records which launches its first company-owned European outlet in UK (Warner Bros. Seven Arts Records Ltd.), with Ian Ralfini as managing director and general Manager Tony Roberts for the publishing company Warner Bros. Seven Arts Music Ltd..
Licensing pact with Pye International expires, but Pye Records (Sales) Ltd. will continue to manufacture and distribute records.
Publishing deal with Leeds Music expires.

1970 ‘Seven Arts’ removed from company name. UK branch renamed to Warner Bros. Records Ltd., publisher now called Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
July 1970 Kinney National Service Inc. buys Elektra.
November 1970 Nesuhi Ertegun will be director of newly created international record department Kinney Record Group International (Kinney Music International as publisher) with Phil Rose as managing director.

1971 UK branch renamed to Kinney Record Group Ltd. with Kinney Music Ltd. as publisher.
Januar 1971 Elektra Records licensing contracts in all European countries (in UK Polydor Records Limited) expires. Elektra joins existing Warner UK branch.
Distributing and pressing switches from Polydor Records Limited to CBS.
July 1971 Kinney Record Group Ltd. enters distribution and pressing deal with CBS instead of Pye Records (Sales) Ltd..
Elektra’s publishing companies Paradox Music (3), Nipper Music and Nina Music are now controlled by Warner Bros. Music Ltd.. The Kinney Group now has the publishing companies of Atlantic, Elektra and its own all under one umbrella.

The Use of the prefix 'K' for cat# and/or Matrix starts (not of Atlantic).

February 1972 Kinney Services Inc. (formerly Kinney National Service Inc.) renamed to Warner Communications Inc..
Reflecting of the initials of the parent record companies, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra and Atlantic,
Kinney Music International will be called WEA International Inc..
Similar name changes will be undertaken for all WEA’s subdiary companies.
March 1972 Atlantic becomes fully part of Kinney Record Group Ltd. after negotiating the agreements with Polydor Records Limited.
The Use of the prefix 'K' for cat# and/or Matrix start also for Atlantic.
June 1972 Kinney Record Group Ltd. (Kinney Music Ltd.) renamed to WEA Records Ltd. as part of WEA International Inc..

June 1974 The Warner Communications Company began employing the 1974-designed Saul Bass 'W' logo on releases, later to become the umbrella brand identity for the Warner Music Group
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Contact Info:
WEA Records Ltd.
20 Broadwick Street
London W1

The Warner Building,,
28 Kensington Church Street,
London,
W8 4EP,
England

020 73682500
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1OP3-6110 Simply Red It's Only Love(CD, Mini, Single) Elektra, WEA, Elektra, WEA 1OP3-6110 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
2AN 60142 Yes Yesshows(2xLP, Album, Gat) Atlantic 2AN 60142 Israel 1979 Sell This Version
2RS 6484 The Beach Boys In Concert(2xLP, Album) Brother Records (3), Reprise Records 2RS 6484 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
2SA-510 Q Yes Yesshows(2xLP, Gat) Atlantic 2SA-510 Q Canada 1980 Sell This Version
2SS 201 Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xLP, Album) Swan Song 2SS 201 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
2/SS.200/2 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti(2xLP, Album) Swan Song 2/SS.200/2 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
2W 3091 The Grateful Dead What A Long Strange Trip It's Been: The Best Of The Grateful Dead(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2W 3091 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
5RS-2003 ファズボックス* セルフ(7", Single, Promo) WEA 5RS-2003 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
6E-113 Jackson Browne Running On Empty(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-113 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
7BONG10 Depeche Mode Stripped(7", Single) WEA, Mute 7BONG10 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
7E-1078 Tom Waits Small Change(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1078 New Zealand 1976 Sell This Version
7PP-139 The Pretenders Show Me(7", Single) Real Records (2) 7PP-139 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
07WL-3 Howard Jones Like To Get To Know You Well(Laserdisc, 12", NTSC) Warner Music Video 07WL-3 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
9 W1-23980 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(LP, Album, Club) Sire, Sire 9 W1-23980 US 1984 Sell This Version
9 W1-25084 Echo & The Bunnymen Ocean Rain(LP, Album, Club) Sire, Sire 9 W1-25084 US 1984 Sell This Version
9 W1-25597 Echo & The Bunnymen Echo & The Bunnymen(LP, Album, Club) Sire, Sire 9 W1-25597 US 1987 Sell This Version
10P3-6099 Tanita Tikaram Good Tradition(CD, Mini, Single, Sna) WEA 10P3-6099 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
11C 078 - 63187 The Rolling Stones Black And Blue(LP, Album, Gat) Rolling Stones Records 11C 078 - 63187 Portugal 1976 Sell This Version
18P1-2155 Echo & The Bunnymen New Live And Rare(LP, Comp) WEA 18P1-2155 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
18P2-2686 Howard Jones One To One(CD, Album, RE) WEA 18P2-2686 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
18P2-2856 Strawberry Switchblade Strawberry Switchblade (Album) 18P2-2856 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
18P2-3130 Tom Waits Asylum Years(CD, Comp, RE, RP) Elektra 18P2-3130 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
20P2-2348 Pretenders* Pretenders(CD, Album) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2348 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2349 Pretenders* Pretenders II(CD, Album) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2349 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2350 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(CD, Album) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2350 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2358 Howard Jones Human's Lib(CD, Album, RE) EastWest 20P2-2358 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
20P2-2359 Echo & The Bunnymen Ocean Rain(CD, Album) WEA, Korova 20P2-2359 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
22P2-2155 Echo & The Bunnymen New Live And Rare(CD, Comp) WEA 22P2-2155 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
22P2-2636 Simply Red A New Flame(CD, Album) WEA Records Ltd. 22P2-2636 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-2898 Slammer (5) The Work Of Idle Hands...(CD, Album) WEA 22P2-2898 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-2963 The Pogues Red Roses For Me(CD, Album) WEA Records Ltd. 22P2-2963 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-3011 We've Got A Fuzzbox And We're Gonna Use It Big Bang !(CD, Album) WEA 22P2-3011 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
25P2-2133 Matt Bianco Indigo(CD, Album) WEA 25P2-2133 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
25P2-2465 Enya = エンヤ* Enya = エンヤ* - Watermark = ウォーターマーク (Album) 25P2-2465 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
25PP-111 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(LP, Album) Real Records (2), Sire 25PP-111 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
28XD-711 Simply Red 12" Ers(CD, RE) WEA, Elektra 28XD-711 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32P2-2741/2 Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xCD, Album) Swan Song 32P2-2741/2 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
32XD-387 Echo & The Bunnymen Songs To Learn & Sing(CD, Comp, RE) Korova, WEA 32XD-387 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-528 Howard Jones One To One(CD, Album) WEA, WEA 32XD-528 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-530 AC/DC Who Made Who(CD, Album, Comp) Atlantic 32XD-530 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-531 The Pretenders Get Close(CD, Album) Sire, WEA Records Ltd. 32XD-531 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-558 Virginia Astley Hope In A Darkened Heart(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-558 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-911 The Sisters Of Mercy Floodland(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-911 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
32XD-929 The Screaming Blue Messiahs Bikini Red(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-929 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-943 AC/DC Blow Up Your Video(CD, Album) Atlantic 32XD-943 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
32XD-961 Sophie And Peter Johnston Sophie And Peter Johnston(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-961 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
55XD-776~7 The Doors The Best Of The Doors(2xCD, Comp) Elektra 55XD-776~7 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
815 Howard Jones You Know I Love You ... Don't You?(7", Promo) WEA Records Ltd. 815 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
821 Everything But The Girl Don't Leave Me Behind(7", Single, Promo) WEA 821 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
895 Echo & The Bunnymen Killing Moon / The Game(7", Promo) WEA Records Ltd. 895 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
907 Primal Scream Gentle Tuesday / Imperial(7", Single, Promo) WEA 907 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
934 AC/DC That's The Way I Wanna Rock N Roll(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 934 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
953 The Sisters Of Mercy Lucretia My Reflection(7", Single, Promo) WEA 953 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
990 Gail Ann Dorsey Wasted Country(7", Promo) WEA 990 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
991 Tanita Tikaram Good Tradition (New Remix)(7", Promo) WEA 991 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.029 Enya Evening Falls (Single) 1.029 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.034 Tanita Tikaran* Cathedral Song(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.034 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.052 Enya Storms In Africa(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.052 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.057 Tanita Tikaram Twist In My Sobriety(7", Promo) WEA 1.057 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.066 Enya Storms In Africa (Remix)(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.066 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.095 Fuzzbox* Pink Sunshine(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.095 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.111 The Pogues Misty Morning, Albert Bridge(7", Single, Promo) Pogue Mahone Records 1.111 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.126 Akasa One Night In My Life(7", Promo) WEA 1.126 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.181 10.000 Maniacs* You Happy Puppet(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.181 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1209 The Sisters Of Mercy More (Power Mix)(12", Promo, Single) Eastwest 1209 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
1.343 Pretenders* Millionaires(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.343 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1667-1 Various Paint Your Wagon: Music From The Soundtrack(LP, Album, Gat) MCA Records 1667-1 US 1969 Sell This Version
1973 Led Zeppelin Houses Of The Holy(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Car) Atlantic 1973 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
1976 Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xCass) Swan Song 1976 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
1981 Wilson Pickett The Best Of Wilson Pickett(LP, Comp) Atlantic 1981 UK 1981 Sell This Version
1986 Michael McDonald I Keep Forgettin'(7", RE) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1986 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
1988 Enya Exile(CD, Single, Promo) Geffen Records 1988 US Unknown Sell This Version
2281-2 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac (Album) 2281-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
3759 Broken Home (2) No Chance(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 3759 US 1980 Sell This Version
4049 Modern Romance Everybody Salsa / Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 4049 US 1981 Sell This Version
11426 Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman(7", Single, RE) Atlantic 11426 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
11 435 AC/DC Touch Too Much 11 435 France 1980 Sell This Version
12482 B. A. Robertson Flight 19(7", Single) Asylum Records 12482 France 1980 Sell This Version
14 424 6 Simply Red Men And Women(LP, Album, Club) WEA 14 424 6 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
17.098 Althia & Donna* Up Town Top Ranking / Calico Suit(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records 17.098 Belgium 1977 Sell This Version
17124 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* I Don't Want To Go To Chelsea(7", Single) Radar Records (5) 17124 Belgium 1978 Sell This Version
20.145 AC/DC Who Made Who(LP, Comp, Album) Atlantic 20.145 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
20146 Love De Luxe* Here Comes That Sound Again(12", Red) Atlantic 20146 Belgium 1979 Sell This Version
0-20239 Madonna Like A Virgin(12") Sire 0-20239 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
0.20344 Red Box Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo) (12") Sire, WEA Records Ltd. 0.20344 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
020374 ZZ Top The ZZ Top Summer Holiday E.P.(Cass, EP) Warner Bros. Records 020374 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
0.20461 Madonna Live To Tell(12", Single) Sire 0.20461 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
0-20533 Madonna True Blue(12", Maxi) Sire 0-20533 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
0 20642 a-ha Manhattan Skyline(12", Maxi) Warner Bros. Records 0 20642 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
0-20714 The Jesus And Mary Chain April Skies (Maxi) 0-20714 US 1987 Sell This Version
0-20838 Echo & The Bunnymen Bedbugs And Ballyhoo(12", Single) Sire, Sire 0-20838 US 1988 Sell This Version
21 027 Manfred Mann's Earthband* Blinded By The Light(7", Single) Bronze 21 027 New Zealand 1976 Sell This Version
0-21129 Enya Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)(12", Maxi) Geffen Records, Geffen Records 0-21129 US 1988 Sell This Version
0-21327 Fuzzbox* Self!(12", Maxi) Geffen Records, Geffen Records 0-21327 US 1989 Sell This Version
23753 Rufus Seal In Red(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 23753 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
24014 Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Fred Waring Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Fred Waring - White Christmas(LP) Reprise Records 24014 Greece Unknown Sell This Version
25300-1 a-ha Hunting High And Low(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 25300-1 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
25664-1 Pretenders* The Singles(LP, Comp, Club) Sire, WEA 25664-1 US 1987 Sell This Version
25729-4 The Jesus And Mary Chain Barbed Wire Kisses (B-Sides And More)(Cass, Comp) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 25729-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
28341-7 Madonna Who's That Girl(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records 28341-7 Kenya 1987 Sell This Version