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

Name variants:
- WEA Records Ltd.
- WEA Records Ltd

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
Let There Be Rock  album cover AC/DC Let There Be Rock(LP, Album) ATCO Records South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
1C 088-26 0514 1 Formel Eins - Frühjahr '85  album cover Various Formel Eins - Frühjahr '85(LP, Comp) EMI Electrola 1C 088-26 0514 1 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
1OP3-6110 It's Only Love  album cover Simply Red It's Only Love(CD, Mini, Single) Elektra, WEA, Elektra, WEA 1OP3-6110 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
2AN 60142 Yesshows  album cover Yes Yesshows(2xLP, Album, Gat) Atlantic 2AN 60142 Israel 1980 Sell This Version
2BS 2760 It's Too Late To Stop Now  album cover Van Morrison It's Too Late To Stop Now(2xLP, Album, Pit) Warner Bros. Records 2BS 2760 US 1974 Sell This Version
2RS 6484 In Concert  album cover The Beach Boys In Concert(2xLP, Album) Brother Records (3), Reprise Records 2RS 6484 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
2SS 201 The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same  album cover Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xLP, Album) Swan Song 2SS 201 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
2W 3091 What A Long Strange Trip It's Been: The Best Of The Grateful Dead  album cover 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
5E-535 The Pressure Is On  album cover Hank Williams, Jr.* The Pressure Is On(LP, Album) Elektra, Curb Records, Elektra 5E-535 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
5RS-2003 セルフ  album cover ファズボックス* セルフ(7", Single, Promo) WEA 5RS-2003 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
5RS-2010 We Almost Got It Together  album cover Tanita Tikaram We Almost Got It Together(7", Single, Promo) WEA 5RS-2010 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
6E-113 Running On Empty  album cover Jackson Browne Running On Empty(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-113 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
6E 141 "But Seriously, Folks..."  album cover Joe Walsh "But Seriously, Folks..."(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 6E 141 New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
7E-1065 Rocky Mountain Music  album cover Eddie Rabbitt Rocky Mountain Music(LP, Album, RE) Elektra 7E-1065 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1072 Hasten Down The Wind  album cover Linda Ronstadt Hasten Down The Wind(LP, Album, Ga) Asylum Records 7E-1072 New Zealand 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1078 Small Change  album cover Tom Waits Small Change(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1078 New Zealand 1976 Sell This Version
7PP-139 Show Me  album cover The Pretenders Show Me (Single) 7PP-139 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
07WL-3 Like To Get To Know You Well  album cover 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 Learning To Crawl  album cover The Pretenders Learning To Crawl (Album) 9 W1-23980 US 1984 Sell This Version
9 W1-25084 Ocean Rain  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen Ocean Rain(LP, Album, Club) Sire, Sire 9 W1-25084 US 1984 Sell This Version
9 W1-25597 Echo & The Bunnymen  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen Echo & The Bunnymen(LP, Album, Club) Sire, Sire 9 W1-25597 US 1987 Sell This Version
9 W2 23980-2 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(CD, Album, Club, RE) Sire 9 W2 23980-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
10P3-6099 Good Tradition  album cover Tanita Tikaram Good Tradition(CD, Mini, Single, Sna) WEA 10P3-6099 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
11C 078 - 63187 Black And Blue  album cover The Rolling Stones Black And Blue(LP, Album, Gat) Rolling Stones Records 11C 078 - 63187 Portugal 1976 Sell This Version
18P1-2155 New Live And Rare  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen New Live And Rare(LP, Comp) WEA 18P1-2155 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
18P1-2156 New Live And Rare  album cover Aztec Camera New Live And Rare(LP, Comp) WEA 18P1-2156 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
18P2-2686 One To One  album cover Howard Jones One To One(CD, Album, RE) WEA 18P2-2686 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
18P2-2856 Strawberry Switchblade  album cover Strawberry Switchblade Strawberry Switchblade (Album) 18P2-2856 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
18P2-3130 Asylum Years  album cover Tom Waits Asylum Years(CD, Comp, RE, RM, RP) Elektra 18P2-3130 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
20P2-2348 Pretenders  album cover Pretenders* Pretenders(CD, Album, RE) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2348 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2349 Pretenders II  album cover Pretenders* Pretenders II(CD, Album, RE) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2349 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2350 Learning To Crawl  album cover The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(CD, Album, RE) WEA, Real Records (2) 20P2-2350 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2358 Human's Lib  album cover Howard Jones Human's Lib(CD, Album, RE) WEA 20P2-2358 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
20P2-2359 Ocean Rain  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen Ocean Rain (Album) 20P2-2359 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
22P2-2155 New Live And Rare  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen New Live And Rare(CD, Comp) WEA 22P2-2155 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
22P2-2636 A New Flame  album cover Simply Red A New Flame (Album) 22P2-2636 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-2898 The Work Of Idle Hands...  album cover Slammer (5) The Work Of Idle Hands...(CD, Album) WEA 22P2-2898 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-2963 Red Roses For Me  album cover The Pogues Red Roses For Me(CD, Album, RE) WEA Records Ltd. 22P2-2963 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
22P2-3011 Big Bang !  album cover 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 Indigo  album cover Matt Bianco Indigo (Album) 25P2-2133 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
25P2-2464 Ancient Heart  album cover Tanita Tikaram Ancient Heart(CD, Album, Promo) WEA 25P2-2464 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
25P2-2465 Watermark = ウォーターマーク  album cover 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 Learning To Crawl  album cover The Pretenders Learning To Crawl(LP, Album) Real Records (2), Sire 25PP-111 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
28XD-711 12" Ers  album cover Simply Red 12" Ers(CD, RE) WEA, Elektra 28XD-711 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32P2-2741/2 The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same  album cover Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xCD, Album, RE) Swan Song 32P2-2741/2 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
32XD-315 Human's Lib  album cover Howard Jones Human's Lib(CD, Album, RE) WEA 32XD-315 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
32XD-387 Songs To Learn & Sing  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen Songs To Learn & Sing(CD, Comp, RE) Korova, WEA 32XD-387 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-528 One To One  album cover Howard Jones One To One(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-528 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-530 Who Made Who  album cover AC/DC Who Made Who(CD, Album, Comp) Atlantic 32XD-530 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-531 Get Close  album cover The Pretenders Get Close(CD, Album) Sire, WEA Records Ltd. 32XD-531 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32XD-558 Hope In A Darkened Heart  album cover Virginia Astley Hope In A Darkened Heart(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-558 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-688 Asylum Years  album cover Tom Waits Asylum Years(CD, Comp) Asylum Records 32XD-688 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-884 The Singles  album cover Pretenders* The Singles(CD, Comp) Real Records (2) 32XD-884 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-911 Floodland  album cover The Sisters Of Mercy Floodland(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-911 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
32XD-929 Bikini Red  album cover The Screaming Blue Messiahs Bikini Red(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-929 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-943 Blow Up Your Video  album cover AC/DC Blow Up Your Video(CD, Album) Atlantic 32XD-943 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
32XD-961 Sophie And Peter Johnston  album cover Sophie And Peter Johnston Sophie And Peter Johnston(CD, Album) WEA 32XD-961 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
32XD-979 Under The Covers - Other People Sing Other People's Songs  album cover Various Under The Covers - Other People Sing Other People's Songs(CD, Comp) WEA 32XD-979 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
40-Hits 28 Los 28 Grandes Éxitos   album cover Various Los 28 Grandes Éxitos (Cass, Comp, Dol) WEA, CBS 40-Hits 28 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
55XD-568/9 The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same  album cover Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same(2xCD, Album, RE) Swan Song 55XD-568/9 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
55XD-776~7 The Best Of The Doors  album cover The Doors The Best Of The Doors(2xCD, Comp) Elektra 55XD-776~7 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
802 Up Front  album cover Matt Bianco Up Front(7", Single, Promo) WEA 802 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
821 Don't  Leave Me Behind  album cover Everything But The Girl Don't Leave Me Behind(7", Single, Promo) WEA 821 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
823 Behind The Mask  album cover Eric Clapton Behind The Mask(7", Single, Promo) Warner Bros. Records 823 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
866 Maybe Someday...  album cover Simply Red Maybe Someday...(7", Single, Promo) Elektra 866 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
895 Killing Moon / The Game  album cover Echo & The Bunnymen Killing Moon / The Game(7", Single, Promo) WEA 895 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
907 Gentle Tuesday / Imperial  album cover Primal Scream Gentle Tuesday / Imperial(7", Single, Promo) WEA 907 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
934 That's The Way I Wanna Rock N Roll  album cover AC/DC That's The Way I Wanna Rock N Roll(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 934 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
953 Lucretia My Reflection  album cover The Sisters Of Mercy Lucretia My Reflection(7", Single, Promo) WEA 953 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
990 Wasted Country  album cover Gail Ann Dorsey Wasted Country(7", Promo) WEA 990 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
991 Good Tradition (New Remix)  album cover Tanita Tikaram Good Tradition (New Remix)(7", Promo) WEA 991 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.029 Evening Falls  album cover Enya Evening Falls (Single) 1.029 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.034 Cathedral Song  album cover Tanita Tikaran* Cathedral Song(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.034 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.048 Holdin' Onto You  album cover Andy Leek Holdin' Onto You(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 1.048 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.052 Storms In Africa  album cover Enya Storms In Africa(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.052 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.057 Twist In My Sobriety  album cover Tanita Tikaram Twist In My Sobriety(7", Promo) WEA 1.057 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.058 Just Another Dream  album cover Gail Ann Dorsey Just Another Dream(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.058 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1.066 Storms In Africa (Remix)  album cover Enya Storms In Africa (Remix)(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.066 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.094 The Prisoner  album cover Howard Jones The Prisoner(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.094 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.095 Pink Sunshine  album cover Fuzzbox* Pink Sunshine(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.095 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.111 Misty Morning, Albert Bridge  album cover The Pogues Misty Morning, Albert Bridge(7", Single, Promo) Pogue Mahone Records 1.111 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.126 One Night In My Life  album cover Akasa One Night In My Life(7", Promo) WEA 1.126 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1.181 You Happy Puppet  album cover 10.000 Maniacs* You Happy Puppet(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.181 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1191 Head On  album cover The Jesus And Mary Chain Head On(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1191 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1209 More (Power Mix)  album cover The Sisters Of Mercy More (Power Mix)(12", Single, Promo) Eastwest 1209 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
1.343 Millionaires  album cover Pretenders* Millionaires(7", Single, Promo) WEA 1.343 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1973 Houses Of The Holy  album cover Led Zeppelin Houses Of The Holy(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Unofficial, Car) Atlantic (2) 1973 China Unknown Sell This Version
1986 Cross My Heart  album cover Everything But The Girl Cross My Heart(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1986 Philippines 1988 Sell This Version
1988 Exile  album cover Enya Exile(CD, Single, Promo) Geffen Records 1988 US Unknown Sell This Version
2133 Red Roses For Me / Rum Sodomy & The Lash  album cover The Pogues Red Roses For Me / Rum Sodomy & The Lash(Cass, Unofficial, C90) Vox Studio (5) 2133 Ukraine Unknown Sell This Version
2281-2 Fleetwood Mac  album cover Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac (Album) 2281-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
2949C Elvis Costello Baby Plays Around(Cass) Warner Bros. Records 2949C UK 1989 Sell This Version
3008 Brain Salad Surgery  album cover Emerson, Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery(LP, Album, Gat) WEA, Manticore 3008 Ecuador 1973 Sell This Version
3759 No Chance  album cover Broken Home (2) No Chance(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 3759 US 1980 Sell This Version
4049 Everybody Salsa / Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey  album cover Modern Romance Everybody Salsa / Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 4049 US 1981 Sell This Version
9011-L19682_L19692,90-2069 East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon   album cover a-ha East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon (LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 9011-L19682_L19692,90-2069 South Korea 1990 Sell This Version
10000-1 Jesus Christ Superstar  album cover Andrew Lloyd Webber And Tim Rice Jesus Christ Superstar(2xLP, Album) MCA Records 10000-1 UK Unknown Sell This Version
11426 When A Man Loves A Woman  album cover Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman (Single) 11426 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
11 435 Touch Too Much  album cover AC/DC Touch Too Much 11 435 France 1980 Sell This Version
11891 And The Bands Played On  album cover Saxon And The Bands Played On(7", Single) Fabrica De Discos Peerless, S.A. 11891 Mexico 1982 Sell This Version