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Name
4AD
URL
http://4ad.com
Email
4ad@4ad.com
Phone
Address
17-19 Alma Road London, SW18 1AA United Kingdom
Profile
The influential 4AD label was started in 1980 by music enthusiasts Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent with financial help from Beggars Banquet, whose record store chain the pair worked for.
Releases on file (17)
Michael Brook — Cobalt Blue Michael Brook — Cobalt Blue
(4AD CAD 2007 CD, 1992, CD)
Michael  Brook — Albino Alligator Michael Brook — Albino Alligator
(4AD 9 46504-2, 1997, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Dead Can Dance Dead Can Dance — Dead Can Dance
(4AD CAD 2705 CD, 1984/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — The Serpent's Egg Dead Can Dance — The Serpent's Egg
(4AD CAD 2709 CD, 1988/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Spiritchaser Dead Can Dance — Spiritchaser
(4AD CAD 2713 CD, 1996/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Spleen and Ideal Dead Can Dance — Spleen and Ideal
(4AD CAD 2707 CD, 1985/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Toward the Within Dead Can Dance — Toward the Within
(4AD CAD 2712 CD, 1994/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Within the Realm of a Dying Sun Dead Can Dance — Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
(4AD CAD 2708 CD, 1987/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Aion Dead Can Dance — Aion
(4AD CAD 2710 CD, 1990/2008, CD)
Dead Can Dance — Into the Labyrinth Dead Can Dance — Into the Labyrinth
(4AD CAD 2711 CD, 1993/2008, CD)
Lisa Gerrard — The Mirror Pool Lisa Gerrard — The Mirror Pool
(4AD GAD 5009 CD, 1995/2009, CD)
St Vincent — Actor St Vincent — Actor
(4AD CAD 2919CD, 2009, CD)
Tune-Yards — Bird-Brains Tune-Yards — Bird-Brains
(4AD CAD 2928 CD, 2009, CD)
St Vincent — Strange Mercy St Vincent — Strange Mercy
(4AD CAD 3123CD, 2011, CD)
Tune-Yards — Whokill Tune-Yards — Whokill
(4AD CAD3106, 2011, CD)
St Vincent — Stranger Mercy St Vincent — Stranger Mercy
(4AD CAD 3123CDX, 2012, CD+DVD)
David Byrne & St Vincent — Love This Giant David Byrne & St Vincent — Love This Giant
(4AD CAD3231CD, 2012, CD)

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