Playlist – Creation Singles 51 to 75
Second mix featuring the singles in order of catalogue number, this chapter takes us from 1987 to 1990. This is where we first see the label dip its toes into the mainstream, firstly the House of Love and My Bloody Valentine grace the cover of the music papers in 1988 and then in 1990 Ride […]
Apple Boutique to be reissued
The rather fantastic Vollwert-Records label continues its series of very limited early Creation releases with the re-pressing of Apple Boutique’s 1987 single ‘Love Resistance’. For those of you who don’t remember Apple Boutique, they were fronted by Phil King who later played bass in Felt/Lush/Jesus & Mary Chain.
The Painted Word
“The Painted Word takes POP! classics and twists them into something new and groovy. I love it”- Phil Wilson (The June Brides) “Arash Torabi – a positive force of nature unto himself. He’s creating a brand new scene all over again”– Ed Ball (Creation Records, The Times, Television Personalities) The Painted Word is album by […]
Creation Acts remember the 80s
Every couple of decades fashion seems to come round again and with 80s fashion currently in full swing amongst the youngsters, some of the acts who made their name in that decade discuss the era with the Saatchi Gallery website. Featured in the interview is Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets), Lawrence (Felt), Phil Wilson (June […]
Creation Playlist #4 – Underground Magazine April 1988
Back in the late 80’s there was briefly a magazine called ‘Underground’ in the UK and never a month went by when Creation weren’t featured. Below is an interview with Alan McGee from early 1988, the text of which i’ve featured on the site before but this time I decided to make a playlist up […]
YouTube Classics #9 – Felt live at Subterraneans, Greenock, Scotland
Filmed just before the release of their 1987 Creation album ‘Poem of the River’, here’s a video of Felt performing in Scotland. Featuring two tracks ‘Declaration’ and ‘Riding on the Equator’ with 10 seconds of a familiar track at the end. This video is rather dark but the sound quality is pretty good, unfortunately there […]
Creation Playlist #3 – Phil Wilson selects the artists that influenced Creation
Phil Wilson, ex-lead singer of the June Brides and solo Creation artist has today selected 10 tracks that he feels highlight the influences that shaped the sound of both C86 and Creation Records. Here’s what he had to say “This is merely my view of what are the best bands that seem to me to […]
Creation Playlist #2 – Sonic Cathedral’s Guide to Creation Records
For the last 5 years, Sonic Cathedral has released some of the finest records of the decade alongside running one of London’s best nights out. Massively influenced by Creation Records, we asked Nat Cramp the man behind Sonic Cathedral to come up with a playlist of his favourite Creation moments.