GRADUATE RECORDS NEWS


2010

TALES FROM HAPPY VALLEY

Available for download are tracks from 'Tales from Happy Valley'. All titles by Mark Tibenham (of The Maisonettes) and Dave Lowe. Great tracks, not to be missed! Download Here

2010

UB40 'SIGNING OFF' CD RELEASED

UB40 'Signing Off CD released by Reflex Recording Ltd. Virgin Records Ltd. The album celebrates the 3oth anniversary year of the first release by Graduate Records

2008

EMI/VIRGIN RELEASED THE UB40 CD 'THE LOST TAPES'

David's last project before he died. This is a legacy in David's memory. His light shines on.

2007

ANNOUNCEMENT

We are saddened to announce the death after a protracted illness on 26th December 2006 of David Virr, Founder and M.D. of Graduate Records, Graduate Music and the Ready Steady Go! label. The business will continue under the direction of his widow, Tina Virr.

2006

THE AVENUE

The latest success we have had is the multi-racial rap collective Roll Deep who adapted our track 'Heartache Avenue' into a rap version re-named 'The Avenue' & released by Relentless Records, The single did very well getting to No 11 in the charts. It also featured on their hit album ' In at the Deep End'.

2006

VIRGIN RELEASE

Virgin released 'The Best of UB40 Vol. 1 & 2' as a double CD which included 5 of our tracks & this release did very well staying in the charts right up to Christmas 2005.