Cherry Red whom ironically released Felt’s first four albums in the 1980s are to reissue the five Creation albums released between 1985 and 1988.
After last year’s hugely popular Live In London compilation, it seemed only right to follow it up with another compilation of live recordings.
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart frontman Kip Berman has made no secret of his love for many Creation bands in the past citing Adorable and The House of Love as influences.
After previously posting the Valentine’s set from this gig, I was incredibly excited to find out that many of the other bands sets from the ‘Doing It For The Kids’ All-Dayer in 1988 were recorded and even more excited that I’m able to share this Read more
Many gigs from Creation’s bands are now considered legendary in certain circles so it’s great when some real treasures are unearthed and I’m able to share them.
Sunday August 7th 1988 was the hottest day of the year and a selection of Creation’s finest acts all took to the stage to celebrate the label. Things had come a long way from The Living Room just a few years before.
Another find on YouTube the other day (thanks to @scatterkeir) that definitely needs sharing is this rare TV appearance by Felt.
Following the release of his sixth solo album ‘Songbox’, Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets) was recently interviewed by Lawrence from Felt and this has been made into two short films by director Paul Kelly. You can watch the interview below. The new Pete Astor album Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more