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Music Week Awards 2021

Proper shortlisted for the Sales Team Award at the Music Week Awards 2021

We’re honoured to once again be shortlisted for the Sales Team Award at the Music Week Awards 2021 which will take place on September 14, 2021 at Battersea Evolution. This is the second year running that we’ve been shortlisted for the award having previously won last year and back in 2017. Pat Howe, our Head […]

Sir András Schiff with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

ECM Records reach number 1 in the Specialist Classical Album Chart

“As you would expect from Schiff, though, the performances of both works are wonderfully rounded and mature.” – The Guardian “If I could give this release six stars, I would.” – The Times “These beautiful period instrument performances directed by Andras Schiff on a restored 1859 Blutner, bring a compelling freshness to Brahms’ much loved […]

Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2021 releases revealed

The official list of this year’s Record Store Day releases was revealed on Wednesday and here at Proper we’ve got a great lineup of releases across the two RSD Drop dates with artists including Fleet Foxes, Mansun, Everything Everything, Japanese Television, Incredible Bongo Band, Sly5thAve and many many more, all releasing exclusive products. Hundreds of […]


Architects score #1 with new album For Those That Wish To Exist

The new album is the bands sixth no. 1 on the Rock & Metal Album chart, and is also this week’s best-selling vinyl album and top seller in independent record shops. Their previous highest chart entry was for the album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, which reached no. 15 back in 2016.

Blues Music Awards 2021

42nd Blues Music Awards nominees

The nominees for the 42nd Blues Music Awards were announced recently and include many Proper distributed artists. These include Shemekia Copeland, who is nominated in five categories including BB King Entertainer of the Year and Album of The Year, Rick Estrin, Sugaray Rayford, Southern Avenue, Rory Block, Savoy Brown, Tinsley Ellis, Kat Riggins, Dom Flemons, […]

AmericanaFest 2021

UK Americana Awards 2021 – The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners at last night’s UK Americana Awards which were presented by Bob Harris and took place as part of AmericanaFest UK. This year was the first time the UK festival has been held virtually and saw two nights of wonderful showcase events across two stages with the awards held on […]

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  2. No Ordinary Girl Oysterband 0:30
  3. Call You Friend Oysterband 0:30

  1. Man, Friendship Kitty Macfarlane 0:30
  2. Starling Song Kitty Macfarlane 0:30
  3. Namer of Clouds Kitty Macfarlane 0:30

  1. Indigo Katherine Priddy 0:30
  2. Wolf Katherine Priddy 0:30
  3. Icarus Katherine Priddy 0:30

  1. I Want to Dance with Somebody (Bonus Track) Jon Boden 0:30
  2. Blue Dress Jon Boden 0:30
  3. Get a Little Something Jon Boden 0:30

  1. Angels Without Wings Heidi Talbot 0:30
  2. Dearest Johnny Heidi Talbot 0:30
  3. Wine & Roses Heidi Talbot 0:30

  1. Cloudbroke Georgia Ruth 0:30
  2. The Doldrums Georgia Ruth 0:30
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  1. Over the Fields (For John) Blue Rose Code 0:30
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  3. 10,000 Miles Away Bellowhead 0:30

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  1. Bones Of Gilead Richard Thompson 0:43

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  1. Chasing Shadows Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys 0:35

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  1. Fade & Fall (Love Not) Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band 0:30

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  1. Some Dreams Do Amy Speace 1:05

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  1. Kindness Ben Glover 1:00

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  1. Man, Friendship Kitty Macfarlane 0:37

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  1. Blues Run The Game Martin Simpson 0:30

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