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Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records

2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

2019 marks the 80th birthday of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. As part of the celebrations, on 31st May 2019, we released the landmark album, ‘Vision & Revision : The first 80 years of Topic Records’ - [...]

Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

Topic Treasures

2020-01-07T15:36:19+00:00

Deluxe CD re-issues of classic Topic albums with original artwork, expanded sleeve notes, unseen photos and bonus tracks.   Martin Simpson - Prodigal Son Considered by many in the folk world as one of Martin Simpsons finest albums, Topic are proud [...]

Topic Treasures2020-01-07T15:36:19+00:00

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – When All Is Still

2019-12-16T10:18:30+00:00

Topic Records is delighted to announce the signing of Rachael McShane & The Cartographers. Rachael is probably best known as not only as string player/singer for the mighty Bellowhead but also a leading voice in The Transports (alongside The Young'uns, Faustus, Nancy [...]

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – When All Is Still2019-12-16T10:18:30+00:00

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band – Anchor

2019-10-22T12:50:38+00:00

As two of the UK’s finest exponents of traditional song, Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy’s rich, distinctive and authentic voices have engaged new audiences and admirers across two generations. Between them, they have three prestigious Mercury Prize nominations, an MBE each for [...]

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band – Anchor2019-10-22T12:50:38+00:00

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs

2020-01-03T16:27:53+00:00

The second two releases in our Introduction series are available now An Introduction to June Tabor (TICD003) An introduction to the magical work of June Tabor. Covering songs from her many record releases on the Topic Record label between 1976 to 2011. [...]

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs2020-01-03T16:27:53+00:00

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music

2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00

October 20th see's two new catalogue releases from Topic Records, An Introduction to Shirley Collins and a Topic Records compilation titled The Real Sound of Folk Music. An Introduction to Shirley Collins - CD (TICD002) and Vinyl (VIN180LP126) Few singers of the [...]

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00

Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations

2019-10-22T13:38:43+00:00

World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years ‘Trails & Tribulations’ on September 1st 2017 via Topic Records. The brand-new studio album, his first new solo work since 2013’s widely praised ‘Vagrant Stanzas’, will [...]

Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations2019-10-22T13:38:43+00:00

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)

2019-10-22T13:56:09+00:00

For this years Record Store Day (on the 22nd April) we're releasing, in association with Vinyl 180, a beautiful 180g triple vinyl version of Pentangle's Finale. This Limited Edition pressing of 500 copies for Record Store Day, sees 'Finale' spread across three [...]

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)2019-10-22T13:56:09+00:00

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine

2019-10-25T10:51:05+00:00

Pioneering English traditional folk powerhouse, Eliza Carthy, first assembled the Wayward Band in 2013 in order to explore and celebrate her long and varied career in folk music. To do this Eliza put together a team of hugely talented musicians from across [...]

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine2019-10-25T10:51:05+00:00

Various Artists – The Streets of Glasgow

2019-10-25T10:54:41+00:00

This record is a partial musical portrait of Glasgow, the city that more than any other in these islands, arouses shame, admiration and very real fear - the Glasgow of the old tradition, half-pastoral, half-urban, and nothing at all to do with [...]

Various Artists – The Streets of Glasgow2019-10-25T10:54:41+00:00

Ray & Archie Fisher et al Bonny Lass Come O’er the Burn

2019-10-25T10:58:04+00:00

The brother and sister team of Ray and Archie Fisher first became known to a wider audience in 1961 when they appeared for a long run in the Scottish Television documentary 'Here and Now', and as regular guests on BBC 'Hootenanny' and [...]

Ray & Archie Fisher et al Bonny Lass Come O’er the Burn2019-10-25T10:58:04+00:00

Paddy Tunney & Arthur Kearney – Ireland Her Own

2019-10-25T11:00:48+00:00

When Chesterton wrote of the Irish "All their wars were merry and all their songs are sad" he was sacrificing accuracy for the sake of a paradox. The wars themselves were ruthless savage campaigns of destruction on the one hand and desperate [...]

Paddy Tunney & Arthur Kearney – Ireland Her Own2019-10-25T11:00:48+00:00