The Fluffy Jackets Wins 3 Year Record Deal
The Fluffy Jackets have signed a three year worldwide distribution contract with one of the major figures in the European independent distribution scene, Cargo Records.
“We’re delighted to secure the rights to distribute The Fluffy Jackets debut album” said John Dryland, Label Manager at Cargo Records. “The Fluffy Jackets are forward thinking, creative and hands-on music people. We really look forward to working with them”.
The album was recorded in parts at the legendary 1950's Sun Studio in Memphis and features special guests, including guitarist Manny Charlton (Nazareth), bassist Neil Murray (Whitesnake), drummer Robert Hall (Jerry Lee Lewis’ Killer Band) and harmonica player West Weston. The distribution agreement means that Cargo Records will take care of worldwide sales, warehousing and physical distribution over the next three years.
“It is very satisfying to agree this deal for our debut album” said Helge Rognstad, the Fluffy Jackets’ founding guitarist / vocalist. “We are looking to forward to promoting this album and strengthening the partnership with Cargo”.
The Fluffy Jackets debut signals the start of a campaign to position Cargo releases for the digital age. The album will be available through all major online music outlets, including iTunes, Amazon and Spotify, in addition to traditional record stores on the high street.
About Cargo Records
Cargo Records is a leading independent record label based in London, England, which distributes musical recordings in the United Kingdom and Europe. The company currently distributes records in a wide variety of genres, both as a label in its own right and as a distributor for other independent record labels. For over 20 years, Cargo has been at the forefront of bringing new labels and artists to Europe. Artists first introduced to the European market via Cargo include The White Stripes, Blink 182 and Burial. Cargo has also released albums by established artists including Public Image, Glen Campbell and Gary Numan.
About The Fluffy Jackets
The Fluffy Jackets is a blues-rock outfit working on their first full-length album. The album has been recorded in parts at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis TN. Guest musicians on the record include renowned guitarist Manny Charlton (Nazareth), bassist Neil Murray (Whitesnake), drummer Robert Hall (Jerry Lee Lewis) and harmonica player West Weston. Emil Gammeltoft from the Swedish folk-rock band Some Kind of Rubus also appear as a guest, in addition to Fluffy Jackets’ bassist Jerry Bessent and drummer Nick Rhodes. You can read more about the release and follow the progress online at www.fluffyjackets.co.uk and www.facebook.com/thefluffyjackets