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Record label launch party in Cheltenham

PUBLISHED: 10:36 11 November 2013 | UPDATED: 10:36 11 November 2013

Paper Label Records has been formed by Cheltenham musicians Paul Arthurs and Chads Bradbury

Paper Label Records has been formed by Cheltenham musicians Paul Arthurs and Chads Bradbury


Cheltenham’s thriving music and arts community has a new addition in the form of a brand new record label, Paper Label Records.

Edd Donovan  is a local singer-songwriter who has been inspired by musicians such as Cat Stevens, Simon and Garfunkel, Fionn Regan and Fleet Foxes.Edd Donovan is a local singer-songwriter who has been inspired by musicians such as Cat Stevens, Simon and Garfunkel, Fionn Regan and Fleet Foxes.

Paper Label Records has been formed by Cheltenham musicians Paul Arthurs and Chads Bradbury who have been recording local bands as a freelance producer and engineer team for many years. Paul said: “We spent so many years making great recordings with great bands that then went nowhere, we decided it was high time to give the artists we truly believe in a real voice.” Chads added: “We made an album with Edd Donovan that we felt was so good that we really had to form a label, an idea which had been in the back of our minds for some years.”

Paper Label Records are officially launching with a celebratory party on November 23, 2013, held at Sound Music Venue in Cheltenham with a limited number of tickets available to the general public.

The show will be headlined by the label’s first signing, singer-songwriter Edd Donovan and The Wandering Moles, whose album will be released in early spring next year. In addition to Edd will be Birmingham based band …and Upstairs, Nurses, who are in the process of recording their debut album for Paper Label, and teenage Cheltenham band Delicate Holly from the label’s young artist development program.

Everyone who attends the event will receive a free promotional pack containing a CD featuring the three bands and various other goodies.


The Paper Label Records Launch Party venue:

Sound Music Venue,

60 - 62

St. Georges Place

Date: November 23

Doors open at 7.30pm.

Tickets for the launch party are priced at £8 in advance / £10 on the door or, for under 18s/NUS £6 in advance / £8 on the door. The venue has an age limit of 14+. Tickets are available from Badlands Record shop in person at 11 St. Georges Place or by phone on 01242 227725.

Tickets can be bought online at:


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