Glastonbury Festival starts own record label

Event organisers plans to release classic Glasto performances

The Glastonbury Festival has set up his own record label.

The Glastonbury Phonographic Society has been put together specifically to release classic live Glastonbury performances on CD and DVD.

The first album – ‘Music From Glastonbury The Film’ – is the live soundtrack to the recently released Julien Temple-directed ‘Glastonbury’ film.

Over the coming months there are plans to release a number of live albums and DVDs of performances from the festival – the label is currently in talks with Doves, Manic Street Preachers, Orbital, Feeder, Ian Brown and The Killers.

All future releases from The Glastonbury Phonographic Society will made a donation of 25% of all profits to three charities: WaterAid, Greenpeace and Oxfam.

The movie soundtrack, out August 4, features the likes of Coldplay, Orbital , Primal Scream, The Prodigy, Bjork, Pulp and Radiohead. The compilation comes with a ‘Glastonbury Times’ booklet and is packaged in eco-friendly card.