Real World Records

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Real World Records
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Founded1989 (1989)
Founder Peter Gabriel
Distributor(s) Caroline Distribution
Genre World music
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Location Box, Wiltshire
Official website

Real World Records is a British record label specializing in world music. It was founded in 1989 by English musician Peter Gabriel and original members of WOMAD. [1]



In 1999, the label had sold over 3 million records worldwide and released 90 albums. [2] In 2015, it had reached the mark of over 200 albums. [1]


Partial discography

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