12 Mount Royal Ave.
St. John's, NL
Tel: (709) 722-9413
Music is a Newfoundland based record label, handling the works
of Newfoundland artists Pamela Morgan, Figgy Duff, Anita Best and
the late Emile Benoit. Formed initially as an alternative to larger
record companies who failed to recognize the significance of Newfoundland
music, Amber's mandate is to produce high quality recordings and
release/market them internationally, with their cultural integrity
in 1991 by Pamela Morgan , Anita Best, and Andre Wall, Amber
Music was initially set up to distribute, market and represent
two albums, "The Colour of Amber"
by Pamela Morgan and Anita Best, and "Vive
la Rose" by Emile Benoit. With the disbandment
of Figgy Duff in 1993, Amber Music acquired the rights
to all of Figgy Duff's recorded works.
1995 Amber Music compiled a Figgy Duff greatest hits package,
"Figgy Duff - A Retrospective 1974
- 1993", and released the album within Canada.
saw the release of Pamela Morgan's first solo album, "On
A Wing And A Prayer". After touring and promoting
the album, Pamela returned to the studio with Anita Best to produce
Anita's record "Crosshanded".
Also at this time Pamela Morgan and Anita Best began recording
was released and "Amber Christmas"
was launched on a limited release (Atlantic Canada only) with
an accompanying live show.
began with a formal deal for Canadian distribution with Outside
Music, and Amber Music re-launched the four Figgy Duff
records along with its complete catalogue with Outside Music;
the first time the entire body of Amber Music had been
available in years.
Amber Music catalogue is distributed in Canada, Asia, and
parts of the U.S. while its internet/mail order division sells
directly to customers worldwide. Several tracks have recently
been licensed in Germany Spain, Italy, and France.
Most recently, with the procurement of an e-commerce secure site,
Amber is beginning to open its doors to provide an outlet for
friends and colleagues to sell their music, and to make easily
available the albums that Pamela Morgan has produced.
Amber Music also acts as a management and production company
for Pamela Morgan and as a booking agent for both Morgan and Anita
more information on Amber Music and its artists please
see the News and Artist's
pages, or contact us.
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