Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Chris Blackwell's Island Community

The Story of Island Records: Keep On RunningThe WSJ has a Q&A with Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.  Chris was in New York to promote a new book Keep on Running: The Story of Island Records, which is a written and visual history of the label.  Chris has always been thought of as a visionary, but I think his greatest asset is summed up in how he put his label together:

What I was hoping to create was a company where the artists were proud to be on the same label as the other artists that were on the label. So it felt almost like a team or a creative community.

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