Specialists in soundtracks

The Record Album

Welcome to The Record Album, Brighton’s oldest record shop. Just 30 yards up from Brighton Station. We buy and sell vinyl records of all genres, from film soundtracks and theatrical scores to jazz, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. We are open 4 days a week – Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm – and you can order online or by telephone at any time. If you have a collection to sell we can arrange an appointment. Simply email us or leave us a message on 01273 323853.

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Rare original Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were formed in London 57 years ago and although three important members of the band – David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Roger Waters – are still making music, it seems very unlikely that we will see them play together again. The nearest thing might be Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, a crack
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We buy and sell all types of records –
visit us or give us a call on 01273 323853

About Us

The Record Album

In 2018 The Record Album celebrated 70 years of serving the record-buying public of Brighton and beyond. The shop, which opened in 1948, sells all kinds of music from pop to classical but it specialises in soundtracks, cinema and theatre. It was recently described in Garth Cartwright’s new chronicle of the UK record shop, Going For a Song, as “as Europe’s foremost soundtrack shop”.

Once curated by the legendary George Ginn, who retired in 2018 at 88, the shop has passed to new owners, Keith Blackmore and David Chappell, who are determined to keep up its traditions for lovingly cared for records of all varieties. And the shop is open four days a week.

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The Last Domino? tour kicks off this week as @genesis_band hit the road for the European leg of their 2021 reunion. Here’s a selection of their albums on vinyl in our store #LastDomino #Genesisonvinyl #TheRecordAlbum #brighton

50 and fabulous - some of the great albums from 1971 including Who’s Next, Imagine, Tapestry and Hunky Dory are on display @RecordAlbumUK right now #1971classics #vinyl #therecordalbum