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. In December we are open 7 days a week – Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm, Sunday 11am to 4pm – 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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Christmas opening and gift ideas

Christmas is only three weeks away so in December The Record Album is open seven days a week to offer vinyl gift ideas as well as wonderful new stock. From December 1 our opening hours will be Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. We will also be staying open late
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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 seven days a week.

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Rather excitingly @RecordAlbumUK got a sneak preview of what Mr Susan’s Leg Policy (SLP - more than just a DJ he’s a movement) will be sporting tonight at the Sleaford Mods gig at the Brighton Dome. Hope we haven’t given too much away 🤔 #susanslegpolicy #sleafordmods #brighton

It’s December …
It’s Thursday …
Which means it’s late night 🎄🎅 shopping @RecordAlbumUK
For all of December up to Christmas we are open 7 days a week and have wonderful new stock and gift ideas for you #therecordalbum #christmasvinylshopping #brighton #latenightopening