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 Tuesday 12pm to 3pm, Wednesday 12pm to 5pm and Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 6pm. 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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We’re open five days a week in 2024

The Record Album will be open five days a week in 2024, from Tuesday to Saturday, and we have plenty of new stock to offer. Come in and browse and find something for the vinyl collector – from our unrivalled soundtracks selection and jazz to rock and pop to blues and spoken word
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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 described in Garth Cartwright’s 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.

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