Independent label: New Musical Express Usually abbreviated to NME. UK music magazine occasionally issuing cover singles, tapes and CDs.
The original red 'stenciled-style' & iconic logo by Barney Bubbles. The New Musical Express, popularly known by initialism NME, created by Theodore Smythson, is a music journalism publication in the United Kingdom, published weekly since March 1952. It started as a music newspaper, and gradually moved toward a magazine format during the 1980s, changing from newsprint in 1998. It was the first British paper to include a singles chart, in the 14 November 1952 edition. In the 1970s it became the best-selling British music newspaper. During the period 1972 to 1976, it was particularly associated with gonzo journalism (self-involved reporting), then became closely associated with punk rock through the writing of Tony Parsons. An online version of NME, NME.com, was launched in 1996. It is now the world's biggest standalone music site, with over 7 million users per month. Distributed By NME.

85 Various ARTISTS Reader's Poll Winners '84 EP  NME GIV 1
85 Various ARTISTS Drastic Plastic   NME GIV 2
86 Various ARTISTS NME's Big Four   NME GIV 3
86 Various ARTISTS Fourplay   NME GIV 4
87 Various ARTISTS NME's Hat-Trick   NME GIV 5