SWANYARD
RECORDS

 Independent label: Swanyard Records Ltd was formed by Peter Todd in 1988. Had a Sublabel of Cygnet Records. Swanyard Records Former Address: 12-27 Swanyard Islington London N1. Peter Todd was Born in Walthamstow, London. He Entered the Record Business in 1978. Working in independant promotion. Co-founded Impulse Promotions, part of the Zomba Group in 1983. Worked closely with Clive Calder & Ralph Simon. Promoting artists such as Billy Ocean, Mel & Kim, Princess, & Hall & Oates. Between the years of 1983 & 1987 Impulse promoted and was responsible for over 220 top 75 Hits. Co-founded Champion Records in 1986. Hits at Champion included Salt 'n Pepa, DJ Jazzy Jeff, & Whistle.
Founded Swanyard Records in 1988. Had immediate success with "Pump Up The Jam" by Technotronic. Both Album and Single reached No. 2 "Get Up" the follow up single was also No.2 The 3rd single from the album "This Beat Is Technotronic" reached No 14. Total units sold in the U.K. were 1.4 million singles and 1/2 million albums. Swanyard Records acheived 1.5% of the entire singles market in it's first year. Signed Westbam & Gwen Dickey Of "Rose Royce" fame to the label. Both acts achieved chart success. Co-founded Imagine Records in 1990, released "Fog on the Tyne"by Gazza. which reached No.2. Gazza's album "Gazza & Friends"achieved silver status. Set up own studio "Amarna Studios" in 1998 . Produced "Accoustic Warrior" by Marc Bolan. 1996. Released on Telstar Records. Produced "Songs Of The Broken Hearted" by Danny Grant. 2006. Produced & co-wrote "Neat Situations" by MC Neat. 2007. Produced "Home To Me" by Catherine Simoni. 2007. Formed Chilled World Recordings as a home for Danny, Cat & Neat to release their product through iTunes and Amazonmp3. Peter has recently mastered 12 albums for Death Row Records UK. for artists 2Pac, Snoop Doggy Dogg, and Dr. Dre. And various compilations, including Death Row Greatest Hits Vol's 1 and 2. Also the T.V. advertised, A Hip Hop History. At the moment, Peter is working on several projects with Jean Alain Rousell, ( Cat Stevens, The Police, Bob Marley ,Dionne Warwick.) Both in London & Paris. including Jean-Alains first solo album. Distributed By BMG.

  
   
89 Big Bang Voulez Vous SWANYARD  SYR 1
90 Mimmo Mix Featuring Valerie Etienne  Chains SWANYARD  SYR 2
90 West Bam Hold Me Back SWANYARD  SYR 3
90 Technotronic Featuring Felly Pump Up The Jam SWANYARD  SYR 4
90 Cool Notes Spend The Night SWANYARD  SYR 5
90 WestBam Hold Me Back SWANYARD  SYR 6
90 Dickey Gwen Car Wash SWANYARD  SYR 7
90 Technotronic Featuring Ya Kid K Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) SWANYARD  SYR 8
90 Technotronic Turn It Up SWANYARD  SYR 9
90 Westbam Roof Is On Fire SWANYARD  SYR 10
90 Mad Romeo I'll Be Good SWANYARD  SYR 11
90 Dizzi Heights Quartet Cos I Love You SWANYARD  SYR 12
90 Westbam Rock The House SWANYARD  SYR 13
90 Technotronic Rockin' Over The Beat SWANYARD  SYR 14
90 Joy I'M Leaving SWANYARD  SYR 15
90 N.R.G. U.K* Featuring Ellie Band Of Gold SWANYARD  SYR 16
90 Technotronic Megamix SWANYARD  SYR 17
  
90 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 1
90 Mimmo Mix Featuring Valerie Etienne  Chains (12")  SWANYARD  SYDT 2
90 West Bam Hold Me Back (12")  SWANYARD  SYDT 3
90 Fallon Get On The Move SWANYARD  SYD 4
90
Coolnotes
Spend The Night (Remix) ‎(12") SWANYARD  SYDT 5
90 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 6
90 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 7
90 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 8
90 Technotronic Turn It Up SWANYARD  SYD 9
90
Cappella
Be Master In One's Own House ‎(12") SWANYARD  SYDT 10
90 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 11
91 Dizzi Heights Quartet Cos I Love You ‎(12") SWANYARD  SYDT 12
91 Westbam Rock The House SWANYARD  SYD 13
91 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 14
91
Cool Notes
Spend The Night (Remix) ‎(12") SWANYARD  SYDT 15
91 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 16
91 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 17
91 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 18
91 Not Traced SWANYARD  SYD 19
92 Low Tearing My Soul Apart (Stuart Bruce Mix) SWANYARD  SYD 20
92 Gwen Dickey   Don't Stop SWANYARD  SYD 21