Independent Liverpool-based label: Zoo Records was active during 1978-82. And appears to have only released nine singles during the five years of its existence, but it proved to be a fertile breeding-ground for talent: two of its acts, The Teardrop Explodes and Echo & The Bunnymen, went on to enjoy worldwide success with other, major, labels, and members of a third, Big In Japan, went on to achieve fame with other bands.   A fourth act, Lori & The Chameleons, also charted, touching the No.70 spot in 1979 when their 'Touch' single (CAGE-006) was licensed to Sire Records and reissued (as SIR-4025).   The label design seems to have varied from single to single, so the example shown shouldn't be taken as the norm.  Distributed By Pinnacle Records. Thanks to Robert Lyons For The Info.

78 Big In Japan From Y To Z And Never Again + 4 ZOO  CAGE 001
79 Those Naughty Lumps Iggy Pop's Jacket / Pure And Innocent ZOO CAGE 002
79 Teardrops Explodes Sleeping Gas + 3 ZOO CAGE 003
79 Echo & Bunnymen The Pictures On My Wall / Read It In Books ZOO CAGE 004
79 Teardrops Explodes Bouncing Babies / All I Am Is Loving You ZOO CAGE 005
78 Lori & The Chameleons Touch / Love On The Ganges ZOO CAGE 006
79 Expelaires To See You / Frequency                   ZOO CAGE 007
81 Teardrops Explodes Treason (It's Just A Story) / Read It In Books ZOO CAGE 008
82 Wild Swans The Revolutionary Spirit / God Forbid  ZOO CAGE 009

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