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Chrysalis Records (/ˈkrɪsəlɪs/) is a British record label that was founded in 1968. The name is both a reference to the pupal stage of a butterfly and a combination of its founders' names, Chris Wright and Terry Ellis. It started as the Ellis-Wright Agency.
British record label
|Founded||1968; 55 years ago (1968)|
|Status||UK and Europe: Independent record company, owned by Reservoir Media Management|
Rest of the world: defunct, merged into Universal Music Group
|Distributor(s)||U.S. and Canadian catalogues including those of Ramones, Robbie Williams and Belinda Carlisle: Universal Music Group|
Most non-North American catalogues, plus the rights to artists not originally signed to Chrysalis: Blue Raincoat Music/Reservoir Media Management
Catalogues of Spandau Ballet, Jethro Tull, Ramones and The Proclaimers: Warner Music Group
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|