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Hotwire Records

Dublin based label founded by ex Horslips/Zen Alligators drummer Eamon Carr in 1983. Folded circa 1990, as Carr concentrated on journalism, broadcasting and management.


7" Single Releases (prefix HWS)
831	Zen Alligators - I Never Forget A Face(live)//Caught in the Crossfire/Diary of a Forgotten War [6/1983] [co-release Crashed Records]
832	Feathered Wing - She's Mine/Special Kind Of Love [1983]
833	Feathered Wing - Man Off The Track/Special Kind Of Love [1983]
851	Private Number/The Commotion - Don't Take It Away/(Don't Say Goodbye) Today [1/1985] [split]
852	?
853	Stars Of Heaven - Clothes Of Pride/All About You [1986]
854	Light A Big Fire - The CIA/Danny [1985]
855	The Golden Horde - Young and Happy EP [1985]
856	Light A Big Fire - I See People/Moons [1985]
857	Light A Big Fire - You Can Love A Woman (1-sided) [1985]
858	Absolute Zero - You Will Fall [1985]
859	Light A Big Fire - Greenboys/The Boom-Boom Room [1985?]
860	Light A Big Fire - Charlene/Hunger [1986]
861	Light A Big Fire - Mr.Twilight/Lovers [1986]
862	The Last Bandits - Christmas Morning/Tell Me [1986?]
863	The Partisans - Open Your Eyes/Partisan [1988]

custom numbers:
BOY 1	The Saints & Scholars - A 100,000 Welcomes for Boy George!/The Land of Your Fathers [1984]
HOST 10	The Host - The Hellhound Was My Name/The Trip The King & The Creel [1985]
WAY OUT 1	The Golden Horde - Dig That Crazy Grave EP [1984] [co-release Crashed Records]

LP Releases (prefix HWLP)
 001	v/a - Hip City Boogaloo LP [3/1984]
8501	Light A Big Fire - Gunpowders LP [1985]
8502	The Golden Horde - Chocolate Biscuit Conspiracy LP [1985]
8503	The Radiators - Buying Gold From Heaven LP [1985]
8504	The Last Bandits - The Last Bandits in the World LP [1985]
8505	v/a - Weird Weird World of Guru Weirdbrain LP [1985]
8506	Light A Big Fire - Surveillance LP [1986]
8507	Paul Cleary & The Partisans - Impossible mini-LP [1987]

The Screaming Tribesmen's "Date With A Vampire" EP was licensed by Hotwire/WEA
for release in Ireland in 1986 (as HWS 852?)






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