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Fiction Records is a UK formerly indie label, now wholly owned by Polydor a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. Fiction Records was originally started by Chris Parry in 1978 that is best known as being the home of The Cure for over 20 years. The label’s first #1 record was Wish by The Cure in 1992, going #1 in the United Kingdom.

After a dormant period of several years, the label was then re-started in January 2004, with the first release being the UK #5 single Run by Snow Patrol.

The current Fiction stable includes Ian Brown, The Maccabees, Kate Nash, Elbow, White Lies, Yuksek, Filthy Dukes, Detroit Social Club, Athlete and Matthew P., and Crystal Castles

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