|Distributor(s)||Proper Music Distribution|
|Country of origin||England|
Proper Records is an English record label founded by Proper Music Group Chairman - Malcolm Mills and Paul Riley. Commencing with a handful of releases, including the Balham Alligators and Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers, the label grew in stature and renown through its reissue marque, 'Proper Box'. Featuring jazz, country, and rock and roll artists, these releases now total over 200.
The label has become better known for releasing new albums by contemporary artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Joan Baez, Richard Thompson, Nick Lowe, Dr. John, Los Lobos, Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Loudon Wainwright III and many more.
Subsidiary labels include Specific Jazz and Navigator Records.
The company was based on an industrial estate in south London but relocated to Surrey Quays in 2017. Sister company Proper Music Distribution has won the Music Week Distributor of the Year Award three times, .