Ep 688: Miles Copeland III, Founder of I.R.S. Records
Written by admin on July 10, 2021
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio,. Music Business Innovator, Founder of I.R.S. Records and former Manager of The Police Miles Copeland III talks with Chris upon the release of his new book: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: My Life in the Music Business.
During our conversation, Copeland discusses how he got into the music business, managing The Police, how he convinced The Police to release “Roxanne” as a single, his establishing I.R.S. Records, philosophy behind the label, some of the artists he discovered and the world music Copeland exposes to all of us today through Copeland International Artists (C.I.A.).
We also play music from Wall of Voodoo, Fine Young Cannibals, Lords of the New Church, Doug & the Slugs and more classic alternative artists