Absolute Label Services is a UK-based distribution and services provider to independent artists and record labels.
Founded back in 1998, the company is run by Managing Director Henry Semmence, alongside Director Simon Wills.
Its artist clients in recent years have included the likes of Alphabeat, All Saints, Jack Savoretti, Lethal Bizzle, McFly, Steps and Jake Shears.
Services offered by Absolute to clients include both digital and physical distribution, in addition to marketing, direct-to-consumer operations, administration and promotion across streaming and radio.
In an op/ed written for Music Business Worldwide to celebrate Absolute’s 20th anniversary in 1998, Henry Semmence revealed the 20 things he’d learned in his time running the company.
He advised: “Show people what you do and how you do it. Let them know you have nothing to hide. Trust is vital in business.”