Upfront Media Group (usually known on releases simply as "Upfront") is a UK promotions company formed in 1996, with headquarters based in London, and a direct distribution business, Upfront Direct, based in Warwick, Warwickshire.

One of their main fields of expertise is in helping artists and labels to issue promotional releases via free cover-mount CD's given away by national newspapers and other organisations/brands. They also do similar DVD and book products, as well as doing other promotional, marketing, sales, and distribution work for clients.

'Upfront Promotions Ltd.' often appears in the release smallprint.

Annotation last modified on 2011-02-21 08:44 UTC.


Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
So Bright, So Strong Nitzer Ebb CD 11 8.26801
Essential Sounds, CD#1 Various Artists CD 8 GG 1 5011476102438
Essential Sounds, Volume 1 Various Artists CD 8 5011476102438
Essential Sounds, Volume 2 Various Artists CD 8 5011476102452
The Best Album of the Next Century Ever 1 Various Artists CD 8 [none]
The Best Album of the Next Century Ever 2 Various Artists CD 8 [none]
Girls’ Night In Various Artists CD 15 [none]
New Woman: Have Your Own House Party Various Artists CD 9 [none]
Red Hot & Cool Various Artists CD 10 RED /2001 01 [none]
Too Rockin' for One Hand Various Artists CD 18 SKYMAG 05/01 [none]
Elle Collection: The Most Stylish Sounds of Summer Various Artists CD 12 ELLEMAG 2001 01 [none]
Selecta Various Artists CD 15 J17- CD01 [none]
Catwalk Grooves: Music to Strut Your Stuff To Various Artists CD 12 CATWALKGROOV 02 [none]
Hot Valentine Various Artists CD 11 3-2-04/01, VALENTINES [none]
Bang on Target, Volume 1 Various Artists CD 16 BANG5 [none]
Young Guns Bang on Target, Volume 2 Various Artists CD 16
Metro Life Summer Festival Various Artists CD 12 upfrontfestCD01 [none]
Classic Opera Various Artists CD 8 CLASSICOPERA [none]
Glamour Hits Various Artists CD 13 04034-5746 [none]
Cool Classics Various Artists CD 9 [none]
Red: Sultry Summer Sounds Bebel Gilberto, Kathryn Williams, Sarah McLachlan, Gabrielle, Katie Melua, Jamie Cullum, and more… CD 12 RED/SEPT 04 [none]
London Legends Various Artists CD 8 ESCD010 [none]
Trouble Akon 2×CD 13 + 10 602498874448
Glamour Gold Various Artists CD 12 GLAMOUR 3 [none]
To the Edge of the Universe and Beyond, Part 2 Madness CD 10 639.909 MADNESS [none]
Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield CD 2 UPT 001 [none]
UB40 UB40 CD 15 UPUB001 [none]
Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel CD 14 PGUP1 [none]
Planet Earth (Mail on Sunday newspaper promotional release) Prince CD 10 PRINCEUP1 [none]
Planet Earth (Tour version) Prince CD 10 PRINCEUP1 [none]
The Best of Echo & The Bunnymen Echo & The Bunnymen CD 15 ECHOUP1 [none]
The Best of The Stranglers The Stranglers CD 15 STRUP1 [none]
Travis Travis CD 12 TRAVUP01 [none]
Stop Making Sense Talking Heads DVD-Video 22 TALKUP01 [none]
The Legend Luciano Pavarotti CD 20 UPPAV001 [none]
Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy CD 15 UPTL01 [none]
Seal Seal CD 12 SEALUP 1 [none]
Slade: Live Slade CD 10 SLADEUP001 [none]
Johnny Cash Johnny Cash CD 15 UPCASH1 [none]
Singer Songwriter & Legendary Performer Dolly Parton Dolly Parton CD 12 UPDP01 [none]
UB40 UB40 CD 15 UPUB001 [none]
Oxygene (new master recording) Jean Michel Jarre CD 6 50999 5196932 5, UPJMJ001 [none]
Oxygène (2007 re-recording) Jean Michel Jarre CD 6 UPJMJ001 5099951969325
Lenny Kravitz Lenny Kravitz CD 12 UPLK001 [none]
The Four Seasons Vivaldi; Nigel Kennedy CD 12 UPNK001 [none]
Stars Simply Red CD 10 UPSTARS001 [none]
Twentyfourseven UB40 CD 10 UPUB247001 [none]
Genesis Genesis CD 12 UPGEN001 [none]
iSELECT BOWIE CD 12 UPDB001 [none]
Tenors Take Ten Various Artists CD 10 UPTENOR001 [none]
Strange Days The Doors CD 10 UPDOORS001 [none]
Closer Joy Division CD 9 UPJOYD001 [none]
15 Greatest Hits Tina CD 15 UPTNTNR001 [none]
Private Dancer Tina Turner CD 10 UPTTPD001 [none]
Christmas with the Choir ACM Gospel Choir CD 12 UPACMCH001 [none]
Cliff: 50th Anniversary Cliff Richard CD 12 UPCR50A001 [none]
Easy Learning Spanish Audio Course [language instruction] 6×CD 24 + 24 + 24 + 24 + 21 + 22 [none]
John Lennon John Lennon CD 12 UPJLENN001 [none]
Hottest Hits Hot Chocolate featuring Errol Brown CD 15 UPHC001 [none]
We Play Endlessly Sigur Rós CD 9 [none]
Pet Shop Boys Story: 25 Years of Hits Pet Shop Boys Enhanced CD 11 UPPSB001 [none]
The Dreams We Have As Children Noel Gallagher CD 11 UPOASIS001 [none]
Rock You Queen CD 14 UPQUEEN001 [none]
12 of Their Greatest Ever Hits Roxy Music CD 12 UPRXYMC001 [none]
Songbook Robbie Williams CD 12 UPRWMOS001 [none]
Live 2009 Blur CD 10 UPBL200901 [none]
Live 2009 Blur CD 10 UPBL2009I1
Bee Gees Bee Gees CD 12 UPBGMOS001 [none]
Paul McCartney Live in Los Angeles Paul McCartney CD 12 UPPMCMOS01 [none]
Never Been Gone Carly Simon CD 12 UPCYSMN001 [none]
The Chemical Brothers (The Sunday Times Promotional release) The Chemical Brothers CD 10 UPCHEMB001 [none]
Performance Kylie Minogue CD 12 UPKLMNG001 [none]
Parallel Lines Blondie CD 14 UPBLNDE001 [none]
Love Songs Elvis CD 15 UPLVSNG001 [none]
Tom Jones Tom Jones CD 14 UPTMJNS001 [none]
Spandau Ballet Spandau Ballet CD 12 UPSPBLT001 5013136149821
Christmas With Cliff Cliff Richard CD 15 UPCLFRD001 [none]
The Ultimate Christmas Sinatra CD 15 UPFNKSA001 [none]
Perry Como at Christmas Perry Como CD 12 UPPYCMO001 5060087870052
Ella Fitzgerald at Christmas Ella Fitzgerald CD 12 UPELFTZ001 5060087870052
Easy Learning Spanish Audio Course, Disc 5 [language instruction] CD 21 UPLSWD5001 [none]
John Lennon John Lennon CD 12 UPJLENN001 [none]