|Parent company||Hup Hup|
|Founded||1 January 1949|
|Country of origin|| Malayan Union|
|Location||No 66-68, Jalan Raja Chulan Kuala Lumpur 50200 Malaysia|
According to the company itself it was officially formed on 1 January 1949. It was known as King's Musical Industrial Sdn Bhd, King's Musical Industries Limited and Hup Hup Sdn Bhd.
According to the company it was the first Malayan-Singaporean-British Hong Kong licensee for many popular foreign record labels including CBS Records, MCA Records, Kapp Records, Decca Records and Polydor Records. Life's recording artists have included Teresa Teng and Frances Yip.
In this year, the factory in Singapore started production. The Singapore subsidiary was chaired by millionaire Aw Cheng Chye at that time, The parent company was chaired by Ng Lian Chin (simplified Chinese: 黄连振; traditional Chinese: 黃連振) and Life Records (Hong Kong) was exported to United Kingdom and United States. Life Records (Hong Kong) started to produce cassette tape that recorded directly from the original master recording.
Matthew with the Mandarins were one of the groups that had an album released on the label.