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Format: CD
Sku: 60485916
UPC: 724381039526
UPC 14: 00724381039526
Release Date: 7/3/2001
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Avalon ~ Roxy Music
2. More Than This ~ Roxy Music
3. Jealous Guy ~ Roxy Music
4. Over You ~ Roxy Music
5. Same Old Scene ~ Roxy Music
6. Oh Yeah! ~ Roxy Music
7. Angel Eyes ~ Roxy Music
8. Dance Away ~ Roxy Music
9. Both Ends Burning ~ Roxy Music
10. Love Is The Drug ~ Roxy Music
11. Out Of The Blue ~ Roxy Music
12. All I Want Is You ~ Roxy Music
13. Mother Of Pearl ~ Roxy Music
14. Street Life ~ Roxy Music
15. Do The Strand ~ Roxy Music
16. Pyjamarama ~ Roxy Music
17. Virginia Plain ~ Roxy Music
18. Re-Make/Re-Model ~ Roxy Music

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel includes: Brian Ferry (vocals); Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, Brian Eno, Paul Thompson, Graham Simpson, John Porter, Eddie Jobson, Rik Kenton, John Gustafson, Neil Jason, Alan Spenner, Gary Tibbs, Neil Hubbard, Andy Newmark, A. Schwartzberg, Jimmy Maelen, David Skinner, Paul Carrack, Yanick Etienne, Fonzi Thornton, Richard Tee, Michael Dawe.
Muze PNote Producers: Roxy Music, Rhett Davies, Chris Thomas, John Punter, Peter Sinfield.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Doctor I.D. Smith.
Muze PNote Photographers: Karl Stoecker; Antony Price; Anthony Price; Anton Corbijn.
Muze PNote What other pop band from the 1970s and early '80s conjures up the image of a debonair man in a dinner jacket ordering a dry martini and, with a devilish smirk on his face, sidling up to a voluptuous stranger in a red velvet dress? With the seductive croon of resident cad Bryan Ferry and the band's amalgam of smooth balladry, soulful R&B, and quirky pop-rock, the sound of Roxy Music is unmistakably lush, sophisticated, and difficult to resist.
Muze PNote Devotees of the group will want most of the individual albums, including COUNTRY LIFE and AVALON. But for the casual fan or uninitiated listener, there is no better package than this 18-track compilation. THE BEST OF ROXY MUSIC has the band's best-known singles, including "More Than This," "Love Is the Drug," "Virginia Plain," and an excellent interpretation of John Lennon's "Jealous Guy." Sequenced in reverse chronological order, the music morphs from Ferry-directed smooth pop to earlier, Brian Eno-influenced, experimental glam rock. (Eno left the band after the second album.) For a fine assortment of decadent pop gems, it's hard to beat this collection.

Artist Overview

Like Bowie, Roxy Music delivered art-rock with a heavy dose of irony, a scarce commodity in the mid-'70s. Bryan Ferry's lounge-lizard persona meshed with Brian Eno's pioneering electronics and Phil Manzanera's highly textured guitar work to create a decadent but humorous sound that influenced many '80s new wave bands on both sides of the Atlantic, from the Cars to Duran Duran.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Velvet Goldmine
Muze Music Compilations Atlantic Records: Time Capsule (Limited Edition)
Muze Music Compilations Bowie Heard Them Here First

Associated Artists and Works

Ferry, Bryan

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 06/11/2001
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2001
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : CDV 2939
Music Label Name Label : Virgin
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00724381039526

Professional Reviews

Q (8/01, p.161)
- 4 stars out of 5 - "...The songs still sound fantastic..."

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