Best Of Roxy Music CD (2001)

Artist: Roxy Music

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview


Label Emd/virgin
SKU 60485916
UPC 724381039526
UPC 14 00724381039526
Format CD
Release Date 7/3/2001
Author Roxy Music
Associated Artist/Work Ferry, Bryan
Artist Influence Cliff Richard
Artist Influence David Bowie
Artist Influence Elton John
Artist Influence Elvis Presley
Artist Influence Family (UK)
Artist Influence King Crimson
Artist Influence Little Richard
Artist Influence Pink Floyd
Artist Influence The Beatles
Artist Influence The Creation
Artist Influence The Kinks
Artist Influence The Move
Artist Influence The Pretty Things
Artist Influence The Rolling Stones
Artist Influence The Velvet Underground
Artist Influence The Who
Artist Influence Traffic
Artist Contemporary 10cc
Artist Contemporary 801
Artist Contemporary Bauhaus (UK)
Artist Contemporary Be Bop Deluxe
Artist Contemporary Curved Air
Artist Contemporary David Bowie
Artist Contemporary Duran Duran
Artist Contemporary Genesis (U.K. Band)
Artist Contemporary Japan (Rock)
Artist Contemporary John Cale
Artist Contemporary John Lennon
Artist Contemporary Joy Division
Artist Contemporary Kevin Ayers
Artist Contemporary Lou Reed
Artist Contemporary Marc Bolan
Artist Contemporary Mott the Hoople
Artist Contemporary New York Dolls
Artist Contemporary Peter Gabriel
Artist Contemporary Peter Hammill (Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill)
Artist Contemporary Pulp
Artist Contemporary Queen
Artist Contemporary Quiet Sun
Artist Contemporary Robert Fripp
Artist Contemporary Roy Wood
Artist Contemporary Simple Minds
Artist Contemporary Soft Machine
Artist Contemporary Spandau Ballet
Artist Contemporary Sparks
Artist Contemporary Split Enz
Artist Contemporary Steve Harley
Artist Contemporary Suede
Artist Contemporary Syd Barrett
Artist Contemporary T. Rex
Artist Contemporary Television
Artist Contemporary Wizzard
Artist Follower A Flock of Seagulls
Artist Follower a-ha
Artist Follower ABC
Artist Follower Adam Ant
Artist Follower Adrian Belew
Artist Follower Alphaville (German)
Artist Follower B.E.F.
Artist Follower Bauhaus (UK)
Artist Follower Blancmange
Artist Follower Blondie
Artist Follower Bronski Beat
Artist Follower Buzzcocks
Artist Follower Cabaret Voltaire
Artist Follower Camel
Artist Follower China Crisis
Artist Follower Chris & Cosey
Artist Follower Circa Zero
Artist Follower Classix Nouveaux
Artist Follower Culture Club
Artist Follower Daft Punk
Artist Follower Daniel Ash
Artist Follower Daryl Hall & John Oates
Artist Follower Depeche Mode
Artist Follower Duran Duran
Artist Follower Echo & the Bunnymen
Artist Follower Erasure
Artist Follower Eurythmics
Artist Follower Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Artist Follower Gary Numan
Artist Follower Gene Loves Jezebel
Artist Follower Grace Jones
Artist Follower Heaven 17
Artist Follower Icehouse
Artist Follower INXS
Artist Follower Japan (Rock)
Artist Follower Joe Jackson
Artist Follower John Foxx
Artist Follower Joy Division
Artist Follower Kate Bush
Artist Follower Love and Rockets
Artist Follower Magazine
Artist Follower Momus
Artist Follower Morrissey
Artist Follower Naked Eyes
Artist Follower New Order (UK)
Artist Follower Oingo Boingo
Artist Follower Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (O.M.D.)
Artist Follower Public Image Ltd.
Artist Follower Pulp
Artist Follower Scissor Sisters
Artist Follower Simple Minds
Artist Follower Siouxsie and the Banshees
Artist Follower Soft Cell
Artist Follower Spandau Ballet
Artist Follower Split Enz
Artist Follower Suede
Artist Follower Talk Talk
Artist Follower Tears for Fears
Artist Follower Telex
Artist Follower The Associates
Artist Follower The Blue Nile
Artist Follower The Boomtown Rats
Artist Follower The Call
Artist Follower The Cars
Artist Follower The Chameleons UK
Artist Follower The Church
Artist Follower The Creatures
Artist Follower The Cure
Artist Follower The Fixx
Artist Follower The Human League
Artist Follower The Mekons
Artist Follower The Monochrome Set
Artist Follower The Psychedelic Furs
Artist Follower The Smiths
Artist Follower The Stranglers
Artist Follower The The
Artist Follower The Tubes
Artist Follower Thomas Dolby
Artist Follower U2
Artist Follower Ultravox
Artist Follower Viet Cong
Artist Follower Visage
Artist Follower Wang Chung
Artist Follower Yaz
Artist Follower Yello
Technical Info
CatalogID CDV 2939
Lable Name Virgin
Released 06/11/2001
Original Release 2001
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 74m : 11s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00724381039526
Album Notes and Credits
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.
Producers: Roxy Music, Rhett Davies, Chris Thomas, John Punter, Peter Sinfield.
Liner Note Author: Doctor I.D. Smith.
Photographers: Karl Stoecker; Antony Price; Anthony Price; Anton Corbijn.
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.
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.
Professional Reviews
Q (8/01, p.161) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The songs still sound fantastic..."
Disc 1
1 Avalon
2 More Than This
3 Jealous Guy
4 Over You
5 Same Old Scene
6 Oh Yeah!
7 Angel Eyes
8 Dance Away
9 Both Ends Burning
10 Love Is The Drug
11 Out Of The Blue
12 All I Want Is You
13 Mother Of Pearl
14 Street Life
15 Do The Strand
16 Pyjamarama
17 Virginia Plain
18 Re-Make/Re-Model

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping  
Importcds $9.73 + $2.98 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All our items are brand new - Ships directly from our Warehouse in California - Estimated delivery time: 5-7 days after shipment.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Blow It Outa Here $15.81 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All products are BRAND NEW and factory sealed. Fast shipping with tracking and delivery confirmation! 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Synergy Data Inc $22.55 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
$9.73 + $2.98 shipping
$12.98 You save $3.25 (25%)
Rakuten Super Points Earn 10 ($0.10) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: CD
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  Importcds
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™