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“I loved American music. From the age of about 10, every week you’d discover somebody new. I was very much into jazz. You know how English people are; there’s a certain amount of musical snobbery. I mean, I loved Little Richard and Fats Domino, but when I heard Charlie Parker for the first time, this was something I really loved, and nobody else who I knew knew anything about him. It’s good to have your private obsessions.” — Bryan Ferry*

Roxy Music has revisited their 1972 self-titled debut album with a 45th anniversary reissue packed with unreleased demos, outtakes, radio sessions and more. ROXY MUSIC—45TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION is out now in a variety of formats, including a 3CD/DVD super deluxe edition that also comes with a 136-page book.”**

The DVD includes video footage of “Would You Believe,” “If There is Something,” “Sea Breezes,” and “Virginia Plain” filmed in 1972 at Bataclan.


*See Jon Savage’s February 1st piece in The Guardiantheguardian.com/bryan-ferry-roxy-music

** rollingstone.com/roxy-music-45th-anniversary-reissue-of-debut-lp

Roxy Music, from left in bottom photo: Paul Thompson, Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, and Brian Eno. Image credit: BBC.

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