Raiding pop culture’s past and present, Roxy Music created not only one of the greatest debut albums in history, but also a landmark work of postmodern art.
‘The Groover’ made its British chart entry on 16 June 1973, on the way to becoming their final UK top ten 45.
"Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music", surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
The album marked Paul Weller's well-drilled entity's first live album appearance.
If Brian Eno’s name appears anywhere in an album’s credits, enlightened listeners will sit forward. uDiscover introduces the best Brian Eno songs.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
With ‘Warm Leatherette’, Grace Jones dragged the 70s into the 80s and defined the shape of the decade to come with a compelling take on new wave.
His first album since John Lennon's death featured guests Ringo Starr, Carl Perkins, Eric Stewart and others.
'Zappa In New York' was a record of how the maestro spent Christmas 1976.
‘Music For Installations’ is an appropriately illuminating celebration of Brian Eno’s parallel work with music, light and video.
The programme airs in full at 8pm ET on the evening of 27 April.
The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony honoured rock greats at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Ferry, Mackay and Manzanera will perform alongside a group of musicians that have played with either Ferry or Roxy Music throughout the years, including Chris Spedding, Neil Jason and Fonzi Thornton.
Roxy's TV performance of ‘Jealous Guy’ was so well received that the obvious next step was to record it, and quickly.
Harry Styles, Janelle Monáe, Susanna Hoffs, John Taylor and Simon Le Bon will also be on hand to induct the new class.