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 outfit's first live LP 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 song was kept off No. 1 in the UK only by Blondie's 'Sunday Girl.'
Roxy's TV performance of ‘Jealous Guy’ was so well received that the obvious next step was to record it, and quickly.
While Roxy Music were enjoying both critical and popular musical acclaim, Brian Ferry was busy pursuing an equally fruitful solo career.
As co-founder of the original Roxy Music, Brian Eno's flamboyant character, penchant for feather boas, futuristic hairstyles and glam rock threads made him an instantly recognisable face back in the day.
After leaving Roxy Music, Brian Eno’s startlingly innovative and influential solo career took flight with the release of ‘Here Come The Warm Jets’.