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Bryan Ferry

Jon Savage, MOJO, October 1994

BRYAN FERRY SHOULD NEED LITTLE introduction. The first five Roxy Music albums – Roxy Music, For Your Pleasure, Stranded, Country Life and Siren – defined the first half of the '70s in a hyper-modernist sequence of epigrams, science fiction noises and costume changes to equal, or indeed outstrip, David Bowie. "You're so sheer, you're so chic: teenage rebel of the week"; "Casanova – is that your name or do you live there?"; "Well I've been up all night again, party-time wasting is too much fun"; "And boys will be boys will be boy-oy-oys!" – fabulous!

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