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Bryan Ferry: The Bride Stripped Bare

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, September 1978

I MUST confess myself horrified to recall, just as I was about to start this review, that my first ever album review was of Bryan ...

Bryan Ferry: My Indecision Is Final…

Profile and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, February 1993

Once he was the prolific matinee idol of spaceglam, the original Earl Of Suave and the king of luxuriously lined lovelessness. Now Bryan Ferry takes ...

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Interview by Michael Gross, Zoo World, January 1973

LONDON – The red bus was drifting past Marble Arch, turning towards Knightsbridge. I was leafing through the notes I'd taken that afternoon, and came ...

Bryan Ferry: Party Fun From an Old Poseur

Interview by Ian MacDonald, NME, September 1973

AT NOON PRECISELY, on a colourless day, I pressed the bell-push of Bryan Ferry's chic Earl's Court flat. Fifteen minutes later I was still ringing. ...

Bryan Ferry

Interview by Nick Kent, NME, January 1974

"I TELL ya, mate, just wait till Bryan Ferry gets onstage – 'is face is goin' to look like a fuckin' cancered lung". ...

Bryan Ferry: These Foolish Things (Atco)

Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, April 1974

FOR WEEKS I'd been hearing how bad this album was from people whose judgment is usually reliable. How pleasant then to discover an album so ...

Bryan Ferry: Another Time, Another Place; Eno: Here Come The Warm Jets

Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, August 1974

AS EXPECTED, Eno's first solo album is a sonically innovative and adventurous thing, boldly experimental in its employment of phasing, drones, repetition, shifting of layers, ...

Bryan Ferry: Roxy Music's Sleek Sheik Of Pop Chic

Profile by Ron Ross, Creem, November 1974

BRYAN FERRY is a pop artistic multi-talent with a faultless ear, an extensive library of Fifties and Sixties singles inherited from his big sister, and ...

Bryan Ferry

Interview by Max Bell, NME, December 1974

BRYAN FERRY is worried. To be more exact, he's apprehensive. Well, wouldn't you be with the eyes of the rock world watching your every move ...

Bryan Ferry: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Max Bell, NME, December 1974

THE ALBERT HALL is teeming, brim-full with the beautiful awaiting the first solo airing of his master's voice in the Capital. ...

Bryan Ferry: Putting On The Style

Interview by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, July 1975

The elusive Bryan Ferry, reviver of oldies and singer with Roxy Music, talks to Caroline Coon In 1971, when Bryan Ferry flew into the ...

The Roxy Music Story

Report and Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, October 1975

THE TELEPHONE'S ringing woke him. Sleepily Flame Torso surveyed the tangle of blankets which hid the form next to him. He vaguely tried to remember ...

Bryan Ferry: So Ferry Stylish

Report and Interview by Ray Fox-Cumming, Record Mirror, October 1975

POST-CONCERT meals with Roxy Music are relaxed and refined affairs. The group change for dinner, sip pre-prandial drinks in their hotel bar, then dine with ...

Bryan Ferry Comes Clean

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, July 1976

THE LIGHT caught him in bas-relief. Under the scuffed, light brown leather jacket a light blue shirt with creases pressed into the shoulders and rolled ...

John Wetton: I Have Nothing To Hide Shock

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, September 1976

John Wetton reflects on past problems with Uriah Heep – and on his future plans which, among other things, involve working with Ferry. ...

Bryan Ferry: Let's Stick Together

Review by Ron Ross, Phonograph Record, October 1976

WHILE THE POLITICS of self-exposure are evident in every album Bryan Ferry has made, with or without Roxy Music, his solo albums have consistently been ...

Roxy Music: Viva! Roxy Music; Bryan Ferry: Extended Play (both Island)

Review by Jeffrey Morgan, Cheap Thrills, October 1976

WAIT A MINUTE! Snuff out them candles and get them drapes open! This band may be closin' in on being certified MTH (Mott The Hoople–one ...

Bryan Ferry: Let's Stick Together (Atlantic) Import***

Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, October 1976

IT'S HARD to review this album without sounding as artsy-fartsy as the man in question. I mean, I don't know much about Art but I ...

Bryan Ferry: Let's Stick Together

Review by Wayne Robins, Rolling Stone, November 1976

LET'S STICK TOGETHER is the least campy of Bryan Ferry's three solo albums. Rather than do suave interpretations of oldies as diverse as ‘It's My ...

Bryan Ferry: Mask Behind A Mask

Profile by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, January 1977

BRYAN FERRY'S jeans are as outmoded in style as high fashion can contrive. He wears a blue shirt and black official tie, framed by a ...

Bryan Ferry: The Prisoner

Interview by Paul Rambali, NME, March 1978

The 1978 edition BRYAN FERRY ‘These Four Wall of my Prison I Have Come to Love.'Byron said that. ...

Bryan Ferry: The Bride Stripped Bare

Review by Penny Valentine, Melody Maker, September 1978

WITH HIS USUAL panache (some may say pretensions), Bryan Ferry has taken his album title from a famous work by the surrealist Marcel Duchamp: The ...

Roxy Music: Still Raining Still Posing

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, NME, May 1979

SEVEN YEARS. Is it really that long a time? That short a time? Yes, it is indeed, and the fact that Roxy Music have actually ...

Bryan Ferry: In Every Dream Home a Heartache

Interview by Chris Salewicz, Q, January 1988

Los Angeles. Paris. Nassau. Los Angeles again. Then London. And Paris again. And back to London. Recording is a nerve-wracking, schedule-shredding pastime for the itinerant ...

Bryan Ferry: The Original's Still The Greatest

Interview by Ben Edmonds, Creem, July 1993

"Why don't we just call the damn magazine Roxy Music Monthly?" ...

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Interview by 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 ...

Bryan Ferry: Mamouna (Virgin)

Review by Stuart Maconie, Q, October 1994

Farewell then, writer's block, hello topiary ...

Bryan Ferry: Mamouna (Virgin)

Review by John Mendelsohn, Musician, March 1995

LISTENING TO this predominantly gloomy album, it's easy to forget that, at his best – in 'Over You', say, or 'More Than This', Bryan Ferry ...

Bryan Ferry

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Rolling Stone, October 1995

You’ve just celebrated your 50th birthday. Traumatic? ...

Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs Of Noel Coward

Review by Gavin Martin, Uncut, May 1998

PAN-GENERATIONAL tribute to The Other Noel, benefiting International AIDS-prevention projects ...

10 Questions for Bryan Ferry

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, October 1999

Geordie space-crooner considers glam, going to the pictures with Eno, playing tennis against Tony Blair and life before rock. ...

Bryan Ferry: As Time Goes By (Virgin)

Review by Kit Aiken, Uncut, November 1999

Standard time for legendary art-rocker and model ...

Glam’s Great Melancholic: Bryan Ferry

Profile by Barney Hoskyns, Independent, The, 2000

BY HIS OWN slightly shamefaced admission, the first thought that raced through Bryan Ferry’s mind as he came within a hair’s breadth of plunging to ...

Bryan Ferry: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, February 2000

This man swings fundamentally ...

Another Time, Another Place: Bryan Ferry relives the early Roxy years

Interview by Nicky Parade, Rock's Backpages, June 2001

NP: I know that you didn’t particularly care for the term Glam. Is that because you felt it reduced Roxy to the level of, say, ...

Bryan Ferry: Frantic

Review and Interview by Jim Irvin, MOJO, May 2002

BEFORE WE go on, I'd like to apologise for the recent albums by Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney; just as a public service, because, Lord ...

Bryan Ferry: Frantic (Virgin) *****

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, May 2002

LIVELY RETURN to form on Roxy roue's 11th solo opus. ...

We Have Ways Of Making You Talk: Bryan Ferry

Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, May 2002

AFTER LAST YEAR'S TRIUMPHANT REUNION TOUR WITH ROXY MUSIC, THE KING OF COOL RETURNS WITH A NEW SOLO ALBUM, FRANTIC, FEATURING SONGS INSPIRED BY MARILYN, ...

Bryan Ferry: Kenwood House, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, July 2004

THE ATMOSPHERE was more Glyndebourne than Glastonbury when Bryan Ferry brought his impeccably groomed lounge-soul floorshow to the leafy grounds of Kenwood House on Saturday ...

Knockin' on Dylan's Door: Bryan Ferry

Interview by Ken Scrudato, Flaunt, March 2007

HIPPIES. PERHAPS no other collective of modern countercultural revolutionaries has left a more ambiguous imprint. Dada, Situationism, Punk—all boast fairly intact legacies, the original philosophical ...

Bryan Ferry: Tangled Up In Bob

Interview by Jim Sullivan, Boston Phoenix, June 2007

"DYLANESQUE" isn't what comes to mind when you think of the suave, new-romantic, once-and-future frontman of Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry. But time and again throughout ...

Bryan Ferry: Olympian Heights

Interview by Chris Roberts, Quietus, The, November 2010

The legendary Bryan Ferry has just released Olympia, his best album in two decades, and continues the Roxy Music revival tour in the new year. ...

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