Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry

 

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Bryan Ferry CBE (born 26 September 1945) is an English singer and songwriter. His voice has been described as an "elegant, seductive croon".[2] He also established a distinctive image and sartorial style; according to The Independent, Ferry and his contemporary David Bowie influenced a generation with both their music and their appearance.[3]

Ferry came to prominence as the lead vocalist and principal songwriter with the glam art rock band Roxy Music, achieving three number one albums and ten singles which reached the top ten in the UK between 1972 and 1982. Their singles included "Virginia Plain", "Street Life", "Love is the Drug", "Dance Away", "Angel Eyes", "Over You", "Oh Yeah", "Jealous Guy", "Avalon", and "More Than This". Ferry began his solo career in 1973. His solo hits included "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall", "Let's Stick Together" and "This Is Tomorrow". Ferry disbanded Roxy Music following the release of their best-selling album Avalon (1982) to concentrate on his solo career, releasing further singles such as "Slave to Love" and "Don't Stop the Dance" and the UK No. 1 album Boys and Girls in 1985. When his sales as a solo artist and as a member of Roxy Music are combined, Ferry has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.[4]

As well as being a prolific songwriter himself, Ferry has recorded many cover versions of other artists' songs, including standards from the Great American Songbook, in albums such as These Foolish Things (1973), Another Time, Another Place (1974) and As Time Goes By (1999), as well as an album of Bob Dylan covers, Dylanesque (2007).

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Popular Albums26

Album Appearances & References21

Popular Songs20

Song Appearances & References20

Musical Groups1

Films5

Minor Film Appearances & References5

Collaborators & Influencers22

Other Music-Related Relationships16

Personal & Professional Relationships5

Awards & Nominations4

Events2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles123

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On14

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles20

Bryan Ferry: “People like you to be difficult and weird”
  –  February 23, 2018
Much as you’d imagine, Bryan Ferry’s West London studio/office complex is a stylish ... then walls bearing pictures of models and a neon ‘Roxy Music’ sign, before descending a flight of stairs to Ferry’s studio itself. There, the man offers ...
Bryan Ferry eyes reunion with Brian Eno: “I’d like to do some more stuff with him again”
  –  February 8, 2018
Brian Eno began his professional career as a member of Roxy Music, but quit the band in 1973 following the release of its second album, citing creative differences with Bryan Ferry. After 30 years, the pair finally reconciled and worked together on a track ...
"This is the sound of the future. Come back in a couple of years' time." Bryan Ferry remembers the Roxy Music demo rejections
  –  February 2, 2018
Bryan Ferry reminisces about the steps which led to the release of Roxy Music's debut LP. He recalls carrying around a demo which eventually caught the attention of leading music writer Richard Williams. And the subsequent article in the Melody Maker ...
Seann Walsh, Lucy Porter & Kerri Godliman To Top Amazing Comedy Bill At Standon Calling Festival
  –  March 6, 2018
Music-wise, there's almost too much to see: Bryan Ferry, George Ezra, The Horrors, Django Django, Little Simz, The Amazons, Shame and Dream Wife will perform across the weekend.
Standon Calling 2018: Akala, Gaz Coombes, Nina Nesbitt, Gengahr and Hak Baker added to lineup
  –  March 6, 2018
Standon Calling has added a wealth of new names to its already-stellar lineup for 2018. The summer festival previously announced that the likes of Bryan Ferry, George Ezra, The Horrors, Django Django, Little Simz, The Amazons, Shame and Dream Wife would ...
How to buy tickets for Cornbury Music Festival 2018
  –  March 5, 2018
Cornbury Music Festival began in 2004 and has seen appearances from Amy Winehouse, Blondie, Tom Jones, Robert Plant, Bryan Ferry and Hugh Laurie. A country fair with a rock ‘n’ roll twist, it prides itself on being a festival for all the family.
The Poetry of Instagram
  –  March 5, 2018
He has previously worked on projects with artists including Bryan Ferry, Wayne MacGregor, Michael Nyman, Steve McQueen, and Laurie Anderson.
Grace Jones, Rag'N'Bone Man & Bryan Ferry lead Trinity Summer Series charge
  –  March 2, 2018
There's a week of cracking gigs to look forward to in July! It may be minus-a trillion outside, but balmy Dublin nights can be looked forward to thanks to MCD who've announced the return for a second year of the Trinity Summer Series. We shouldn't have ...
Gavin James, Il Divo, Bryan Ferry and more for Trinity College gigs this summer
  –  March 2, 2018
Having enjoyed a successful launch in 2017 with gigs from the likes of Pixies, James Vincent McMorrow, Two Door Cinema Club and alt-j, the Trinity Summer Series returns for 2018 with another top bill of homegrown and international talent.
Grace Jones, Il Divo, Bryan Ferry & more announced for this year's Trinity Summer Series gigs
  –  March 2, 2018
The line-up for this year's Trinity Summer Series has been revealed, with another eclectic bill planned across six nights this coming July. You'll find the dates, support acts and ticket info for each gig below: JULY 23rd: GRACE JONES w/ WYVERN LINGO - € ...
Legendary British blues-rock guitarist Robin Trower to perform at Capitol Theatre
  –  March 1, 2018
With his stock still high among his fellow performers thanks to albums such as 1997’s Someday Blues,” the late 1990s saw Trower hooking up with Roxy Music’s Bryan Ferry for two albums, “Taxi” and “Mamouna.” The albums also led to a European tour.
Alistair Norbury to lead BMG UK's repertoire operation
  –  February 28, 2018
BMG’s publishing company is home to the likes of Roger Waters, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, The Pretenders, Tears for Fears, Lenny Kravitz, Van Morrison, Mick Hucknall, Mark Knopfler, Bryan Ferry, Ian Anderson, Jamiroquai, Jarvis Cocker, Rollo ...
Chris Difford: I was terrified of going on stage... shyness and addictions go hand in hand
  –  February 28, 2018
who helped Chris fight his addictions and "does his own washing up in a pair of rubber gloves", and his boyhood idol Bryan Ferry, a perfectionist who likes all his pencils to be sharpened to the same height. A one-time manager of Ferry, Chris has more ...
Paloma Faith to headline Glastonbury's Abbey Extravaganza
  –  February 27, 2018
Info: http://glas.to/18abbeytix (sic)" The 36-year-old pop star follows in the footsteps of Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Sir Ray Davies, Robert Plant and Bryan Ferry in performing at the intimate outdoor venue. As for the main festival when it returns in ...
Chris Difford is on his way to Cork and still cool for cats
  –  February 27, 2018
Difford embarked on an unlikely second career, as manager of Bryan Ferry and consultant to Elton John, who, Difford confirmed in his riveting autobiography, Some Fantastic Place, dons marigold gloves and does his own dishes. “I’m going to be talking ...
News in Digest: 2018 turning into a stellar year for concerts and comedy shows
  –  February 24, 2018
Bryan Ferry is gracing Musikhuset Aarhus with his presence on June 13 and 15, before playing at Roskilde-Hallerne on June 17 (400kr), while 82-year-old British folk singer Shirley Collins is playing Kunsthal Charlottenborg on March 25 (250kr). Elton John ...
Bryan Ferry: “People like you to be difficult and weird”
  –  February 23, 2018
Much as you’d imagine, Bryan Ferry’s West London studio/office complex is a stylish and sophisticated place. Once through the main doors, a visitor must pass a row of sofas neatly strewn with For Your Pleasure cushions, then walls bearing pictures of ...
Beauty Boss: Meet the Celebrity Dentist Who Became King of the Million Dollar Smile
  –  February 14, 2018
That moment changed my professional path as he kept his word and the Stones became my first patients. Roberta Flack, Bryan Eno, Bryan Ferry and the Average White Band followed in the early years and as the years went by more and more entertainers and ...
Nerds and Nudity
  –  February 13, 2018
There is Cary Grant. There is Fred Astaire. There are Marlon Brando, James Dean, Robert Redford, Paul Newman and, at a slightly later date, the musicians Miles Davis, David Bowie and Bryan Ferry. Yet there is one influential figure who hardly ever gets his ...
Bryan Ferry eyes reunion with Brian Eno: “I’d like to do some more stuff with him again”
  –  February 8, 2018
Brian Eno began his professional career as a member of Roxy Music, but quit the band in 1973 following the release of its second album, citing creative differences with Bryan Ferry. After 30 years, the pair finally reconciled and worked together on a track ...

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