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Description: Avalon, released in 1982, was Roxy Music's eighth (and, to date, final) studio album. Recorded in 1981-82 at Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas, it is generally regarded as the culmination of the smoother, more adult-oriented sound of the band's later work. It was a huge commercial success, hitting #1 in the UK (for 3 weeks) and staying on the album charts for over a year. Although it only climbed as high as #53, Avalon is notable as the band's only platinum record in the US. Bryan Ferry's girlfriend (and soon-to-be wife) Lucy Helmore appeared on the cover wearing a medieval helmet and carrying a falcon, evoking King Arthu ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Bros.
Release date: 14 May 2000
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724384746025 UPC: 724384746025
Tags: Rock (2), Pop (2), New Wave (2), Art Rock (2), 1982 (1), New Romantic (1), Roxy Music (1), Vinyl (1), Glossy (1), Smooth (1), 1980s (1), 80s (1)
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""Peter Sinfield, producer of Roxy Music's angular and wild 1972 debut, said that on Avalon they "ran out of naivete." Their sound was now woozy and lush, horny yet mature. And also unabashedly romantic. A synth-soul landmark, Avalon was their biggest hit, their swan song and the pinnacle of rock elegance.""


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