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Roxy Music - More Than This

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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), 1982 (2), Roxy Music (2), 80s (1), 1980s (1), Vinyl (1), New Wave (1), Art Rock (1), Smooth (1), Glossy (1), New Romantic (1)
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Albums Heard in 2023 (129 music items)

"August 27th"


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Favourite Pop Songs: 80's: Vol. 17 (67 music items)

"Written by: Bryan Ferry "


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Top Favourite 500 Songs: 201 - 271 (101 music items)

"Written by: Bryan Ferry"


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The Final Albums (178 music items)

"Released: May, 1982 "


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Top 10 of 10: 1982 (45 movies items)

"More Than This"


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Number One Hit Albums: Canada - 1982 (15 music items)

" Time on chart: July 31 - November 11, 1982 Genres: Sophisti-pop, Art Pop, New Wave, Synth Pop"


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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"The reconvened Roxy Music of the early โ€™80s were far removed from the art-school dilettantes of Brian Enoโ€™s day. But their later music had its own languorous, sexy, exquisite melancholy. Avalon is the acme of this style, and practically removes brassieres by itself. Standout track: โ€œMore Than Thisโ€"


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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1982-1983 (272 music items)

""More Than This" Runner up: "Avalon""


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My Favorite Albums: 1982 (40 music items)
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