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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), Vinyl (1), New Wave (1), Art Rock (1), Smooth (1), 80s (1), Glossy (1), Roxy Music (1), 1980s (1), New Romantic (1), 1982 (1)
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Top 10 of 10: 1982 (44 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 ’80s were far removed from the art-school dilettantes of Brian Eno’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: “More Than This”"


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

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


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