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Champagne, Novocaine and music that'll melt your brain....

Roxy Music/ For Your Pleasure/ Stranded/Country Life/Siren

Champagne, Novocaine and music that'll melt your brain. If the '70s were the party that never ended, then Roxy Music were its house band. In their earliest incarnations, arch-Lothario Bryan Ferry sang about a stream of socialite orgies, while his band, initially - co-marshalled by androgynous pop boffin Brian Eno, skilfully spliced postmodern pop with the avant-garde. Contemporaries like David Bowie and Marc Bolan, for all their posturing, were still conventional pop songwriters; Roxy Music, as the remastered versions of their first - five albums show, - were genuinely, bewitchingly weird.

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Within a year, Roxy Music would split, and 'Siren''s cover star, Jerry Hall, would dump Ferry for Mick Jagger. Listening to the first three Roxy Music albums in her cosy condo, maybe she'll be kicking herself.

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