The Complete Studio Recordings 1972-1982, is the first complete Roxy Music box set to be released on CD. It includes each of the eight ‘Roxy Music’ Studio albums: Roxy Music, For Your Pleasure, Stranded, Country Life, Siren, Manifesto, Flesh And Blood and Avalon. Each of the studio albums have been taken back to their original form. New 2012 flat transfers from the original analogue master tapes ensure the audio sounds truer to its original LP sound. The box set is completed with two bonus discs of singles, B-sides and alternative mixes.
The first Ferry and Roxy collection to include Bryan's most recent work alongside such group and solo masterpieces as Virginia Plain; Street Life; Love Is the Drug; Avalon; More Than This; A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall; Both Ends Burning; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; Angel Eyes; Over You; The Same Old Scene; Let's Stick Together (Let's Work Together); Sign of the Times, and more. 45 tracks from the most debonair (and complex) singer in rock.
The only digital version available of the video document of Roxy Music's 1983 tour to promote the release of their best selling album 'Avalon'. The concert was filmed at Frejus, France and was the final date of tour. In addition to Roxy favorites ('A Song For Europe', 'Love Is The Drug', 'Editions Of You', 'Dance Away', their cover of John Lennon's 'Jealous Guy'), they also fit in a Ferry solo chestnut ('Can't Let Go') and an FM radio favorite of the time, a cover of Neil Young's 'Hurricane'.
Special 15 track collection from the lead singer and co-founder of Roxy Music's solo career. The tracks are drawn primarily from his solo albums along with a few Roxy chestnuts thrown in for good measure. Includes alt versions of "Let's Stick Together" and "The Price Of Love" as well as the only CD appearance of the song "Help Me" that was used in the motion picture "The Fly".
Roxy Music’s self-titled debut was originally released in 1972 to critical acclaim and exemplified the band’s penchant for glamour, both in the lyrics and with the album cover of model Kari-Ann Muller, kickstarting a tradition of iconic album covers featuring female models. "The album is really kind of a tracer as to where we could go," explains Ferry. "There are lots of different directions there, and deliberately so, because we never really did want to have one recognisable sound. Being elusive is one of the things we quite like, and being as varied as possible."
The EVA labels were a group of sisterlabels made for compilations and Best-Of albums released as joint ventures between the national divisions of EMI, Virgin and Ariola. The label became active in 1984 but is now defunct in all countries. Early EVA albums were released with the logos of the three individual labels. Sometimes the label name EVA was not mentioned on those releases. Active from 1985 until 1997. In 1990 the labels Warner Music, Sony Music and Phonogram/Polydor founded Magnum as its counterpart.