Roxy Music release their eighth and final album : ‘Avalon’ featuring ‘More Than This’ (1982)

Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’ is their eighth and final studio album co-produced with Rhett Davies and released on June 1, 1982 by E.G. Records/Polydor.

Track Listing : 1.More Than This (Bryan Ferry) – 04:30 . 2.The Space Between (Bryan Ferry) – 04:30 . 3.Avalon (Bryan Ferry) – 04:16 . 4.India (Bryan Ferry) – 01:44 . 5.While My Heart Is Still Beating (Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay) – 03:26 . 6.The Main Thing (Bryan Ferry) – 03:54 . 7.Take A Chance With Me (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) – 04:42 . 8.To Turn You On (Bryan Ferry) – 04:16 . 9.True To Life (Bryan Ferry) – 04:25 . 10.Tara (Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay) – 01:43


Peter Saville

Musicians : Roxy Music – Band . Bryan Ferry – Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Guitar Synthesizer . Andy Mackay – Saxophones . Phil Manzanera – Lead Guitar . Neil Hubbard – Guitars . Andy Newmark – Drums On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 9) . Rick Marotta – Drums On (8) . Alan Spenner – Bass Guitar On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 8 – 10) . Neil Jason – Bass Guitar On (2 – 6 – 7 & 9) . Paul Carrack – Piano On (8) . Jimmy Maelen – Percussion On (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 7 – 9) . Kermit Moore – Cello On (8) . Fonzi Thornton – Backing Vocals On (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 9) . Yanick Etienne – Backing Vocals On (3)

Production : Produced By Rhett Davies, Roxy Music Bob Clearmountain – Engineer, Mixing . Peter Revill – Assistant Producer . Ian Little – Assistant Producer . Benjamin Arbiter – Assistant Producer . Barry Bongiovi – Assistant Producer . Colin Good – Assistant Producer . Rhett Davies – Engineer, Mixing

Package : Bryan Ferry – Artwork . Neil Kirk – Artwork . Anthony Price – Cover Art . Peter Saville asterisques RVM– Artwork

Recorded 1981–1982 At Compass Point Studios, Nassau; The Power Station, Manhattan, New York.

Released On June 1, 1982 By E.G. Records/Polydor.

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Rolling Stone
Bryan Ferry stars as a remarkably expressive keyboard player and singer whose familiar mannerisms are subsumed in a rich, benevolent self-assurance. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
Seductive, romantic, sensual, but this is not your average Roxy Music album. It’s even better than that. A great album to play in the garden on a warm summer evening, with one arm around your beloved and the other holding a glass of red wine. […]

Pitchfork
Ferry made enervation his own– a real, neglected feeling, if a hard one to sympathise with. On Avalon‘s title track he puts it plainly: “Now the party’s over/ I’m so tired”. Roxy were never drained by hangovers or comedowns, more by moments of rueful self-knowledge. […]

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Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’

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