Roxy Music release their seventh album : ‘Flesh and Blood’ (1980)

Roxy Music’s ‘Flesh and Blood’ is their seventh studio album (that It will spend 60 weeks on the albums UK chart), released on May 23, 1980 by E.G.

Track Listing : 1.In The Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper) – 03:09 . 2.Oh Yeah (Bryan Ferry) – 04:51 . 3.Same Old Scene (Bryan Ferry) – 03:57 . 4.Flesh And Blood (Bryan Ferry) – 03:08 . 5.My Only Love (Bryan Ferry) – 05:16 . 6.Over You (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) – 03:27 . 7.Eight Miles High (Gene Clark, David Crosby, Roger Mcguinn) – 04:55 . 8.Rain, Rain, Rain (Bryan Ferry) – 03:20 . 9.No Strange Delight (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) – 04:44 . 10.Running Wild (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) – 05:03


Peter Saville

Musicians : Roxy Music – Band . Bryan Ferry – Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Synthesiser On (4), Guitar On (4), Strings On (5) . Andy Mackay – Saxophones, Oboe . Phil Manzanera – Guitar, Bass On (6) . Paul Carrack – Strings On (2), Organ, Piano On (10) . Neil Hubbard – Guitar On (1 – 2 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10) . Neil Jason – Bass On (2 – 7 – 9) . Andy Newmark – Drums On (4 – 5) . Simon Phillips – Percussion On (5) . Allan Schwartzberg – Drums On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10), Percussion On (4 – 5) . Alan Spenner – Bass On (3 – 4 – 5 – 8 – 10) . Gary Tibbs – Bass On (1)

Production : Produced By Rhett Davies, Roxy Music Bob Clearmountain – Mixing . Rhett Davies – Engineer

Package : Bryan Ferry – Art Direction . Neil Kirk – Cover Design, Photography . Anthony Price – Cover Art . Simon Puxley – Cover Design . Peter Saville asterisques RVM– Art Direction

Recorded In 1980 At Basing Street Studios, Gallery Studios.

Released On May 23, 1980 By E.G..

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Pop Rescue
This is my first Roxy Music album listen, so I’ve no idea if I’m going to enjoy this. I like a few of their bigger hits…There’s pretty much nothing here to dislike, but it does manage to deliver a couple of less interesting tracks […]

Rolling Stone
Flesh + Blood’s one clearheaded success, Wilson Pickett‘s “In the Midnight Hour,” is a brilliant choice for Ferry, who loves to find ready-made existentialism in such unironic styles as Sixties pop and soul. Here, he twists Pickett’s howl of discrete carnality into the moan of an aesthete’s orgasm. The jaded young fop didn’t know he had it in him. Or so he’d have us think. […]

John McFerrin’s Rock and Prog Reviews
Have you ever seen any of those “the world of the future” sorts of films from the 1950’s that were supposed to show what life was going to be like in the year 2000? … Well, I’m betting that if you were to ask some people back in the 1950’s what they expected rock/pop music to be like in that future time, the answers you’d get would be a decent start in describing Roxy Music […]

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