Roxy Music release their third album : ‘Stranded’ featuring ‘Street Life’ (1973)

Roxy Music’s ‘Stranded’ is their third album produced by Chris Thomas and released on November 1, 1973 by Island.

Track Listing : 1.Street Life (Bryan Ferry) – 03:29 . 2.Just Like You (Bryan Ferry) – 03:36 . 3.Amazona (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) – 04:16 . 4.Psalm (Bryan Ferry) – 08:04 . 5.Serenade (Bryan Ferry) – 02:59 . 6.A Song For Europe (Bryan Ferryandy Mackay) – 05:46 . 7.Mother Of Pearl (Bryan Ferry) – 06:52 . 8.Sunset (Bryan Ferry) – 06:04

Musicians : Bryan Ferry – Vocals, Piano, Electric Piano, Harmonica . John Gustafson – Bass Guitar . Eddie Jobson – Synthesizers, Keyboards, Electric Violin . Andy Mackay – Oboe, Saxophone, Treatments . Phil Manzanera – Guitar, Treatments . Paul Thompson – Drums, Timpani . Chris Laurence – String Bass On (8) . The London Welsh Male Choir – Chorus On (4) . Roxy Music – Band

Production : Produced By Chris Thomas . John Punter – Engineer

Package : Nicolas De Ville – Cover Design . Karl Stoecker – Photography . Bob Bowkett – Artwork . Pierre Laroche – Cover Art . Anthony Price – Fashion Stylist

Recorded In September 1973 At Air Studios, London.

Released On November 1, 1973 By Island.

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JOHN MCFERRIN’S REVIEWS OF MUSIC
It doesn’t really have any tracks that stand head-and-shoulders above the rest, it’s not especially bizarre or “futuristic” sounding, especially in comparison to the Eno albumsand in fact it seems like pretty normal European “romantic” pop and rock that happens to be well-done. […]

Rolling Stone
Only on “Amazona” does Ferry’s cleverness get the better of him — a couple of puns provoke groans. But the intriguing instrumental track, with its several shifts of mood, dynamics and tempo, helps save it. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
And in a way that was Stranded‘s secret, pop, an album that can appeal to the popular music standard’s of the early 70s general public yet still be ‘arty’ enough to be classed as… well, art rock – a trick Bowie would use in his early years. […]

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