Tag Archives: Bryan Ferry

The Night Of The Proms: Middlebrow Eurokitsch?…Or The Final Frontier Of Your Obsessive Collection?

It was during the medium-high internet record collecting years around the turn of the century, that I became aware of a European phenomenon called “The Night Of The Proms.” This was begun in 1985 in Belgium by two students and … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry Sends Us “Love Letters” On His New EP

Last month we got the news from the Bryan Ferry mailing list that a new EP was coming soon from The Maestro, but in the current fashion, it’s on a slow drip that began on March 23rd, and is lasting … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 3]

[…continued from this post] “Missing” was the only song of this project that existed in Simon LeBon’s notebooks prior to Nick Rhodes calling him up and telling him that he wasn’t going on a holiday for six months, but was … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Bryan Ferry – Mamouna

The “Mamouna” era of Bryan Ferry was pretty significant for me. I loved the album which saw the first of several times going forward that Brian Eno was up to working with Bryan Ferry again. In late 1994, my friend … Continue reading

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Want List: Bryan Ferry Steps Up With New Live Album To Fund Band & Crew

Earlier this year there was a vintage Bryan Ferry album that snuck out into the world. His 1974 concert at that famous Royal Albert Hall was released as one of the first vintage Ferry concerts to get the nod years … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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REDUX: Bryan Ferry Speaks

September 24, 2014 The trip to Chicago was an excellent quick jaunt full of art, fellowship, and Mr. Ferry in a rare casual moment as the catalyst. After flying into Chicago [special thanks to Soft Cell and… Led Zeppelin for … Continue reading

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