Roxy Music is the debut studio album by the English glam rock band of the same name. It was released on 16 June 1972. It was generally well received by contemporary critics and made it to number 10 in the UK Albums Chart.
Roxy Music are an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson. Alongside Ferry, the other longtime members were Phil Manzanera (guitar), Andy Mackay (saxophone and oboe) and Paul Thompson (drums and percussion).
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This was Roxy Music's first hit in the UK. It was recorded after Roxy Music's debut album but is included on later reissues. Brian Ferry recalled to The Sun: "Just after we released the first album, the record company, Island Records, asked us if we had any other songs which might make a good single. I had this song called Virginia Plain which we quickly recorded and that became our breakthrough single.
Virginia Plain b/w The Numberer is Roxy Music’s debut single. The song became a Top 10 hit, peaking at number four on the UK Singles Chart. Virginia Plain, The Numberer Q&A. Producers Peter Sinfield. Writers Andy Mackay & Bryan Ferry. More Roxy Music albums.
This song is by Roxy Music and appear. n the album Roxy Music (1972). on the compilation album The Thrill of It All (1995). on the movie soundtrack Velvet Goldmine (1998). This song has been covered by Flashmen under the title "Virginia Plain". Make me a deal and make it straightAll signed and sealed, I'll take itTo Robert E. Lee I'll show itI hope and pray he don't blow it 'cause. We've been around a long timeJust try try try tryin' to make the big time.
That was the trick that elevated Roxy Music from an art school project to the most adventurous rock band of the early '70s.
Watch the video for Virginia Plain from Roxy Music's Roxy Music Collection for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. It featured a huge packet of Virginia Slims cigarettes with a picture of Andy Warhol superstar Baby Jane Holzer on the front, standing in the middle of a plain. Let's Stick Together.
Album: Roxy Music, 1972.
Продавец: Интернет-магазин Ozon. Адрес: Россия, Москва, Пресненская набережная, 10. ОГРН: 1027739244741
- Pressed By – Phonodisc Ltd.
- Mastered At – Abbey Road Studios
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – E.G. Records Ltd.
- Published By – E.G. Music Ltd.
- Mastered By – HTM*
- Written-By – Bryan Ferry
NotesSide A: ℗ 1972 E.G. Records Ltd
E.G. Music Ltd. © 1972
Side B: ℗ 1973 E.G. Records Ltd
E.G. Music Ltd. © 1973
The 1977 Virginia Plain / Pyjamarama single uses an alternate version of Pyjamarama, the difference being most noticeable in the sax break in the middle of the track.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, variant 1): 2001739 A//1 E HTM
- Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, variant 1): 2001739 B//2 E
- Matrix / Runout (A-side runout stamped/etched, variant 2): 2001739 A//1 E 13 4 HГM
- Matrix / Runout (B-side runout stamped/etched, variant 2): 2001739 B//2 E 13 6
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