The Thrill of it All: The Story of Bryan Ferry & Roxy Music

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A Cappella Books, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 382 pages
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Roxy Music, one of the first and best art-rock bands of the 1970s, is chronicled in this account of decadent glam-rock excess.

Included are accounts of Ferry's affair with supermodel Jerry Hall and its public end when she left him for Mick Jagger, the band's various splits and regroupings, and the recent reunion in 2001 for a sold-out greatest hits tour.

Years of research and interviews with all the major participants, including Ferry himself, have resulted in a definitive history of a band that changed popular music forever.

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Buckley's latest book (after David Bowie: The Complete Guide to His Music ) should be a triumphant hagiography: working-class lad forms band, makes brilliant music, joins high society, and courts ... Read full review


Parti 19451973
So Different So Appealing 19681971
The Sixties End Today 1972

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\David Buckley is the author of The Complete Guide to the Music of David Bowie, R.E.M. Fiction, Strange Fascination, and The Stranglers: No Mercy.

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