Roxy Music cover

Roxy Music


One of rock music’s most complete and compelling debut albums, the aesthetic and artistic combinations on Roxy Music’s first release have an astonishing range, wit, wry emotion and creative edge. That impact only became even clearer with time but in the moment it was a hysterical UK glam rock masterpiece. From the careening opener “Re-Make Re-Model” to the twisted country lope shifting into hyperdramatic delivery on “If There Is Something” to the suave ballardry of “2 H.B.” and “Sea Breezes”’s fraught tension, it’s note perfect down the line.

Ned Raggett

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