Roxy Music

Roxy Music - Roxy Music
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1972 Ratings: #52 / 103
User Score
Based on 122 ratings
1972 Ratings: #28
Liked by 11 people
June 16, 1972 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island, Polydor, Reprise, Atco / Label
Peter Sinfield / Producer
Art Rock, Glam Rock / Genres
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Perfect Album #5 ~ Selt-titled by Roxy Music (1972)
Genres: Art rock, glam rock, progressive rock

"We certainly didn't invent eclecticism but we did say and prove that rock 'n' roll could accommodate – well, anything really", said Andy Mackay, Roxy's saxophonist, in an interview while discussing RM's self-titled debut. If you know absolutely nothing about the band and this album and you read this quote, you may think to yourself that he's certainly exaggerating, as there were ... read more
This shit is so cool
The early 70’s were an interest time for rock, as the genre moved out of the peak year of the late 60’s and went in a darker and experimental direction as time went on. In 1972 the UK music scene was seeing people like Bowie and Boland make glam rock the next big thing and another band right in the mix were Roxy Music. Their debut album from the band not only introduced the world to the bands unique brand of 50’s rock and roll styling funneled through something much weirder ... read more
So this LP drops and the "cool kids" are drooling over Peter Frampton, Steve Miller, and the Beach Boys ad nauseam. A clear demonstration that as a social subgenre 'they' ain't cool at all. My crew is quietly lurking in the shadows. Boards, babes, and buds are our motto. We're getting into the Whiskey A-Go-Go, Troubadour, and The Roxy where we giddily clink our green bottles carrying on in the music now! You'd find us at Genesis, King Crimson, New York Dolls, Mott the Hoople, Sparks ... read more
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Added on: October 29, 2013