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Roxy Music


Crossover Prog

2.76 | 115 ratings

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3 stars The first album by the group that wasn't so much a group album. While there was a commotion among fans and critics, most agreed that it was still a pretty good album. I remember hearing several of the songs on the radio at the time, instead of just one hit single. I guess this could be viewed as the album linking "Siren" to "Avalon", stylistically. I only heard "Flesh + Blood" once many years ago, so I can't comment on the sound of that album, or how it fits in the grand scheme of Roxy's evolution. Anyway, I can still appreciate the title track, "Spin Me Round", "Stronger Through The Years", and "Ain't That So". There are other good tracks, but some fans find them too slick and poppy.
soundsweird | 3/5 |


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