Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry



Bryan Ferry is an English singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known as the lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the band Roxy Music. He is known for his distinctively sophisticated style and his distinctive voice, described as an "elegant, seductive croon".

Ferry began his career as a student at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He formed the band Roxy Music in 1971, and they had immediate success with their first single, "Virginia Plain". The band achieved success in both the UK and US, and released eight albums together.

In 1976, Ferry released his first solo album, These Foolish Things. The album featured his own interpretations of popular songs, and was a commercial success. His second album, Let's Stick Together, released in 1976, featured original compositions and was also successful.

In the 1980s, Ferry released several more albums, including Boys and Girls, which was a UK number one album. His later albums, such as Taxi and Mamouna, were less successful commercially, but still achieved critical acclaim.

In the 1990s, Ferry collaborated with a variety of artists, including David Gilmour, Brian Eno, and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra. He also released several compilation albums, and his album As Time Goes By, which was released in 1999, was certified gold in the UK.

In the 2000s, Ferry released several more albums, including Dylanesque, which featured covers of Bob Dylan songs. He also continued to tour and perform live shows. His album Olympia, released in 2010, was his first studio album in nearly a decade.

Ferry has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including two Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and Best British Video. He has also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame.

Bryan Ferry has had a long and successful career as a singer-songwriter and performer. His distinctive voice and style have influenced many artists, and his influence on popular music is still evident today.

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