Country Life

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Continuing with the stylistic developments of Stranded, Country Life finds Roxy Music at the peak of their powers, alternating between majestic, unsettling art rock and glamorous, elegant pop
ock. At their best, Roxy combine these two extremes, like on the exhilarating opener "The Thrill of It All," but Country Life benefits considerably from the ebb and flow of the group's two extremes, since it showcases their deft instrumental execution and their textured, enthralling songwriting. And, in many ways, Country Life offers the greatest and most consistent set of Roxy Music songs, illustrating their startling depth. From the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Continuing with the stylistic developments of Stranded, Country Life finds Roxy Music at the peak of their powers, alternating between majestic, unsettling art rock and glamorous, elegant pop
ock. At their best, Roxy combine these two extremes, like on the exhilarating opener "The Thrill of It All," but Country Life benefits considerably from the ebb and flow of the group's two extremes, since it showcases their deft instrumental execution and their textured, enthralling songwriting. And, in many ways, Country Life offers the greatest and most consistent set of Roxy Music songs, illustrating their startling depth. From the sleek rock of "All I Want Is You" and "Prairie Rose" to the elegant, string-laced pop of "A Really Good Time," Country Life is filled with thrilling songs, and Roxy Music rarely sounded as invigorating as they do here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/16/2009
  • Label: Virgin Records Us
  • EAN: 5099924364911
  • Catalog Number: 43649
  • Sales rank: 26,740

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Thrill of It All (6:24)
  2. 2 Three and Nine (4:04)
  3. 3 All I Want Is You (2:53)
  4. 4 Out of the Blue (4:46)
  5. 5 If It Takes All Night (3:12)
  6. 6 Bitter Sweet (4:50)
  7. 7 Triptych (3:09)
  8. 8 Casanova (3:27)
  9. 9 A Really Good Time (3:45)
  10. 10 Prairie Rose (5:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Roxy Music Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Eddie Jobson Synthesizer, Strings, Violin, Keyboards
Bryan Ferry Keyboards, Vocals, Voices
Phil Manzanera Guitar, Drums
John Gustafson Bass
Andy Mackay Oboe, Saxophone
Paul Thompson Drums
Andrew T. Mackay Oboe, Saxophone
Technical Credits
Bryan Ferry Composer, Producer, Art Direction
Phil Manzanera Producer
John Gustafson Producer
Andy Mackay Composer, Producer
Sean Milligan Engineer
Roxy Music Producer
Steve Nye Engineer
John Punter Producer, Engineer
Paul Thompson Producer
Anthony Price Fashion Advisor
Bob Bowkett Artwork
Nicholas Deville Cover Design
Constanze Karoli translation
Eveline Grunwald translation
Paul Nunn Engineer
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