Siren

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Abandoning the intoxicating blend of art rock and glam-pop that distinguished Stranded and Country Life, Roxy Music concentrates on Bryan Ferry's suave, charming crooner persona for the elegantly modern Siren. As the disco-fied opener "Love Is the Drug" makes clear, Roxy embraces dance and unabashed pop on Siren, weaving them into their sleek, arty sound. It does come at the expense of their artier inclinations, which is part of what distinguished Roxy, but the end result is captivating. Lacking the consistently amazing songs of its predecessor, Siren has a thematic consistency that works in its favor, and helps elevate its best songs -- "Sentimental Fool," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Abandoning the intoxicating blend of art rock and glam-pop that distinguished Stranded and Country Life, Roxy Music concentrates on Bryan Ferry's suave, charming crooner persona for the elegantly modern Siren. As the disco-fied opener "Love Is the Drug" makes clear, Roxy embraces dance and unabashed pop on Siren, weaving them into their sleek, arty sound. It does come at the expense of their artier inclinations, which is part of what distinguished Roxy, but the end result is captivating. Lacking the consistently amazing songs of its predecessor, Siren has a thematic consistency that works in its favor, and helps elevate its best songs -- "Sentimental Fool," "Both Ends Burning," "Just Another High" -- as well as the album itself into the realm of classics.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/14/2000
  • Label: Virgin Records Us
  • UPC: 724384745523
  • Catalog Number: 47455
  • Sales rank: 30,542

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Is the Drug (4:11)
  2. 2 End of the Line (5:14)
  3. 3 Sentimental Fool (6:14)
  4. 4 Whirlwind (3:38)
  5. 5 She Sells (3:39)
  6. 6 Could It Happen to Me? (3:36)
  7. 7 Both Ends Burning (5:16)
  8. 8 Nightingale (4:11)
  9. 9 Just Another High (6:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Roxy Music Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Eddie Jobson Synthesizer, Strings, Violin, Keyboards
Bryan Ferry Keyboards, Vocals, Voices
Phil Manzanera Guitar
John Gustafson Bass
Andy Mackay Oboe, Saxophone
Paul Thompson Drums
Technical Credits
Bryan Ferry Composer, Artwork, Cover Art
Bob Ludwig Remastering
Andy Mackay Composer
Steve Nye Engineer
Chris Thomas Producer
Graham Hughes Artwork, Cover Art
Anthony Price Artwork, Cover Art
Bob Bowkett Artwork, Cover Art
Nicholas Deville Artwork, Cover Art
Celine Cover Art
Chris E. Thomas Producer
Jerry Hall Artwork, Cover Art
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