THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
316-Roxy Music-Street Life.
1973-Number 9 single.
Best Bit-At 0.25.The groups name was partly an homage to the titles of old cinemas and dance halls and partly a pun on the word rock.
Bryan Ferry had named the band Roxy originally,but after learning of an American band with the same name he changed the name to Roxy Music.
Bryan Ferry CBE was born in 1945 in Washington,County Durham,England,he formed Roxy Music in 1970.
Ferry,like his contemporary David Bowie influenced a generation with both his music and appearance.Alongside writing for and fronting Roxy Music he also had a very successful solo career(see also best songs 721.)
Street Life is the opening track from Roxy Music’s third Album ‘Stranded,’it was the first song that fellow co-founder of the band Brian Eno had not been a part of because of his recent departure.
‘Education is an important key,but the good life’s never won by degrees.’
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