Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Virgin
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,


Roxy Music Manifesto Half-Speed Mastered 180g LP

Roxy Music

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180g Vinyl LP!
Half-Speed Mastered & Cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios!
Remastered from the Original 1/4" Tapes!

In 1979 Roxy Music released Manifesto, almost four years since the last album, and with it brought one of the band's biggest hits - the second single and disco-tinged "Dance Away." "Dance Away" was a Top 10-selling single of 1979. Each Roxy Music album has been reissued with a fresh half-speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss-laminated finish, so that each album is not just a record - it's a piece of art.

The latest releases in the ongoing campaign to reissue the discography of Roxy Music lands at an inflection point for the band - the years when the group was slowly shedding the angular, glammy attack of their earliest work and incorporating a sleeker, more commercial sound that would result in chart hits like 'Dance Away' and 'Angel Eyes,' both songs from 1979's Manifesto. To get to that point, they had to get through Siren, another album of catty, neon-lit songs brimming with lustful intent and modern malaise, released first in 1975. Between the two, Ferry spun off on his own with a series of solo albums where he played the part of lounge lizard or jet setting rake. By the time Roxy Music reconvened to record Manifesto, Ferry brought those elements of his musical personality with him, as well as a mood of exhaustion. The so-called good life has left him wanting and desperate for any kind of connection. The music follows his lead with yearning tones and anxious energy. Both are the secret masterworks of Roxy's storied career, and they sound better than ever on these carefully remastered re-releases.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine


  • 180g Vinyl
  • Half-Speed Mastered & Cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios
  • Remastered from the Original 1/4" Tapes
  • Revised Artwork
  • Gloss-Laminated Finish
  • Made in Germany


East Side:

  1. Manifesto
  2. Trash
  3. Angel Eyes
  4. Still Falls The Rain
  5. Stronger Through The Years

West Side:

  1. Ain't That So
  2. My Little Girl
  3. Dance Away
  4. Cry, Cry, Cry
  5. Spin Me Round

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