BRYAN FERRY’S NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘OLYMPIA’ WILL BE RELEASED ON VIRGIN RECORDS ON OCTOBER 22, PRECEDED BY THE SINGLE “YOU CAN DANCE” ON AUGUST 6.
THE ALBUM FEATURES MUSICAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NILE RODGERS, DAVID GILMOUR, GROOVE ARMADA, SCISSOR SISTERS, MARCUS MILLER, FLEA, MANI AND JONNY GREENWOOD. IT ALSO SEES BRYAN FERRY REUNITED ON RECORD WITH MEMBERS OF ROXY MUSIC, INCLUDING BRIAN ENO.
The legendary BRYAN FERRY returns with his brand new studio album ‘Olympia’ on Virgin Records on October 22.
The single ‘You Can Dance’, already a club hit across Europe, will be released on August 6, accompanied by a stunning music video shot at Wilton’s Music Hall.
‘Olympia’ follows up Bryan Ferry’s last studio album ‘Dylanesque’ which hit the UK top 5 on its release in 2007.
The album features eight new songs, and Ferry’s moving adaptation of Tim Buckley’s ‘Song To the Siren’, and also an amazing version of Traffic’s ‘No Face, No Name, No Number’.
The new songs include collaborations with Scissor Sisters (‘Heartache By Numbers’) and Groove Armada (‘Shameless’)
It is the first album to reunite Bryan Ferry with Phil Manzanera, Andy Mackay and Brian Eno since Roxy Music’s seminal album “For Your Pleasure” in 1973. It also features contributions from Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, Nile Rogers from Chic, ex Stone Roses bassist Mani, and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The full track-listing for the album is:
YOU CAN DANCE
HEARTACHE BY NUMBERS
ME OH MY
SONG TO THE SIREN
NO FACE, NO NAME, NO NUMBER
BF BASS (Ode To Olympia)
REASON OR RHYME
TENDER IS THE NIGHT
“Olympia” was co-produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.
THE SINGLE | ‘YOU CAN DANCE’ | RELEASED OCTOBER 6
THE ALBUM | ‘OLYMPIA’ | RELEASED OCTOBER 22
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