Label: Warner Bros. Records - CD 25082 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic • Style: Synth-pop
Boys and Girls is the sixth solo studio album by the English singer and songwriter Bryan Ferryreleased in June by E. The album was Ferry's first solo album in seven years and the first since Sensation - Bryan Ferry - Boys And Girls had disbanded his group Roxy Music in The album was Ferry's first and only number one solo album in the UK. It is also Ferry's most successful solo album in the US, having been certified Gold for sales in excess of half a million copies there.
The album contained the track " Slave to Love ," which became Sensation - Bryan Ferry - Boys And Girls of Ferry's most popular solo hits. The single was released on 29 April and spent nine weeks in the UK charts inpeaking at number 10, along with the other modestly successful singles " Don't Stop the Dance " and " Windswept ".
The eponymous closing track Boys and Girls was used in the season 2 episode Bushido of the television series Miami Vice. The album was remastered and re-released inand was also re-released on the SACD format in Writing retrospectively for AllMusiccritic Ned Raggett complimented the track "Slave to Love" and wrote "As a whole, Boys and Girls fully established the clean, cool vision of Ferry on his own to the general public.
Instead of ragged rock explosions, emotional extremes, and all that made his '70s work so compelling in and out of RoxyFerry here is the suave, debonair if secretly moody and melancholic lover, with music to match. Critic Robert Christgau wrote "His voice thicker and more mucous, his tempos dragging despite all the fancy beats he's bought, he runs an ever steeper risk of turning into the romantic obsessive he's always played so zealously.
The edition of the Rolling Stone Album Guide gave the album three and half stars out of five: "Set in the richly synthesized mode of AvalonFerry's sixth album envelopes the listener in emotional subtleties and sonic nuance.
Then it's over like a pleasant dream. Boys and Girls could stand a couple of more tunes along the memorable lines of "Slave to Love" or "Don't Stop the Dance. The original stereo mix is left intact and is the same for the CD layer and for the HD layer, allegedly being transferred from analogue master tapes to DSD and processed in DSD throughout. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bryan Ferry. Bryan Ferry Rhett Davies.
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