Viva! (Roxy Music album)

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Viva! Roxy Music
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Live album by
ReleasedAugust 1976
RecordedNovember 1973, October 1974 and October 1975
Genre
Length46:15
Label Island
Producer Chris Thomas
Roxy Music chronology
Siren
(1975)
Viva! Roxy Music
(1976)
Roxy Music Greatest Hits
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Christgau's Record Guide B [2]
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Viva! Roxy Music was the first live Roxy Music album. It was released in August 1976 and was recorded at three venues in the United Kingdom between 1973 and 1975. The recordings were from the band's shows at the Glasgow Apollo in November 1973, Newcastle City Hall in October 1974 and the Wembley Empire Pool in October 1975.

Contents

Track listing

All songs written by Bryan Ferry except "Out of the Blue" by Ferry and Phil Manzanera.

Side one
No.TitleOriginal releaseLength
1."Out of the Blue" (Newcastle City Hall, 27 or 28 Oct 1974 [4] ) Country Life (1974)4:44
2."Pyjamarama" (Glasgow Apollo, 2 Nov 1973)Non-album single (Mar 1973)3:36
3."The Bogus Man" (Newcastle City Hall, 27 or 28 Oct 1974) For Your Pleasure (1973)7:05
4."Chance Meeting" (Glasgow Apollo, 2 Nov 1973) Roxy Music (1972)2:58
5."Both Ends Burning" (Wembley Empire Pool, 17 or 18 Oct 1975) Siren (1975)4:46
Side two
No.TitleOriginal releaseLength
1."If There Is Something" (Newcastle City Hall, 27 or 28 Oct 1974) Roxy Music (1972)10:37
2."In Every Dream Home a Heartache" (Newcastle City Hall, 27 or 28 Oct 1974) For Your Pleasure (1973)8:23
3."Do the Strand" (Newcastle City Hall, 27 or 28 Oct 1974) For Your Pleasure (1973)4:00

Personnel

Roxy Music
Additional personnel

Charts

Album

YearChartPosition
1976 Billboard Pop Albums81

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