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Bryan Ferry. Top 6 songs

The quietest music of the 80s!

Best songs 80s Bryan Ferry 

Together with Roxy Music, British singer-songwriter Bryan Ferry has created more than one elegant pop, rock and jazz tune. His compositions are always filled with grace, passion and sublime sensuality. During the 80s, an era in which so many artists struggled to live up to the high standard set by Bryan Ferry, few new wave, new romance, and synth-pop artists managed to create such great songs and such mesmerizing performances. Below is a list of songs compiled from just two studio albums and several movie soundtracks.

Slave to Love

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Bryan Ferry - Slave to Love

In the first half of the 80s, Bryan Ferry released some outstanding elegant pop compositions filled with the atmosphere of that time. He created these songs in collaboration with Roxy Music. When he officially returned to his solo career in 1985, he managed to remain one of the best performers of romantic love songs of the new wave. "Slave to Love" has a beautiful, signature melody that fits perfectly with the measured verse. The composition creates an enveloping and enchanting sound. As a single, it did not enter any US charts, however, it took pride of place in the UK top 10.

Don't Stop the Dance

Don't Stop the Dance Bryan Ferry
Bryan Ferry - Don't Stop the Dance

Bryan Ferry continued on the same path as he embarked on his next single. He used the same techniques, addressing the understated soundscapes he's been targeting ever since Roxy Music's '70s transition from art and glam rock to contemporary soft pop. However, this "softness" and the slightly dull effect of the endlessly repeating record created an atmosphere of tense melancholy in the composition, challenging a mature person who has to pay for his mistakes.

Windswept

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Bryan Ferry – Windswept

Not only the title of this song, but also its enticing instrumental structure suggests loftiness and thoughtful contemplation. The guitar of David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, as well as the playing of several other guest musicians, combined with the stylishly used alto saxophone, creates an almost calm atmosphere of jazz and new age. However, Ferry's longstanding mastery of pop and rock does not allow the sound of this track to slip into these styles (jazz and new age). Bryan Ferry's music is always light and unobtrusive, but his quiet singing always sets a seasoned style for one or another composition.

sensation

Brian Ferry
Brian Ferry

The opening track from the album "Boys and Girls" brings together the best elements of Bryan Ferry: as a performer, as a songwriter and as a taste maker. Gilmour's guitar cuts through the instrumentals again. And although this is far from the most difficult work of the composer, however, according to perception, one of the most pleasant and soft compositions turned out. And we know that the simplest (at first glance) is given with difficulty. And now, 35 years later, the popularity of pop monsters like Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet may have already begun to fade, while Brian's music is still seeping into the masses, and only gaining momentum.

Kiss and Tell

Bryan Ferry Kiss and Tell
Bryan Ferry - Kiss and Tell

The 1987 album continues to focus on the artist's penchant for danceable and slightly funky pop. However, for all the rhythmic guitar riffs, Ferry has a wide melodic center section here to help make up for the overly repetitive chorus. This record had little commercial success compared to other singles of the musician: "The Right Stuff", "Limbo" and others. Nevertheless, the song perfectly positions Brian as a supporter of soft rock.

Day for Night

Brian Ferry
Brian Ferry

Through collaborations with the likes of David Gilmour and - as in the case of this album - Johnny Marra of The Smiths, Bryan Ferry wisely stays true to his past in rock music. In fact, such a stark contrast between haunting synths and soulful backing vocals helps this deep composition continually surprise the listener. However, the often repetitive music from "Bete Noire" does not allow the composition to reach the bar that was set when working with Roxy Music. However, the song still surprises with unique and unexpected twists, which is good news!

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