Posts Tagged ‘Brian Eno’

“Some of our more arrogant and careless buildings are at war with time and change, and they always lose.”

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

“Buildings are the wealth of nations, our largest capital asset. They are the ornament of cultures and they are where we spend most of our lives. Some of our more arrogant and careless buildings are at war with time and change, and they always lose. Some buildings though seem to flow with time, they flow with us.

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Roxy Music, 1972

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Roxy Music, 1972. Paul Thompson, drummer, in the caveman shirt; Bryan Ferry in black; Brian Eno in the gold pants, Phil Manzanera and Graham Simpson (I think); and Andy Mackay in the shiny green leprechaun vampire jacket and oboe. See them perform their debut single Virginia Plain dressed in the above outfits, on UK TV music show Top of the Pops, 1972.

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In Every Dreamhome A Heartache

Friday, April 17th, 2009

For those who aren’t familiar with the song In Every Dreamhome A Heartache, it appeared on the 1973 Roxy Music album For Your Pleasure. See here for a live performance featuring Brian Eno on keyboards, looking like a sick Ziggy Stardust, and Andy Mackay wearing some quite amazing blistered spaceman pants in green satin.

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