Bryan Ferry

These Foolish Things (2021 Reissue)


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These Foolish Things is the debut solo studio album by Bryan Ferry, who at the time was still Roxy Music’s lead vocalist, released in October 1973 it consists entirely of cover versions. Most of the tracks on the album were personal favourites of Ferry’s and spanned several decades from 1930s standards such as the title track “These Foolish Things” through 1950s Elvis Presley to Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. The Music press agreed that, throughout These Foolish Things, “Ferry’s instantly recognizable croon carries everything to a tee, and the overall mood is playful and celebratory”, calling the album “one of the best of its kind by any artist.” A commercial and critical success, peaking at number five on the UK Albums Chart. It received a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry in May 1974. Lovingly Re-Mastered from the original tapes by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios. London. Featuring artwork that has been faithfully restored to reflect its original first press “These Foolish Things” is presented on 180g heavy weight vinyl and is one of those classic albums that would not look out of place in any record collection.
Tracklist

Side One

  1. A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall
  2. River Of Salt
  3. Don't Ever Change
  4. Piece Of My Heart
  5. Baby I Don't Care
  6. It's My Party
  7. Don't Worry Baby

Side Two

  1. Sympathy For The Devil
  2. The Tracks Of My Tears
  3. You Won't See Me
  4. I Love How You Love Me
  5. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
  6. These Foolish Things
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