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Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music Chronology

2000s



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04 Feb 2000 Ferry continues his massive solo tour with the first gig of a 27 date European tour.
Feb 2000 'Valentine' a compilation of Roxy Music video material recorded in Bremen, West Germany in 1973 and 1974, is released on video disc.
Feb 2000 Bryan Ferry contributes a track to the soundtrack of the movie 'Ordinary Decent Criminal' 'Mother of Pearl' is a remake of the Roxy Music classic, and originated in Ferry's Horoscope sessions of the early 1990's.
15 Apr 2000 Bryan Ferry plays the first of four dates in South Africa, his first known concerts on the African continent.
23 Jun 2000 Ferry plays a concert at Petworth House in Sussex, the first in a series of outdoor concerts played at British country houses.
10 Jul 2000 A new compilation entitled Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music:"Slave To Love - The Best of the Ballads" is released, including a new song called 'This Love' a Craig Armstrong and Jerry Burns song recorded by Ferry in 1996
13 Jul 2000 Ferry plays the North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland
05 Aug 2000 'Slave To Love - The Best of the Ballads' is certified silver in the UK, indicating sales of 100, 000 copies.
28 Aug 2000 A compilation of material taken from Roxy Music's first three albums is released. It is entitled 'Roxy Music: The Early Years' and contains 16 tracks.
26 Sep 2000 Ferry spends his 55th birthday playing a concert in St Petersburg, Russia, the last date of the 'As Time Goes By Tour', a tour which lasted almost a year.
30 Nov 2000 Bryan Ferry makes an appearance performing on the 'Miss World' show, before an estimated TV audience in excess of 2 billion.
02 Dec 2000 Bryan Ferry's high profile continues, as he picks up a 'Lifetime Achievement Award' in Saarbrucken, Germany

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04 Jan 2001 Bryan Ferry's album 'As Time Goes by' is nominated for a Grammy award. The nomination is in Field 2 - Traditional Pop and Category 13 Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - For solo artists, duos or groups
26 Jan 2001 Persistent rumours of a Roxy Music reunion are finally confirmed, as a reformation for a 50 date one-off World tour is announced.
29 Jan 2001 Bryan Ferry releases a DVD recording of his Paris concert on the 9th of March 2000
12 Feb 2001 Roxy Music hold a press conference at the Savoy Hotel in London to announce details of the forthcoming tour. Original members Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera all attend, their first public sighting together for 18 years.
26 Feb 2001 'Vintage' - another video CD collection of material recorded in Bremen in the early 1970's is released.
09 May 2001 The long-awaited announcement of the tour band line up is made. Original drummer Paul Thompson, legendary guitarist Chris Spedding and a number of musicians from Ferry's last solo tour are included.
23 May 2001 Roxy Music record a Top Of The Pops 2 special in Hammersmith, London
09 Jun 2001 Roxy's first tour for 18 years begins in Dublin in the Republic of Ireland
11 Jun 2001 Roxy's Glasgow concert is recorded by BBC Radio 2 and broadcast on the 23rd of June.
11 Jun 2001 Roxy Music release a compilation of material entitled 'The Best of Roxy Music' containing 18 tracks
16 Jul 2001 The North American leg of the tour begins in Toronto, Ontario.
11 Aug 2001 Roxy play the first of five concerts in Australia
07 Sep 2001 The band play three consecutive nights in Tokyo, Japan.
28 Sep 2001 A second, four gig British leg of the tour begins.
02 Oct 2001 Roxy Music play their final concert at the Hammersmith Apollo, which is recorded for video release
28 Oct 2001 A tribute album to Sun Records called 'Good Rockin' Tonight', to which Bryan Ferry has contributed the track 'Don't Be Cruel' is released in the USA.
28 Nov 2001 The PBS documentary to accompany 'Good Rockin' Tonight is broadcast in the USA

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