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Olympia (25th October 2010)

Bryan Ferry



Track Listing

  1. You Can Dance
  2. Alphaville
  3. Heartache By Numbers
  4. Me Oh My
  5. Shameless
  6. Song To The Siren
  7. No Face, No Name, No Number
  8. BF Bass (Ode To Olympia)
  9. Reason Or Rhyme
  10. Tender Is The Night




This album is also available in a CD/DVD version and as a deluxe box set.

Musicians

Contributors include: Phil Manzanera, Andy Mackay, Brian Eno, David Gilmour, Nile Rodgers, Flea, Marcus Miller, Gary 'Mani' Mounfield, David Williams, Jonny Greenwood, Ollie Thompson and Andy Newmark.

Songwriting

All songs by Bryan Ferry except

You Can Dance, Alphaville and Tender Is The Night were written by Bryan Ferry and David A Stewart.

Heartache By Numbers was written by Bryan Ferry with Jake Shears and Babydaddy of the Scissor Sisters.

Shameless was written by Bryan Ferry and Groove Armada.

Song To The Siren was written and recorded originally by Tim Buckley

No Face, No Name, No Number is by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi and was originally recorded by Traffic.


Details


Bryan Ferry's thirteenth solo album was announced in August 2009, via a message on his official Facebook page, and the news was officially announced by EMI at the start of March 2010. Work had been underway for quite some time before that.

Here is how Roxyrama has reported the news:

Olympia: The New Bryan Ferry Album - 1st July 2010

Bryan Ferry To Release New Album in September - 1st March 2010

All-Star Line-Up For New Bryan Ferry Album - 25th November 2009

Shameless Release for Ferry and The Armada - 20th November 2009

New Bryan Ferry Album in 2010 - 19th August 2009

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