For Your Pleasure (studio album) by Roxy Music

For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
Year: 1973
Overall rank: 487th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 633 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1973 (12th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (113th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (487th)

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For Your Pleasure is ranked as the best album by Roxy Music.

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80/100 (from 633 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.0/100, a mean average of 79.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.6.

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70/100
From 01/24/2023 23:15
I really enjoy the vocal work on this album and its outlandish nature has brought me back to this album many a time. The record peaks right at the start however with Do The Strand being the best track by far in my opinion and it always gets me in the mood to listen to this release. The rest of the album is good as well with notable songs such as Beauty Queen, Editions Of You and In Every Dream Home A Heartache being only slightly behind the opener. The style of music is very unique on here which makes for an engaging and enjoyable listen. Overall, a fun and diverse album that has some great performances but it does have room for improvement.
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75/100
From 07/15/2022 15:18
This album is very mixed, some great songs and a lot of mediocre ones.
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80/100
From 04/07/2022 12:20
A quantidade de arte que tem nesse álbum é incrível!
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From 03/24/2022 20:23
Another winner. The album artwork perfectly describes the tone. "Your skin is like vinyl, the perfect companion, I blew up you bod, but you blew my mind"
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40/100
From 07/11/2021 15:41
a bit shrill. glam rock? romantic rock?
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From 06/06/2021 17:24
I don't know about the previous comment... To me, the first 3 Roxy albums are 3 of the best albums I have ever heard.
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70/100
From 02/26/2021 17:28
Roxy Music sounds like a cross Supertramp and Sparks with a little bit of Brian Eno sprinkled in there (for obvious reasons), yet somehow they aren't nearly as good as any of those. Especially with Bryan Ferry's vocals. But For Your Pleasure has more good songs than bad, so it is definitely an album to return to once or twice.
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70/100
From 11/25/2020 21:11
Bryan's a good singer. Good mixed bag on this. Personal favorites: 'In Every Dream Home A Heartache' & 'Grey Lagoons'
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95/100
From 10/20/2020 04:01
An exemplary example of glam/art rock at its height, matched only by Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust
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65/100
From 08/24/2020 14:46
I don't really get this one. Rating (68.75)
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Best Albums of 1973
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
3. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
4. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
5. Quadrophenia by The Who
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
7. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
8. Raw Power by Iggy And The Stooges
9. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
10. Future Days by Can
11. (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) by Lynyrd Skynyrd
12. For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
13. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
14. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
15. Closing Time by Tom Waits
16. Berlin by Lou Reed
17. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle by Bruce Springsteen
18. Artaud by Pescado Rabioso
19. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
20. Catch A Fire by The Wailers
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