Beauty Queen

Infobox Song
Name = Beauty Queen
Artist = Roxy Music
Album = For Your Pleasure
Released= March 1973


track_no = 2
Recorded = February 1973 at Command Studios, London
Genre = Art/Glam-rock
Length = 4:40
Writer = Bryan Ferry
Label = EG Records
Producer = Chris Thomas, John Anthony and Roxy Music
prev = Do the Strand
prev_no = 1
next = Strictly Confidential
next_no = 3

"Beauty Queen" is the second song from Roxy Music's second album, "For Your Pleasure". The lyrics refer to Ferry's girlfriend, Valerie Leon, one-time UK beauty queen, B-movie actress and model working in the Newcastle area, circa 1973. [ [http://starling.rinet.ru/music/roxyc.htm Roxy Music ] ]

Musicians

* Andy MacKay: Oboe And Saxophone
* Bryan Ferry: Voice And Keyboards
* Brian Eno: Synthesizer And Tapes
* Paul Thompson: Drums
* Phil Manzanera: Guitar
* John Porter (Guest Artist): Bass

References


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