Roxy Music keeps the promise of its “Manifesto”

During the last year of the 1970s, the debate over Roxy Music’s shift to a more overtly commercial sound, at least with their singles, was nothing new. The art-rock of “Virginia Plain”, “Pajamarama” and other early markers had since given ground to a more radio and club friendly style, as early as 1975 “Love Is The Drug”. It was no …