1 April 2019, 10:28 | Updated: April 1, 2019, 12:38
Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music had an emotional reunion last night (March 31), performing some of their greatest hits of all time in an incredible set.
It was the band’s first performance in eight years and was part of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Ferry appeared on stage with musician Andy Mackay and guitarist Phil Manzanera, performing the songs’ In Every Dream Home A Heartache ‘,’ Out Of The Blue ‘,’ Love Is The Drug ‘,’ More Than This’, ‘Avalon ‘and’ Editions De toi ‘.
They were also inducted into the Hall of Fame with a speech by Simon Le Bon and John Taylor of Duran Duran.
They were also joined by a selection of musicians who have performed with Ferry and Roxy Music over the years, including Chris Spedding, Neil Jason and Fonzi Thornton.
However, Brian Eno and Paul Thompson were not in attendance due to other commitments.
Watch highlights of their performances below:
Speaking on behalf of Roxy Music, Ferry said, “I want to thank everyone for this unexpected honor, especially our fans around the world who have supported us over the years.
“I also want to thank all of the musicians, who have played such an important role in the history of Roxy Music, especially Paul Thompson and Brian Eno. Eddie Jobson, who is here with us tonight.”
Ferry also thanked “a fairly long list of bassists,” praising Graham Simpson, Rik Kenton, John Porter, John Gustafson, John Wetton, Gary Tibbs, Sal Maida, Rick Wills, Alan Spenner and Neil Jason.
Meanwhile, The Cure, Radiohead, Def Leppard and The Zombies were also among the British bands to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last night, alongside Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks.