Over You (Roxy Music song)

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"Over You"
Single by Roxy Music
from the album Flesh and Blood
B-side "Manifesto"
"My Only Love" (USA)
Released May 1980
Format 7"
Recorded 1980
Genre New wave, synthpop
Length 3:27
Label Atco/Reprise/EG
Writer(s) Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera
Producer(s) Rhett Davies & Roxy  Music
Roxy Music singles chronology
"Angel Eyes"
(1979)
"Over You"
(1980)
"Oh Yeah"
(1980)

Over You is a hit single by British band Roxy Music, taken from their 1980 album Flesh and Blood. It reached #5 on the UK Singles Chart, as next single "Oh Yeah" would do. Phil Manzanera recalls: “"In 1979, I had just built my first recording studio and I rang up Bryan and asked if he’d like to check it out. We decided to have a jam together, Bryan on bass and me on guitar with a rhythm box. Within five minutes we had written this track and it reached number three in the charts."” [1]

The single B-side in all countries (except USA) was a re-recording of the title track of their 1979 LP Manifesto. The new version was a new arrangement with a shorter intro, and the lyrics were broken up into several verses, while the original was continuous. This new version was re-released on the The Thrill of It All boxset as Manifesto (Remake).

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