Baxter Dury

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Baxter Dury
Dury at the Fuji Rock Festival in 2006
Dury at the Fuji Rock Festival in 2006
Background information
Born (1971-12-18) 18 December 1971 (age 48)
OriginWingrave, Buckinghamshire, England
Genresnew wave, indie rock, alternative pop
Occupation(s)Vocalist
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active2001–present
LabelsRough Trade Records, Parlophone, PIAS, Heavenly Recordings
Associated actsIan Dury

Baxter Dury (born 18 December 1971) is an English indie musician, originally signed to Rough Trade Records.[1]

Early life[edit]

Baxter Dury is the son of Ian Dury and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Rathmell.[1] As a young boy he appeared on the front cover of Dury's album New Boots and Panties!![2] He left school at the age of fourteen.[2]

Career[edit]

The Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, released on 8 January 2010, features Bill Milner as Baxter.[3]

In 2002 Dury had a 'Record of the Week' in NME with his Oscar Brown EP.[1] He has one son, Kosmo Korda Dury (born 2002), whose mother is the granddaughter of Zoltan Korda.[2]

In 2014 he signed a new recording contract with PIAS subsidiary Le Label and released a new album It's A Pleasure.[4]

In October 2017 Dury previewed the releases of his first album for Heavenly Recordings with the release of the single "Miami" alongside a video produced by Roger Sargent.[5]

In March 2019 Dury appeared on the Fat White Family single "Tastes Good With The Money", also appearing in the video.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
UK
[6]
BEL
(Fl)

[7]
BEL
(Wa)

FR
[8]
2002 Len Parrot's Memorial Lift
2005 Floor Show 167
2011 Happy Soup 110[9] 100 89
2014 It's a Pleasure 163 59 42
2017 Prince of Tears 49 193 144 46
2020 The Night Chancers 73 122

EPs[edit]

  • Oscar Brown EP (2001)

Singles[edit]

  • "Love in the Garden" (2006)
  • "Claire" (15 August 2011)
  • "Pleasure" (30 June 2014)
  • "Palm Trees" (25 August 2014)
  • "Miami" (29 August 2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Rough Trade Records". Roughtraderecords. Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Baxter Dury, son of Ian, talks to David Peschek". The Guardian. 12 August 2005. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  3. ^ Dury, Baxter (15 January 2010). "Baxter Dury: 'My dad was lovely, bubbly ... and annoying'". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  4. ^ Brooklyn Vegan "Baxter Dury readies 'It's A Pleasure'", Brooklyn Vegan, 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Baxter Dury announces his new record 'Prince Of Tears' with the single 'Miami'". heavenlyrecordings.com. 29 September 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Baxter Dury | full Official Chart history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Discography Baxter Dury". Ultratop. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Baxter Dury discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  9. ^ "UK Chart Log" (TXT). Zobbel.de. Retrieved 10 June 2020.

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