Baxter Dury

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Baxter Dury
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Background information
Born (1971-12-18) 18 December 1971 (age 44)
Origin Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, England
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active 2001–present
Labels Rough Trade Records, Parlophone, PIAS
Associated acts Ian Dury
Website Official website

Baxter Dury (born 18 December 1971) is an English indie musician, originally signed to Rough Trade Records.[1] He is the son of Ian Dury,[1] and as a five-year-old he appeared on the front cover of Ian's LP New Boots and Panties!!.[2] He left school at the age of fourteen.[2] He has had a 'Record of the Week' in NME with Oscar Brown EP in 2002.[1] He has one son, Kosmo Korda Dury (born 2002) whose mother is the granddaughter of Zoltan Korda.[2]

In 2014, Dury signed a new recording contract with PIAS subsidiary Le Label and released a new album It's A Pleasure.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

Baxter Dury is the son of Ian Dury. A biopic entitled Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll was released on 8 January 2010. It stars Andy Serkis as Ian Dury. Baxter's role is played by Bill Milner. The film was nominated for several awards. The title of the film is derived from Dury's 1977 7" single "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll".



Year Album Peak positions Certification


2002 Len Parrot's Memorial Lift
2005 Floor Show  –  – 167
2011 Happy Soup 110[5]  – 100 89
2014 It's a Pleasure 163 59 42

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • Oscar Brown EP (2001)
  • "Love in the Garden"
  • "Claire" (15 August 2011)
  • "Pleasure" (30 June 2014)
  • "Palm Trees" (25 August 2014)


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