Bitter-Sweet (Bryan Ferry album)

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Bitter-Sweet
Bryan Ferry – Bitter-Sweet.png
Studio album by
Released30 November 2018
LabelBMG Rights Management
Bryan Ferry chronology
Avonmore
(2014)
Bitter-Sweet
(2018)

Bitter-Sweet is the sixteenth studio album by the British singer Bryan Ferry, officially under the moniker of Bryan Ferry and his Orchestra.[1]

Background[edit]

The album, containing remakes of older songs by Ferry and Roxy Music in the same style as his 2012 album The Jazz Age, came up after Ferrys' participation on the German TV series Babylon Berlin.[2][3]

As shown in the album credits, Ferry dedicated Bitter-Sweet to his friend Jeremy Catto.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Alphaville"
  2. "Reason or Rhyme"
  3. "Sign of the Times"
  4. "New Town"
  5. "Limbo"
  6. "Bitter-Sweet"
  7. "Dance Away"
  8. "Zamba"
  9. "Sea Breezes"
  10. "While My Heart Is Still Beating"
  11. "Bitters End"
  12. "Chance Meeting"
  13. "Boys and Girls"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[4] 28
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 151
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 46
Scottish Albums (OCC)[7] 37
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 80
UK Albums (OCC)[9] 60

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roxy Music's Bryan Ferry announces new solo album, Bitter-Sweet". Consequence of Sound. 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ Amorosi, A.D. (29 November 2018). "Album Review: Bryan Ferry and His Orchestra's 'Bitter-Sweet'". Variety.
  3. ^ Hodgkinson, Will (30 November 2018). "Bryan Ferry: Bitter-Sweet review". The Times.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Bryan Ferry and His Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bryan Ferry and His Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bryan Ferry and His Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Bryan Ferry and His Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet". Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 December 2018.