Bryan Ferry: Melancholic of Glam - Sat 16th Jun

This article is from The Independent (UK newspaper) The ultimate lounge lizard's last thought as he plunged to his near-death in an airliner: 'Not now, I've got an album to finish' By Barney Hoskyns 16 June 2001 By his own slightly shamefaced admission, the first thought that raced through Bryan Ferry's mind as he came within a hair's breadth of plunging to his doom on a flight to Kenya last Christmas was not "Oh, please spare me and my wife and sons and all the poor passengers and crew members on this jumbo jet." It was: "Not yet! I've still got an album to finish!" Such candour will bring smiles to the faces of those who know of Ferry's maddeningly meticulous perfectionism

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