Taking Rock's Future By Artifice

Women, on Roxy Music covers, are like plants: lush vegetation, only more so. Unlike the reclining femme fatale on the cover of Stranded, who I've met many a lonely moonlit night (I call her "Amazona," as she drops her sarong) these ladies in Penthouse masturbatory pose dare one to fantasize — perhaps it's the red lipstick but they seem to come from the National Lampoon productions of "Chained Women" or "Big Bad Mama."

March 1, 1975
Wayne Robins

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