Receives CBE from The Queen
Picks up first Grammy nomination for As Time Goes By
Tops UK album chart with Boys and Girls
Releases first solo album, These Foolish Things
Forms Roxy Music
Ferry is a fervent supporter of the Countryside Alliance and has played several concerts to raise funds for the organization.
Playing up to his dashing image, Ferry signed up to to model for M&S in 2007, a deal which was cut short when he made some questionable remarks praising the iconography of the Nazi regime.
"From the age of 10 years old I went to see Count Basie or Modern Jazz Quartet and they would be in black tie. People say to me, "Why do you dress elegantly on stage?" I say, "Why not? I'm on stage." Ferry quoted in GQ, May 17, 2011.