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Arts feature

Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera on Castro, Kanye, his spook dad and the two Bri/yans

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

Roxy Music didn’t make Phil Manzanera rich. Kanye West did. When a guitar phrase from Manzanera’s obscure 1978 solo song, ‘K-Scope’, was sampled in 2012 by West and Jay-Z on their track, ‘No Church in the Wild’, the one-third share Manzanera was given of publishing and sales revenue proved life-changing.

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