Baxter Dury (born 18 December 1971) is an English indie musician, originally signed to Rough Trade Records.[1]

Baxter Dury
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Dury at the Fuji Rock Festival in 2006
Background information
Born (1971-12-18) 18 December 1971 (age 48)
OriginWingrave, Buckinghamshire, England
Genresnew wave, indie rock, alternative pop
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active2001–present
LabelsRough Trade Records, Parlophone, PIAS, Heavenly Recordings
Associated actsIan Dury

Early lifeEdit

Baxter Dury is the son of Ian Dury and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Rathmell.[1] As a young boy he appeared on the front cover of Dury's album New Boots and Panties!![2] He left school at the age of fourteen.[2]


The Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, released on 8 January 2010, features Bill Milner as Baxter.[3]

In 2002 Dury had a 'Record of the Week' in NME with his Oscar Brown EP.[1] He has one son, Kosmo Korda Dury (born 2002), whose mother is the granddaughter of Zoltan Korda.[2]

In 2014 he signed a new recording contract with PIAS subsidiary Le Label and released a new album It's A Pleasure.[4]

In October 2017 Dury previewed the releases of his first album for Heavenly Recordings with the release of the single "Miami" alongside a video produced by Roger Sargent.[5]

In March 2019 Dury appeared on the Fat White Family single "Tastes Good With The Money", also appearing in the video.



Year Album Peak positions Certification


2002 Len Parrot's Memorial Lift
2005 Floor Show 167
2011 Happy Soup 110[7] 100 89
2014 It's a Pleasure 163 59 42
2017 Prince of Tears 49 193 144 46
2020 The Night Chancers

Singles and EPsEdit

  • Oscar Brown EP (2001)
  • Love in the Garden (2006)
  • Claire (15 August 2011)
  • Pleasure (30 June 2014)
  • Palm Trees (25 August 2014)
  • Miami (29 August 2017)


  1. ^ a b c Profile at Rough Trade Records Archived 11 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c Interview with Baxter Dury by The Guardian, 12 August 2005
  3. ^ Dury, Baxter (15 January 2010). "Baxter Dury: 'My dad was lovely, bubbly ... and annoying'". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 October 2017 – via
  4. ^ Brooklyn Vegan "Baxter Dury readies 'It's A Pleasure'", Brooklyn Vegan, 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Baxter Dury announces his new record 'Prince Of Tears' with the single 'Miami'". 29 September 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Baxter Dury discography". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
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