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  Duran Duran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Duran Duran was created by Nick Rhodes (keyboards) and John Taylor (bass), with the later addition of Roger Taylor (drums), Andy Taylor (guitar), and Simon Le Bon (lead vocals); none of the Taylors are related.
Duran Duran released the first album from the reunited line-up, Astronaut, in 2004, and the next new album is expected to be released in early 2007.
Duran Duran spent the next year as tax exiles, returning to songwriting at a chateau in France in May 1983 before flying to Montserrat and then Sydney to record and mix their third album.
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 Duran Duran (1993 album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1993, the band Duran Duran released a second self-titled album -- this Duran Duran album is informally known as The Wedding Album (for Stephen Sprouse's cover art) to distinguish it from the band's debut 1981 release.
The swift commercial and critical success of this album came as a surprise to many who considered Duran Duran to be a purely "eighties" phenomenon who had already faded to oblivion.
All songs produced by Duran Duran and John Jones, except "Come Undone" and "Femme Fatale" produced by Duran Duran.
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 Duran Duran
DURAN DURAN May 2004 Twenty five years after the formation of Duran Duran, the five original members: Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Andy Taylor and Roger Taylor, are back together again - long after they parted company to pursue other projects.
Duran Duran have sold over 70 million records to date and have had an extraordinary career that has made them one of the most successful groups of the past few decades.
Duran Duran shot to fame as part of the "Second British Invasion" of the 1980s that included groups like Spandau Ballet, Human League, Ultravox and Culture Club - and yet, they always stood apart - delivering an electric live show, pushing the boundaries of new technology and enduring longer than any of their peers.
www.duranduranonline.com   (2619 words)

 VH1.com : Duran Duran : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Duran Duran mania was in full swing across America, with "Is There Something I Should Know" reaching the Top Ten -- it became the group's first English number one that summer -- and the group's first album climbing its way to number ten.
By 1985, Duran Duran fever was beginning to cool off, and after the band completed the title track for the James Bond film A View to a Kill, the group went on hiatus.
While Duran Duran was recording the follow-up to Thank You in 1996, John Taylor left the band to pursue a solo career, leaving the group a trio of LeBon, Rhodes, and Cuccurullo.
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 DuranDuranFans.com - For Duran Duran Fans, By Duran Duran Fans
Duran Duran is usually identified as having been part of the New Wave music scene and are still often identified as an 80's band despite continuous recording and evolution over the past twenty-five years.
Duran Duran recorded two demo tapes and performed tirelessly in clubs around Birmingham and London, especially at the Rum Runner nightclub owned by their managers, brothers Paul and Michael Berrow.
Duran Duran performed for the last time with all its original members on July 13, 1985, at the JFK Stadium Live Aid concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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 Duran Duran : feature
Duran Duran's problem is that for many people they're a very difficult band to love and a much easier one to hate.
Yet Duran Duran deserve to be savoured in all their escapist and oddly moving glory.
Duran Duran also broke their own budgets on the Mad Max extravaganza Wild Boys and 'lived the dream' by recording a James Bond theme, A View To A Kill, which topped the American chart in 1985.
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 Duran Duran News
The British band Duran Duran is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary as recording artists with a new album, three performances and perhaps even a new tour.
Duran Duran were the first band in the early 80s to shoot videos on location.
The 1980s pop group Duran Duran is trying to repackage itself as a band for the 21st century, using a virtual reality Web site, in what it says is a promotional first.
www.topix.net /who/duran-duran   (685 words)

 Duran Duran: Musicfolio album reviews and ratings
By 1981, Duran Duran had released their first single 'Planet Earth' - which broke into the UK charts -, and were well on their way to lead the New-Romantic movement.
In 2001, Nick Rhodes and Simon LeBon announce that Duran Duran, the original line-up, including the three Taylors is to reunite and record a new album for release in 2002.
This is an album of Duran Duran revisiting old sonic touchstones, and not coming up with anything that eclipses their older material.
www.musicfolio.com /modernrock/duranduran.html   (1500 words)

 And We Danced - Duran Duran Profile
Duran Duran dominated the early 80's world of music videos and MTV with a sound the band described as the Sex Pistols meet Chic.
Duran Duran's first single release Girls On Film in spring 1981 landed in the Top 10 on the heels of a controversial extended video created for the song by Godley and Creme.
The first album Duran Duran was released in the UK by the end of 1981 and landed in the Top 3 of the charts.
www.andwedanced.com /artists/duran.htm   (817 words)

 Rock On The Net: Duran Duran
Success for Duran Duran began in the UK with the release of the singles "Girls On Film," "Planet Earth" and "Careless Memories," their visionary music videos, and touring throughout the year.
Duran Duran (LeBon, Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor) reunited for a comeback tour and began preparation for a reunion LP.
Duran Duran were honored at the Brit Awards with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-d/duranduran.htm   (1412 words)

 Amazon.com: Duran Duran: Music: Duran Duran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Duran Duran were no doubt the first "new romantic" or "new wave" outfit that bands today like The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, The Strokes, The Bravery, Interpol and the like are influenced by/imitating to a great degree of success.
This debut album by Duran Duran showcases that early dark, brooding and eerie "new romantic" sound that the aforementioned bands are serving up on their albums some 25 years later.
Duran Duran's debut album lacks the feel of consistency & feel of overall concept/plot which works a lot better on their next two albums (none of them are concept albums, but it takes some time before you notice that Seven & The Ragged Tiger isn't!).
www.amazon.com /Duran/dp/B00009L1OA   (1936 words)

 Biography - Duran Duran Italia
For 20 years of their career, Duran Duran have been a study in contrasts: a commercially successful band that's never courted mainstream fame.
Duran even earned their rightful place in pop culture history when they received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1993.
Duran Duran have never capitalized on hype by churning out album after album just to remain on the music scene.
www.duran.it /IngBibliografia.htm   (1189 words)

 Amazon.com: Decade: Greatest Hits: Music: Duran Duran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I just think it's weird when I post a bunch of Duran Duran comments (or edit them) in one day and like ten hours after their up (or maybe even less time) there is a non-helpful vote for each and every one of them, even the obscure Arcadia CD.
Duran Duran would release six albums in the 1980s and there is representation from each of the albums, plus the title song from the James Bond movie "A View To A Kill" (which was their only U.S. #1 period).
Duran Duran's sixth album "Big Thing" would continue along the same trend started in "Notorious" and "Decade" includes two weak songs - "I Don't Want Your Love" and "All She Wants Is".
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 Duran Duran
A decade later, when Duran Duran released their Liberty album, the reaction of the press and public was remarkably similar.
The band's publishing company dropped them, and the meagre size of the advance the record company gave them for their next album might be surmised from the fact that they recorded it not in the south of France, but in the living room of their guitarist's terraced house.
Titled like their first album Duran Duran, but known as The Wedding Album, it contained three superb hit singles (which weren't even the album's strongest tracks) and it went on to sell three million copies.
www.ionpool.net /duran/articles/ddart28.htm   (1008 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Duran Duran: Music: Duran Duran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The post-Notorious Duran Duran are a slightly odd proposition: neither disappearing down the plughole like Bros or New Kids On The Block, but never quite managing the commercial or critical success of a George Michael.
Commonly known as "The Wedding Album" to differentiate it from their self-titled 1981 debut, 1993's DURAN DURAN was an unexpected commercial comeback for Simon LeBon, Nick Rhodes and John Taylor, spawning two hit singles, "Ordinary World" and "Come Undone", that were better than anything the band had done in nearly a decade.
Come on Duran Duran, this is the new millennium and I hope that they release some more material like this soon.
www.amazon.co.uk /Duran/dp/B000002V1D   (751 words)

 imissthe80s.com-Duran Duran at Imissthe80s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The last time that the five members of Duran Duran performed at a national event was Live Aid in 1985.
These Duran Duran sites all feature unique qualities and that is why they are considered to be some of the best Duran Duran sites on the web.
Andy Taylor left Duran Duran in the mid 80's to pursue a solo career.
www.imissthe80s.com /duranduran.htm   (886 words)

 : : Duran Duran Music : :
Duran Duran will perform on October 26th as part of a weekend-long Grand Opening celebration for the new Sears Centre venue in Hoffman Estates, IL.
Duran Duran will perform on November 11th at the Bang Music Festival in Miami, Florida.
Duran Duran is one of the most successful British bands with a career celebrating 25 years of continuous chart success and more than 70 million records sold.
www.duranduranmusic.com   (775 words)

 2003: The Duran Duran Timeline
Duran regroups in London to do more writing; duranduran.com reports that they have found a space in South London to store their gear and rehearse while they continue to write and record.
Duran writes a new song called 'What Happens Tomorrow', which the band is reportedly very excited about; Duran hopes this will be the last week of writing for the new album.
Duran flies to Italy an exclusive party for the launch of the new men's collection of JuicyCouture at the "Luisa" store in Florence; it is the first time the five of them appear together at a public event.
www.durandurantimeline.com /years/2003.html   (2901 words)

 1982: The Duran Duran Timeline
Duran Duran records and films videos for their second album 'Rio', then spends the rest of the year touring around the world.
Duran performs lip-synch of 'Hungry Like the Wolf', 'Lonely in Your Nightmare' and 'Hold Back the Rain' on 'Get Set for Summer' in the UK Duran performs lip-synch of 'Hungry Like the Wolf' for the first time on BBC's 'Top of the Pops'
Duran interviewed on KROQ radio in Pasadena; the rest of the band leaves Roger behind at the hotel and he has to hitch a ride with fans to the radio station
www.durandurantimeline.com /years/1982.html   (2067 words)

John (bass) and Andy (guitar) Taylor, two of the three unrelated Taylors in Duran, were first heard earlier this year with Power Station, whose focus is funk-fueled hard rock.
Until early 1983, Duran Duran was just another popular British band that couldn't make it in America.
In music circles, it is often suggested that both Power Station and Arcadia are attempts by Duran members to win the credibility that eludes them in the parent group.
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 Duran Duran Rarities
duran duran uk biography book (william simmons) (1984)
duran duran / rio / seven & the ragged tiger duran duran
duran duran their story uk biography book (kasper de graaf) (1984)
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 Duran Duran MP3 Downloads - Duran Duran Music Downloads - Duran Duran Music Videos
Duran Duran's reputation was built through music videos, which accentuated their fashion-model looks and glamorous sense of style.
They came onto the stage and wow i must say for a woman in my 30's i felt like i was a reformed teenager i...
Duran Duran is such a classic band of the 80s.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: D: Duran Duran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Duran Duran News: Topix.net - News about Duran Duran continually updated from around the net.
The Duran Duran Timeline - Compilation of data on the band, including history, concert and release dates, chart rankings and discography.
Launch: Duran Duran - Interview with the band about their successful music careers in streaming video; pictures, audio clips and links.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/D/Duran_Duran   (195 words)

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