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Duran Duran

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Duran Duran's Biography

Duran Duran are an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were one of the most successful bands of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the United States. Since the 1980s, they have placed 14 singles in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and 21 in the Billboard Hot 100 and have, according to the Sunday Mercury, sold more than 100 million records. While they were generally considered part of the New Romantic scene along with bands such as Spandau Ballet when they first emerged, they later shed this image. The band worked with fashion designers to build a sharp and elegant image that earned them the nickname "the prettiest boys in rock." The band's controversial videos, which included partial nudity and suggestions of sexuality, became popular in the early 1980s on the then-new music video channel MTV. Duran Duran were among the first bands to have their videos shot by professional directors with 35 mm film movie cameras, which gave their videos a much more polished look. In 1984, the band were early innovators with video technology in their live stadium shows.

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Duran Duran will represent England at the concert on July 27
Duran Duran will represent England at the concert on July 27
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  • New Moon On Monday (Extended Version) - Duran Duran

      Blog Source: 80smusicremixes.blogspot.com | 6 days ago
    Produced by Alex Sadkin, Ian Little and Duran Duran. Arranged by Duran Duran. All Songs Written by Duran Duran. (P) 1983 Original Sound Recordings Made By Tritec Music Ltd. New Moon On Monday (Extended Version) can be found on a ...
  • Today in Duran History – Mexico 2011 | The Daily Duranie

      Blog Source: dailyduranie.com | 10 days ago
    On this date in 2011, Duran Duran played at the National Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. Did any of you attend this show? This show was one of the first shows of the long All You Need Is Now Tour. I remember April of 2011. I was so ...
  • Come Undone ~Duran Duran | White Rabbit's Gallery

      Blog Source: hakescafe.com | 13 days ago
    Welcome to Sunday Night Tune! Follow the White Rabbit and stay for tea tunes! Hope you enjoy. ;) "Mine, immaculate dream made breath and skin I've been waiting for you Signed, with a home tattoo, Happy birthday to you was created for ...

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