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Bruni & Duran Duran Record Bowie Covers For Charity Album

France's First Lady CARLA BRUNI and DURAN DURAN have submitted covers of DAVID BOWIE songs for a new charity compilation.The artists are among those contributing to new War Child double album We Were So Turned...

Le Bon Meets Barbarella Fonda - At Last

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON has finally met the star of the film which inspired the band's name.The Rio singer was stunned when he learned Jane Fonda was a fellow guest at a recent...

Lily Allen's Fury At Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson has spoken out about his time working with Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse.Lily Allen became annoyed when the press described Mark Ronson as the man behind her rise to fame. The pair worked...

Duran Duran To Record Soccer Song

Duran Duran are set to record an unofficial World Cup song for the England soccer team.The group - made up of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have approached the...

Historic Abbey Road

Abbey Road has been made a historical building.The iconic London studio - made famous by the Beatles, who recorded most of their songs there, named an album after it and posed on a pedestrian crossing...

Gibson: 'Mad Max Inspired Idol And Duran Duran'

MEL GIBSON credits his MAD MAX movies with spawning BILLY IDOL and DURAN DURAN's road warrior 1980s look.He insists the low-budget George Miller films inspired pop videos and films. The actor/director tells the Los Angeles...

Susan Boyle Recording Bond

Susan Boyle is being tipped to record the next James Bond theme song. The Scottish star - who shot to fame earlier this year after finishing runner-up on UK reality TV contest 'Britain's Got Talent'...

Tony Hadley's Musical Bore

Tony Hadley claims there have been no musical movements since the 80s.The Spandau Ballet singer believes the New Romantic era - which his band were a prominent part of - was the last type of...

Celebrities Eye Global Warming Song

BOB GELDOF and DURAN DURAN are among 55 celebrities planning a version of MIDNIGHT OIL's hit song BEDS ARE BURNING - in a bid to raise awareness of climate change.The track is part of a...

Le Bon's Delight At New Fashion Line

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON's model wife YASMIN was delighted when she was approached by a British clothing chain to design her own fashion line - because she often finds herself with nothing to...

Little Boots' Lost Confidence

Little Boots nearly quit singing because her former bandmates thought her music was "cheesy".The 'New in Town' hitmaker got her first record deal as part of all-girl indie group Dead Disco, but soon "lost confidence"...

Duran Duran's Kaiser Hope

Duran Duran expect big things from their Kaiser Chiefs collaboration.The group are currently in the studio with producer Mark Ronson and are delighted with their recent writing session with the 'I Predict A Riot' hitmakers'...

Spandau Ballet Issue Oasis Challenge

Spandau Ballet want to challenge Oasis to a drinking contest.The recently reformed band love partying on the road and believe they could easily beat Noel and Liam Gallagher - who are also famed for their...

Ronson Teams Duran Duran With Kaiser Chief

MARK RONSON has enlisted extra help while recording with pop stars DURAN DURAN - he has brought one of the KAISER CHIEFS on board. The superproducer called on Kaiser Chiefs drummer and songwriter Nick Hodgson to...

Ronson To Produce Duran Duran

MARK RONSON is reported to be working with DURAN DURAN on their forthcoming album.The Birmingham band have been enjoying renewed success since releasing RED CARPRET MASSACRE in 2007.Ronson – who has produced an array of...

By on 23 March 2009

Taylor To Play Applegate's Ex On U.s. Tv

DURAN DURAN hunk JOHN TAYLOR is to play breast cancer survivor CHRISTINA APPLEGATE's ex-boyfriend on her hit new TV show SAMANTHA WHO. The British pop star, who is a longtime pal of the actress, jumped...

Rhodes Thought He Was Dreaming Hungry Life The Wolf Video

NICK RHODES was so hot, tired and dehydrated while shooting DURAN DURAN's HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF video in Sri Lanka, he thought the whole thing was a huge hallucination. The keyboard player admits he has...

Rio Video Was Not Planned For Paradise

DURAN DURAN's iconic RIO video was originally planned to take place in a gloomy London studio - until director RUSSELL MULCAHY relocated the shoot to Antigua. Four members of the supergroup took off to the...

Duran Duran Thrilled By Greatest Video Accolade

Duran Duran have expressed their delight at their video Rio being voted the greatest of all time by MTV viewers.The 80s legends saw off competition from Nirvana, Michael Jackson and Madonna to claim the best...

By on 03 October 2008

Rio Tops Best Video Poll

DURAN DURAN's music video for their 1980's single RIO has been voted the best pop video of all time. The famous music promo, featuring the band members frolicking with models on a yacht, beat Bjork's...

Duran Duran's Rio Voted Greatest Ever Video

The video for Duran Duran's Rio has been voted the greatest of all time.The 1982 video, featuring the British band on a Caribbean island, held off stiff competition from artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna...

By on 20 September 2008

Beckham 'Slapped Le Bon'

SPICE GIRLS star VICTORIA BECKHAM once reportedly slapped DURAN DURAN frontman SIMON LE BON after he told her she featured in one of his sexual dreams. Beckham was furious and refused to speak to the...

Le Bon's Wardrobe Nightmare

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON once put on so much weight his trousers ripped onstage in front of thousands of screaming fans. Former guitarist Andy Taylor recalls how his bandmates would tease Le Bon...

Duran Duran's Hotel Ban

British rockers DURAN DURAN found themselves banned from every Los Angeles hotel when they were caught putting shampoo in a fountain. Former guitarist Andy Taylor admits the band were so disruptive during their stay at...

Duran Duran Feared For Taylor's Life

DURAN DURAN rocker ANDY TAYLOR once feared bandmate JOHN TAYLOR would bleed to death after falling on a broken bottle during a drugs binge. The band was staying in a hotel in San Francisco in...

Duran Duran 'Split' After Live Aid Disaster

British rockers DURAN DURAN took a 20-year break from the music industry following a disastrous performance at 1985's Live Aid concert. Former guitarist Andy Taylor claims the charity concert opened his eyes to failing friendships...

Duran Duran Stop Concert To Find Diamond

Rockers DURAN DURAN were forced to halt a recent concert in France - after a fan lost her jewellery. The band was playing a gig at the Louvre art museum in Paris in June (08)...

Le Bon's Drug Fears For Ronson

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON feared superproducer MARK RONSON "was on drugs" when they first discussed plans for a collaboration - because the musicmaker's ideas were so far-fetched. Ronson joined forces with the Rio...

Ronson's 'Surreal' Duran Duran Experience

Superproducer MARK RONSON was overwhelmed when he took to the stage with his boyhood heroes DURAN DURAN for a unique collaboration in France on Wednesday (02Jul08) - calling the experience utterly "surreal". Ronson joined forces...

Duran Duran Plot Second Bond Theme

British rockers DURAN DURAN are planning on teaming up with superproducer MARK RONSON to record a second BOND theme - 23 years after releasing the title track to A VIEW TO A KILL. The band...

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