The RIO rockers were the late Princess' favourite group and she went to great lengths to see them perform live.
But bandmembers were distinctly less enthusiastic about the royal support.
Frontman Simon Le Bon is quoted in forthcoming biography NOTORIOUS saying, "The Di thing was a bit naff. It was something your mum and dad liked, so there was a part of me that bristled at it.
"Every time we opened the dressing room door, there she bloody was - under the table trying to get an autograph. It was like, 'Can't your husband keep you under control?'"