John Taylor Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th August 2013

Quote: "We only bumped into each other a couple of times. He visited us one time and (singer) Marilyn tried to embarrass him by putting on gay porn. He didn't seem to be bothered." Boy George recalls an odd encounter with a fellow '80s star, Duran Duran rocker John Taylor.

22nd March 2011

Quote: "That's what they said. I think it suited the story because she was the English rose, she was every woman, sort of. And we were so popular at the time. It was a good story, let's put it that way." Duran Duran star John Taylor pours doubt on the myth the late Princess Diana was a big fan of the group.

6th January 2011

Quote: "On that album, we were guitarless (and) we really needed that. Duran Duran is a delicate ecosystem. We are synth-pop, with guitars." Duran Duran bassist John Taylor wasn't a fan of the group's last album RED CARPET MASSACRE, which was co-produced by Justin Timberlake.

30th January 2007

Fact: Duran Duran star John Taylor and his wife, Juicy Couture co-founder GELA NASH, have created a new signature bass guitar for instrument manufacturers Peavey. The new bass, which features a strap designed by Nash, will retail for $1,295 (GBP664).

5th March 2006

Fact: Duran Duran founders NICK RHODES and John Taylor have compiled an album featuring the glam rock, post-punk and electronic tunes that inspired them when they started out as musicians. The album, ONLY AFTER DARK, will be released later this year (06).

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