Top 10 Best* Duran Duran Songs

My first memory of Duran Duran comes from, I believe, the fourth-grade. Two female classmates rather confidently told me about a new band that was bigger and better than Rush. I don’t remember my reaction but only part of their prophecy proved true (at least for me) and it didn’t last long. The hype exploded and eventually so did Duran Duran. Yes, the band continued in various original member capacities (and became or joined other bands) but without the founding line-up of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor and Andy Taylor. Eventually, singer Le Bon and keyboardist … Continue reading Top 10 Best* Duran Duran Songs

Concert Review: Duran Duran Throws Two Day Bash in Palm Springs

What a party. Duran Duran commenced their short 2017 Spring Tour on Friday at the most enjoyable The Show at Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, CA (just outside Palm Springs) with sold-out back-to-back performances at the 2,000 seat venue. The Tour of the Americas, which heads south in a few weeks to central America before wrapping up the States in April, continues support for the band’s successful album Paper Gods, out a year and a half ago. Both nights offered the same setlist (and no opening act) with an order change for a couple of songs on Night 2. … Continue reading Concert Review: Duran Duran Throws Two Day Bash in Palm Springs