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Duran Duran: We’re Big Boys Now

Interview by Steve Turner, Company, 1988

Simon Le Bon doesn’t look like a teen idol on this particular day. A T-shirt flaps around the top of loose black trousers, his hair ...

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Duran Duran: Just Fine And Dandy

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, January 1981

THE NAME of Birmingham group Duran Duran has no connection with Japanese covers of Chiffons songs. ...

In New York New York With Duran Duran

Interview by Mike Stand, Smash Hits, October 1981

So good they named 'em twice. Postcard from Mike Stand. ...

Duran Duran: Rum Runner, Birmingham

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, Record Mirror, December 1981

THERE WASN'T a lot to see, for a start. When Duran Duran returned to their old stamping ground in Birmingham's trendy but tiny Rum Runner ...

Duran Duran: From Brags To Riches

Interview by Betty Page, Sounds, May 1982

ONCE UPON a time, five fresh-faced boys based in Brum summoned a cynical hackette to witness the emergence of a certain indefinable sort of big-bam-glam-electro-rock ...

Duran Duran: On A Wing And A Prayer

Report and Interview by Ian Birch, Smash Hits, August 1982

Duran Duran stop over in California and find they have to get out and push. Words: Ian Birch. ...

Duran Duran: World Domination By 1984

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, September 1982

THEIR AMBITION – Simon's least, and in all probability the rest of them – is to one day become Bryan Ferry. They didn't say that ...

Duran Duran: That Was The Week That Was

Report and Interview by Neil Tennant, Smash Hits, August 1983

The week when Duran Duran got mobbed, met the Royals and hit the headlines every time they moved. Neil Tennant was never far behind them. ...

Duran Duran: Life In The Land Down Under

Report and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, November 1983

Duran Duran have just got back from three months in Australia. Before they left, Dave Rimmer flew out to join them. ...

Duran Duran: Simon Le Bon

Interview by Fiona Russell Powell, Face, The, February 1984

IT'S THE day before Christmas Eve and I'm on my way to The Savoy hotel, 15 minutes late already for my interview with Simon Le ...

Duran Duran: Am What They Yam: And That's The Snakes…

Interview by Chris Salewicz, Creem, April 1984

THE BELLIGERENT, black North Sea crashes with a grim rhythm in the opposite side of the main road to Brighton's Grand Hotel. Its force, however, ...

Duran Duran: Arena (Parlophone)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, November 1984

AND THE APHIDS CRIED/THROUGH THE DRIFTING HAZE/"NAFF LP, LADS!" ...

Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Swiss Franks

Report and Interview by Helen Fitzgerald, Melody Maker, May 1985

Finally, FRANKIE relaxed and invited Helen FitzGerald to chase them round picturesque Montreux. So what did happen in that brothel in Frankfurt? What do Frankie ...

Duran Duran: The Pop Dream Come True

Report and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Face, The, December 1985

NIGHT SETTLES ON The Palace Hotel, Philadelphia, like a sigh of relief. All the acts have finished all their frantic, last minute preparations for Live ...

Duran Duran: The Amazing Lazarus Brothers

Profile and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, September 1993

"I MASTURBATE to Duran Duran videos," announced Andy Warhol in his twilight days. Should one's speculations incline in that direction, one wonders whether the peroxide-periwigged ...

Top Of The Pops and The '80s Brit Pop Boom

Overview by Stuart Maconie, Q, November 1994

YOU CAN tell if they're boys or girls these days, that's the trouble. Just look at them, these so-called modern pop phenomena. ...

Duran Duran: 'Hungry Like the Wolf'

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Blender, 2003

VITAL STATISTICS:SONG: Hungry Like the WolfARTIST: Duran DuranLABEL: EMI-Harvest/Capitol ...

Duran Duran: The Old Romantics

Profile and Interview by Robert Sandall, Independent, The, September 2004

IN A POP WORLD full of ageing Peter Pans with expensive habits to service, ex-wives to maintain and children to educate, attempted comebacks are common, ...

How I Discovered Duran Duran. Or Did They Discover Me?

Memoir by Beverley Glick, beverleyglick.com, 2005

In the third extract from my memoir Hit Girl: My Bizarre Double Life in the Pop World of the Eighties, I tell the story of my ...

Duran Duran, Stereophonics, Paolo Nutini, Snow Patrol: Olympic Concert, Hyde Park, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, July 2012

Snow Patrol, Simon Le Bon and Ricky Gervais's beard strike a chord ...

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