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Listen: Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’ demo with early singer Andy Wickett released

Listen: Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’ demo with early singer Andy Wickett released

Cleopatra Records a four-song Duran Duran demo recorded in 1979 and featuring early singer Andy Wickett on vocals, a collection that includes the original version of hit single “Girls on Film” and a song called “See Me Repeat Me” that later would be re-worked into the song “Rio.” Stream it here or buy the EP.

Duran Duran cancels South African tour, citing promoter who ‘defaulted on the contract’

Duran Duran cancels South African tour, citing promoter who ‘defaulted on the contract’

Blaming a promoter who ‘defaulted on the contract,’ Duran Duran today canceled a planned five-date South African tour that was scheduled to begin next Monday — and serve both as a debut of parts of the band’s forthcoming album ‘All You Need Is Now’ and mark ‘the start of an enormous global campaign’ to promote the record.

Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now’ out on iTunes in December, CD in February

Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now’ out on iTunes in December, CD in February

The new album from Duran Duran — ‘All You Need is Now,’ which Nick Rhodes declares ‘the best record we’ve made in over two decades’ — will be released exclusively on iTunes on Dec. 21, but won’t come out on CD until February.

Duran Duran: South African concerts to open ‘global campaign’ for ‘All You Need Is Now’

Duran Duran: South African concerts to open ‘global campaign’ for ‘All You Need Is Now’

With its as-yet-untitled new record nearly complete, Duran Duran today announced its first South African concerts in 17 years, a five-date run in December that’s being billed as ‘the start of an enormous global campaign around the release of their next studio album.’

Duran Duran spinoff Arcadia reissuing ‘So Red the Rose’ as 2CD/1DVD set in February

Duran Duran spinoff Arcadia reissuing ‘So Red the Rose’ as 2CD/1DVD set in February

Tweet The lone album from Arcadia — the mid-’80s, studio-only Duran Duran spinoff that scored a Top 10 hit with “Election Day” — will be […]