Members of Duran Duran and photographer Denis O’Regan attended the launch of new book ‘Duran Duran & Denis O’Regan: Careless Memories’ at 15 Fouberts Place on December 5, 2013 in London. All proceeds from a silent auction sale of some prints went to support the Ace Africa charity.… Read More
On Tuesday, December 3rd, Simon took part in the biggest single fund raising event in the City of London- ICAP’s Annual Charity Day. On this one day, ICAP, the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, gives away its revenues and commissions to charity.
The idea has proved very successful for 20 years. In their 60+ offices around the world, they have raised more than £100 million for charity. It is inspiring to see what a difference ICAP Charity Day makes to so many people and causes.
If you’re not in the UK while the Careless Memories Exhibit is being hosted [November 27-December 5th] at 15 Faubert Street in London, watch this video so you can catch a bit of what it’s like inside…
On December 5th members of Duran Duran, Denis O’Regan and Intense will host an invitation-only launch event for the book, with the proceeds of a silent auction that will run throughout the life of the exhibition, going to the Ace Africa charity.… Read More
MY OWN WAY – something up (y)our sleeve?!
Exactly 32 years ago this month Duran Duran released their fourth single ,’My Own Way.’
After the successful debut album ‘Duran Duran’, with singles ‘Planet Earth’, ‘Careless Memories’ and ‘Girls On Film’, the band started to work on new music in the Fall of 1981 at Townhouse Studios in London. “My Own Way” was released mid November 1981 to bridge the gap of time between the release of ‘Girls On Film’ (July 1981) and ‘Hungry Like The Wolf’ (May 1982).
The original single version of ‘My Own Way,’ which peaked at number 14 in the UK charts and remained there for a respectable 11 weeks, was a bit of a departure for the band.… Read More
Duran Duran’s John Taylor, who has been very active with the Road Recovery charity, caught wind of founder Gene Bowen’s 1,500 mile bicycle fundraiser ride throughout New York this past summer and got in the act! In addition to a video of support, John helped to raise money for the charity’s various endeavors by auctioning off an exclusive 20 minute Skype chat which was snapped up almost immediately.
Road Recovery helps at-risk youth battling addictions and other adversities. Support them at http://bit.ly/rr-fundraiser
If you’re going to be in London through December 6th, a selection of photographs from the upcoming CARELESS MEMORIES book By Denis O’Regan will be on display at a dedicated pop-up store, at 15 Foubert’s Place, off Carnaby Street, in Central London, (not far from the band’s original 1984 office). The exhibit is just being set up (as you can see from the photos below) and they hope to announce the opening day soon.
The night before the exhibition closes, members of Duran Duran, Denis O’Regan and Intense will host an invitation-only launch event for the book, with the proceeds of a silent auction that will run throughout the life of the exhibition, going to the Ace Africa charity.… Read More
Duran Duran and photographer Denis O’Regan release new coffee table book: ‘Careless Memories’
On December 15th 2013 Intense Books will publish Duran Duran’s ‘Careless Memories’, a limited edition coffee table book by photographer Denis O’Regan, documenting the band’s record breaking 1984 ‘Sing Blue Silver’ tour. Containing hundreds of exquisitely restored, previously unseen photographs, taken mostly during the North American and Japanese legs of the band’s tour, ‘Careless Memories’ provides an unparalleled visual history of Duran Duran’s ascent to the top, with a commentary from the band members themselves.
Priced from £250, each special edition ‘Careless Memories’ large format, hard cover book (373mm x 249mm) will be bound in cloth, and will contain 200 pages of both colour and black and white images.… Read More
Duran Duran reminisce on the making of SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER. The 30th anniversary of the album’s release is today.
*best if listened to on headphones.