November marks the 33rd anniversary of when Duran Duran’s classic “Rio” hit the radio. To date they’ve sold more than 100 million records worldwide, and the British quartet are still making music and going strong. Their new album, titled “Paper Gods,” had their highest chart debut in 22 years. “The Insider With Yahoo” co-host Louis Aguirre sat down with the guys, who dished on the band both then and… read more
BOW…TO THE PAPER ICONS!
PAPER GODS has been unleashed, and part of the excitement is sorting out the icons features on the artwork. All the art comprises a collage referencing the immense visual history of Duran Duran, placed on Alex Israel’s 2012 painting “Sky Backdrop.” Let’s let these icons connect us to some great collectors’ items from the past.
We all recognize the smile from Patrick Nagel’s… read more
Last night we played at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. It was an amazing show for many reasons. The venue began being constructed in 1935. It took six years to complete. It was a government project to create employment at a time that we now call The Depression. I stood on the low concrete stage and sighted up the auditorium, which is flanked by two massive … well yes … red rocks. I stood there,… read more
DURAN DURAN’S PAPER GODS IS THE BAND’S HIGHEST-CHARTING ALBUM ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 IN 22 YEARS
PAPER GODS DEBUTS AT NO. 10
BAND TO MAKE UPCOMING APPEARANCES ON THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW AND JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
Burbank, CA — Paper Gods — the new album from multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran — has bowed at No. 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart, with 25,000 units (24,000 in pure album sales). This is the… read more
The band helped to celebrate the launch of the new Michael Kors fragrance line during Fashion Week. Watch a clip below and read what the New York Times had to say about the band’s performance here.
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Duran Duran is doing two upcoming in-stores: One on October 5th at 5pm at Amoeba Records in Hollywood, CA and the other at J&R Express (inside Century 21) in New York City on October 7 at 6pm.
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So finally it has arrived.
September the 11th; that date with so much attached to it.
And in 2015 we lay our own claim upon it.
Because Ladies & Gentlemen, today we are pleased to announce the launch of our fourteenth studio album, released in its glorious entirety.
So please give us your attention and listen to:
If there was one word to sum up what this record means to us, it is – commitment.
John, Nick,… read more
This isn’t your average lyric video.
The first clip for Duran Duran’s new track “Pressure Off” — from the “Hungry Like the Wolf” rockers’ 14th studio album Paper Gods — was filmed with YouTube’s 360-degree capabilities in mind. That means it’s interactive: Viewers can drag their cursors across the screen to move in any direction. Those watching on mobile devices… read more
For Immediate Release
DURAN DURAN’S UPCOMING ALBUM PAPER GODS IS NOW STREAMING IN ITS ENTIRETY ON PITCHFORK.COM
PAPER GODS OUT THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH ON WARNER BROS. RECORDS
DURAN DURAN TO MAKE APPEARANCES ON CBS SUNDAY MORNING, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, AND JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
September 8th, 2015 — Burbank, CA — Paper Gods, the eagerly anticipated… read more