Duran Duran

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Duran Duran
Duran Duran live in Toronto in 2005
Background information
OreiginBirmingham, Wast Midlands, Ingland
GenresSynthpop, new wave, pop rock, new romantic, dance-rock, alternative rock, electronic rock, electronic pop
Years active1978–present
LabelsEMI, Captiol, Parlophone, Epic, Hollywood
Associate actsArcadia, Power Station, Neurotic Outsiders, The Devils, Nile Rodgers, Chicanery, Mark Ronson, Justin Timberlake, Colin Thurston, Timbaland, TV Mania, Missing Persons
MembersSimon Le Bon
John Taylor
Nick Rhodes
Roger Taylor
Past membersAndy Taylor
Warren Cuccurullo
Sterling Campbell
Stephen Duffy
Andy Wickett
Simon Colley
Alan Curtis
Jeff Thomas

Duran Duran are a Breetish pop rock baund frae Birmingham, Ingland formed in 1978. They wur one o the successful baunds o the 1980s an a leading baund in the MTV-driven "Second Breetish Invasion" o the Unitit States. Since the 1980s, they hae placed 14 singles in the Top 10 o the UK Singles Chart an 21 in the Billboard Het 100, an accordin to the Sunday Mercury, they hae sauld mair nor 100 million records. While they wur generally considered part o the New Romantic scene along with baunds such as Spandau Ballet, Japan an Visage when tae first emerged, the baund later shed this image. The baund worked with fashion designers tae build a sharp an elegant image. The baund hae won a nummers o awairds throughout their career includin twa Grammy Awards, twa BRIT Awards – receivin the awaird for Outstanding Contribution to Music, an MTV Music Video Award for Lifetime Achievement, an wur awairded a starn on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group wur formed by keybuirdist Nick Rhodes an bassist John Taylor, with the later addition o drummer Roger Taylor an aifter numerous personnel chynges, guitarist Andy Taylor an lead sangster Simon Le Bon.

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Current members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Simon Le Bon - Lead Vocals (1980–present)
  • John Taylor - Bass Guitar, Backin Vocals (1979–1997, 2001–present), Guitar (1978–1979)
  • Nick Rhodes, Keybuirds, Backin Vocals (1978–present)
  • Roger Taylor - Drums (1979–1985, 1994, 2001–present)

Umwhile members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Session members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Dom Brown - Session Guitar, Backin Vocals (2006–present)

Tourin members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Dom Brown - Guitar, Backin Vocals (2006–)

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