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Duranalysis: Come Undone

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Like a radio tune I swear I’ve heard before… “Come Undone” is the second single off of the band’s 1993 self-titled album, which is known far and wide […]

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Duranalysis: Duran Duran on Kulture Shock

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I came across this fascinating cultural artifact recently on YouTube: It’s an interview with Simon and Nick from October 1984 for a music news show called Kulture Shock, which apparently aired […]

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Duranalysis: Do You Believe in Shame?

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Just that lately I’ve been so damn lonely when I think of you… At long last! More Duranalysis! My original plan was to start tackling the Notorious videos—“Skin Trade” and […]

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Duranalysis: Falling Down

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For something new and different, we’re moving out of Duran Duran’s golden era and heading all the way up to 2007 with a look at the video for […]

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Duranalysis: Neil Gaiman’s Duran Duran

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Back in 1984, at the start of his career, Neil Gaiman—the best-selling, award-winning, widely-acclaimed author of Coraline, Stardust, the Sandman comics, etcetera—wrote a book titled Duran Duran: The First Four Years of the […]

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Duranalysis: Three to Get Ready

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Three To Get Ready is a David Gasperik-directed documentary shot in early 1987 as Duran Duran was promoting their funk-infused Notorious album and gearing up for their Strange Behaviour tour. The […]

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Duranalysis: Electric Barbarella

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People say they’ve heard about our deviation… “Electric Barbarella” was a single off of Duran Duran’s 1997 album Medazzaland. This was a strange and bleak time in the band’s […]

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Duranalysis: Arcadia’s Election Day

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Plans were originally in place to have Ridley Scott (!) direct Arcadia’s 1985 video for “Election Day,” but when his production schedule for Legend conflicted, Scott suggested Roger Christian, who’d […]

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Duranalysis: Arena (An Absurd Notion)

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For the past, oh, several months, I’ve been loosely planning on doing one of my Duranalysis thingymabobs on Arena (An Absurd Notion), Duran Duran’s 1984 Russell Mulcahy-directed science fiction-themed […]