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2014-01-07 23:04:23

WatzOn.TV launched a Duran Duran video channel, arming worldwide fans and fan site curators with hundreds of video clips for 24/7 access to the stars’ archives. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Today, WatzOn.TV announced immediate availability of a Free Online On-Demand 24/7 Duran Duran video channel found at http://www.watzontv.com/Duran-Duran. Mixing content from multiple sources like YouTube.com, VEVO and other content providers, viewers can use the automated WatzOn.TV...

2008-07-10 12:00:45

By Linda Kennedy MAMMA MIA! is having children. A new generation of me-too musicals is on its way. There's a Monkees musical. A Barry Manilow musical. Somewhere, I fear, Simon le Bon, Nick Rhodes and any Taylors left are pondering upon "Rio", a musical featuring the songs of Duran Duran. All they need is a storyline. Nick Rhodes: "How about a young girl desperate to escape small- town life?" Simon le Bon (sings): "Look now, look all around, there's no sign of life. Bop bop bop, bop bop...

2008-06-27 06:02:40

By ALAN POOLE WITH a dozen studio albums to sample, Duran Duran are not exactly short of material as they set out on a four-date UK dash next week. The four survivors from the original famous five play the O2 Arena next Thursday, taking in Liverpool and Nottingham before ending up at Birmingham NIA on Monday, July 7 - remarkably their first-ever show at the home-city venue. And as well as favourites dating back to their 1981 debut, they will be featuring songs from their most recent...

2006-08-19 21:20:06

By Lars Brandle LONDON (Billboard) - Veteran British pop/rock outfit Duran Duran has no desire to slow down. Despite cruising well past their 25th anniversary as a recording entity, the members of the quintet are raring to hit the road again. Speaking from his villa in France, keyboardist Nick Rhodes told Billboard.com that the band will give total support to its forthcoming album, due in February or March via Epic. "For us we found that since we got back together, not only have...

2006-08-09 17:46:18

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 1980s pop group Duran Duran is trying to repackage itself as a band for the 21st century, using a virtual reality Web site, in what it says is a promotional first. Garage bands and iconic groups like U2 have turned to the Internet for everything from music sales to marketing. On Wednesday, Duran Duran said its five original members -- Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Andy Taylor and Nick Rhodes -- would appear as custom-designed characters, or...

2006-03-03 19:24:41

By Lars Brandle LONDON (Billboard) - A quarter century after first crashing sales charts worldwide, Duran Duran's two founders are releasing a compilation that pays homage to the band's influences. Keyboardist Nick Rhodes and bassist John Taylor have compiled "Only After Dark" (EMI) -- 18 tracks of the glam rock, post-punk and electronic music that helped develop the group's early sound. As regulars at the now-defunct Rum Runner club in their English hometown Birmingham, the duo...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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