Sunday, July 03, 2011

Duran Duran: DoTM

So here is a very strange DoTM indeed.


Duran Duran is a band from Birmingham, England that formed in 1978. They were a very successful band in the 1980s that probably attributes most of its success to the rise of MTV (back when it played videos).

DISCOGRAPHY

Duran Duran
Released in June 1981 by EMI Records.
Produced by Colin Thurston.
Band lineup:
Simon Le Bon - vocals; Nick Rhodes - keyboards; John Taylor - bass; Roger Taylor - drums; Andy Taylor - guitar.
Tracks: 9
Singles:
"Planet Earth" "Careless Memories" "Girls on Film" "Anyone Out There" "Sound of Thunder"

Rio
Released in May 1982 by EMI.
Produced by Colin Thurston.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 9
Singles:
"My Own Way" "Hungry Like a Wolf" "Save a Prayer" "Rio"

Seven and the Ragged Tiger
Released in November 1983 by EMI/Capitol.
Produced by Alex Sadkin, Ian Little and Duran Duran.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 9
Singles:
"Union of the Snake" "New Moon on Monday" "The Reflex" "Tiger Tiger" "Shadows on Your Side" "Make Me Smile"

Arena
Live album released in November 1984 by Capitol.
Produced by Duran Duran and Nile Rodgers.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10

Notorious
Released in November 1986 by Capitol.
Produced by Duran Duran and Nile Rodgers.
Lineup changes:
Roger Taylor left the band and was replaced with session drummer Steve Ferrone.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"Notorious" "Skin Trade" "Meet El Presidente"

Big Thing
Released in October 1988 by Capitol.
Produced by Duran Duran, Jonathan Elias, and Daniel Abraham.
Lineup changes:
Andy Taylor left the band. Session players Warren Cuccurullo and Chester Kamen played guitar on the album and session players Sterling Campbell and Steve Ferrone played drums on the album.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"I Dont Want Your Love" "All She Wants Is" "Do You Believe in Shame?" "Big Thing" "Too Late Marlene"

Decade: Greatest Hits
Compilation album released in November 1989 by Capitol.
Tracks: 14

Liberty
Released in August 1990 by Capitol.
Produced by Duran Duran and Chris Kimsey.
Band lineup:
Simon Le Bon - vocals; Nick Rhodes - keyboards; John Taylor - bass; Warren Cuccurullo - guitar; Sterling Campbell - drums.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Violence of Summer" "Serious"

Duran Duran (aka The Wedding Album)
Released in February 1993 by Capitol.
Lineup changes:
Sterling Campbell was replaced by session drummers Steve Ferrone, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Fergus Gerrand.
Tracks: 13
Singles:
"Ordinary World" "Come Undone" "Too Much Information" "Drowning Man" "None of the Above" "Breath After Breath" "Femme Fatale"

Thank You
Covers album released in April 1995 by Capitol.
Produced by John Jones and Duran Duran.
Lineup changes:
Session drummers were Steve Ferrone, Terry Bozzio, Tony Thompson, Roger Taylor, Abe Laboriel Jr, and Anthony Resta.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Perfect Day" "White Lines" "Lay Lady Lay"

Medazzaland
Released in October 1997 by Capitol.
Produced by TV Mania and Syn Pro Tokyo.
Session drummers were Steve Alexander and Anthony Resta.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Out of My Mind" "Electric Barbarella"

Night Versions
Compilation album released in March 1998 by EMI.
Tracks: 12

Greatest
Compilation album released in November 1998 by Capitol.
Tracks: 19

Strange Behaviour
Remix album released in March 1999 by EMI.
Tracks: 24

Pop Trash
Released in June 2000 by Hollywood Records.
Produced by TV Mania and Syn Productions.
Band lineup:
Simon Le Bon - vocals; Warren Cuccurullo - guitar and bass; Nick Rhodes - keyboards.
Session drummers include John Tonks, Steve Alexander and Greg Bissonette.

Singles Box Set 1981-1985
Box set released in May 2003 by EMI.
13 CDs

Singles Box Set 1986-1995
Box set released in September 2004 by EMI.
14 CDs

Astronaut
Released in October 2004 by Epic.
Band lineup:
Simon Le Bon - vocals; Nick Rhodes - keyboards; Andy Taylor - guitar; John Taylor - bass; Roger Taylor - drums.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Reach Up for the Sunrise" "What Happens Tomorrow" "Nice"

Red Carpet Massacre
Released in November 2007 by Epic.
Produced by Duran Duran, Danja, Timbaland, and Justin Timberlake.
Lineup changes:
Andy Taylor was replaced by session guitar player Dominic Brown.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Falling Down"

Live at Hammersmith 82!
Live album released in September 2009 by New Wave Records.
Tracks: 10

All You Need Is Now
Released in March 2011 by Tapemodern/Alido/S-Curve.
Produced by Mark Ronson.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14
Singles:
"All You Need Is Now" "Girl Panic" "Leave a Light On"

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