Articles Tagged 'Duran Duran'

Personality Quiz: Which Member of Duran Duran Are You?

Any decent pop or rock band requires a strong alchemical reaction between its various members. You can’t have three or four (or five) people standing in a line, not only looking identical but also having broadly the same outlook on everything (unless you’re the Osmonds of course, and those guys can’t help their genetics). It’s […]

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This Will Be the Soundtrack of British Summertime 2015

So far in 2015 we’ve already had new albums from returning British talents like Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Laura Marling, Belle and Sebastian and Blur, but how are the next few months shaping up in terms of British pop? What records are Anglophiles going to need to keep an ear out for, ready for […]

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5 Little-Known Duran Duran Songs Worth Spinning

Yesterday was Duran Duran appreciation day, and to mark it properly, the band took a picture of themselves hard at work on their new album with producers Mark Ronson and their old friend (and guitar demon) Nile Rodgers. Look, here it is: It was so awesome to be in a real studio recording with a […]

Five Great British Rock Stars In Horrendous TV Commercials

It seems British celebrities are not quite as reserved as they may have you believe, especially when faced with a massive wad of notes. 1: David Bowie Drinks David Bowie’s Bottle Of Water, Bought By David Bowie, For David Bowie “Oh COME ON!” shrieks David Bowie, “I wrote ‘David Bowie’ on it, so everyone, including […]

’80s Music Week: Five Great British Music Videos

The ’80s was the decade of the music video, what with MTV and the rise of the aristocratic pop star that refused to flog their wares in TV studios all over the world. And it’s fair to say that the British pop acts realised this slightly quicker than their American counterparts. The fact that we’d […]

The Tellyvangelist – Whovian Edition: April 18 – 24

What, there are things on TV this week other than Doctor Who? Indeed, but very few events in the coming days will inspire as much Anglophile fervor than the series’ sixth season premiere on Saturday, April 23. With star Karen Gillan making her late-night TV debut on Friday’s Craig Ferguson, we’re just overflowing with TARDIS […]

WATCH: Duran Duran on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Fresh from their recent star-studded webcast gig in Los Angeles, Duran Duran paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night (March 30). The British new wave legends were on hand in support of their latest studio album, the Mark Ronson-produced All You Need Is Now and treated fans to performances of their stylish […]

Duran Duran’s All-Star Concert (And Alt-Star Director)

Do you ever find yourself reading a new story in an internal monologue which rises in incredulous pitch with each passing word? Yeah, us too. And here’s a perfect example. Duran Duran are live streaming a concert from the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles tomorrow. It’ll be on the video sites Vevo and YouTube, and […]

The Tellyvangelist: Mar. 21 – 27

What’s British on U.S. TV this week? Top Gear co-host James May heads on an epic road trip to find the world’s best wines, Duran Duran try to re-capture their Thatcher-era spark, and Kate Winslet graces the small screen with Mildred Pierce. Monday, March 21 Top Gear‘s Captain Slow, James May, and wine expert Oz […]

Music Roundup: The Go! Team Revives Its Pop Party Mix

The Go! Team returns after a near-four year hiatus to release its third studio album, Rolling Blackouts, out today (February 1) in the U.S. via Memphis Industries. Not surprisingly, the lively 14-song set will instantly remind you why first fell for the Brighton, England collective’s effervescent indie rock blend in the first place. Their vibrant […]

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