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I think that would be a great gig. I also had the misfortune to see Duran Duran — although it wasn't the original line-up! We always thought we'd be an art-school band that found a bit of an audience. There's no actual plan, but I would be failing in my duty if I didn't get at least… the song '48 Hours Later', which is sublime. All of the Duranies claim not to care about the slight — not surprisingly, Le Bon cares the least with the most bravado. And the only bit of archaic language that I could remember - this is pre the internet, we were filming in Antigua - was by reciting some Shakespeare. In the video Mark Ronson says it was surreal working with Duran Duran on the band's latest album.
A woman alleged Le Bon groped her at a record shop in 1995.
Girls on Film
If the video doesn't work keep on refreshing the page, it will show up at some point! How does touring now compare to 25 years ago? And when that started happening, all bets were off. The one thing you can't control is how you connect with an audience, when millions of people fall in love with you. So we are out there shaking our groove thing and I turn around to see Simon in the middle of the dance floor. Princess of Wales declares herself a Duran Duran fan.
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We might come back and do some more North America dates and then it will be December. One early song, a fan favourite that still gets performed today, is 'Friends Of Mine'. So check out the article here and a fantastic live-picture gallery here. It tends to get forgotten about. Well, sometimes the problem is not the people in the band, but the people around the band. Some things are not worth waiting for. We went down to Australia and did some stuff there, but you'd never go to places like Manila.
Lions Fury over rare white lion being auctioned off 'to be shot by trophy hunters' The majestic animal, named Mufasa, is at the heart of a legal battle in South Africa as campaigners desperately bid to save his life. He wanted to have that quirky, dark pop thing the first few Duran albums had. Who would win in a fight: Then there is the Redken campaign, which we shot in New York. A lot of it's hard work. Collect your prize - a blanket to wrap yourself in.