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This Band Was Perfect

Lately, I have been back listening to Astronaut after several years. When I listen to songs like “Want You More” or even “Finest Hour” or maybe even “Astronaut” itself, I tend to think back on how much my thoughts on this band have changed since the release of the album. Back in 2004 when Astronaut was released, I had only …

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Missing Post-Concert Let Down?

I haven’t been to a Duran Duran concert in two years. I realize that for many of you out there, that’s nothing. Some of you haven’t seen them in maybe six years, perhaps even more, so please don’t think I’m trying to make the point that I am somehow suffering. I can assure you, I’m not. I’m merely putting this …

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I Get It

I was wrong about something, and while I’m super depressed, I’m also willing to admit my mistake. For years now, I have chided the band for continuing to play show, after show, after show, filled with primarily “hits”, leaving little room for anything else. Decades have now drifted by, with barely space for three or possibly four “new” songs, and …