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Reveling at Ravinia 2016

Five years ago this week, I saw Duran Duran in Chicago. It was at Ravinia, which is a special venue for the Chicagoland area. The venue is part expansive park-like lawn with trees sprinkled throughout, and part outdoors (but covered) amphitheater, open during the summer for concerts and concert picnicking. While one may decide to purchase a ticket to sit …

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Buried in the Sand

This week, we’re listening to Buried in the Sand, track number eight off of Medazzaland. The song was written by Duran Duran and produced by TV Mania, and seems to be about John Taylor’s exit from the band. There was once an Ask Katy about this song, or rather, the whispers at the beginning of it. The “words” of those …

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What’s The Sequencing, Kenneth?

Maybe Duran Duran and Rio spoiled me, but when it came to Seven & the Ragged Tiger, I never found a groove listening to the cassette. I would skip around to songs I liked and I would sometimes lose interest between “Monday” and “Snake”. As someone who listens to albums and not singles, the sequencing can make or break the …