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Liberty Album Archives - The Daily Duranie

What About Bootlegs?

Do you collect bootlegs? I’m pretty sure I don’t. If you read this last sentence, and are asking, “Pretty sure?”, read on. I saw Duran Duran at the House of Blues in Anaheim – the one that closed in Downtown Disney. I can remember how wide-eyed I was when the realization hit that Simon was… Continue reading What About Bootlegs?


This week, we are finishing up the Liberty album with “Downtown”. The song is described as an uptempo rock song. The tune was written by Duran Duran, and also produced by the band, alongside Chris Kimsey. A demo version of “Downtown” is available on the unofficial album titled, “Didn’t Anybody Tell You?” Let’s take a… Continue reading Downtown

This Week in DD History: March 21-27, 2021

March seems to be the month for the band to enter, and then leave record deals…as you’ll see noted for later this week. Hopefully we will be getting more album news soon! -R March 21 “Hungry Like the Wolf” peaked at #1 in Canada (1983) Played at Madison Square Garden in New York City (1984)… Continue reading This Week in DD History: March 21-27, 2021

My Antarctica

As a result of a jamming session in a barn in Sussex, “My Antarctica” was released in 1990 on the Liberty album. Simon is quoted as having said that the band was “rather self-conscious” at the time, given the way things had been going for the band from 1986-onward. Let’s get into it! Audio Lyrics… Continue reading My Antarctica

The Week in DD History – August 30-September 5, 2020

Well friends, Amanda is working hard to get her school year together, and so that means you get ME for another week of history!! These are just a few of the interesting DD historical factoids for this week over the course of their career! In 2018, Nick Rhodes scored the soundtrack to the movie, In2ruders.… Continue reading The Week in DD History – August 30-September 5, 2020