Hallucinating Elvis

Pop Trash

We have arrived in the land of glitz and glamour this week, with Hallucinating Elvis on the docket for review! Hallucinating Elvis is the fourth track from Pop Trash. Credits indicate that Hallucinating Elvis, along with the rest of the album, was written by Duran Duran, and produced by TV Mania in association with SYN… Continue reading Hallucinating Elvis

The Week in DD History: Sept 5-11, 2021

Hard to believe we are already in September, and that this very week marks two years since the last time many of us saw one another in person at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. It is difficult for me not feel very melancholy this week, as the end is just not in sight yet.… Continue reading The Week in DD History: Sept 5-11, 2021

Still In My Heart: Remembering Live Aid & The Power Station

By Jason Lent Another Live Aid approaches and, as always, a few will people have their annual chuckle about Simon LeBon missing a note during Duran Duran’s indifferent performance on the momentous day. For me, Live Aid arrived only four days after my first rock-n-roll concert and my ears were still ringing. As much as… Continue reading Still In My Heart: Remembering Live Aid & The Power Station

Memorabilia Medley: Interference

I could not let Nick Rhodes’s birthday week go by without doing something to acknowledge a bit of his artistic genius. I debated about which aspect of Nick’s career would best shed light on this. Obviously, I could have looked into his work in Duran Duran. Of course, I could have chosen one of his… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: Interference

June 2021 Katy Kafe with Nick

Someone has a birthday coming. Actually, it’s a few people….but for this week, we’re going with one: Nicholas. Today, in fact, is that very special day! So, happy birthday, Nick!! We are celebrating by listening and writing up the highlights to the recent Katy Kafe. As always, I begin with the disclaimer that these notes… Continue reading June 2021 Katy Kafe with Nick

Medazzaland

Can you believe we are finally, blessedly, all the way up to the album Medazzaland? The ninth studio album, released in October of 1997, it also marks the first album without John Taylor (he left in January of the same year before the recording was finished). John’s work remains on three songs. This also heralds… Continue reading Medazzaland