Duran Duran - Rio (Original Recording Remastered & Enhanced) CD £2.99 delivered @ HMV - HotUKDeals
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The artistic progression from the band's self-titled debut to the following year's RIO was the greatest aesthetic leap of Duran Duran's career. The group moved from catchy but somewhat rudimentary New Romantic synth-funk to elegantly arranged, sophisticated pop-rock, concentrating more on song structure than dance beats. For their efforts, they were rewarded with superstar status, due chiefly to "Hungry Like the Wolf", a lascivious tune that injects a welcome dose of rock & roll guitar. The most impressive tracks on RIO, though, are the more contemplative, balladic offerings, like "Lonely in Your Nightmare", "Save a Prayer", and especially "The Chauffer", with its stream-of-consciousness lyrics and unconventional structure, arty without seeming pretentious. If you only have one Duran Duran album, it should be RIO.
# Rio
# My Own Way
# Lonely In Your Nightmare
# Hungry Like The Wolf
# Hold Back The Rain
# New Religion
# Last Chance On The Stairway
# Save A Prayer
# Chauffeur

# 10. Rio [video/bonus track]
# 11. Hungry Like The Wolf [video/bonus track]
# 12. Save A Prayer [video/bonus track]
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#1
Good find - still have this on vinyl but will buy the cd at this price. Heat added!
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Some classic eighties sounds here. As well as the bigger hits there is "Chauffeur" which has one of the most erotic videos of all time. Alas I have never seen this kind of thing going on in a multi-storey carpark but I always live in hope that one day I will.
#3
fat simon awful.....80s ****

Edited By: andywedge on Oct 31, 2010 19:25: swearing
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Hugh Jass!
fat simon awful.....80s ****


Surley you saw the title of this thread...if you don't like them Why tf post here?

Edited By: andywedge on Oct 31, 2010 19:25: swearing
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Hugh Jass!
fat simon awful.....80s ****


Yup because 90's and 00's stuff is oh sooooo much better

Edited By: andywedge on Oct 31, 2010 19:26: swearing
#6
bigsky
Some classic eighties sounds here. As well as the bigger hits there is "Chauffeur" which has one of the most erotic videos of all time. Alas I have never seen this kind of thing going on in a multi-storey carpark but I always live in hope that one day I will.

Oh, but I'm not 18 till tomorrow, so can't watch it!

Reminds me of the day I was in a pool hall and Visions In Blue by Ultravox appeared on the Video Duke Box. I nearly ripped the green baise!
#7
Yellow Dog
Reminds me of the day I was in a pool hall and Visions In Blue by Ultravox appeared on the Video Duke Box. I nearly ripped the green baise!


I know what you mean: It was enough to make a teenage boy stay at home all day watching MTV with the curtains drawn!

Edited By: bigsky on Nov 01, 2010 09:15: typo - I was geting too excited!

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