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Duran Duran – All she wants is

“All she wants is” represents, from a sales perspective, the last Duran Duran’s great hit of the 80s- They released the album “Big Thing” two months earlier, with the single “I don’t want your love“. It had good success,

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A real big thing

Duran Duran – I don’t want your love

“I dont want your love” marked a great day and a big thing for all Duran Duran fans in 1988. A great day because, two years after “Notorious“, the guys were releasing their fifth studio album.

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The President’s Days

“Meet El presidente” reminds of important political figures, of course. A President is always some sort of mythological figure. May be the President of the United States or of a great Republic, the President of a football team or the President of a big society. The President is the President.

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Strange behaviour

Not only people, even songs do have strange behaviours. Duran Duran are composing the Notorious album, the music for this song is ready since weeks, sounds good. Lyrics are missing, yet they find a headline: John Taylor in those days is reading a novel by Dylan Thomas, “Adventures in the skin trade”.

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A date to remember

Duran Duran – Notorious

The Notorious day. Just like today: Nov 18, 1986. I was getting out of my favorite music shop with a new album. Strange feelings, great expectations: I had been waiting for three years, a vague fear that disappointment could be rising. Sure, the name of the group was the right one and we could be sure,

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A birthday’s surprise

A lot of dinosaurs of our community were born in May! We have another birthday today, we has one a couple of days ago… And actually it was a great month to have a birthday, thirty years ago! Maybe you woke up waiting for your birthday surprise… you turned on the radio and the tv on videomusic channel…

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Thirty years of guest stars

Dear friend dinosaurs, this week in Italy will take place the famous festival of Sanremo of Italian songs. Super guest stars this year will be Spandau Ballet… exactly like 30 years ago, with the difference that in 1985 it was Duran Duran!

#quotefromthe80s
Wild boys wonder where is glory where is all you angels
Now the figureheads have fell
And lovers war with arrows over secrets they could tell

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#wildboys #sanremo

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On the third day…

…it still was snowing. We were buried with snow, and winter was marching on. This song wasn’t born yet in 1985, it was composed in 1987… but it was perfect for that winter! And with this piece of memory from the concert in Milan, I think it fits perfectly! I remember that concert just as it was 28 years ago!

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Meanwhile, in Europe…

Nov 12, 1984 was also an unforgettable day! If across the ocean the teenagers were rushing in the record shops to buy “Like a virgin”, in England other teenagers, for the timezone game, had already scratched flat their own copy of another memorable record released on that very same day.

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