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Duran Duran – Do you believe in shame

Duran Duran released “Do you believe in shame” as a single in mid April 1989. In fact, they were about to start a new tour. The song is clearly sad and introspective. In fact, it is dedicated to three missed friends who had a role in Simon,

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What did she want?

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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October 1988

Welcome to our Throwback video to October 1988! You can view it, and then you can read the stories of every song, and see the full videos! And don’t forget to subscribe to 80and30 YouTube channel! This video features:

80and30 Throwback to October 1988

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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

Duran Duran – Skin trade

When Duran Duran released “Skin trade” in February 1987, we all thought that it was a great title. I mean, the title was weird, some sort of provocation. But it sounded well, few months after “Notorious“, another weird title.

But This title has a really weird story!

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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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