BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Quaco » 16 Apr 2015, 00:32

Minnie the Minx wrote:There is no doubt that the depth of my interest in DD coincided with something else - puberty and hormones. It was like being hit by a truck of crazy sexual lust.

His post on the Physical Graffiti remaster was what did it for me.
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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Matt Wilson » 16 Apr 2015, 00:43

It was his mighty physical presence which swayed me.

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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Quaco » 16 Apr 2015, 00:54

The promptness of his Saturday First Overnight® delivery was also very very impressive.
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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby der nister » 16 Apr 2015, 02:18

Judas Priest's Rob Halford had a great interview during the early 80s about how Duran and a few others could be considered sh"t bands, but that they had talismanic value in possibly turning some fans into lifelong music fans that might search out other music. And yes, he was very aware that Priest were possibly doing the same.
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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Deebank » 16 Apr 2015, 13:00

Si Le Bon lived in Pinner, not far from where my wife grew up.
She has always been a first rate celeb stalker and back in the day she called round the Le Bon residence.

The perfect gent, Si invited her in - his parents were home - and she cooked him a shepherd's pie (which is more than she's ever done for me, poor sod, it must have been hellish :( ). She got Si to ring her mum to explain where she was.

Anyway, very nice man apparently.

Needless to say I thought Duran Duran were shite :)

... except, I had a grudging respect for their song craft and their use of the arpeggiator on the Roland Jupiter 4.

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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Diamond Dog » 16 Apr 2015, 13:15

Diamond Dog wrote:"Notorious" is the only album of theirs I have anytime for really, but "Skin Trade" is a remarkably great track from that.


Evidence :



It does of course sound like Chic with a shitty white vocalist, mind.
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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby hookfinger » 16 Apr 2015, 13:22

I wouldn't go so far as call it a great track but it is better than I thought I would hear. Still not my cup of tea.
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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby K » 16 Apr 2015, 14:02

“He’s got the memory of an elephant ... and the trophy cabinet of one too.”

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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Rayge » 15 Jan 2018, 19:18

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Re: BCB - Beyond the 130. Duran Duran

Postby Griff's Colombian Friend » 15 Jan 2018, 19:31

Quaco wrote:
Minnie the Minx wrote:There is no doubt that the depth of my interest in DD coincided with something else - puberty and hormones. It was like being hit by a truck of crazy sexual lust.

His post on the Physical Graffiti remaster was what did it for me.


Three years too late, I get the joke

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