The wedding album
February 11, 1993
Duran Duran’s The Wedding Album is released up on February 11, 1993 and mirrors the success of the single “Ordinary World.” The song “Ordinary World” receives much praise and wins an Ivor Novello Award for songwriting.
Duran Duran in south africa
Duran Duran becomes one of the first bands to play in South Africa after the end of Apartheid.
“Come Undone” becomes the album’s second hit as Duran Duran embarks on a lengthy world tour.
Hollywood walk of fame
The band is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Larry King Live
Simon and Nick appear on Larry King Live in Washington, DC.
Duran Duran performs live via satellite across the globe from the Tower Records store on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.
A world-first Enhanced-CD produced by AMXstudios [Alasdair Scott and Malcolm Garrett] premiered at the EMI Records world conference in Brighton, 1993. “Universe” featured a revolutionary audio mixer, allowing users to remix “Ordinary World” on their CD-ROM enabled computers.
MTV MOVIE AWARDS
Duran Duran performs “Come Undone” at the MTV Movie Awards.
"Too much information" video shoot
On August 27, the band films the video for “Too Much Information”, the third single from The Wedding Album. Directed by Julien Temple, it is filmed in Santa Monica and features the elaborate stage setup designed for the band’s Dilate Your Mind tour.
Beavis & Butthead
Beavis & Butthead play the video for “Come Undone” on their MTV show.