1997

  • The Saint

    Duran Duran contributes a song to the soundtrack of the motion picture The Saint. Their stand out track, “Out of my Mind,” together with a video shot in Czechoslovakia, garners worldwide attention and anticipation for the release of Medazzaland, the group’s eleventh album.

  • Electric Barbarella Shoot

    As Duran Duran readies the CD, they shoot the video for the first single “Electric Barbarella” in UK with Ellen Von Unwerth.

  • First Band in history to digitally download a song for sale online

    After 17 years on the edge of music and technology, Duran Duran makes yet another break through by becoming the first band in the history of the Internet to digitally download a song for sale on the World Wide Web. “Electric Barbarella” is downloaded from Abbey Road Studios London, using Liquid Audio.

  • Duran Duran Tribute Album

    MoJo Records release The Duran Duran Tribute Album, with tracks by Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish and Deftones. A concert is organized in Los Angeles by the acts involved to celebrate the band and their music.

  • ONLINE

    Duranduran.com is launched.

  • The band kicks off North American Tour

    Duran Duran kicks off a two month tour of North America by performing at the opening night of New York’s Whitney Museum Exhibit featuring the work of Andy Warhol.