2022

  • Simon & John "A Bowie Celebration"

    January 8, 2022

    “A Bowie Celebration,” from Mike Garson and Rolling Live Studios, returns for a year two Livestream featuring Simon and John alone with Def Leppard, Living Colour, Evan Rachel Wood, Rob Thomas, Gary Oldman, Walk the Moon, Jake Wesley Rogers and more, with ticket sales benefiting David’s favourite charity, Save the Children.

  • Nick pays Tribute to André Leon Talley

    January 19, 2022

    Nick pays Tribute to André Leon Talley, one of fashion’s great visionaries.

     

  • Duran Duran in Sweden

    January 20, 2022

    The band announce their first concert in Stockholm, Sweden in almost 17 years, taking place at Skansen on May 28.

  • Duran Duran's Austin City Limits Airs

    January 22, 2022

    The band’s one hour Austin City Limits special airs on PBS stations, the ALL ART cable channel and on line.

    Set List :

    Duran Duran Austin City Limits setlist:

    INVISIBLE

    A View To A Kill

    ANNIVERSARY

    Ordinary World

    TONIGHT UNITED

    (Reach Up For The) Sunrise

    Planet Earth

    Hungry Like the Wolf

    Girls on Film / Acceptable in the 80’s

    Save A Prayer

  • Nick pays tribute to Thierry Mugler

    January 23, 2022

    Nick pays tribute to fashion designer Thierry Mugler and explains his connection to Arcadia’s “So Red the Rose.”

     

     

  • Merchant's "Empty feat. John Taylor is released

    January 26, 2022

    Hear EMPTY

  • Duran Duran Connects Trees to Their NFTs As Part of Initiative To Start New Micro Forests Around the World

    February 1, 2022

    “Much like nature, technology finds a pathway to evolve and when innovative new ideas can be utilised to help our planet in positive ways, we should seize those opportunities. Connecting physical trees to the blockchain is a brand new way to create awareness through art and at the same time involve local communities to plant more trees, to benefit the environment. We are thrilled to be continuing our relationship with the AI, Huxley, in this endeavour and our hope is that many others will follow to continue the process of planting trees. We look forward to seeing where this collaboration will lead us in the future.”

    Read more here.

  • Duran Duran Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

    February 2, 2022

    “Just to make it onto the nominations list is an honor that I never expected to experience… But for sure, this distinction is due in large part to the fact that we have an army of fans around the world who have unwaveringly supported us for the past four decades. We are all extremely grateful to all of you for making this happen.” – Simon

    “What a surprise and an honor! To be nominated by such a highly esteemed organization is truly special in this, our fortieth, year. For decades now Duran Duran have been inspired by the incredible support of our beautiful and diverse fanbase around the world. To be considered by the Hall of Famers is truly next level. Let’s hope we make the cut!” – John

    “The feeling was pure gratitude when I heard this morning that we are nominees for the rock n roll hall of fame . A big thank you to not only the Rock Hall for making us part of the ballot , but also to all the DD fans that have made so much noise . The 12 year old drummer in me just screamed very, very loudly!” – Roger

    Read more here

  • LAUGHING BOY from the Deluxe Version of FUTURE PAST is released on Streaming

    February 8, 2022

    “Duran Duran is celebrating their long-overdue nomination for the Rock Hall with “LAUGHING BOY,” the first in a hattrick of new releases.

    LAUGHING BOY” is one of three previously-unheard tracks that’ll appear on the digital deluxe edition of FUTURE PAST, due out this Friday (Feb. 11).” – Billboard Magazine

  • Duran Duran's FUTURE PAST Deluxe is released on streaming

    February 11, 2022
  • Duran Duran confirm three nights at the Hollywood Bowl

    February 15, 2022

    Duran Duran confirm that they will headline an exciting three-day weekend at the Hollywood Bowl September 9, 10 & 11 with fireworks and special guests.

  • Nick appears on the Sing for Science podcast

    February 17, 2022

    Nick and Professor Brian Cox talk about “Save A Prayer,” the God particle, technology, art, and time-travel on the Sing for Science podcast.

  • Roger curates a playlist for Aston Villa Football Club

    February 19, 2022

    “I wanted to see if I could pick a whole playlist of music that was conceived in the Midlands over the last few decades.”

  • Duran Duran Tribute Video

    March 1, 2022

    Director Alisa Daglio creates a tribute video to Duran Duran’s music video career made using Funkos and Barbies.

    “Duran Duran and their videos ignited my mind as a kid and inspired my life path in becoming a music video and documentary Director. My life goal was to one day direct a music video for my favorite band! When the global pandemic happened, I heard the screams of urgency and priority of this goal emulating from within the confines of my heart, so I made the dream come true for myself. I wanted to give an expression of joy and gratitude to the band through art.” – Director Alisa Daglio

  • Duran Duran on the War in Ukraine

    March 1, 2022

    The band pen a letter about the war in Ukraine for their social media channels:

    “No peaceful nation should ever be subjected to the mindless horrors of war. No words can ever bring back the lives that are being lost, future’s that are being crushed and world’s being torn apart.

    We stand with all other people in the free world in full support of Ukraine’s right to freedom. We are humbled by the extraordinary bravery and spirit of the population of Ukraine in the face of this horrific attack.

    If you can, please support this appeal launched by one of our Ukranian friends to help. It’s a JustGiving campaign that will directly benefit those who need it most with humanitarian aid. Food, medicine and baby supplies for women, children and the elderly, which are being driven from dedicated warehouses that they have set up directly to those suffering.”

    Thank you,
    Nick, Simon, Roger and John

  • Simon Presents at the BandLab NME Awards

    March 2, 2022

    Simon and Ivorian Doll – who is featured on the FUTURE PAST track HAMMERHEAD – present the award for “best New UK Artist” at the BandLab NME Awards.

  • Duran Duran Announce Exclusive Los Angeles Show

    March 3, 2022

    Duran Duran announce an exclusive show for 120 guests on the roof of the Aster on March 17, 2022.

    “Exclusive live performance celebrating Duran Duran’s 40th anniversary and the release of their 15th studio album FUTURE PAST. This unique event will be filmed from the rooftop of the newly renovated Aster Hotel for broadcast TV.”

    The show sells out immediately.

  • Duran Duran Announce North American Tour

    March 15, 2022

    The band announce a 14 date tour across North America. Nile Rodgers & CHIC will appear as a special guest on a number of the dates.

  • John with Zane Lowe

    March 15, 2022

    John visits the Zane Lowe Show which airs weekly on Apple Music. Watch here: https://music.apple.com/us/post/1614963202

  • Roger with Richard Blade

    March 15, 2022

    Roger appears on Richard Blade’s SiriusXM 1st Wave Show to talk about the band’s forthcoming tour.

  • Simon on Access Hollywood

    March 16, 2022

    Simon appears on Access Daily with Mario Lopez and his wife Courtney.

  • Duran Duran on the James Corden Show

    March 16, 2022

    Performance of TONIGHT UNITED

    James interviews the band

  • Duran Duran Light Up Capitol Tower for Ukraine

    March 17, 2022

    During a rooftop performance in Hollywood this evening, Duran Duran lit up the Capitol Records building in the colors of the Ukrainian flag.

    “We are appealing to our fans in Russia to have an open heart and to support peace. We are all hoping you can get back to an ‘Ordinary World.’ “ – John

  • Simon joins the Rockonteurs

    March 20, 2022

    Simon sits in on the Rockonteurs podcast with Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt.

  • Simon on Gary Barlow's "We Write the Songs"

    March 18, 2022

    Simon takes songwriting with Gary Barlow on BBC Sounds’s “We Write the Songs

  • Nick and Katy's Oscar Podcast 2022

    March 29, 2022

    Katy & Nick tackle the Oscars 2022 with their annual Academy Awards podcast.

  • John's Not Broken Unfinished

    March 31, 2022

    John first art exhibit, Not Broken Unfinished, debuts in Aspen at the One Hour Ahead Gallery.

  • Simon on "Three Little Words"

    April 8, 2022

    Simon joins the “Three Little Words” podcast discussing many things, including living in the moment.

  • Roger's 2022 Birthday Message!

    April 26, 2022

    Roger’s birthday message.

  • Duran Duran win the Rock Hall Fan Vote 2022

    April 29, 2022

    As voting ends on April 29, and the band come in first place by over 250,000 votes, Nick leaves a thank you message for fans.

  • Duran Duran Q&A at IMS Ibiza

    April 29, 2022

    Pete Tong moderates a FUTURE PAST Q&A with Duran Duran and producer Erol Alkan during IMS Ibiza, which was directly followed by a fan Q&A as part of the Touch the Sunrise experience.

  • Nick’s ‘Ghosts of Peonies’ Exhibit

    April 30, 2022

    “When the flowers began to fade, I was drawn to how deeply strange and beautiful they looked.”

    Nick Rhodes’‘Ghosts of Peonies’ exhibit, with 88 images, 40 of flowers and 48 small prints of corroded copper. The Peony photographs were taken over a period of 3 weeks during June 2021. They are all views of the same flower arrangement in different stages of decay. The photographs are all printed in limited, signed editions. The 20 pieces printed on corroded copper are all unique. The Exhibit took place at HANGAR8289 during Duran Duran: Touch the Sunrise Ibiza event.

  • John's RUNAWAY Exhibit

    April 30, 2022

    John presents Runaway, a new exhibition as part of three-day Touch the Sunrise event. The works featured in Runaway explore the artist’s experience of time, space, and high emotion through the mining of his own past—while simultaneously reflecting on the effects of global upheaval and trauma. John’s work was shown at HANGAR8289 in association with the Aspen-based gallery One Hour Ahead, marking the first time his artwork had been shown outside of America.

  • Erol Alkan DJ Night

    April 29, 2022

    FUTURE PAST producer Erol Alkan DJ’ed the first night of the band’s Touch the Sunrise experience in Ibiza.

  • Roger at Pacha

    April 30, 2022

    Roger DJ’ed a set at the world famous club Pacha during the 2nd night of the Touch the Sunrise Ibiza experience. You can find his DJ song list here.

  • Duran Duran at Ushuaïa Ibiza

    May 1, 2022

    The band close out the Touch the Sunrise Weekend with a performance at Ushuaïa Ibiza; legendary DJ Pete Tong is their support for the night.

  • Duran Duran Enter the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    May 4, 2022

    Duran Duran are announced as one of the Inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2022 as a first time nominee. Simon tells Rolling Stone magazine that the band “are over the moon.”

  • RIO at 40

    May 10, 2022

    In honour of RIO’s 40th anniversary, Nick’s sat down with producer David Kershenbaum for the first time to talk about the making of the album.

    Part 1

    Part 2

    Part 3

  • RIO at 40 on BBC Radio

    May 14, 2022

    Simon joins BBC DJ Gary Davies for a very special episode of ‘Sounds of the 80s’ to celebrate RIO at 40!

  • "The Calling" for Charity

    May 21, 2022

    Nick and Wendy Bevan contribute the song, “The Calling” to the charity release FOR THE BIRDS, a star-studded, 242-track trove of songs and poems inspired by birdsong is the latest project in a series of releases raising awareness about its own threatened sources.

  • ‘ALL OF YOU’ (EROL ALKAN EXTENDED REWORK)

    May 27, 2022

    Duran Duran release ‘ALL OF YOU’ (EROL ALKAN EXTENDED REWORK). Premiered by Erol in Ibiza, Duran Duran’s instantly recognisable sound is complemented with new accents and flourishes

    Listen – and download – here.

  • Duran Duran Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee!

    June 4, 2022

    Duran Duran join a star-studded line-up to help celebrate some of the most significant moments from The Queen’s seven decade reign at the Platinum Party at the Palace.

    Duran Duran perform “Notorious,” with an assist from Nile Rodgers & Ms. Banks, and then “Girls on Film” complete with a runway of models.

  • Happy Birthday Nick!

    June 8, 2022

    In honour of his birthday, Nick leaves a fun birthday greeting on the band’s website.

  • Simon introduces Sinead O'Brien

    June 12, 2022

    Simon is such a huge fan of singer Sinead O’Brien that, for the first time in his career, he came out on stage and introduced an opening act at their show at St Anne’s Park. Dublin.

  • Happy Birthday Dom!

    June 14, 2022

    Dom stops by duranduran.com to celebrate his birthday and leaves this message!

  • Happy Birthday John

    June 20, 2022

    Not to be outdone by his June birthday cohorts, JT did a video message for his big day!

  • John & NIck in VULTURE

    June 23, 2022

    “The most ambitious and cinematic of Duran Duran, according to John Taylor and Nick Rhodes.” A conversation ….

  • John & Erol Alkan in MixMag

    July 7, 2022

    “His level of care about sound is just so good. For me, the amount of patience that went into making the bass sound perfect was incredible. I need somebody like that in the room.” John & Erol talk about working together on FUTURE PAST.

  • All on the Board Honours Duran Duran

    July 10, 2022

    In honour and celebration of Duran Duran performing at BST Hyde Park, All on the Board put this out for concert goers at their Hyde Park tube stop.

  • Duran Duran Close the BST Hyde Park Series

    July 11, 2022

    The band’s headlining show to 70,000 people at BST Hyde Park is met with rave reviews.

  • DURAN DURAN ANNOUNCE LIMITED 12” VINYL RELEASE OF ‘ALL OF YOU’ (EROL ALKAN EXTENDED REWORK) –OUT OCTOBER 14

    July 14, 2022

    With their highly anticipated North American tour starting next month, Duran Duran have today announced the limited 12” vinyl release of ‘ALL OF YOU’ (EROL ALKAN EXTENDED REWORK), out October 14th and available to pre-order HERE via Phantasy Sound.

  • Duran Duran at Commonwealth Games 2022

    July 28, 2022

    Duran Duran perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, 2022, held in Birmingham, the band’s home town. Taking place at Alexander Stadium, the group wow’ed the crowd with their 4-song set (“Save a Prayer,” “Planet Earth,” “Tonight United” & “Ordinary World”) which culminated in an epic firework display.

  • It's not fear, it's adrenaline

    July 28, 2022

  • Duran Duran Heardle

    July 29, 2022

    The music trivia game HEARDLE launches a Duran Duran specific game where you hear a few seconds of a Duran Duran and have to ID it.

  • Duran Duran Appreciation Day 2022

    August 10, 2022

    Duran Duran Appreciation Day 2022 kicked off with a message from Simon & a live video of TONIGHT UNITED from the Hollywood High show shot earlier in the year

  • Duran Duran North American tour

    August 20, 2022

    The opening night of the FUTURE PAST tour (August 19), at Treasure Island Casino in Welch, MN, was postponed due to weather, therefore the band’s show at the United Center in Chicago served as the first night of the tour. The Chicago Sun Times said, “Passionate Duran Duran set at United Center shows off the band’s breadth.”