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10-22-2006: Athens, Greece
Duran duran 2006-10-22-athens
unofficial live album
Location Hellinikon Fencing Hall, Athens
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Recorded 22 October 2006
Released 2006
Label Unknown Label
Format 2xCD
Length 22 tracks
Genre Pop
Producer Duran Duran
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Ticket 2006.10.22 (DURAN DURAN) 200
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10-22-2006: Athens, Greece, Hellinikon Fencing Hall is an unofficial Duran Duran live album, recorded by "soundofthunder", during The Astronaut Tour at the Hellinikon Fencing Hall in Athens, Greece on 22 October 2006.

About the albumEdit

The album is a recording of Duran Duran's performance at the Hellinikon Fencing Hall, a 10,000 capacity venue built for the 2004 Summer Olympics. This was the second show performed in Greece on the tour.

The band line-up featured guitarist Dominic Brown, who replaced Andy Taylor after the Monte Carlo concert on 4 August.

The two hour show began in a darkened arena with flashing white lights and a recording of "Burning the Ground", a megamix featuring various Duran Duran hits. Several minutes later the stage ignited into light, when Duran Duran launched their concert with "Hungry Like the Wolf". Performing in front of huge video screens, the band continued the show as black & white images were projected.

After a rocking performance of "Hold Back the Rain", the band then covered The Power Station's "Some Like It Hot", a song extensively played during The Big Live Thing Tour.

A highly-charged version of "The Wild Boys" finished the show.

Tickets for the event cost around 45.00 Euros.

Track listingEdit

CD 1Edit

  1. "Burning the Ground"
  2. "Hungry Like the Wolf"
  3. "Union of the Snake"
  4. "Serious"
  5. "Nice"
  6. "Is There Something I Should Know?"
  7. "Come Undone"
  8. "What Happens Tomorrow"
  9. "Hold Back the Rain"
  10. "Some Like It Hot"
  11. "My Own Way"
  12. "The Reflex"

CD 2Edit

  1. "The Chauffeur"
  2. "Ordinary World"
  3. "Save A Prayer"
  4. "A View to a Kill"
  5. "Electric Barbarella"
  6. "Notorious"
  7. "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise"
  8. "Rio"
  9. "Girls on Film"
  10. "The Wild Boys"

PersonnelEdit

Duran Duran are:

With:

<< 10-20-2006: Sofia Greenville: November 9, 2006 >>

See alsoEdit

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