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The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 2003 2004 2005 >>

Date Event
The REUNION Tour continues
Jan 30 Duran Duran: Laurie Auditorium, San Antonio TX, USA.
bootlegged on Jan 30, 2004: Laurie Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas
Feb 1 Duran Duran: Superbowl XXXV111 Tailgate Party, Reliant Center, Houston TX, USA.
The band perform "The Wild Boys" and is broadcast to over one billion people worldwide.
bootlegged on Welcome To The Edge and Fab Five Live Collection: Volume 1
Feb The DJ only compilation album Mastermix: Issue 211 - February 2004 released, featuring "Girls on Film".
Feb Duran return to the Studio in London, where they work with Producers Don Gilmore and Dallas Austin, and re-mixer Jason Nevins.
 ? The compilation album The Square by the Hilton Tokyo Bay released, featuring Simon Le Bon.
 ? The Italian band Mellowtoy release their debut album Mellowtoy, featuring a cover version of "Save A Prayer".
 ? "New Moon on Monday" is included on True Brits, given away with the News of the World newspaper in the UK.
Nick Rhodes produces songs for two up and coming artists, She Said Yeah and Riviera F in-between his duties on the new Duran record.
 ? French artist Kiko releases the Pirate EP, featuring a cover version of "Planet Earth".
Feb 10 A new track, "Sunrise" mixed by Jason Nevins, is included on Capitol Records' Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (soundtrack).
 ? The album Jason Nevins Presents The Funk Rocker released, which samples "Hungry Like The Wolf".
Feb 14 The Dancing on the Valentine (benefit concert) is founded by Jenny George in Seattle, WA, USA, for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Feb 15 The soundtrack album One Perfect Day released, featuring a cover version of "Ordinary World" by Mandy Kane.
Feb 17 The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) honour the band at their February Awards show, The Brits, with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award. The Award is presented to the band by Justin Timberlake.
bootlegged on Brit Awards 2004 DVD
Feb An after party is thrown for Duran Duran in honour of the win at The Brits. The bash is held at the Adam Street private members’ club, and is attended by Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Philip Treacy, Jamelia, The Queens of Noize, Stephen Fry, Badly Drawn Boy, Timbaland, and others. Harpers & Queen magazine covers the event with a pictorial.
 ? Duran announces four UK arena shows, which sell out almost immediately. They perform 17 shows to over 200,000 people across Britain. The last two shows, at London’s Wembley Arena, are filmed.
 ? NASA sends a second Mars Exploration Rover into Space called Opportunity, whose main task is to investigate whether Mars ever had environments that were suitable for sustaining life. Each morning the Rover is awoken by a song, and in early February NASA chooses Duran Duran’s "Is There Something I Should Know?" in hopes of encouraging opportunity to find some more answers.
Mar DMC 254 Commercial Collection released, featuring a Duran Duran Megamix created by Guy Garrett.
Mar 23 Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: Training Day - James M. broadcast in the USA, featuring "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise"; bootlegged on Video Anthology 2003-2004
Apr DMC: Club Cuts 255 released, featuring "The Wild Boys" (Wicked 'n Wild Dub Remix).
Apr 7 Duran Duran: Odyssey Arena, Belfast, UK.
Apr 8 Duran Duran: Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
Apr A group of Duran fans attend every UK show of the tour, sponsored by the automobile company KIA, who provide the women with a KIA Rio as transportation.
 ? Deep Visual develops a projection for the Duran Duran UK Tour, featuring a Manga cartoon during the song "Careless Memories".
Apr 11 Duran Duran: Nottingham Arena, Nottingham Arena, UK.
bootlegged on Nottingham 2004
Apr 13 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London,UK. (with Goldfrapp)
bootlegged on Wembley Arena: April 13, 2004 and Live At Wembley Arena
Apr 14 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London, UK. (with Goldfrapp)
bootlegged on Wembley: April 14, 2004
Apr 15 Duran Duran: S.E.C.C., Glasgow, UK.
bootlegged on Glasgow 2004
Apr 17 Duran Duran: M.E.N., Manchester, UK.(with Goldfrapp)
bootlegged on Manchester: 17 April 2004
Apr 18 Duran Duran: N.E.C., Birmingham, UK.(with Goldfrapp)
bootlegged on Live at the N.E.C. Arena: 18 April 2004
Apr 19 Duran Duran: N.E.C., Birmingham, UK. (with Goldfrapp)
bootlegged on Apr 19: Birmingham N.E.C. Arena
Apr 21 Duran Duran: M.E.N., Manchester, UK.
Apr 22 Duran Duran: Telewest Arena, Newcastle, UK.
Apr 24 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London, UK.
Apr 25 Duran Duran: N.E.C., Birmingham, UK.
bootlegged on Birmingham: April 25th 2004
Apr 27 Duran Duran: Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield, UK.
bootlegged on Sheffield Hallam Arena
Apr 28 Duran Duran: Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, UK.
Apr 30 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London, UK. (with Scissor Sisters)
bootlegged on London: IV 2004
May "Ordinary World" is included on the PRS 30: Unity Diversity Celebration album, a collection of songs that have won the Ivor Novello Award for The PRS Most Performed Work between 1990 and 2002.
May 1 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London, UK. (with Scissor Sisters)
Jun 1 The classical music tribute album The String Quartet Tribute to Duran Duran released by Vitamin Records.
 ? Simon, Nick and Roger visit the BRIT school in Croydon, England, where they inspect the dance studio, theatre, recording studio and technology labs before facing a grilling in a Q&A session from 50 students. Duran Duran plays to more than a quarter of a million people on their UK tour and break the house record on May 1st at their final UK Wembley Arena show. Wembley Arena is subsequently demolished, so the record will remain.
 ? Greatest CD re-enters the UK chart at #3.
 ? Nick is asked to Oxford University for their annual debate. He is partnered with U2 Manager Paul McGuiness as they discuss “This House believes that reality T.V is killing real music.” Nick & Paul believe this to be true, but do not win the debate.
Jun 16 Serpentine Gallery's annual summer party held in London, Nick Rhodes, Simon and Yasmin Le Bon attend. 22-pages of exclusive photos of the event taken by Rhodes are published in Tatler: September 2004.
 ? Duran attends the FIFA 100 Charity Auction & Tribute Ceremony, honouring the top 100 living football (soccer) players, at the Natural History Museum in London. The band allows FIFA to use "Beautiful Colours" as an accompaniment to a video clip showing great football moments of the last fifty years.
 ? Due to the success of the Singles Box Set 1981-1985 and Greatest DVD, which was certified Platinum, EMI releases the Sing Blue Silver documentary and Arena The Making of Arena live concert film on DVD as well as a mini box set of the albums Rio and Seven and the Ragged Tiger.
Jun The band signs a worldwide deal with Epic Records.
 ? Official Duran Duran ringtones become available for the first time, featuring songs "Rio", "Girls on Film", "Planet Earth", "The Wild Boys", "Ordinary World" and "Notorious".
Jul 5 Nina Blackwood's Absolutely 80s: 64-28 broadcast in the USA, featuring "Notorious".
Jul 24 Backtrax USA: 04-30 hosted by Kid Kelly broadcast in the USA, featuring "Come Undone".
Jul 27 Nettwerk Records release Samba Sunset, a compilation album featuring "Save A Prayer" performed by Simon Le Bon and Silvio Anastacio.
Aug Duran attend the MTV'S Music Awards and are surprised when Justin Timberlake tells the band what a big influence they had been on him.
Aug "Ordinary World" is covered on the album Softly by Rust.
Aug 18 Alice@97.3 in San Francisco, USA broadcast a Duran Duran interview; bootlegged on Promo Interviews
 ? John is the center of a six-page feature in The Face magazine, where he reports on how it feels to be a transplanted Englishman in Los Angeles.
 ? Singles Box 2 1986-1995: 8 Track Sampler released.
Sep DMC: DJ Only 68 released, featuring "Sunrise".
Sep 13 EMI releases Singles Box Set 1986-1995.
 ? Each band member films their “own” video of "Sunrise" with The Polish Brothers. These are later released on ITunes Internationally.
bootlegged on iTunes Exclusive: (Reach Up For The) Sunrise
 ? "Sunrise" gets the re-mix treatment from Alex G, Jason Nevins, Eric Prydz, Ferry Corsten & Full Intention.
 ? Nick is asked to photograph guests attending the Serpentine Gallery’s Annual Summer Party. His work appears as a spread in Tatler magazine.
Sep 27 Duran’s single, "Sunrise" is released off their upcoming album in October and quickly rises up the charts worldwide, hitting Number 1 on the Billboard.
Sep Duran appears at In Store appearances at Saturn (Berlin), HMV (Birmingham and London) and Virgin MegaStore (New York and Los Angeles) to rapturous crowds who camp out overnight to meet the band.
Sep "Sunrise" is used on a commercial for TIM Mobile phones in Italy, as well as the theme song for the UK version of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and the Australian Morning Show, Sunrise.
 ? The 4 track promo Sunrise Remixes issued in the USA.
 ? "Sunrise" remixed by I-Soul is included on the unofficial "Sunrise of a Heart" 12" single in the USA.
Sep The band embarks on endless promotion for their single "Sunrise", appearing on the television shows Top of the Pops, The Lottery, Time Lovejoy’s All Stars, The Jonathan Ross Show, TRL in the UK and Italy, The Tonight Show Featuring Jay Leno, The Late Late Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, Good Morning America, Live! With Regis and Kelly and many others.
bootlegged on Relaunch and Fab Five Live Collection: Volume 1
 ? World Idol winner Kurt Nilsen covers Duran Duran’s "Ordinary World" on his debut album, released by BMG.
 ? Boy band PHIXX covers Duran Duran’s "Wild Boys".
Oct 1 The song "Ordinary World" is used in the Matthew Vaughn film Layer Cake.
Oct Astronaut is released in the following formats: CD, CD with Bonus Track (Japan), CD/DVD (with footage of the band’s Wembley performances and behind-the-scenes footage), Double 12” Vinyl.
Oct "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise" (Peter Presta Apple Jaxx Mix) is included on the DJ compilation album Promo Only // Mainstream Club: October 04.
 ? The DJ only compilation Ultimix: 109 released, featuring "Sunrise".
Oct Promo Only: Hot Video - October 2004 released, featuring "Sunrise".
Oct The promotional only single "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise: Almighty Vocal/Dub" released in the UK.
Oct 1 Duran Duran attend the Popkomm. in Berlin (Germany). They do an official appearance in the 'Sony Lounge' and are interviewed by 'Radio Fritz' and 'Sat 1'
Oct 2 Band members attend an instore signing session at the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden in Berlin, Germany (see Collectibles for poster).
bootlegged on Saturn Berlin Signing
Oct 3 Duran Duran: Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany.
bootlegged on Columbiahalle, Berlin: October 3, 2004
Oct 4 The Devils' "Come Alive" (Tiga Remix) is included on the Belgium compilation album Eskimo Recordings Presents: Headman - Dance Modern.
Oct 4 Band members make two in-store appearances at HMV shops in the UK.
12.30pm – 2.30pm @ HMV - 38 High Street, Birmingham B4 / 6.00pm – 7.30pm @ HMV - 150 Oxford Street, London W1.
Oct 5 Danish band Mnemic release the album The Audio Injected Soul, featuring a cover version of "The Wild Boys".
Oct 10 BRMB Radio in Birmingham broadcast a Duran Duran interview; bootlegged on Promo Interviews.
Oct 5 Duran Duran perform "Sunrise" and are interviewed on the German TV show "TV Total" in Cologne
Oct 11 Epic releases Astronaut, the first album of new material featuring the original line up since Seven and the Ragged Tiger.
Oct Astronaut: EPK released.
Oct 11 Top US morning show, Good Morning America, shut down 44th Street, in New York, for the first time in the show’s history, for a three song performance by Duran Duran on the day of the album’s release; bootlegged on USA Astronaut Promotion, Relaunch and Fab Five Live Collection: Volume 1
Oct 14 Japanese female duo Zwei release their debut album Pretty Queen which includes two songs co-written by Simon Le Bon.
Oct 19 Duran Duran perform "Sunrise" and "Hungry Like The Wolf" on the Ellen DeGeneres Show; bootlegged on US TV Archive: Vol. 1 and The Video Archives: Volume XXXV 2003-2004.
Oct 21 The band perform "Sunrise" and "Hungry Like The Wolf" on the Jay Leno Tonight Show; bootlegged on US TV Archive: Vol. 1 and Fab Five Live Collection: Volume 1.
Oct 26 Duran Duran perform "Sunrise" and "Girls on Film" on The Late Late Show; bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXV 2003-2004.
Oct Astronaut hits #1 on the Billboard Download chart the first week of release.
Nov DMC 262 Commercial Collection released, featuring a Duran Duran DJ mix-up created by Guy Garrett.
Nov Promo Only: Dance Mix Video - November 2004 released, featuring "Sunrise" (Jason Nevins Club Mix Edit).
Nov DMC: DJ Only 69 released featuring "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise" (Almighty Mix).
Nov 1 "Hungry Like The Wolf" is used in the DVD release of Shrek 2 .
Nov Duran is honoured with the Ondas Award for Musical Achievement in Barcelona, Spain.
Nov 10 Freak Out by Italian singer Chris Catena released, featuring John Taylor.
Nov 15 Virgin Radio: The Album released by Universal Music TV, featuring Duran Duran's "Rio".
Nov 18 Simon and Nick attend the MTV Europe Awards in Rome and present the Best New Artist Award to Maroon 5.
bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXVI 2004-2005
Nov 19 The video game SingStar Party released, featuring "Hungry Like The Wolf".
Dec Promo Only: Dance Mix Video - December 2004 released, featuring "Sunrise" (Jason Nevins Club Mix Edit).
Dec 2 Duran Duran: Jingle Jam, Gwinnet Arena, Atlanta GA, USA.
bootlegged on Jingle Jam: 2004
Dec 3 Duran Duran: Jingle Ball, Cox Arena, San Diego CA, USA.
bootlegged on Jingle Ball 2004 and Astronaut Promotion: 3
Dec 5 Duran Duran: VH1 Bailey's The Set, Sony Studios, Culver City CA, USA.
bootlegged on The Set: Duran Duran, Astronaut Promotion: 3 and USA Astronaut Promotion
Dec 6 Duran Duran: Not So Silent Night, The Theatre At The Pond, Anaheim CA, USA.
 ? The video for "What Happens Tomorrow" is filmed in Los Angeles with Directors Smith N Boran.
 ? Nick Rhodes participates in the Guy Oseary book On The Record: Over 150 Of The Most Talented People In Music Share The Secrets Of Their Success.
 ? Duran appears on the cover of the Radio Times in London with respected Newscasters dressed up as "The Wild Boys" to support the Children in Need charity.
Dec 8 John, Nick and Simon introduce a live performance by Gwen Stefani at The 2004 Billboard Music Awards.
bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXVI 2004-2005
Dec 10 The Tony Danza Show broadcast, featuring the first US TV performance of "What Happens Tomorrow"; bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXVI 2004-2005 and Fab Five Live Collection: Volume 3.
Dec 11 Duran Duran promo performance of "What Happens Tomorrow" on the BBC National Lottery Show; bootlegged on Astronaut Promotion: 3.
 ? Kelis mixes the Duran Duran song "Notorious" in to her single "Trick Me".
 ? The band tapes a performance on the hit NBC Television show Las Vegas, which airs in January, 2005.
 ? "What Happens Tomorrow" remixes done by Peter Rauhofer, Reconstruction Mix and Reconstruction Dub.
 ? The promotional only album Dep Anglo released in Argentina, featuring "What Happens Tomorrow".
Dec 28 A 60 minute interview album Maximum Duran Duran released by Chrome Dreams.
 ? Nick Rhodes is given a football after his appearance on Tim Lovejoy’s Allstars TV program in the UK. He then has the football signed by many celebrities for the Lighthouse charity to auction off.
 ? "Nice Remixes" done by Lindberg Palace, 456 Productions, Mike Greig, JD aka Dready, Pablo La Rosa, Johnson Somerset and Eric Prydz.
Dec 31 Carson Daly’s New Years Eve Bash features Duran Duran performing "What Happens Tomorrow" live: bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXVI 2004-2005
<< 2003 2004 2005 >>

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