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London Lyceum Theater
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unofficial live album
Venue Lyceum Theatre, London
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Recorded 3 December 2007
Released 2007
Label Unknown Label
Format 2xCD
Length 28 tracks
Genre Pop
Producer Duran Duran
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2007-12-03: London Lyceum Theater is an unofficial Duran Duran live album, recorded during The Red Carpet Massacre Tour at the Lyceum Theatre in London, UK on 3 December 2007.

About the albumEdit

The album is a recording of Duran Duran's performance at the Lyceum Theatre, a 2,000-seat West End theatre located in the City of Westminster, London. This was a one-night sold-out performance at a venue Duran Duran last played almost 27 years earlier on 4 January 1981.

Duran Duran's performance was filmed for a VH1 Live 60 minute special, first aired on Saturday 22 December 2007 at 10pm.

The concert was staged as part of a series of events around the world to promote the release of the band's new Red Carpet Massacre album. Many celebrities attended the event including models Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, the designers Philip Treacy and Julien Macdonald, Formula One motor racing personnel Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone, and Live Aid founder Bob Geldof.

Dressed in black suit jackets and jeans Duran Duran opened the show with songs from the Red Carpet Massacre album. John Taylor announced "Like all good punk songs, this is dedicated to the dream of transcendence".

After an interval, the band returned in satin jackets for an electro set that was a homage to Kraftwerk. Standing in a line behind keyboards on stands, the four original member of Duran Duran covered the German band's song "Showroom Dummies". More electro versions followed including a performance of The Normal’s synth "Warm Leatherette". The set finishes with "Skin Trade" and the curtain drops.

The final part of the show is a full-on hits encore that begins with "Rio".

Track listingEdit

CD 1Edit

  1. "The Valley"
  2. "Red Carpet Massacre"
  3. "Nite-Runner"
  4. "Falling Down"
  5. "Box Full O' Honey"
  6. "Skin Divers" (Take 1)
  7. "Tempted"
  8. "Tricked Out"
  9. "Zoom In"
  10. "She's Too Much"
  11. "Dirty Great Monster"
  12. "Last Man Standing"
  13. "Skin Divers" (Take 2)

CD 2Edit

  1. "Showroom Dummies" (Electro Set)
  2. "Last Chance on the Stairway" (Electro Set)
  3. "All She Wants Is" (Electro Set)
  4. "Warm Leatherette" (Electro Set)
  5. "I Don't Want Your Love" (Electro Set)
  6. "Skin Trade" (Electro Set)
  7. "Rio"
  8. "Notorious"
  9. "The Reflex"
  10. "Ordinary World"
  11. "Do You Believe in Shame?"
  12. "Planet Earth"
  13. "A View to a Kill"
  14. "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise"
  15. "Girls on Film"

PersonnelEdit

Duran Duran are:

With:

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See alsoEdit

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