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Bercy Paris 1988
Duran duran bercy 21 nov 88
unofficial live album
Venue Bercy, Paris,
France French flag
Recorded 21 November 1988
Released Unknown
Label Unknown Label
Format 2xCD
Length 18 tracks
Genre Pop
Producer Duran Duran
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Bercy Paris 1988 is an unofficial Duran Duran live album, recorded during The Big Live Thing Tour at Bercy in Paris, France on 21 November 1988.

About the albumEdit

The album is a recording of Duran Duran performance at Bercy, a 17,000 capacity venue also called the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy (often abbreviated as POPB or Bercy) and located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. This was the second of two shows performed in France on the tour.

Two days after performing as The Krush Brothers in France at La Locomotive show, Duran Duran took to the stage for their second French concert on the tour.

Supported by guitarist Warren Cuccurullo, drummer Sterling Campbell, two horn players and two backing singers, Duran Duran kicked off with the title track to their latest release Big Thing.

Soon "Hungry Like the Wolf" had the audience singing along during the chorus. A new song "Do You Believe In Shame?" followed, written by Simon Le Bon for three of the band's fallen friends: record producer Alex Sadkin, artist Andy Warhol, and Le Bon's childhood friend David Miles.

During the evening, Duran Duran romped through their catalogue of hits including "Notorious", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "The Wild Boys" and "Save A Prayer".

A rousing, rocking double encore of the highly-charged "The Reflex" and their ultimately defining hit "Rio" closed out the show.

Tickets for the event cost around 120 French Francs.

The poster features Duran Duran photography by Noëlle van der Lende.

Track listingEdit

CD 1Edit

  1. "God (London)"
  2. "Big Thing"
  3. "I Don't Want Your Love"
  4. "Hungry Like the Wolf"
  5. "Do You Believe in Shame?"
  6. "All She Wants Is" / "Planet Earth"
  7. "Winter Marches On"
  8. "Palomino"
  9. "Too Late Marlene"
  10. "Girls on Film"

CD 2Edit

  1. "Notorious"
  2. "Skin Trade"
  3. "Is There Something I Should Know?"
  4. "The Wild Boys"
  5. "Drug (It's Just a State of Mind)"
  6. "Save A Prayer"
  7. "The Reflex" / "Rio"
  8. "The Edge of America" / "Lake Shore Driving"

PersonnelEdit

Duran Duran are:

With:

<< Brussels CCH Hamburg: 29.11.88 >>

See alsoEdit

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