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The Duran Duran Tribute Album
The Duran Duran Tribute Album wikipedia mojo
tribute album
Country USA Dbi flag usa
Catalogue no. BMG 601215302929
Label Mojo / Universal
Format CD
Length 15 tracks
Released 7 October 1997
Genre Pop, Punk, Rock, New Wave, Synth-pop
Producer(s) Chris O'Conner
Richard Reines
Stefanie Reines
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Duran Duran

The Duran Duran Tribute Album (also known as the Mojo Duran Duran Tribute Album) is a cover song compilation album, released in the USA by Mojo / Universal on 7 October 1997.

About the album Edit

The album is a collection of Duran Duran songs covered by various artists, chosen from a wide spectrum of bands who have been influenced by Duran Duran.

The compilation includes two versions of "Girls on Film", because Wesley Willis on hearing Bjorn Again were covering the track felt they could do it better.

The various musical styles jump from genre to genre on the album, but with a common thread present. Goldfinger's "Rio" has a chorus of a metal-ish sound, with Reel Big Fish taking a swingin turn on "Hungry Like The Wolf". Riverfenix's "Ordinary World", and Wise Crack's "Come Undone" have a punk pop connection. Bjorn Again and Wesley Willis Fiasco provide two very different takes on "Girls on Film" from shimmering dance to whacked whined word, but The Deftones cover of "The Chauffeur" is almost like the original.

Tribute concert:
A concert was held in Los Angeles, CA, USA on Sunday 12 October 1997, which featured acts involved on this album celebrating Duran Duran and their music. (bootlegged on Tower Records 1997).

Related releasesEdit

Track listing Edit

BMG 601215302929 Edit

  1. "Rio" - Goldfinger (2:59)
  2. "Hold Back the Rain" - Buck-O-Nine (3:08)
  3. "Planet Earth" - Home Grown (3:38)
  4. "The Chauffeur" - Deftones (5:23)
  5. "Come Undone" - Wise Crack (4:03)
  6. "Hungry Like The Wolf" - Reel Big Fish (3:39)
  7. "The Reflex" - Less Than Jake (3:14)
  8. "Ordinary World" - Riverfenix (4:06)
  9. "A View To A Kill" - Gob (1:26)
  10. "Girls on Film" - Bjorn Again (3:51)
  11. "The Seventh Stranger" - The Wrens (5:07)
  12. "Save A Prayer" - Eve's Plum (4:51)
  13. "New Religion" - Jimmy Eat World (4:48)
  14. "Is There Something I Should Know?" - The Mr. T Experience (3:39)
  15. "Girls on Film" - Wesley Willis Fiasco (3:36)

Credited Producers Edit

  • John Feldmann (Track: 1)
  • Darrell Harvey (Track: 2)
  • Jim Barnes (Track: 3)
  • Ulrich White (Track: 4)
  • Jim Barnes (Track: 5)
  • Jay Rifkin, John Avila (Track: 6)
  • Less Than Jake (Track: 7)
  • Brian Baker (Track: 8)
  • Theo Goutzinakis, Tom Thacker (Track: 9)
  • Steve Pigott (Track: 10)
  • Pedal Boy (Track: 11)
  • Michael Kotch (Track: 12)
  • John Agnello (Track: 13)
  • Kevin Army (Track: 14)
  • Dale Meiner, Kevin Fugiel (Track: 15)

Other credits:

  • Executive Producer - Chris O'Connor, Richard Reines, Stefanie Reines
  • Mastered by - Eddy Schreyer
  • Art Direction - JennyO
  • Illustration (cover illustration) - R.K. Sloane

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