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The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 1991 1992 1993 >>

Duran Duran finishes the recording of The Wedding Album, and the "Ordinary World" single takes on a life of its own. The band plays KROQ's Acoustic Christmas show. John becomes a father and moves to Los Angeles.

Date Event
 ? John and Amanda buy a home together in Bayswater (London).
Jan EMI shows entirely too much interest in the Power Station project - as a great way to further Robert Palmer's career; John, Andy and Bernard back off and agree to talk about it again at a later date.
 ? Capitol Records offers the five original members of Duran several million dollars to reform and record a new album; informal meetings take place and some legal documents are drafted, but no consensus can be reached among the band members.
 ? "Girls on Film" is included on De Pre Historie 1981 released in Belgium.
 ? "The Reflex" is included on the Belgium compilation album De Pre Historie 1984.
 ? Andy produces for the band Jericho (a reincarnation of 80's band Then Jericho).
 ? The DJ only 12" single "DMC: Remix Culture 4/92" released, featuring Duran Duran.
Feb Music Factory Mastermix: Issue 66 released, featuring "Is There Something I Should Know?".
Feb Warren records material for his solo album The Blue (to be released December of 2000) with Indian musician Shankar in the Privacy Studio.
Feb 3 Recording begins for Thunder's album Laughing On Judgement Day at Ridge Farm Studio, Surrey; with Andy Taylor and Luke Morley producing.
Mar 10 "Girls on Film" is included on the German compilation album Pop & Wave Vol. 1: The Hits of the 80's.
 ? The Bond Collection - The 30th Anniversary album performed by Shirley Bassey released, featuring a cover version of "A View To A Kill".
Mar 31 Atlanta Noo DeCadenet Taylor born at Wellington Hospital in London ("Noo" is short for John & Amanda's endearment "Noodlehead" and is repeatedly misrepresented in the press as "Knew").
 ? Nick begins process of divorcing Julie Anne.
 ? Nick works with Limahl and Nick Beggs on Kajagoogoo singles remixes.
 ? "The Wild Boys" is included on the German compilation Pop & Wave Vol. 2: More Hits of the 80's.
Apr Duran continues recording tracks for the new album.
Apr 24 White Sands soundtrack released, featuring Warren Cuccurullo.
May 27 Simon suffers a bruised groin in a motorcycle race in Wales; he is treated overnight at Prince Philip Hospital in Dyfed.
 ? The Post Modern Syndrome - It's Just Another Holiday At Bits released, featuring "Ordinary World".
Jun ? Andy travels to Uruguay with the band Thunder for a date at the General Artigas train station, opening for Iron Maiden.
Jun ? John, Nick and Simon fly to New York for an EMI label party [a Thursday evening].
Jun John and Amanda gradually begin having trouble with drugs again.
Jun 4 Mixing begins for Thunder's album Laughing On Judgement Day at Air Studios, London.
Jul Nick and Julie Anne's divorce finalised.
Aug 11 CMJ 10: The Best of CMJ 1979-1989 Disc 2 released in North America, featuring "Hungry Like The Wolf".
Aug 24 Thunder's album Laughing On Judgement Day is released, produced by Andy Taylor and Luke Morley.
end of Summer The new album Duran Duran (aka The Wedding Album) is completed.
Autumn John & Amanda move from London to Lookout Mountain in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles to escape British press, and to further Amanda's acting career.
Autumn John builds a studio for himself and begins creating with music that will eventually be released as Meltdown, with help from Gerry Laffy and Gary Kemp.
Autumn John shares his new work with Allison Anders; she uses some tracks as part of the score for her film Mi Vida Loca.
 ? Warren convinces the band to begin working on some covers, in order to "keep the team together".
 ? Duran records a cover of John Lennon's "How".
 ? "Femme Fatale" recorded; band decides to include it on The Wedding Album.
 ? Warren toys with a new cover of Duran's "First Impression" (from the Liberty album); the guitar part evolves into the beginnings of "Come Undone".
 ? "Come Undone" recorded entirely at the Privacy Studio with producer John Jones, with background vocals by Tessa Niles.
 ? Bored with the covers project, John Jones leaves Duran's employ for a while.
Autumn Someone at Capitol Records leaks "Ordinary World" to a couple of Florida radio stations three months before the intended release; a Jacksonville station receives a hundred calls about it in the first day. Capitol ends up rushing the US single to early release.
 ? Duran is invited to be the headlining act both nights at LA radio station KROQ's hugely popular annual two-day Acoustic Christmas.Duran hires drummer Fergus Gerrand, backing vocalist Lamya, and a three-piece string section; Warren arranges new string parts over the course of ten days; John plays stand-up bass.
Dec The VOX 'Phone Box compilation cassette album featuring Duran Duran is given away with the VOX magazine in the UK.
Dec 11 Warren hires a rehearsal hall in Los Angeles, and the band rehearses a whole new acoustic sound for many old hits in preparation for the KROQ show; Simon's mother Anne visits L.A. and attends rehearsals.
Dec "Ordinary World" single released in US {b/w "Save A Prayer" (7" edit); the cassette single includes "Ordinary World" (acoustic mix) .
Dec 12 Duran Duran and others: KROQ Acoustic Christmas, Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, CA, USA
bootlegged on The Engagement Party
Dec 13 Duran Duran and others: KROQ Acoustic Christmas, Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dec ? Nick meets artist and heiress Madeleine Farley at a Christmas party; they begin dating shortly thereafter.
Dec 16 "Ordinary World" video filmed at Huntington Gardens, Pasadena, California with director Nick Egan.
Dec 19 Duran announces in the UK Daily Mirror that they will kick off their next world tour in Moscow.
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Timeline duran duran wikipedia discography archive collection MESSAGE BOARD PRO

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