Fandom

Duran Duran Wiki

Timeline:1993

10,662pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Timeline duran duran wikipedia discography archive collection MESSAGE BOARD PRO

1950s · 1960s · 1970s · 1978 · 1979
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989
1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999
2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009
2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019

The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 1992 1993 1994 >>


Date Event
early Jan Simon appears on Z-100 Morning Zoo radio show (New York, NY).
early Jan Duran attends the MTV Movie Awards.
Jan CDPRO Vol No.1: January 1993 released in Canada, featuring "Ordinary World".
 ? "Antony Rain: Ordinary World" released in parts of Europe.
 ? The compilation album The Rock Collection - Forever Rock released by Time Life, featuring Duran Duran and the Power Station.
Jan ? Duran Duran performs "Come Undone", "Ordinary World", "Hungry Like The Wolf" and a karaoke of "Notorious" on TV program Ritmo de la Noche
 ? The science fiction film Blue Flame released, featuring music by John Taylor.
 ? The compilation album Club The New Romantics: Special Version released in Japan, featuring Duran Duran.
 ? The Passport Collection 1 released in Portugal, featuring "Ordinary World".
 ? Andy attempts to auction his Gothic fantasy flat (with vaulted ceilings, baronial towers, and a giant jacuzzi) in Wandsworth, south London, for £350,000; there are no takers.
 ? The Art of Mix promo album 911: CD1 released, featuring Duran Duran.
Jan 6 Simon and Nick interviewed on WDRE radio (New York, NY).
Jan 7 Simon appears again on Z-100 Morning Zoo radio show (New York, NY).
Jan 8 Simon interviewed on WPLJ radio (New York, NY); takes fans' calls and sings "Love Me Tender" in honor of Elvis' birthday.
 ? Ordinary World (US Promo) released, featuring an acoustic version of the song.
Jan 9 "Ordinary World" peaks at #3 in US, before the video is delivered to MTV.
Jan 9 "Ordinary World" peaks at #6 in UK.(b/w "My Antarctica").
 ? The compilation album De Pre Historie: 93 Volume 2 released in Belgium, featuring "Ordinary World".
 ? Duran Duran's Rockumentary promo video released in the USA.
 ? The DJ only album Ultra Hot Razor Compilation 5 released, featuring the "Ordinary World" (Big Comeback Mix) by John M. Pillin Jr. and Steve Smith.
 ? "Ordinary World" is included on the German promo compilation album Hot Shots No. 1/93.
Jan 9 John interviewed by Paula Yates on The Big Breakfast TV show (UK).
Jan 12 Simon does phone interview with Belfast, Ireland radio show.
Jan 14 Top of the Pops airs Duran's lip-synch performance of "Ordinary World"
bootlegged on Planet's Core: Vol. 2
Jan 16 Nirvana performs the song "Rio" at a show at the Estádio do Morumbi in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Jan "Come Undone" video filmed in London with director Julien Temple.
Jan 23 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: January 23, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Ordinary World" at no.5.
Jan 24 Nick and John interviewed on Rockline radio show on BBC Radio 1;
Jan 31 Duran flies to Rome, Italy. Nick and John are scheduled for several promotional activities in Rome; Nick was unable to make it so John handles the magazine, TV and radio spots himself; John announces that Duran will be back for Italian shows in late February (a date is planned for Rome on February 22, but is later rescheduled to the 20th); bootlegged on Special Duran Duran Italy 1993
Feb "Come Undone" is included on Parlophone: February 1993.
Feb 4 Top of the Pops airs Duran's lip-synch performance of "Ordinary World".
bootlegged on Planet's Core: Vol. 2
Feb 6 Warren and Nick interviewed on WDRE radio in New York.
Feb 7 Simon answers fans questions on Hitline USA radio phone-in show.
Feb 7 Nick interviewed on Rockline show on BBC Radio 1.
Feb 8 Band interviewed on syndicated US radio show Modern Rock Live.
Feb 7 Nick interviewed on CFBC radio (Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada).
Feb 7 Nick and Warren on Montreal, Canada radio.
Feb 9 Simon, Nick, John and Warren answer callers questions on Modern Rock Live syndicated radio show.
Feb ? John and Amanda appear on Loveline radio show on KROQ in Los Angeles with fellow guest David Crosby.
AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH DURAN DURAN
Feb 10 Duran Duran: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (with Michael Barabas)
Feb 12 Duran Duran: Early Show, The Academy, New York, NY, USA
bootlegged on February 12th 1993 - The Academy, New York, USA: 1st Show
Feb 12 Duran Duran: Late Show 11 pm, The Academy, New York, NY, USA
bootlegged on Gemini and Ordinary Man
Feb 13 Duran Duran: Early Show, The Academy, New York, NY, USA (with Michael Barabas)
Feb 13 Duran Duran: Late Show, The Academy, New York, NY, USA (with Michael Barabas)
Feb 14 Nick and Simon appear on KROQ's Rodney on the ROQ radio show, followed by Loveline, with fellow guests Quentin Tarantino and Allison Anders
Feb 15 The band appears on Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Feb 15 Warren and Simon interviewed on StereoRai radio (Italy).
Feb 20 Duran Duran: Palladium, Rome, Italy.
bootlegged on An Acoustic Set In Rome 93
Feb 21 In the aftertoon Duran Duran perform "Come Undone" and "Ordinary World" on the TV show Buona Domenica in Milan.
bootlegged on Special Duran Duran Italy 1993
Feb 21 Duran Duran: Rolling Stone, Milan, Italy
bootlegged on Italian Acoustic
Feb 23 Duran Duran album released worldwide (unofficially dubbed The Wedding Album because of Nick's cover-art idea incorporating wedding photos of the band members parents).
Feb The Wedding Album: US Press Pack issued to the media in the USA.
Feb 23 Simon interviewed on the Mick Brown radio show on Capital FM, London.
Feb 27 The Wedding Album peaks at #4 in UK.
Feb 27 The Wedding Album peaks at #7 in US.
Mar Classic In Concert 8 broadcast, featuring Duran Duran at the Hammersmith Odeon on 4 november 1982.
Mar 3 Simon records an interview for Paperclip Radio, 3FM, Holland (airs March 13).
Mar 3 Simon and Warren appear on Rinkeldekinkel radio show on Veronica Radio, Netherlands; perform acoustic version of "Ordinary World".
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in Europe
With drummer Fergus Gerrand and backing vocalist Lamya; includes performances of "Drive By", "Crystal Ship", and a cover of Iggy Pop's "Success"
Mar 4 Duran Duran: Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
bootlegged
Mar 5 The Wedding Album released in Japan with extra tracks "Stop Dead" and "Time for Temptation".
Mar 6 Duran Duran: Flughafen Riem/Terminal 1, Munich, Germany
bootlegged
Mar 7 Duran Duran: Große Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany
bootlegged on Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg: March 7th, 1993
Mar 8 Band does radio promotion in Sweden.
Mar 11 Band does promotion in Madrid, Spain.
Mar 11 Duran Duran: Die Mauer, Madrid, Spain
bootlegged on Madrid, Die Mauer: 11-03-1993
Mar 12 Duran appears on Radio Barcelona, Zeleste.
Mar 12 Nick interviewed on the Pop Life show on Radio Barcelona, Spain.
Mar 12 Duran Duran: Zelest II, Barcelona, Spain
Broadcast on radio; bootlegged; an acoustic version of "Ordinary World" is recorded at this show and released as a promo single in Spain with a dated picture sleeve.
Mar 13 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: March 13, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Ordinary World" at no.1.
Mar 13 Paperclip Radio, 3FM, Holland airs recorded Simon interview.
Mar 14 Nick and Simon interviewed on The Edge.
Mar 14 Duran Duran: La Cigale, Paris, France
bootlegged on La Cigale 93
Mar 19 John and Warren interviewed on Down The Years show on BRMB radio (Birmingham, UK).
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in the UK
Mar 19 Duran Duran: Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England
acoustic show; professionally filmed, but footage has never been released
bootlegged on Birmingham Symphony Hall
Mar 20 Duran Duran: Early Show 09:00 PM, Dominion Theatre, London, England
acoustic show
Mar 20 Duran Duran: Late Show 12:00 am, Dominion Theatre, London, England
acoustic show; fans were interviewed by Sky TV in the middle of Tottenham Court Road after the show
bootlegged on London 1993: Late Show and video bootlegged
Mar 22 Duran Duran: National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Naomi Campbell and U2's Adam Clayton attend
Mar 24 Duran Duran: Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland
 ? Simon wins Ivor Novello award for songwriting, for "Ordinary World"
spring John and Simon interviewed on Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 syndicated radio show (based at KIIS radio in Los Angeles).
Mar Duran announces that they will not be kicking off the tour in Moscow as planned, and will instead be playing the United Emirates
Mar 29 "Come Undone" single released in UK (b/w "Ordinary World" (Acoustic); CD single includes "Stop Dead"
 ? "Come Undone" is included on the Boks Rock (2) compilation, given away with Detail magazine in the USA.
 ? The DJ only compilation Ultimix: Funkymix 15 released, featuring "Come Undone" remixed by Les Massengale and Mark Roberts.
 ? Ultra Hot Razor Compilation 6 featuring "Come Undone" (Button Fly Mix) released.
 ? A live recording of "Ordinary World" is included in the Conciertos Básicos CD, given away with EGM Magazine in Spain.
Mar 29 Warren and John interviewed on 2FM radio, Ireland.
Apr CDPRO Vol No.7: April 1993 is sent to radio stations in Canada, featuring two versions of "Come Undone".
Apr The compilation video Rock Video Monthly: April 1993 released in the USA, featuring "Ordinary World".
Apr 2 Nick and Simon's interviews for the Extraordinary World documentary filmed in London with interviewer Allie Eberhardt.
Apr 3 Duran Duran recorded in concert during 1982 is broadcast on Radio Energia in Brazil; bootlegged on Live 82.
Apr ? John and Warren's interviews for the Extraordinary World documentary filmed in London with interviewer Allie Eberhardt.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in Russia
early Apr Duran Duran: [venue?], Moscow, Russian Federation
cancelled
Apr 5 Duran flies to the Middle East
Apr ? Duran meets the royal family of the United Arab Emirates.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in the UAE
Apr 7 Duran Duran: Metropolitan Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Apr 8 Duran Duran: Hiltonia Beach Arena, Abu Dabai, United Arab Emirates
Apr 10 "Come Undone" single peaks at #13 in UK.
Apr "Come Undone" single released in US (b/w "Skin Trade" (radio cut))
 ? Duran flies to South Africa
 ? Duran records a track with local musicians at Downtown Studios in Johannesburg, as a memorial to the murdered ANC activist Chris Hani.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in Africa
Duran is one of the first Western bands to play in South Africa after the fall of apartheid
Apr 10 Duran Duran: [three-day outdoor festival?], National Sports and Recreation Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Apr 11 Duran Duran: [outdoor festival?], National Sports and Recreation Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
cancelled due to heavy rain
 ? The band attends the South African premiere of the movie Malcolm X
Apr 12 Nick and Warren interviewed on Radio 5, South Africa
Apr 12 Duran Duran: [outdoor festival?], National Sports and Recreation Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Apr 15 Top of the Pops airs Duran's lip-synch performance of "Come Undone".
Apr 16 John and Simon interviewed on Jay's Jukebox on Radio 5, South Africa.
Apr 16 Duran Duran: Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 17 Duran Duran: Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 17 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: April 17, 1993 broadcast in the USA, featuring "Ordinary World".
Apr 17 "Come Undone" single peaks at #7 in US.
Apr 19 Duran Duran: St. Georges Cricket Ground, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 20 Duran Duran: Caille Humain Centre, Bloomfontein, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 21 Duran Duran: Durban Expo Centre, Durban, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 22 Duran Duran: Durban Expo Centre, Durban, South Africa (with The Streaks)
Apr 24 Duran Duran: National Monumental Arena, Pretoria, South Africa (with The Streaks)
bootlegged on Live In South Africa 1993
Apr 25 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: April 25, 1993 broadcast in the USA, featuring "Come Undone" and "Ordinary World".
Apr ? Duran flies to South America
 ? Metro Rio in Brazil uses the song "Rio" in a TV commercial.
Apr Warren interviewed on FM Hit radio in Argentina.
Apr John interviewed on 'Rock'n'Pop FM' radio show in Argentina.
Apr-May "Breath After Breath" video filmed in Argentina in Buenos Aires and at Iguazz Waterfall.
Apr-May Nick visits an Andy Warhol exhibit while John explores Buenos Aires.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in South America
Apr 29 Duran Duran: [venue?], Rosario, Argentina
Apr 30 Duran Duran: Velez Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina (with guest Milton Nascimento)
50,000 in attendance; concert footage is filmed for broadcast and for the "Breath After Breath" video.
bootlegged on Fiesta!, Argentina, 1993 and An Acoustic Evening With Duran Duran...Buenos Aires
May 1 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: May 1, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Come Undone" at no.25 and "Ordinary World at no.12.
May 2 Duran perform "Come Undone", "Ordinary World", "Hungry Like The Wolf" and Notorious" on Ritmo de la Noche, broadcast in Argentina; bootlegged on Ritmo de la Noche 1993.
May 3 Duran Duran: [venue?], Cordoba, Argentina
May 5 Duran Duran: [venue?], Tucuman, Argentina
May 6 Duran Duran: General Artigas train station, Montevideo, Uruguay (with Los Vidrios)
sold out; 6,000 in attendance; the band was invited to play at the Centenario Stadium, (capacity 70,000) but didn't accept;
bootlegged on Uruguay 1993
May 7 Duran Duran: Defensores del Chaco Stadium, Ascunian, Paraguay
20,000 in attendance.
May 8 Duran Duran: [venue?], Caracas, Venezuela
May 9 Duran Duran: Velodromo, Santiago, Chile (with Valija Diplomatica)
bootlegged on Chile 1993
May ? Duran flies to California
May 13 Duran Duran and others: Arsenio Hall Live 4th Anniversary Show, The Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, USA (with Madonna and others)
May 14 Arsenio Hall special aired on TV to celebrate his 1,000th show.
May 15 Duran Duran:Tower Records, Hollywood, CA, USA
An appearance at Tower Records, Hollywood is broadcast by satellite to Hard Rock Cafés in London, Sydney, Tokyo, Berlin, and Beverly Hills (recorded - several tracks later used as b-sides); bootlegged on Hollywood 1993, World Broadcast and Ordinary World Unauthorised
May 17 John and Simon interviewed on KIIS radio in Los Angeles, CA.
May 19 John and Simon do phone interview with KRBE radio in Houston, TX.
May Simon on Alpha Nueve 91.3 FM radio (Mexico City, Mexico).
May Simon and John interviewed on WFM, Mexico.
May Warren and John interviewed on Mexican radio.
May 28 The promotional only compilation album Bravo Hits: 4 released in Germany, featuring "Come Undone".
May 30 Simon and John appear on the Rick Dees US Top 40 radio show
Jun 2 Beavis and Butt-head: No Laughing aires on MTV, featuring a segement of the "Come Undone" music video.
Jun 5 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: June 5, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Ordinary World" (Acoutic Version) at no.32 and "Come Undone" at no.4.
Jun 6 John interviewed by Rodney Bingenheimer on KROQ radio, Los Angeles.
Jun 7 John and Amanda appear again on Loveline radio show.
Jun 12 Duran Duran: Aqualung Universal, Madrid, Spain
Jun 16 Duran Duran: Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany (with Blur)
bootlegged on Koln 93, Live In Germany: 1993 and Wedding of One
Jun 18 Nick, John and Simon see the Velvet Underground play in Paris.
Jul 6 Duran Duran: Sports Palace, Mexico City, Mexico
bootlegged on Mexico 1993
Jul 7 Duran Duran: Sports Palace, Mexico City, Mexico
Jul 9 Duran Duran: Plaza Monumental, Monterey, Mexico
Jul 10 Duran Duran: Jardines del Parque Fundidora, Monterey, Mexico (no opening act)
no seats, just a grassy area and a stage
Jul 10 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: July 10, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Come Undone" at no.2.
Jul 11 Duran Duran: Municipal Amphitheatre, Guadalajara, Mexico
mid Jul Capitol Records / EMI does two-week television promotional campaign (aka "infomercial"), interspersing bits of the Extraordinary World interviews with ads for the album and Duran concert gear.
Jul 14 Duran Duran: Sundome, Tampa, FL, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Jul 15 Duran Duran: Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise (Fort Lauderdale), FL, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Florida: 15-07-1993
Jul 16 Duran Duran: Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise (Fort Lauderdale), FL, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Florida: 16-07-1993
Jul 17 Duran Duran: Estadio Juan Ramón Lubriel, Bayamón, Puerto Rico (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Jul 19 Duran Duran: [venue?], New York, NY, USA
Jul 20 Duran Duran: Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Unlicensed
Jul 21 Duran Duran: Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC, USA
Jul 23 Duran Duran: Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Philadelphia 23.07.1993
Jul 24 Duran Duran: Jones Beach Amphitheater, Long Island, NY, USA
Jul 25 Ellen Cuccurullo (Warren's mother) interviewed on Z-100 radio (New York, NY).
Jul 26 Duran Duran: Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield (Boston), MA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Mansfield 1993
Jul 27 Duran Duran: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Jul 28 Duran Duran and others: Z-100 Birthday Party, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA (with Proclaimers, Terence Trent D'Arby, 10,000 Maniacs, and Bon Jovi)
Jul-Aug? A limited edition UK release of The Wedding Album includes a second CD with extra tracks "Falling Angel", "Stop Dead", "Time for Temptation" and additional remixes.
Jul 29 Duran Duran: Kingswood (Canada's Wonderland), Maple, Ontario, Canada
Jul 30 Duran Duran: Le Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jul 31 Duran Duran: Garden State Arts Centre, Holmdel, NJ, USA
bootlegged on Garden State 1993
Aug 2 Duran Duran: Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Riverbend Music Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio: 02-08-1993 and Cincinnati: August 2, 1993
Aug 3 Duran Duran: Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls (Cleveland), OH, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 4 Duran Duran: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston (Detroit), MI, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 6 Duran Duran: World Music Theater, Tinley Park (Chicago), IL, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 7 Duran Duran: Riverport Performing Arts, Maryland Heights (St. Louis), MO, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 8 Duran Duran: Sandstone Amphitheatre, Kansas City, MO, USA
Aug 10 Duran Duran: Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 11 Duran Duran: Woodlands Pavilion, Houston, TX, USA
Aug 13 Duran Duran: Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Aug 14 Duran Duran: San Diego State University Open Air Amphitheater, San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 15 Duran Duran: Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 17 Duran Duran: California Expo Grandstand, Sacramento, CA, USA
Aug 18 Duran Duran: Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, Irvine, CA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
bootlegged on Unlicensed
Aug 20 Duran Duran: Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Denver, CO, USA
bootlegged on Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre: August 20th 1993
Aug 21 Duran Duran: Park West, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Aug 23 Duran Duran receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; the date is declared Duran Duran Day in Hollywood; covered live on KROQ radio by Duran's DJ friends Richard Blade and Rodney Bingenheimer.
bootlegged on Live on Planet Earth: Vol. 1-2
Aug 23 "Too Much Information" single released in US (b/w "First Impression" and "Come Undone" (FGI Phumpin Mix); those who buy the cassette single receive a free No Ordinary EP cassette with live tracks from the Tower show.
Aug 23 "Too Much Information" single released in UK (b/w "Come Undone" (live) from Tower Records show).
 ? "Too Much Information" is included on the promo compilation album Hot Shots No. 3/93 released in Germany.
 ? The Japanese promo compilation album Rock 'n Up Sampler 1993.2-3 released, featuring "Too Much Information" and "Ordinary World".
 ? EMI: CD Pro 015 released in Argentina, featuring "Ordinary World".
 ? Convention ´93 Istanbul released in Germany, featuring "Come Undone".
 ? "Too Much Information" (David Richards 12" mix) is included on the promo compilation album EMI Sampler: Volume 1 released in Thailand.
 ? EMI Hot Hit: Vol. 12 released in Thailand, featuring "Too Much Information".
 ? Mixing In Action released in Italy, featuring "Too Much Information".
Aug 23 Duran Duran: The Great Western Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA (with Terence Trent D'Arby)
Aug 24 Duran Duran: Bally's Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Recorded by Westwood One radio for a highlights broadcast CD to franchise to other radio networks (In The Zone: 00-31 and In The Zone: 97-37); Warren was unhappy with it and re-recorded guitar parts in the studio.
Bootlegged on The Big Bang Concert, Las Vegas, Live Retrospective and In Las Vegas 93
Aug "Drowning Man" released as a club single in US only (b/w "Too Much Information").
Aug "None of the Above" single released in Japan only.
Summer "Too Much Information" video filmed in Santa Monica, CA and various stops on the US tour with director Julien Temple.
 ? The DJ only album Hot Tracks: 12-7 released, featuring "Too Much Information".
Summer Kapil Mathur builds the first Duran Duran website The Duranie Connection (later sponsored by the Duran-friendly Record Runner store in New York City).
Summer On their days off, Duran records tracks for Thank You in studios all over the country; Simon is uncomfortable singing some of the funkier tracks that John and Warren want to include (including "Ball of Confusion" and "I Wanna Take You Higher").
Aug 27 Duran Duran and others: Rock Over Germany Open Air Festival, Munich, Germany
Duran Duran cancelled due to equipment not been delivered on time.
Aug 28 Duran Duran and others: Rock Over Germany Open Air Festival, Flugplatz Wildenrath, Wildenrath (Wegberg), Germany (with The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, OMD, Tina Turner)
100,000 people in attendance as Duran plays a 35-minute set
Aug 29 Duran Duran and others: [festival?], Hardtürm Stadion, Zurich, Switzerland (with The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, The Hooters)
Aug 31 Duran Duran and others: Cesme '93 Festival, Cesme Amphitheatre, Izmir/Cesme, Turkey (with Peter Gabriel, Sinead O'Connor and others)
An open-air concert under a full moon; the band performs "Love Voodoo" live for the first time; broadcast live on Turkish T.V.; bootlegged on Turkey 1993
Sep 3 Duran Duran and others: Rock Over Germany Open Air Festival, Lüneburg, Germany
Sep 4 Duran Duran: Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland (with Betty Goes Green and The Pilgrims)
After a strained version of "Too Much Information", this concert is interrupted when Simon loses his voice in the middle of the second song, ("Hungry Like The Wolf"); after a hurried backstage conference, the band returns without Simon. Backup singer Lamya performs four more songs . All in attendance receive a free pair of Levi's jeans (from the show's sponsor) and a promise that the band will come back to complete the show at a later date - a promise as yet unfulfilled; bootlegged on Rotterdam 93
Sep 4 "Too Much Information" single peaks at #35 in UK, and at #45 in US.
Sep 5 Simon is diagnosed with swollen vocal cords, and the remaining three weeks of European tour dates are cancelled or postponed.
Sep 5 Duran Duran and others: Rock Over Germany Open Air Festival, Mainz Finthen Airfield, Germany (with The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, Peter Maffay, Foreigner)
Duran Duran cancelled due to Simon's throat problems
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in the UK (Cancelled)
The scheduled opening act was Meat Loaf
Sep 7 Duran Duran: Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
cancelled
Sep 8 Duran Duran: G-Mex Centre, Manchester, England
cancelled
Sep 10 Duran Duran: Bournemouth International Center, Bournemouth, England
cancelled
Sep 11 Duran Duran: Brighton Center, Brighton, England
cancelled
Sep 12 Duran Duran: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England
cancelled
Sep 13 Duran Duran: Cardiff Arena, Cardiff, Wales
cancelled
Sep 15 Duran Duran: Wembley Arena, London, England
cancelled
Sep 18 American Top 40 with Shadoe Stevens: September 18, 1993 broadcast, featuring "Too Much Information" at no.28 and "Come Undone" at no.17.
Sep Simon interviewed on Radio PFJ (Oxfordshire, UK) by a member of Notorious fanzine staff.
Oct ? Simon interviewed on Italian radio.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour Resumes in America
The tour resumes in the US, minus the elaborate Lazaridis set
Oct 12 Duran Duran: Holiday Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville, IN, USA (with Plan B)
Oct 13 Duran Duran: Holiday Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville, IN, USA (with Plan B)
Oct 15 Duran Duran: Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, OH, USA (with The Cranberries)
Oct 16 Duran Duran: AJ Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (with The Cranberries)
Oct 17 Duran Duran: Lehigh University Forum, Bethlehem, PA, USA (with The Cranberries)
Oct Simon loses his voice again; after he is diagnosed with a torn vocal cord, another month of American dates are cancelled.
 ? Monthly Power Picks: 1993 10-11 released in Japan, featuring "Too Much Information".
Oct ? Duran Duran:[venue?], Hartford, CT, USA
cancelled
Oct 26 Duran Duran: Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, USA
cancelled
Oct ? Duran Duran: Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, USA
cancelled
late Oct Z100 radio announced cancelled dates, airs previously recorded interview with Simon.
Oct 28 John interviewed on 2.93FM radio, Tennessee.
Nov 7 Duran Duran: Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, USA (with Dramarama and The Cranberries)
cancelled
Nov ? Duran Duran: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
cancelled
Nov 15 Duran Duran: Assembly Hall, Champaign, IL, USA
A test/warm-up date for Simon's voice
Nov 17 Duran performs their acoustic set for an MTV Unplugged special at the Sony Music Studios, New York City, and record 90 minutes of music during a five-hour taping (backing musicians were: John Jones on piano, Andy Gangadeen on drums, Fergus Gerrand on percussion, Curtis King Jr. and Lamya on backing vocals, and a six-person string section); bootlegged on Acoustic World and Duran Duran - Unplugged
Nov ? "Femme Fatale" video filmed with director Ellen von Unwerth and model Nina Brosh.
The DILATE YOUR MIND in Australia
Australian tour cancelled to make room for rescheduled American dates
Nov 17 Then Jericho: [venue?], London, England
acoustic show, with Andy Taylor on guitar.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour Resumes, Again, in America
This time the tour travels minus the set and the string section; shows are longer, with rearranged set lists; Curtis King Jr. joins Lamya as a backing vocalist, and Yolisa Phahle (formerly of the string section) takes up additional keyboards to maintain the acoustic sound.
Nov 19 Duran Duran: Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, FL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 20 Duran Duran: Bayfront Park & Amphitheater, Miami, FL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov ? Duran Duran: James L. Knight Center, Miami, FL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 22 Duran Duran: Von Baun Civic Center, Huntsville, AL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 23 Duran Duran: Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 24 Duran Duran: Orlando Arena, Orlando, FL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 26 Duran Duran: Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA, USA (with The Cranberries)
bootlegged on New Orleans 1993
Nov 27 Duran Duran: Civic Center Arena, Pensacola, FL, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 29 Duran Duran: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX, USA (with The Cranberries)
Nov 30 Duran Duran: Lloyd Noble Center Arena, Norman, OK, USA
Dec 1 Duran Duran: Pan American Center, Las Cruces, NM, USA (with The Cranberries)
Dec 3 Duran Duran: The Fashion Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Dec 4 Frank Zappa dies of prostate cancer in Los Angeles.
Dec 4 Duran Duran: Event Center Arena, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA (with The Cranberries)
Warren plays Zappa's "Watermelon In Easter Hay"; bootlegged on San Jose 1993
Dec 6 Duran Duran: Portland Coliseum, Portland, OR, USA (with The Cranberries)
Dec 7 Duran Duran: Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA, USA (with The Cranberries)
Dec 8 Duran Duran: PHE Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada (with The Cranberries)
Dec 15 Duran's 30-minute MTV Unplugged special airs on MTV.
The DILATE YOUR MIND Tour in Japan
Dec 15 Duran Duran: Yoyogi Olympic Arena, Tokyo, Japan
bootlegged on Yoyogi 1993
Dec 16 Duran Duran: Yoyogi Olympic Arena, Tokyo, Japan
Dec 18 Duran Duran: International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Japan
Dec 19 Duran Duran: Castle Sports Arena, Osaka, Japan
bootlegged on Osaka Castle Arena: 19/12/93
Dec "Breath After Breath" CD single is pressed for Japan, but never released.
late Dec John calls Andy about the Power Station again, and they call the other band members that same night and all decide to commit to a Power Station ten-year anniversary project as their schedules clear.
Dec 31 John interviewed on American Top 40 radio show; "Come Undone" is song #8 for the year; "Ordinary World" is #4.
Dec 31 Duran Duran: The Great Western Forum, Inglewood (Los Angeles), CA, USA (with Adam Ant and The Village People)
The band headlines a packed New Year's Eve show; special T-shirts, confetti, noisemakers and hats are available to the audience; bootlegged on Ultra Brite
<< 1992 1993 1994 >>

Timeline duran duran wikipedia discography archive collection MESSAGE BOARD PRO

1950s · 1960s · 1970s · 1978 · 1979
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989
1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999
2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009
2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.