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The Duran Duran Timeline
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Date Event
Jan The DJ only compilation album Mastermix: Issue 101 - January 1995 released featuring Duran Duran.
end Jan "White Lines" videos filmed.
end Jan "Perfect Day" video filmed; Roger makes an appearance behind the drum kit.
 ? John backs out of the Power Station when the album is nearly finished (and just days before the band is due to sign with Polydor Records in the US) due to the strain of rehab and troubles with Amanda at home.
 ? John and Amanda publicly separate.
 ? The 7" vinyl "Against All Authority / Less Than Jake" released, featuring a cover version of "Hungry Like The Wolf".
 ? Trust by Patrick O'Hearn released, featuring Warren Cuccurullo.
Feb Promo Only: Club Series - February 95 released, featuring "White Lines" (70's Club Mix).
Feb 8 Nick and Simon interviewed on Rete 105 radio in Milan.
Feb 25 Duran Duran : San Remo Festival, [venue?], San Remo, Italy.
Duran appears without John - he reportedly "missed his flight"; band performs with a playback of "White Lines", Melle Mel joins the band onstage, and Lamya plays bass.
Feb Hein Hoven invites John to come up to his Burbank home studio and play, and they are soon discussing a four-song EP.
Mar Monthly Power Picks: 1995 3-4 released in Japan, featuring "White Lines".
Feb-Mar When Steve Jones comes around to Hein's place to record a couple tracks with John, the idea becomes a six-song EP, and then a full-fledged album, eventually to be named Feelings Are Good And Other Lies.
Mar 2 Warren, Nick and Simon interviewed on KROQ radio (Los Angeles, CA.)
Mar 5 Simon, Nick and Warren interviewed on syndicated US radio show Modern Rock Live; answer fans questions.
Mar 7 Warren and Simon interviewed on Z100 radio (New York, NY).
Mar 7 "Come Undone" (acoustic live) appears on EMI compilation album Loaded: Volume 1
Mar Simon interviewed on KDEG The Edge radio (Las Vegas, NV); answers fans questions.
Mar 10 Duran Duran: Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
Grand Opening Party for the Hard Rock; recorded for MTV; set list includes David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel"
bootlegged on Boyz On The Side, Thank You Tour and Las Vegas Hard Rock Opening
Mar 10 John encounters Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan of Guns'n'Roses among the other attendees at the Hard Rock party, and Steve Jones is also in attendance; they discuss "making some music together someday".
Mar 10 Hitmakers CD Sampler: Volume 111, March 10, 1995 released featuring "White Lines" (Freestyle Edit).
Mar 11 or 12 A jetlagged Simon, who just got off the plane from Vegas is interviewed by a nickerless Paula Yates in her In bed with Paula Yates interview series on UK TV.
Mar 14 Simon and Warren interviewed on Simon Mayo show on Radio 1 (UK); live acoustic performance of "Ordinary World", "Perfect Day" and "Crystal Ship".
Mar ? Simon interviewed on Multitrack Express radio show (UK).
Mar ? Simon and John review Thank You on the Soundbites show on Radio 1.
Mar 17 The band appears on the MTV show Most Wanted presented by Ray Cokes. They play "Rebel Rebel", "Success", "Hungry Like The Wolf" and a jam at the end of the show. The jam is later referred to as the song "Plastic Girl"
bootlegged on Thank You Tour and Sony 17-3-95
Mar 18 Simon and Warren fly from London to Amsterdam first thing in the morning.
Mar 18 Simon and Warren: Fame Music Store, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Only 250 fans allowed in; after a 30-minute sound check, Simon and Warren perform acoustic versions of "Ordinary World" and "Crystal Ship", followed by autograph session; filmed for Xenomania TV show.
Mar 18 Simon and Warren fly from Amsterdam to Brussels.
Mar 18 Simon and Warren: La Gaieté Free Record Store, Brussels, Belgium. They play "Ordinary World", "Thank You", "911 Is a Joke", and "Crystal Ship"; followed by autograph session. This is the very first time Warren and Simon play the song "Thank You" live.
Bootlegged on Acoustic Live in Brussels and Los Angeles 1995
Mar Simon and Warren perform an acoustic song on Belgian TV show Kriebels.
 ? "Lay Lady Lay" released in Italy {b/w "Ordinary World" and "White Lines"; CD single includes "Diamond Dogs".
 ? The compilation album EMI Colombia: Compact Disc Promocional 4 released, featuring Duran Duran's "Lay Lady Lay".
Mar 20 Nick calls from New York to do phone interview on Y-100 radio (Philadelphia, PA); takes callers questions.
Mar 21 A demo version of the song "Thank You" is included on the tribute album Encomium: A Tribute To Led Zepplin .
Mar 23 Top of the Pops airs Duran's lip-synch performance of "Perfect Day".
Mar 24 Mi Vida Loca film by Allison Anders is released in the UK, featuring music written by John Taylor.
Mar 25 "Perfect Day" single released in US and UK {special 2-CD set includes "The Needle and the Damage Done" and "Come Up and See Me (Make Me Smile)".
Mar 27 Thank You album released in UK.
 ? Thank You: Press Pack issued in the UK.
Mar 28 The Fame Music performance in Amsterdam aired on the program Xenomania on Dutch TV station.
Mar 31 "White Lines" (Blizzard Mix) is included on the promotional only compilation album HitDisc: 089E.
Apr 2 Decca release Pavarotti & Friends: Together For The Children Of Bosnia album, featuring Dolores O'Riordan and Simon Le Bon dueting on "Linger".
Apr 4 "White Lines" single released in US and UK in several formats with numerous remixes.
Apr 4 Thank You album released in North America.
Apr 4 Duran appears at a record signing for nearly 1,000 fans at HMV in Toronto, Ontario.
Apr ? Thank You album released in Japan; includes bonus track "Diamond Dogs".
Apr ? "Perfect Day" single peaks at #28 in UK.
Apr ? Thank You album peaks at #12 in UK.
 ? Direct Hit: Volume 12 released, featuring "White Lines" remixed by Warren 'Kommission' Sanford.
 ? "Perfect Day" is included on EMI Sampler: Vol. 4, released in Korea.
 ? The promotional only EMI Sampler: Vol. 5 released in Korea, featuring "White Lines".
Apr ? Roger appears with Duran on Top of the Pops to perform "Perfect Day"; bootlegged on People Like You (DVD)
Apr 5 Band appears at a record signing at Blockbuster Music, Miami, FL.
Apr 6 Warren interviewed on Y-100 radio (Philadelphia, PA); takes callers' questions.
Apr 6 Band appears at a record signing at Sam Goody Music, New York, NY.
bootlegged on Perfect Day 95
Apr ? Thank You album spends only one week on US charts, at #19.
Apr 9 Band performs "White Lines" on the David Letterman Show, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY.
Apr 9 Duran Duran: Grand Opening Party, The Fashion Cafe, New York, NY, USA.
Apr 10 Simon and Warren interviewed on Star 98.7 radio (Los Angeles, CA).
Apr 10 Duran Duran do an in-store signing session at the Warehouse, Beverly Connection, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Apr 11 Simon and Warren appear on KTLA (WB Network) Morning Show, Los Angeles
Warren interviewed on KROQ; band records a special performance of "911 Is a Joke".
Apr 12 Group interview with Kevin and Bean; announcement of free show.
Apr 13 Simon and Warren: 7:00 am, The House of Blues, West Hollywood (Los Angeles), CA, USA.KROQ sponsors a free show as an apology for the on-air razzing the band received; and Simon and Warren appear as an apology to those who were turned away at the Wherehouse record signing; a pre-show interview and the one-hour six-song acoustic performance is broadcast live on KROQ; with drummer Joe Travers;
bootlegged on House of Blues 95, Acoustic Live in Brussels and Los Angeles 1995 and Thank You Tour
Apr 13 Simon and Warren tape performance for the Later with Greg Kinnear TV show.
Apr 14 Rock Over London: 95-16 broadcast in the USA, featuring Duran Duran's "Perfect Day" (Acoustic Version).
Apr ? Band appears at a record signing in San Francisco, CA.
 ? Andy tries again to sell his Gothic fantasy flat in south London, for £270,000.
May Nick appears on Dialed In special on Planet 96.3 radio.
May Rock Video Monthly: May 1995 released, featuring "White Lines".
May 5 Duran Duran: X-Ray Club, Copenhagen, Denmark (with opening act Planet Waves and special guest Melle Mel)
May 6 Duran appears at a record signing at Fona 2000.
May 6 Duran records an appearance for Eleva2ren in Copenhagen
May 6 Duran Duran and others: The Rock Show, [venue?], Copenhagen, Denmark
The band performs four songs as the surprise act at this annual open-air festival
bootlegged on The Crystal Ship
May 11 NBC Later show airs performance recorded in April.
May 14 John writes the song "Trust The Process".
May 21 Duran Duran: [venue?], Cannes, France.
May 22 Nick does phone interview with Clive Young.
The RADIO STATION FESTIVAL Tour
A tour of US radio station summer festivals, with drummer Steve Alexander and backing vocalist Curtis King
May 24 Duran Duran and others: 96.3fm WHYT Planet Fest Part 1, Pine Knob, Clarkston (Detroit), MI, USA
Sound problems and a 'sod war' started by The Ramones interfere with the show; John leaves the stage in a temper. Although unfinished, the song PL You is debuted on stage
May 27 Duran Duran and others: Q101 Jamboree, World Music Theatre, Tinley Park (Chicago), IL, USA, with guest Melle Mel
show begins with several false starts as John's equipment fails to work properly, and he storms off the stage in disgust; Nick goes to find him, while Warren and Simon perform an unplanned "Crystal Ship"; bootlegged on Radio Promo 95
May 28 Duran Duran and others: afternoon, Sundance Square, Fort Worth, TX, USA (with Deep Blue Something)
May 28 Duran Duran and others: evening, Woodlands Pavillion, Houston, TX, USA.
May 29 Duran Duran and others:, Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA
with guest Melle Mel; bootlegged
May 29 Rod Stewart's A Spanner in the Works album released, co-written and co-produced by Andy Taylor.
May 30 Simon appears on Lovephones radio show.
 ? Rock Video Monthly: Summer Special Issue 1995 released, featuring Duran Duran.
Jun CDPRO Vol No.16: June sent to radio stations in Canada, featuring two versions of "Perfect Day" by Duran Duran.
Jun Promo Only: Radio Series - June 95 released in the USA, featuring "Perfect Day".
Jun ? Simon does a phone interview on the Chris Evans' Breakfast Show on Radio 1 (London, UK.)
Jun ? Simon interviewed on WPLJ radio (New York, NY).
Jun 2 Duran Duran and others: Y100, Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA With guest Melle Mel
bootlegged on Thank You, Philly....
Jun 3 Duran Duran and others: KISS , Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield (Boston), MA, USA.
bootlegged on Boston 6-3-95
Jun 4 Duran Duran and others: Q102 One Earth Party, P&G Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
a free show
Jun 5 Duran Duran and others: KAKH, [venue?], Cedar Rapids, IA (USA)
Jun 7 Duran Duran and others: [event?], Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX, USA.
Jun 9 Duran Duran and others: Live 105's BFD II, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA, USA
Melle Mel performs with the band on most numbers, ; bootlegged on People Like You
Jun 10 Duran Duran and others: Sunfest, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA (other guests include Chris Isaak)
Jun 22 A scheduled appearance on the Tonight Show is cancelled when other guests run long.
Jun 24 Duran Duran and others: KIIS and Unite, Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, Irvine, CA, USA with guest Melle Mel
filmed for ZTV; hundreds of audience members leave as Duran takes the stage; embarrassed and angry, the band's performance suffers as they play to a half empty stadium; bootlegged. John's last live date with the band before his departure.
 ? John and Nick begin organizing a B-sides album
 ? Matt Sorum invites John, Duff and Steve Jones to perform a one-off benefit show for a friend of Viper Room owner Sal Jenco, who was suffering from cancer.
Jun 28 Matt, John, Duff and Steve play together for the first time at the afternoon rehearsal.
Jun 28 Matt, John, Duff and Steve: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA
The band raises $10,000 performing a 25-minute set to an enthusiastic audience
Jun 29 Top of the Pops airs Duran's lip-synch performance of "White Lines".
Jun 30 Simon interviewed on the Chris Evans show on Radio 1.
Summer Duran makes several TV appearances (with backing vocalist Tessa Niles).
 ? The "White Lines (US Promo)" CD is issued to radio stations in the USA.
 ? "White Lines (Japanese Promo)" released.
Jul 1 "White Lines" single released in UK.
Jul ? "White Lines" single peaks at #17 in UK.
 ? The remix album Hot Tracks: 14-1 released, featuring "White Lines" remixed by Robert Farrell.
Jul 15 EMI Sampler: Volume 6 released in Korea, featuring "White Lines".
Jul 21 Warren hires Nomis Studios in London as a rehearsal hall and the band works together, writing and refining new material.
 ? "White Lines" is included on the 1995 Gavin Seminar: Capitol Creole CD Sampler.
 ? Ultimix: 55 released, featuring "White Lines" remixed by Mark Roberts.
 ? "White Lines" is included on the promotional only album A Flavour of the Label 3.
 ? X-Mix Issue 26 released in the USA, featuring "White Lines" (Pure Flake Mix).
 ? The promotional only single EMI Mexico Promo: Anglo No. 18 released, featuring "White Lines".
Jul 24 Simon arrives at Nomis Studios; struggles with writer's block,
Jul 28 Nick flies to Paris with Madeleine.
Aug 1 Simon and family fly to Jamaica with Yasmin for an ELLE magazine photo shoot, and a family holiday.
Aug 7-14 Warren, John, and Steve Alexander record fourteen tracks together at Metropolis Studios, London, including "Butt Naked" (with John on vocals), "Tabula Rasa" (later scrapped), and tracks that will become "Midnight Sun", "Medazzaland", "Big Bang Generation", and "So Long Suicide".
Aug 14 John's last day in studio with Duran before leaving the band.
Aug 15 Warren and Steve continue recording, with Warren playing bass. Talvin Singh joins them to record tabla and santoor tracks for "Before I Die" (later to become "Out Of My Mind")
Aug 17 Last day in the studios; Warren invites fans to hear completed tracks; tapes are couriered to John, Nick and Simon.
Aug 19 John flies home to Los Angeles.
Aug ? John decides to market his album Feelings Are Good and Other Lies through a direct mailing to fans.
Aug ? John's assistant Bev Raff begins compiling a list, with help from some key fans, from the mailing lists of various fanzines.
Summer Frustrated with Simon's inertia on the Duran album, Warren and Nick begin working on material that will become the TV Mania project
Sep 11 Matt, John, Duff and Steve: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA (with guest Slash from Guns'n'Roses).
Sep 11 At Sal Jenco's invitation, Matt, John, Duff and Steve agree to create a fast'n'loose band to play informal gigs every Monday night at the Viper Room; the band is initially called Neurotic Boy Outsiders, but they playfully change the band's name and/or spelling each week. The band has many special guests onstage, including Izzy Stradlin and Ian Astbury [need dates for their appearances!].
Sep 12 Simon Le Bon: The Children of Bosnia/War Child Series, Parco Novi Sad, Modena, Italy
Simon performs "Ordinary World" with Luciano Pavarotti and "Linger" with Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries.
released on Pavarotti & Friends: Together For The Children Of Bosnia
Sep 16 John and Hein hold a fan press conference and listening party for Feelings Are Good and Other Lies
Sep 17 John and Steve Jones interviewed by Rodney Bingenheimer on the Rodney on the ROQ show (KROQ, Los Angeles)'
Sep 18 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA (with guest Brian Setzer)
Sep 25 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA.
Sep 30 Neurotic Outsiders: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, USA'
Oct 2 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA (with guest Sal Jenco)
Oct 9 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA.
Oct Warren, Nick and Simon do some work at Privacy Studio on the new material.
Oct 16 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA (with guests Simon Le Bon and Billy Idol).
bootlegged on Hollywood's Burning
Oct 20 John interviewed on Z100 radio (New York, NY).
Oct 20 Neurotic Outsiders: Irving Plaza, New York, NY, USA (with Nancy Boy).
Oct 21 Neurotic Outsiders: The Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA, USA (with Nancy Boy)
Oct 22 Neurotic Outsiders: Mama Kin, Boston, MA, USA (with Nancy Boy).
Oct 29 Neurotic Outsiders: The Viper Room, Hollywood, CA, USA'
OCT Neurotic Outsiders are offered a record deal by Gary Oseary of Madonna's Maverick Records, to be produced by Jerry Harrison of the Talking Heads.
 ? The band signs with Maverick and settle (at Madonna's suggestion) on the name Neurotic Outsiders.
 ? The Neurotic Outsiders album is recorded at The Plant Studios, Sausalito (near Harrison's home), and at NRG Studios and Pimp Studios in Los Angeles, as well as Matt Sorum's home studio in the Hollywood Hills.
Oct ? Disappointed by the response to their mail-order campaign, John and Hein begin discussing marketing Feelings Are Good and Other Lies online.
Nov 1 Warren signs solo record deal with Imago Records to release Thanks 2 Frank.
Nov 14 Supermodels in the Rainforest DVD released, featuring music by Duran Duran.
 ? Nick and Warren continue working on their self-described "social junk culture triptych opera", now called TV Mania.
Dec 20 Neurotic Outsiders: The Lava Room, Costa Mesa, CA (with Dad's Porno Mag).
 ? John and Nick continue working with Left Bank management on organizing an official B-sides album of rarities unavailable on CD.
 ? By year's end the Duran B-sides album is mastered and sequenced, and the artwork is completed, but EMI will not release it before another studio album is completed.
 ? SYN Productions releases a Simon Le Bon and Nile Rodgers single, "Do That Dance", in Japan.
 ? The Power Station finally rekindles American record company interest in the Living In Fear album and signs a new record deal; Bernard Edwards re-records all of John's bass parts'
 ? "Wild Boys" (Wilder Than The Wild Boys extended mix) appears on German compilation The Best of Pop & Wave: The 12" Mixes on CBS Records.
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