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The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 2000 2001 2002 >>


Date Event
Jan 1 The limited edition compilation album Music For The 3rd Millennium: Vol. 2 released, featuring an instrumental of "Medazzaland" by Nick Rhodes".
Jan A Night at the Rum Runner airs throughout January on Late Bar Radio and Meltdown Radio.
 ? El Gringo Retro by Luke Morley released, featuring Andy Taylor.
 ? Canadian artist Oliver Haze releases his debut album Wandering Trip, featuring a cover version of "Save A Prayer".
 ? The promotional only compilation album 50 Anni Di Musica Internazionale: 4 released in Italy, featuring "Someone Else Not Me".
 ? The action film She-Bat released, featuring John Taylor.
Jan 2 Duran Duran: Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL, USA (with Joseph Graye)
bootlegged on Clearwater
Jan 3 Nick and Warren appear on Star radio (Tampa, FL); "Playing With Uranium" is played on the air.
Jan 3 Duran Duran: Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL, USA (with Joseph Graye)
Jan 4 Duran Duran: The Level, Miami, FL, USA
 ? Universal Theme Park in Japan uses "Last Day on Earth" from the Pop Trash album to welcome visitors during their Grand Opening
Jan 7 "Last Day on Earth" released as a single in Japan only.
Jan Nick and Stephen Duffy's side project is mixed at AIR Studios in London.
Jan 14 Sky One in the UK airs a TV special about prostate and testicular cancer called Better Mind Your Bollocks; Simon appears in a very candid interview.
bootlegged on Starting to Remember (DVD)
Jan 15 A webcast of the December 17 Wembley gig is finally premiered (after numerous technical problems) on wembleytv.com.
Jan 18 Duran's Beacon Theatre date in New York sells out; a second show is added.
Jan 20 Interviews with Simon and Nick appear throughout VH-1's 100 Greatest Albums special.
Jan 22 John appears on Politically Incorrect on ABC TV in the US.
Jan 24 Strange Frequency debuts on VH1 in US.
Jan 24 Stadsradio Breda in Holland airs a two-hour Duran radio special presented by the club The Dutch Go Duran International.
Jan ? VH1 airs Video Killed The Radio Star special, featuring Duran along with Devo, Culture Club, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, and other 80's bands.
Jan ? John hosts VH1 Top Ten Countdown.
late Jan John films his part as the evil Byron Lord in independent film Vegas,City of Dreams (aka Vegas C.O.D.).
Jan 28 Duran Duran: Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Croatia (with Flare)
bootlegged on Extrovert
Jan 29 The Channel 4 in the UK airs The DX7 portion of the series The Shape of Things That Hum, about old-fashioned synthesizers; includes interviews with Nick.
Jan ? Duran visits Red Square, Lenin's Tomb, Pushkin Museum, and MTV Studios in Moscow.
Jan 30 Duran Duran: National Palace, Kiev, Ukraine
Feb 1 Duran Duran: Olympiyskiy, Moscow, Russian Federation
broadcast live on Russian TV; bootlegged on First Day On Earth and Moscow 2001
Feb 2 Duran Duran: Ice Palace Arena, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Feb ? Duran visits St. Isaac's Cathedral, Winter Palace, and Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
Feb 4 Duran Duran: Exhibition Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
Feb 5 Channel 4 airs The Fairlight portion of the series The Shape of Things That Hum, including interviews with Nick.
Feb 14 Duran interview airs on Russian MTV.
Feb 15 Footage from Duran's Moscow show airs on Moscow's Channel ORT TV.
Feb The Independent Film Channel (IFC) interviews John for a documentary on musicians who have gone into acting.
Feb John films an interview for UK CD-ROM magazine Enter.
Feb John is interviewed for a multi-part BBC documentary on the pop song in the 20th century, to air on the BBC and PBS later in the year.
Feb 24 The Fashion File show on E! Television airs a Duran segment.
Feb 26 John films an episode of the British series Never Mind The Buzzcocks in the UK.
Feb 26 Duran (with Wes Wehmiller and Joe Travers) arrives in Houston for rehearsals.
The UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL Tour
The pre-show music includes the Felt Mountain CD by Goldfrapp; the band's cue is the "drunken circus music" of "Oompa Radar"
Feb 27 Duran Duran: The Houston Rodeo, Astrodome, Houston, TX, USA
warm-up show
early Mar John, Andy and Roger secretly spend three weeks working together in Wales.
Mar 1 Duran Duran: Beacon Theater, New York, NY, USA (with Samsara)
set list includes "Michael"; on bootleg CD Beacon NYC
Mar 2 Duran Duran: Beacon Theater, New York, NY, USA (with Samsara)
set list includes "Michael"; Nile Rodgers and Belinda Carlisle attend.
bootlegged on Up Close 2001: March 2
Mar 3 Duran Duran: Foxwoods, Mashantucket, CT, USA (no opening act)
Mar 5 Duran Duran: House of Blues, New Orleans, LA, USA
Mar 6 Duran Duran: House of Blues, New Orleans, LA, USA
Mar 8 Duran Duran: Horseshoe Casino, Robinsonville, MS, USA
Mar 9 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Orlando, FL, USA
Mar 10 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Orlando, FL, USA (no opening act)
set list includes "Lonely In Your Nightmare" and "Anyone Out There"
Mar 11 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, SC, USA (no opening act)
Mar 13 Duran officially announces (on 99X radio in Atlanta) that they have parted company with Hollywood Records
Mar 13 Duran Duran: House of Blues at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 14 Duran Duran: 9:15 am, Breakfast With Duran Duran, Earthlink Live, Atlanta, GA, USA
free show; followed by Q & A session; broadcast on 99X (Atlanta) radio & website.
bootlegged on Breakfast With Duran Duran
Mar 14 Duran Duran: House of Blues at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 15 Duran Duran: House of Blues at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 16 Duran Duran: House of Blues at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 17 Duran Duran: House of Blues at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 19 A rumor about rehearsals for an "original five" reunion tour hits the Internet via allstarnews.com, causing a flurry of debates on Duran message boards and mailing lists.
Mar 20 Duranduran.com posts the following denial: "The band are currently on tour in the USA having a great time playing the shows and know nothing about the current rumours pertaining to a reunion tour and JT says "We have not rehearsed together is all I can tell you."
Mar 20 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 21 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 22 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Chicago, IL, USA
bootlegged on Chicago 3-22-01
Mar 23 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 24 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Chicago, IL, USA
bootlegged on Close Up: 5
Mar 24 John's "Gabe" video displayed on Trust The Process.
Mar 25 Icons & Heartthrobs special, featuring an interview with John, airs on Sky One in the UK.
late Mar Most of the band have terrible colds during the end of the UP CLOSE tour; many fans go home carrying the "Duran Plague" various fan reports.
Mar 27 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA, USA
Mar 28 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA, USA
Mar 29 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA, USA
filmed using a unique 360-degree panoramic video and 10.2 channel audio recording system; bootlegged on Anaheim: 29.03.2001
Mar 30 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV, USA
bootlegged on Las Vegas 3-30-01
Mar 31 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV, USA
bootlegged on Las Vegas no.2
Apr 2 Duran Duran: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA, USA
Apr 7 Duran Duran: Altos de Chavon, La Romana, Dominican Republic (with TabuTek)
Apr 11 John's Techno For Two album released in Japan on AVEX.
Apr 14 John does Techno For Two promo in Tokyo.
Apr 15 John does Techno For Two promo in Yokohama.
Apr 20 John does Techno For Two promo in Nagoya.
Apr 21 John does Techno For Two promo in Osaka.
Apr 21 Behind The Music: 163 01-16 radio show broadcast in the USA, featuring interviews with Duran Duran.
Apr 23 Techno For Two released on Trust The Process.
 ? The Japanese promotional only album Abest Tracks: 01 4 released, featuring John Taylor's "Gabe".
Apr 23 Resumé re-released on TTP.
Apr 23 John's appearance on Never Mind The Buzzcocks
May 3 Warren announces (through the Warren fansite run by Cyndi Glass, and the mailing lists to which she belongs) that he is taking part in a Missing Persons reunion in the summer.
May 4 TV Mania (Nick and warren) work on producing.
May 5 Simon mentions to student journalist Laura that a reunion of the original five members of Duran is in the works; within hours, rumors begin to fly over the Internet.
May 5 The television show Walk On By (formerly called Soundtrack) airs on BBC2, includes interviews with Nick and Simon.
May 6 Duranduran.com confirms that Warren will take part in a Missing Persons reunion in the summer, but leaves the question of Duran's future hanging.
May 6 After hearing that Simon has already made an announcement, Warren confirms he is leaving Duran Duran.
May 8 The documentary The Story of the New Romantics airs on BBC1, includes archival footage and interviews with Nick.
May 10 Duranduran.com confirms that Warren will leave after the Japanese dates in June, and that the band will reunite to do a new album and tour in 2002.
May 11 Andy Taylor sends confirmation of the reunion to Misty Williams at andytaylor.com; he says that the band is already working on writing new material.
May Warren auctions two guitars used on The Wedding Album tour on eBay.
May Warren puts his house in London (aka Privacy Studio) up for sale.
May ? Warren's issue of G magazine is reprinted due to popular demand.
May 15 "New Moon on Monday" appears on VH1: The Big 80's Pop from Rhino Records.
May John, Roger, and Andy continue working together, as Simon and Nick finish their work with Warren.
May Simon and Nick do interviews in New York with MTV for 20 Years of MTV special.
May Simon and Nick hired to do print ads and commercials for The Gap.
May 23 Interview with Simon and Nick airs on MTV News.
May Warren offers a digitized version of one song from a 1980 Missing Persons live performance ("On Vacation") for download on the Privacy website.
May The video for Sugar Ray's hit song "When It's Over" features a tribute/parody of Duran's video "Is There Something I Should Know" (lead singer Mark McGrath is a longtime Duran fan).
May Warren records "Just Touch", performing all instrumentation and most of the lead vocal by himself (a female vocalist did two lines); it is the last song ever recorded in Warren's Privacy home studio.
May The Vital Toys company begins considering a line of Duran Duran action figures.
Jun Simon, John, Roger, Nick and Andy reunite in San Tropez, France, to begin writing and recording together.
Jun 3 Behind The Music: 1981 show on VH1 includes interviews with John.
Jun 4 Andy and Simon (at least) travel to Ibiza to attend the opening night of club DC10; Andy is a friend of DC10 promoter and legendary Ibiza character Charlie Chester.
Jun 7 Martin Fry hosts an episode of The Look of Love: The Story of the New Romantics on BBC Radio 2, exploring the language of love in songs by the Human League, Soft Cell, Culture Club, Duran Duran and his own band ABC.
Jun 11 Capitol Records / EMI releases a remastered version of the Rio album in the UK, using the original UK masters (not the US Kershenbaum remixes, as some people expected). The CD includes videos (with pop-up written commentary by Nick and Simon) and an alternative painting by Patrick Nagel that wasn't used for the original cover.
Jun 15 The five members wrap up songwriting in France as Simon and Nick leave for Japan.
Jun 16 Duran In Japan;The last dates for the LeBon-Rhodes-Cuccurullo incarnation of the band.
Jun 17 Duran Duran: Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan
bootlegged on Tokyo - Japan: 17-06-01
Jun 19 Duran Duran: Shibuya-ax, Tokyo, Japan
Jun 22 Duran Duran: Koseinenkin, Osaka, Japan
bootlegged on Thank You Warren
Jun 23 Warren rents a condo for the summer in Santa Monica, California.
Jun 28 Warren is interviewed by Nina Blackwood on KXPK radio in Denver.
Jul 3 The remastered Rio album released in North America.
Jul ? Due to popular demand, a limited-edition UK pressing of the remastered Rio is increased from 3,000 to 5,000 copies.
 ? John goes on a family holiday, then returns to Los Angeles for the summer.
Jul 5 Warren interviewed by phone on VH1 Radio news.
Jul 7 MTV airs 20 Years of MTV special, featuring interviews with Simon and Nick
Jul 10 Simon, Nick, and Andy get together in the UK to work on overdubs on those songs already completed.
Jul 10 Capitol Records hosts an in-store Missing Persons signing at the Wherehouse in Los Angeles at 6 PM.
Jul 13 Terry Bozzio arrives in Los Angeles, and the three original members of Missing Persons (Dale, Terry and Warren) begin rehearsals at Joe's Garage (Zappa family rehearsal hall/studio) with additional musicians Ron Poster (Dale's keyboardist) and Wes Wehmiller (Warren's bassist).
Jul 13 EMI announces that they are working on a Duran CD box set of the band's early singles reproduced faithfully on CD as they were released on vinyl.
Jul 16 Warren does a live chat on Lycos.
Jul 17 The American Alternative Rock band Fear The Clown release Within, featuring a cover version of "Come Undone".
Missing Persons Reunion
Jul 17 Missing Persons: 4th & B, San Diego, CA, USA
Jul 18 Missing Persons: The Roxy, Hollywood, CA, USA
Jul 19 Missing Persons: The Roxy, Hollywood, CA, USA
cancelled
Jul 20 Privacy (Warren's official website) relaunches at a new server and opens its Guest Access Area, incorporating the former Privacy website.
Jul 20 Missing Persons: The House of Blues, Anaheim, CA, USA.
Jul 24 After repeated delayed landings for bad weather, the crew of the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis are awakened with a broadcast of Duran's "Hold Back the Rain" (it worked -- the weather cleared and the shuttle landed safely).
Jul 29 Duran featured on Ultrasound show on MTV.
Jul 31 Duranduran.com announces that the band is taking a month off from writing and recording, and will resume in September.
Aug 1 MTV's 20th Anniversary festivities include a Top 100 Videos of All Time countdown; "Wild Boys" checks in at #51.
Aug 6-10 VH1 airs a five-hour, five-part special From the Waist Down: Men, Women & Music, on the relationship between sex and the music business; features interviews with John.
Aug 12 Warren holds first members-only test chat on the Privacy website.
 ? One Way Records begins plans to re-release the second Power Station album, Living In Fear, with two bonus tracks ("Let's Get It On" and "Charanga")
Aug 18 Nina Blackwood's Absolutely 80s: 01-33 broadcast in the USA, featuring Duran Duran and the Power Station.
Aug 21 "Ordinary World" appears on Billboard: Top Hits of the '90s from Rhino Records.
mid-Aug Warren's house in London (aka Privacy Studio) is sold.
Aug Warren buys a house in Los Angeles.
Aug 28 Warren signs record deal with One Way Records.
Sep The allSTARS* single "Things That Go Bump In The Night" / "Is There Something I Should Know" reaches no.12 on the UK Singles Chart.
Sep 1 Warren Cuccurullo's official website, Privacy, opens its All-Access Members Area, as well as its Members Area, which features two new songs ("Just Touch" and "Playing With The Aliens") and a live performance video ("Suddenly Spring", filmed by VH1)
Sep 2 "Hungry Like The Wolf" is number 10 on VH1's Top Eighty Videos of the Eighties.
Sep The September issue of Bop magazine includes a review of "Celebrity" (by N'sync) written by Nick's daughter Tatjana.
early Sep For two weeks, Warren visits his website's chat room nightly to chat with fans.
early Sep Warren releases "Just Touch" on mp3.com; the release includes lyrics and three different versions (clean, WTF and no bass), and it features Warren on most of the lead vocal and all instruments.
Sep 12 Terry Bozzio decides to leave the Missing Persons reunion; Joe Travers is hired to replace him for the planned Halloween show.
Sep ? John returns to London.
Oct 7 Greatest re-enters the UK Top 30, fueled by reunion news and a price markdown.
Oct 12 The Gap print ads and billboards featuring Simon and Nick begin running around the world.
Oct ? Funkface (aka Roger Taylor and writer/producer Jake Roberts) release a limited edition 12" vinyl single called "Lost This Feeling" on Roger's newly created RT Music label; sold through assorted web outlets.
Oct ? Simon's commercial music company opens a new branch: SYN America has plans to found a record label ad commercial music production division.
Oct 20-21 Secret Oktober fan convention held in Germany.
Nov On the Privacy website, Warren releases an mp3 of "Cut Me From The Mirror" and a live music video of "Orgasmatron" (featuring Nick Beggs and Joe Travers), performed in 1994 at the Orange Club in London.
Nov 4-8 VH1 airs a five part series, VH1 Presents the Eighties, featuring interviews with John in the episodes Rock in the Video Age and Music and Politics
Dec 12 Internet music station Meltdown Radio airs previews of six new tracks from John's Retreat Into Art album.
Dec 17 Through TTP, John to release a limited-edition boxed set of Retreat Into Art, a retrospective of his five-year solo career along with some new tracks; the box includes 2 CDs. a photo booklet and a poster featuring photos of John's fans.
Dec 20 Serious Vanity records releases a 4-CD set called Bangs: Sounds of the 80's, which includes a cover of "Careless Memories" by Kundalini Shock Attack, and Arcadia's "Election Day" by Eric Alexandrakis.
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