'80s favourites, Duran Duran are back on tour this winter. Catch the group on their nationwide tour in support of Paper Gods.
Duran Duran UK tour
Updated: 18 June 2015
Duran Duran will embark on a nationwide tour of the UK in support of their fourteenth studio album, Paper Gods.
Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor will kick off their live dates in Manchester on 27 November. The tour will take in cities across the country, including a concert in Birmingham where the band formed, and will come to a close in Liverpool on 12 December 2015.
Duran Duran’s tour will visit Leeds and Cardiff during November, while December will see the group perform in Brighton, Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, London, Bournemouth and Nottingham. Find your tickets and view all 2015 tour dates below.
The four-piece’s tour is in support of Paper Gods, which is their fourteenth studio album. The group – behind the smash hits a View To A Kill, Girls On Film and Rio – worked with a number of stars on the album, including John Frusciante (former Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist), Kiesza and Lindsay Lohan.
About Duran Duran
One of the biggest bands of the ‘80s, Duran Duran have sold over 120 million records and were part of the Second British Invasion music movement in the US that was driven by MTV.
The group – whose most well-known line-up includes founding members Nick Rhodes (keyboards) and John Taylor (bass), singer Simon Le Bon, drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Andy Taylor – formed in 1978. They were initially compared to the likes of Spandau Ballet and were part of the New Romantic scene.
Duran Duran became a firm favourite amongst the teens of the ‘80s. They also became pioneers in terms of combining video technology with music. The group were one of the first to use 35mm film, which was previously used in the movies, to shoot their music videos, as well as using a video producer. They went on to take their live set to the next level by introducing video screens to venues. They quickly became one of the must-see bands of the time, something which still stands true today.
Along with their innovative thinking, they released a number of mega hit records that has earned them two Grammy Awards, the Life Achievement gong at the MTV View Music Awards and a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star.