On the Subject of DURAN DURAN and “All You Need Is Now”
Track by track breakdown of the new Duran Duran album “All You Need Is Now”, released today on iTunes. I also digress heavily and talk about Simon Le Bon and John Taylor on Twitter, and wrote this whole thing while high on painkillers and hunched over. Only for Duran Duran, man. Only for Duran Duran.
REWIND: Interview with Duran Duran’s John Taylor, 1995
Duran Duran’s bassist, John Taylor, turns 50 years old today. When I imagined this day, I also imagined I’d be flying around with jetpacks. Here’s a REWIND to 1995, a revealing cassette-taped interview with John Taylor in which JT discusses getting fucked up, being pissed off, lacking in humility, how the band have changed and the disaster covers album “Thank You.”