You Need Is Now Extended LP Tracklisting
(* new album track)
All You Need Is Now
2. Blame The Machines
3. Being Followed
4. Leave a Light on
5. Safe (in the heat of the moment)
6. Girl Panic !
7. A Diamond In The Mind *
8. The Man who Stole a Leopard
9. Other People’s Lives *
10. Mediterranea *
11. Too Bad You’re So Beautiful *
12. Runway Runaway
13. Return To Now *
14. Before the Rain
You Need Is Now out in the UK on March 21
release | February 18th, 2011
Duran Duran have today confirmed that they have signed an exclusive
UK deal with independent sales and distribution company Essential
Music, to release the full-length physical version of their 13th
studio album All You Need Is Now, slated for release March 21st.
five brand new tracks, the extended lp comes three months after
a critically-acclaimed nine song version of the record was released
digitally, exclusively on iTunes, and hit the #1 spot on download
charts in 15 countries [including the UK].
new deal, inked by the band today, will see Essential Music handling
sales and distribution of the 14 track extended album in both
digital and physical formats, across all retail and online outlets,
including Amazon, HMV direct and Play.com. The release is being
co-ordinated by LLM and its founder Joe Cokell, previously business
development director at Cooking Vinyl Group and most recently
former CEO of Sanctuary Records Group.
fresh incarnation of All You Need Is Now will be available in
cd, vinyl and a special Deluxe Edition CD package, that will include
a bonus song “Networker Nation” and a remix of the
album’s title track by Youth Kills. A brand new special
edition iTunes LP version will also hit the iTunes Store March
the physical release of the full-length album on March 21st, after
a long absence from live performances in the UK, Duran Duran,
will return to their home market for a series of highly anticipated
arena concerts in May 2011.
pics of the Simon and John taken at the Brit Awards in London
on february 15th. They presented Best international Act to Arcade
creative marketing and promotion services raise Essential’s
capabilities far above the traditional role of a distributor."
Essential Music & Marketing have been redefining the roles
of distributor and record label since 2003, offering bespoke services
ranging from basic digital and physical distribution packages
for labels to full project management, marketing and sales for
artists releasing their own music.
Mike Chadwick, former head of Vital Distribution and Martin Goldschmidt,
bring a lifetime of experience in a changing industry to the task
of running one of Europe’s most dynamic music companies.
With their specialised London based team they are able to provide
their clients with access to the most appropriate routes to market
in the UK, throughout Europe and worldwide.
an extensive experience in product/label management, Essential
Music have the expertise on hand to manage all aspects of a release:
from manufacture to building a creative team through to marketing,
promotion and sales.
provide an efficient and effective distribution service, giving
their clients one-stop access to a tried and tested network of
independent distributors backed up by their own hands-on support.
with distribution partners, Essential's in-house UK sales team
provide a secure route to the shelves of all major music retailers,
supermarkets, independent stores and online retailers.
established relationships with key distributors throughout Europe
and internationally, Essential Music is able to hand pick the
most appropriate channels for their clients’ releases, allowing
them to offer a simultaneous physical release of product in every
partnership with IODA [Independent Online Distribution Alliance],
they make clients’ digital releases available across a comprehensive
network of download and streaming platforms.
smaller independent labels Essential Music can provide the logistical
support of a dedicated label manager to oversee releases. The
services that EM provide can include core label functions like
product manufacture and registration with PPL, PRS for Music and
UK Chart; product management including overall strategy, recruitment
of third party specialists, sourcing featured artists and commissioning
remixes; and coordinating marketing services.
and John at The Brits, february 15th 2011, London.
february 16th, Simon, Nick and John came to support Mark Ronson
at his show at the Roundhouse in London. Le Bon and Rhodes joined
Mark and the & The Business Intl onstage for a peformance
of Mark’s “Record Collection.” below a pic taken
by Faby Le Bon of the full band, including 80s legend Boy George!
and Yasmin le Bon seen at the Issa show at London Fashion Week
on February 23
at the Issa show in the marquee at Somerset House made me proud."
Simon Le Bon
and Yasmin le Bon at the Issa show at London Fashion Week Autumn-Winter
2011 on February 23, 2011 in London | Yasmin Le Bon, 46, brought
the house down as she took to the catwalk at the Issa Show at
Somerset House. Mrs Le Bon was supported by her Duran Duran
star husband Simon and daughter Tallulah, 16, in the front row.
Check out this
lovely pic of Simon and Tallulah.
Le Bon: I have a stage ritual
Le Bon has joked he makes “blood sacrifices” before going
Ok mag via musicrooms.net
star is part of British New Wave band Duran Duran, alongside
Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor. They were one of
the most successful acts in the 1980s, and enjoyed success with
songs including Rio, Girls on Film, The Wild Boys and A View
to a Kill.
latest album All You Need Is Now was produced by DJ Mark Ronson
and they are enjoying being back in the business. Frontman Simon
has revealed that the band have a rather unusual stage ritual
before doing a show.
we have blood sacrifices before every show. Usually women between
the age of 18 and 30”, he joked to the British edition
of OK! magazine. “They’re brought into the dressing
room wearing chiffon...”
– who is the band’s drummer – says Simon has
a more realistic ritual before heading onto the stage. The 50-year-old
revealed Simon’s warm-up always signals the start of a
always does a particular vocal warm-up and as soon as I arrive
at the venue and hear that sound, I think, ‘OK, it’s
gig time!’ It’s kind of the signal,” he added.
news, tidbits and fashion
Rhodes At The Orange British Academy Film Awards, 12 February
Duran To Play SXSW Showcase | undercover.fm
| Duran Duran will showcase their new album ‘All You
Need Is Now’ at SXSW in Austin, Texas next month.
Duran Duran will perform at Stubb’s BBQ on March 16
on a bill with buzz act James Blake and soul sensation Raphael
Saadiq. They will also be the featured Interview at the
SXSW Conference in the Austin Convention Center on March
Duran Live shows | All info on duranduran.com
| Duran Duran have just confirmed that they will play a
one-off show for BBC Radio 2 in the intimate setting of
Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London on Monday March 7th
2011. Duran Duran Live in Mexico:
8th, 2011 Monterrey
10th, 2011 Guadalajara
11th 2011 Mexico City
Duran in Milan: The band not only will be playing the very
special private show for Vogue Magazine but they'll be doing
also some radio promotion. The guys are in fact expected
at 11,00 am on thursday on Radio Deejay's 'Dj Chiama Italia'
[you can listen here]
and on RTL 102.5's The Flight [between 3.00 and 5.00 pm
[you can listen here].
Above pic: Nick Rhodes and Sharleen Spiteri in
the front row at Kinder Aggugini.
Nick at the Vivienne Westwood show at the Royal
Courts of Justice. Both pics taken on February 20, 2011
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