Classic Albums: Duran Duran – Rio (2008)
Release : 2008-11-04
Genre : Music, Documentary
Runtime : 127 minutes
Cast : Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor
Descriptions Classic Albums: Duran Duran – Rio
This entry in the Classic Albums series examines RIO, the 1982 release that put Duran Duran on the road to stardom. Looking back at the creation and release of the hit singles “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Save a Prayer,” and many others, the critical retrospective analyzes the album’s overall effect on the musical landscape of the early 1980s. The optimistic and celebratory album generated a string of hit singles and groundbreaking videos, catapulting the band to global stardom. This DVD tells the story behind the writing, recording, and subsequent success of the album through newly filmed interviews, musical demonstrations, and both new and archival performances.