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Rio
by Duran Duran

 
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Overview

Track Listing

DISC 1: ORIGINAL UK ALBUM:
1
Rio
2
My Own Way
3
Lonely in Your Nightmare
4
Hungry Like the Wolf
5
Hold Back the Rain
6
New Religion
7
Last Chance on the Stairway
8
Save a Prayer
9
Chauffeur, The
10
Rio [US Album Remix] - (remix)
11
My Own Way [Carnival Remix] - (remix)
12
Lonely in Your Nightmare [US Album Remix] - (remix)
13
Hungry Like the Wolf [US Album Remix] - (remix)
14
Hold Back the Rain [US Album Remix] - (remix)
DISC 2: THE MANCHESTER SQUARE DEMOS/NON ALBUM SINGLES AND B-SIDES/VERSIONS & MIXES:
1
Last Chance on the Stairway [Manchester Square Demo]
2
My Own Way [Manchester Square Demo]
3
New Religion [Manchester Square Demo]
4
Like an Angel [Manchester Square Demo]
5
My Own Way [Original 7" Version]
6
Like an Angel
7
Careless Memories [Live] - (live)
8
Chauffeur, The (Blue Silver) [Early Version]
9
My Own Way [Night Version]
10
Hungry Like the Wolf [Night Version]
11
Rio [Night Version]
12
New Religion [Carnival Remix] - (remix)
13
Hold Back the Rain [Carnival Remix] - (remix)
14 Simon's Christmas Message 1982

Genre: Rock & Pop
 
Details
  • Genre: Popular Music
  • Release Date: June 2015
  • Label: Atlantic (Label)
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio Format: Stereo
  • Producer: Colin Thurston
  • Engineer: Colin Thurston
 
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Spin (p.104) - "[T]he Durannies take new-romantic pop to the masses with lush, synth-driven choruses and lavish videos..."

Q (6/00, p.61) - Ranked #98 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums" - "...Defined early '80s aspirational glamour, comprising 9 trashily addictive tunes..."

Magnet (p.114) - "[T]he Taylors, drummer Roger and guitarist Andy, laid down an aggressively grooving foundation over which vocalist Simon LeBon and keyboardist Nick Rhodes dropped candy-coated bits of melody and insouciant jet-set attitude."

CMJ (1/5/04, p.10) - Ranked #13 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1982".

CMJ (1/5/04, p.10) - Ranked #1 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1982".

Q (Magazine) (p.125) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Originally released in 1982, today both the Chic-inspired basslines and aspirational lyrics of RIO seem utterly contemporary..."

Pitchfork (Website) - "RIO isn't just front-loaded with some of the era's most bulldozing hits, it's still Duran's best shot at an artistic legacy."

Record Collector (magazine) (p.85) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "1982's RIO was and remains one of the 80s' finest pop statements..."

Record Collector (magazine) (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Duran Duran gave some thought to their 12" singles...[and] -- the biggest achievement of all -- laying down mixes which don't sound embarrassing two decades later."

 
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