EMI Capitol publish Duran Duran’s second album : ‘Rio’ featuring ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ (1982)

Duran Duran’s ‘Rio’ is their second studio album produced by Colin Thurston and released on May 10, 1982 by EMI Capitol.

Track Listing : 1.Rio (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 05:33 . 2.My Own Way (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 04:51 . 3.Lonely In Your Nightmare (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 03:50 . 4.Hungry Like The Wolf (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 03:41 . 5.Hold Back The Rain (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 03:59 . 6.New Religion (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 05:31 . 7.Last Chance On The Stairway (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 04:21 . 8.Save A Prayer (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 05:33 . 9.The Chauffeur (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) – 05:13


Patrick Nagel

Musicians : Duran Duran – Band . Simon Le Bon – Lead Vocals, Vibes On (6), Ocarina On (9), Acoustic Guitar On (8) . Nick Rhodes – Keyboards, Sound Effects, Synthesizer, Marimba, Backing Vocals On (7) . John Taylor – Bass Guitar, Background Vocals . Roger Taylor – Drums, Other Percussion . Andy Taylor – Guitar, Background Vocals . Andy Hamilton – Tenor Saxophone On (1)


Russell Mulcahy

Production : Produced By Colin Thurston . Colin Thurston – Engineer

Package : Malcolm Garrett –Design . Patrick Nagel asterisques RVM – Illustration . Andy Earl – Photography

Recorded January–February 1982 At Townhouse Studios, London) & Air Studios, London.

Released On May 10, 1982 By Emi Capitol.

Video Director(s) : Russell Mulcahy asterisques RVM for “Rio,” “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Save a Prayer,” “Lonely in Your Nightmare” and “Night Boat”

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Adrian Denning
Still, where this album really gains its fame status is with the singles, of course. ‘Rio‘, with the video with the boat, ‘Save A Prayer’ with the rather crappy video of Simon Le Bon walking across a beach somewhere, and the video for ‘Hungry Like A Wolf’? They spent a lot of money on it, but I can’t actually remember it. – […]

Don Ignacio’s Music Reviews
You know, this album’s actual audience. God, that must’ve been fun. (Then again, if I was a teenager in 1982, I probably would have hated these guys. I would’ve been a boring Led Zeppelin fan or something.) […]

The Quietus
Cherry Ice Cream Smiles: Duran Duran’s Rio RevisitedWhile the hits on Rio blasted Duran Duran into the hearts of American teens, the album also includes the band’s best known non-single – and, perhaps, finest ever song – ‘The Chauffeur’. […]

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