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Duran Duran goes old school in Montreal

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December

Simon Stuck in the 80s Montreal correspondent Peter Ryan caught Duran Duran live in his hometown this week. Here's his review:

Duran Duran stole the show at a sold-out performance in Montreal's Metropolis concert venue on Dec. 10. Following a surprisingly-strong opening by Your Vegas, the lads from Birmingham exploded on the stage with a Red Carpet Massacre tune, The Valley

But it was the second number -- Planet Earth -- that truly set the crowd alight. From there on, old faves like A View to a Kill, Hungry Like the Wolf, The Reflex and a superb cover of White Lines kept the party going for two hours (which remarkably seemed like 30 minutes, it was that good). Finishing with Wild Boys and encoring with Girls on Film and Rio made the show complete. 

The boys outdid themselves, and Simon also showed a remarkable proficiency in French. Eagle eyes spotted Le Bon's spouse Yasmin in the audience, grooving the hits, while the rest of the audience relished at truly being Stuck in the 80s!

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:41pm]

    

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