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Duran Duran's new single is free Wednesday on iTunes

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duranduran_allyouneedisnow4.jpgDuran Duran's latest single -- All You Need Is Now -- is free on iTunes today. Click here to get your copy.

It's the title track of DD's upcoming album, which is set for digital release on Dec. 21. I have mixed feelings on the song. I'm not too fond of the Red Massacre-sounding start, but it quickly shifts into a much more palatable (and familiar) pace that feels like the band's Rio heyday.

Orlando Weekly somehow managed to get the full album to review. Click here to read it, but here's the highlight: "Kicking in with a jarring schizophrenic electro-grind, Le Bon swaggers onto the set for album-opener and lead single All You Need Is Now, barely squeezing his legs into the leather trousers of cocksure distortion: 'It's all up to you now, find yourself in the moment,' he commands. Then that moment becomes another moment altogether. The anthemic chorus lights up like all of the CGI fireworks in the classic New Moon on Monday video, floating on a bed of keyboards directly lifted from that very song. Duran Duran are back, and what's more, they're paying tribute to themselves."

It's about time.

[Last modified: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 11:04am]

    

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