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Duranies celebrate: This is (the 30th anniversary of) Planet Earth

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Want to feel super-old? Wrong answer. This is the 30th anniversary of Duran Duran's first single -- Planet Earth. ("Bop bop bop bop bop bop bop bop... This is Planet Earth...")

To celebrate, the crazily over-the-top and yet-so-lovable Duran Duran fan site Gimme a Wristband is celebrating with a three-part series on the song.

"With the anniversary of Planet Earth so neatly book-ending the pending release of Duran Duran’s thirteenth album of original material, All You Need Is Now, the time seemed right to investigate, perhaps even re-evaluate, the challenges and successes of the band’s actual launch," the site says. Click here to start reading.

[Last modified: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 2:10pm]

    

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