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1981...Rocks On
1981...rocks on GIVE2003 DURAN DURAN
compilation album
Country Australia Dbi flag australia
Catalogue no. GIVE2003
Label EMI
Format 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Length 18 tracks
Released 1981
Genre Pop, Rock
Producer various
featuring Duran Duran

1981...Rocks On is a 12" vinyl compilation album, released in Australia by EMI during 1981. The album features Duran Duran's debut single "Planet Earth".

About the album[]

The album is a collection of singles by various artists. Included are several Australian and New Zealand acts, which are Renée Geyer, Mondo Rock, Jimmy & The Boys, Mental As Anything, Split Enz and Australian Crawl.

The Duran Duran connections include Split Enz, a band who performed as an opening act on various US Rio Tour shows including the Ontario Theater. Australian Crawl performed during The Sing Blue Silver Tour (Birmingham N.E.C 1983 show. The music video for "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes was directed by Russell Mulcahy, who also did "Planet Earth". During 1981 Sheena Easton released the James Bond movie theme "For Your Eyes Only". Spandau Ballet later appear with Duran Duran on Pop Quiz.

Track listing[]


Side one[]

  1. "Bette Davis Eyes" - Kim Carnes
  2. "Misplaced Love" - Rupert Hine
  3. "Jessie's Girl" - Rick Springfield
  4. "Say I Love You" - Renée Geyer
  5. "I Don't Wanna Dance" - Split Enz
  6. "Cool World" - Mondo Rock
  7. "Modern Girl" - Sheena Easton
  8. "Things Don't Seem" - Australian Crawl
  9. "This Little Girl" - Gary US Bonds

Side two[]

  1. "Kids In America" - Kim Wilde
  2. "Planet Earth" - Duran Duran
  3. "To Cut A Long Story Short" - Spandau Ballet
  4. "Vienna" - Ultravox
  5. "The Unguarded Moment" - The Church
  6. "If You Leave Me Can I Come Too" - Mental As Anything
  7. "They Won't Let My Girlfriend Talk To Me" - Jimmy & The Boys
  8. "The One That You Love" - Air Supply
  9. "Rock This Town" - Stray Cats