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BBC Rock Hour - 553
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radio show album
Catalogue no. 553
Label London Wavelength
Format 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Length 60 minutes
Released 30 December 1984
Genre Pop, Rock
Producer various
record label
Bbc rock hour 553 duran duran
featuring Duran Duran

BBC Rock Hour - 553 is a radio show album featuring Duran Duran, released in the USA by London Wavelength during 1984.

About the album[]

Housed in a plain white sleeve and issued with cue sheets for radio presenters, the album was used for licence broadcast the week of 30 December 1984. The radio show was presented by Richard Skinner and features Duran Duran's most successful single "The Reflex", a no.1 single in several countries including the USA, Canada and the UK.

Also featured is the British band Frankie Goes To Hollywood who Simon Le Bon and John Taylor joined on stage at the MTV New Year's Eve Rock'n'Roll Ball on December 31, 1984, during the same week this album was broadcast.

Track listing[]


Includes the following:

  • "Being Boiled" - Human League
  • "Relax" - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  • "It's A Miracle" - Culture Club
  • "The Reflex" - Duran Duran
  • "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - Wham!
  • "Like To Get To Know You Well" - Howard Jones
  • "Doctor Doctor" - Thompson Twins
  • "All Cried Out" - Alison Moyet