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Behind The Music: Duran Duran
Behind the music
episode information
Directed by Michael McNamara
Starring see cast
Genre music documentary
Broadcast date 4 April 1999
Channel VH1
Written by Greg Heller
Aliyah Silverstein
Editor Michael McNamara
Cinematography David Rudd
Producer Michael McNamara
featuring Duran Duran

Behind The Music: Duran Duran is episode 24 from season 2 of the TV series Behind The Music, directed by Michael McNamara and first aired on 4 April 1999.

About the episode[]

The episode is from the music documentary TV series Behind The Music broadcast on VH-1, which ran from 1997 to 2006 before it was stopped and only showed new episodes sporadically. Each show focuses on a musician or musical group, documenting both the success of the musicians and the problems they faced during their careers.

Behind The Music: Duran Duran gave a profile of the band including a report on the group's chart success in the 1980s, as well as its formation during 1999 as a threesome. The programme featured two original current members at the time, Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes with comments by Lou Reed, Bryan Ferry, Luciano Pavarotti. The documentary also included the third current member at the time, guitarist Warren Cuccurullo and comments from Yasmin Le Bon, director Russell Mulcahy, guitarist Andy Taylor and early band member Stephen Duffy.