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Notorious Demos
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compilation album
Released unknown
Recorded 1985-88
Genre Pop
Length 13 tracks
Label unofficial
Producer Duran Duran
Duran Duran

Notorious Demos is an unofficial Duran Duran 13-track compilation demo album.

About the album[]

The album is called Notorious Demos but it actually contains demos from 1985 to 1988. Some of the tracks included on this album also feature on the unofficial album Out Of Notorious.

"A View To A Kill"[]

The first "Take 1" track is the oldest and the majority of the lyrics are different from the final released version. The chorus lyrics are Jump Out Of The Fire instead of Dance Into The Fire. The music is very simple with no effects. The second is the newest and is similar to the final release.

"Winter Marches On"[]

The track does not include bass or guitar, only Simon Le Bon's voice and Nick Rhodes' keyboards are present.

"A Matter Of Feeling"[]

The track is very different to the album version and is a rock song featuring vocals by Andy Taylor, with incomplete lyrics.

"Anything For You"[]

A ballad song in the style of David Bowie.


The song has completely different lyrics, features the same medley line to the final version.

"One Of The Faithful"[]

An early demo version of "Meet El Presidente", featuring different lyrics and vocal medley.

Track listings[]

  1. "A View To A Kill" (Take 1)
  2. "A View To A Kill" (Take 2)
  3. "A View To A Kill" (Take 3)
  4. "Take it to Me"
  5. "Winter Marches On"
  6. "A Matter Of Feeling"
  7. "Anything for You"
  8. "American Science"
  9. "Vertigo"
  10. "One of the Faithful"
  11. "Big Thing" (Acappella)
  12. "All She Wants Is"
  13. "Capitol Chill"


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