Simon, Nick, John, Andy and Roger get together in the South of France to work on material for a new album.
Simon records a duet of " Save A Prayer" with SYN Productions artist Silvio Anastacio singing in Portuguese and Simon singing in English. The song is recorded for a Starbucks compilation album to be released in Japan only.
From The Heart
John tapes a guest spot on the Fox Television show .
That '80s Show
" Air Race", a single by José Nuñez which uses original samples of " My Own Way" released.
The nu metal band Lostprophets release " The Fake Sound of Progress" single, featuring a cover version of " A View To A Kill.
album released during the Japanese White Day celebrations (Valentines Day in Japan) featuring From The Heart Simon Le Bon
American rock band Deadsy release the album , featuring Commencement John Taylor performing additional bass on the track "She Likes Big Words".
American ska punk band Reel Big Fish release the , featuring a cover version of " Sold Out EP Hungry Like The Wolf".
The arcade version of is released in Japan, featuring " DDRMAX2 Dance Dance Revolution 7th Mix The Reflex".
episode 13: That '80s Show Sophia's Depressed featuring John Taylor aired in the USA.
The promo only released in the UK.
The Devils: Album Sampler
The Devils, featuring Nick Rhodes and original Duran Duran lead singer Stephen Duffy, release in the UK to critical acclaim.
Queen of Japan release the album , featuring a cover version of " Headrush The Wild Boys".
Simon starts Simon's Reader on Duranduran.com, a quarterly feature in which Simon reviews books that are of interest to him. Spin, Blender and USA Today newspaper all tout the merits of his reviews.
The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, OH features Duran Duran in the 50 Years of Rock and Roll exhibit with clothing worn by Nick, John and Roger.
Japanese artist Norico releases the single " Lovely World" in Japan, featuring the song "Beat of My Heart" co-written by Simon Le Bon.
A cover of " Rio" is included on "Spokesman" / "Tell Me" (CD version) by Goldfinger.
" A View To A Kill" is included on .
The Best of Bond ...James Bond
Simon and Nick team up with the The Dandy Warhols to work on their new album . Nick is at the helm producing the record and Simon provides guest vocals.
Welcome To The Monkey House
released, featuring Trash Companion #01 Duran Duran.
" Rio" is included on the limited edition box set.
Capitol Records: 1942-2002
The Devils, ( Nick Rhodes and Stephen Duffy) perform songs from at London department store Harvey Nichols to a packed crowd that includes both Dark Circles Simon Le Bon and Roger Taylor.
The action thriller film released, featuring Groove Terminator's cover version of " Extreme Ops Notorious".
Celebrations Chocolates and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) come together to put out a series of Christmas Cards made available to the public. World famous photographer The Earl of Lichfield creates twelve stunning cards that are themed around the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas" – but with a modern twist. Featured amongst them is Twelve Drummers Drumming with Roger Taylor.