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The band tour the All You Need Is Now album for most of the year. John releases his book Into The Pleasure Groove.

Date Event
Jan 21 Duran Duran: Alpine Polo Club, Klosters, Switzerland.
Jan 23 Duran Duran: Gasometer, Vienna, Austria.
Jan 24 John Taylor talks with Digital Life Design (DLD) about the 'Right Here Now' project in Munich, Germany. John says his first album was a Beatles compilation from 1970. The latest album was put on i-tunes as a six-month exclusive. AYNIN video cost $10,000. (YouTube).
Jan 24 John Taylor talks with DLD about his current project 'Right Here Now' which is an online arts project. He says the band work for no more than 5 weeks, then they have to take a few weeks off from each other. (YouTube)
Jan 24 Duran Duran: Tonhalle, Munich, Germany. (with A Silent Express)
Jan 26 Duran Duran: Haus Auensee, Leipzig, Germany. (with A Silent Express)
Jan 28 Duran Duran: Westfalenhalle 2, Dortmund, Germany. (with A Silent Express)
Jan 29 Duran Duran: Forest National, Brussels, Belgium. (with The Tellers). (JT Speech), (Relax cover), (PTFBJ), (Encore).
Jan 30 John Taylor & Simon Le Bon appear on the German TV show Gottschalk Live in Berlin.
Jan 31 Duran Duran: Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany. (with A Silent Express)
Feb 1 Duran Duran: Incheba Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Feb 3 Roger Taylor takes a tour of PAN - Palace of the Arts Napoli, Italy, during their British Music and Culture exhibition. Some fans can be heard singing SAP as he looks at original Stewart Sutcliffe drawings. (YouTube).
Feb 12 John Taylor attends the Skaist-Taylor Fall 2012 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City. Skaist Taylor is a new contemporary fashion line from Juicy Couture founders Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, blending high-quality fabrications and glamorous twists. The pair sold Juicy Couture in 2003 for 200 Million, and hope to keep this new outfit small, and far less corporate.
Mar 7 Simon Le Bon on Dubai 92 Radio at 7:30am, ahead of Duran Duran's 8 March concert in Dubai.
Mar 8 Duran Duran: Sevens Stadium, Dubai, UAE. John has green hair.
(Before the show), (AYNIN), (JT speech), (PTFBJ), (Finale).
Mar 10 Duran Duran: Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Mar 12 Duran Duran: Olympic Hall, Seoul, South Korea.
Mar 13 American rock band Adrenaline Mob release their debut album Omertà, featuring a cover version of "Come Undone".
Mar 14 Duran Duran: Asia World, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong.
Mar 14? Fans record the band as they wait at an airport. (YouTube).
Mar 17 Duran Duran: Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia. (with Radio INK DJs)
Mar 19 Duran Duran: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia. (with Radio INK DJs). Nick talks about what was invented in Melbourne, before Blame The Machines. (Highlights + Nick).
Mar 20 Duran Duran: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia. (with Radio INK DJs)
Mar 24 Duran Duran: Swan Valley, Perth, Australia.
Mar 25 The band arrive at Sydney airport, greeted by fans. (YouTube).
Mar 27 Duran Duran: Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia. (with Radio INK DJs)
Mar 31 Duran Duran: Tempus Two Winery, Hunter Valley, Australia.
Apr Simon Le Bon works on new songs with Nick Wood at SYN Productions.
Apr Infinity 2: Rock On aired in the UK, a BT commercial featuring "Hungry Like the Wolf" by Duran Duran.
Apr A photo shoot is organized in Los Angeles with Kristin Burns, for John Taylor's autobiography In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran. Patty Palazzo designed the book during the spring and summer, incorporating Kristin's work on the front cover.
Apr 10 Glee: Big Brother aires is the USA, featuring a mashup of "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Rio".
Apr 24? The band fly to Brazil.
Apr 27? John interviewed in Brazil by TV Globo. He has been exploring the city for a couple of days. Clip of him accepting 12 Brazilian albums from fans. (YouTube), (YouTube).
Apr 28 Simon and Nick interviewed for Brazilian TV News before their show. This is the only clip of this interview. (YouTube - Portuguese).
Apr 28 Duran Duran: Centro de Convenções Ulysses Guimarães, Brasília, Brazil.
Famous Brazilian singer Fernanda Takai joins Simon on the stage to sing Ordinary World. (Reflex), (CU), (SAP), (SAP clip), (BTR), (OW Full), (OW), (OW HD), (OW), (OW - Close up), (OW - Distance), (Rio).
Apr 30 Duran Duran: Citibank Hall, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
May "Hungry Like the Wolf" features in a UK TV advert for BT Infinity.
May 2 Duran Duran: Credicard Hall, São Paulo, Brazil.
May 4 Duran Duran: Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (with Cirse)
May 5 Duran Duran: Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (with Cirse)
bootlegged on Live In Argentina 2012. (PE/AVTAK/AYNIN).
May 8 Duran Duran: Teatro Caupolicans, Santiago, Chile.

(Pre-show), (BT.Rain, PE), (AVTAK), (AYNIN), (AYNIN), (Reflex), (Reflex), (CU), (ITSISK), (GP), (GP), (SAP), (Not.), (WL), (OW), (Sunrise), (WB), (GOF), (Simon Dancing GOF), (Rio), (Rio).

Jun 10 The Royal History of Pop documentary aired in the UK by Channel 4 at 10:00pm. The show includes Princess Diana meeting Duran Duran at the Prince's Trust Rock Gala in 1983.
Jun 12 Careless Memories of Strange Behavior: My Notorious Life as a Duran Duran Fan e-book by Lyndsey Parker published as a download.
Jun 13 Simon and Roger on SKY News at 8:30am in the UK.
Jun 13 Simon appears on Loose Women at 12:30pm on ITV in the UK. He is flying back to America soon. He talks about losing the top part of his vocal range for three months after the Cannes Belvedere Vodka show last year. (YouTube).
Jun 14? Brad Boles from The Real Housewives of New York City interviews Julie Anne Rhodes, from The Roving Stove, about enjoying and making food. Some photos of her from the 1980's. (YouTube).
Jun 18 Duran Duran on Good Morning America.
Jun18? Roger and Simon on CNN News. Roger says they are looking forward to the Olympic ceremony. Simon talks about losing his voice. (YouTube).
Jun 19? The band at a pre-show signing session. Simon says its great to be back in New York. (YouTube).
Jun 20 Duran Duran: See What Unfolds Live, Terminal 5, New York, NY, USA. (with DJ Steve Aoki)
Duran Duran are surprise guests, an event hosted by DJ Steve Aoki
Jun 24? The band give a press conference in Wroclaw. They are stumped by several questions. They liken it to being on 'University Challenge' (TV Show). Lots of talk about UEFA Euro 2012 football. (YouTube).
Jun 25 Duran Duran: Music Pool GMBH, Wroclaw, Poland.
Jun 27 Duran Duran: O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic. (with Cartonnage)
Jun 28 The band filmed by fans as they reach their Budapest hotel A cloths rack appears to take care of the suits. Roger gets the most attention. (YouTube).
Jun 28 Duran Duran: Papp László Budapest Sport Arena, Budapest, Hungary.
Jun 28? The band interviewed for FUSE magazine. Simon tells a Pennine Winter Winnebago story. Nick gets lost in Winnipeg; drunk, and on a bicycle. (Footage looks 2011 or 2010?). (YouTube).
Jun 28? The band interviewed for FUSE magazine. They talk about the release of A Diamond in the Mind, and also the coming Olympic event. (YouTube).
Jul 2 A Diamond in the Mind - Live 2011 CD/DVD released. Filmed live at the MEN Arena, Manchester on 16 December 2011, with Director Gavin Elder.
Jul 6 Duran Duran: Earth Open Air, Thessaloniki, Greece. (with Olga Kouklaki). The band perform a cover of David Bowie's Starman during the encore. (Starman).
Jul 7 Duran Duran: Skopsko Kale, Skopje, Macedonia. (with Nokaut)
Jul 9 Duran Duran: Küçük Çiftlik Park, Istanbul, Turkey.
Jul 10 Best Of compilation album available in Italy through the magazines Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni and Donna Moderna.
Jul 12 Duran Duran: Exit Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Jul 14 Duran Duran: Gospodarsko Razstavišče, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Jul 16 Simon introduces the Verona event, performed a real Roman amphitheatre. (Youtube).
Jul 16 Duran Duran: Verona Arena, Verona, Italy.
(Highlights 40mins)
Jul 17? John interviewed on Italian Radio DeeJay, talking about his parents and their influence, and writing In The Pleasure Groovy. (Part 1), (Part 2).
Jul 18 Duran Duran: Foro Italico, Rome, Italy.
(AYNIN)[https://youtu.be/gwDBtj-ZpHQ (Reflex, 4min Fan Intro), (Safe), (Relax, WB), (GP-1), (GP-2).
Jul 19? The band interviewed on Radio DeeJay TV talking about All You Need Is Now, video says 2012. Clip of the boys walking in before the show. (YouTube).
Jul 20 Duran Duran: Arena Della Regina, Cattolica, Italy.
Jul 21 Duran Duran: Piazza Napoleone, Lucca, Italy.
(Highlights 54mins), (Mediterranea), (ADITM).
Jul 22 Skaist-Taylor article in the New York Times. (Article).
Jul 23 Duran Duran: Théâtre Jean Deschamps, Carcassonne, France. . (Reflex), (before GOF), (PTFBJ).
Jul 25 Duran Duran: Sporting Club Summer Festival, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Jul 27 Duran are part of the London Olympic Games Opening Celebration, featuring a fly-over by The Red Arrows.
Jul 27 Behind the Scenes at Hyde Park. Roger gets his hair done, and makes a joke about the hair. Simon tries on the Union Jack jacket. Clips of the show. (YouTube).
Jul 27 Tour stylist Jeffery Bryant talks about the origin of the Union Flag jacket - it was meant to be the English flag!. (YouTube).
Jul 27 The band interviewed for Access Hollywood before the Hyde Park show. Simon makes an underpants joke. (YouTube).
Jul 27 Roger and Simon interviewed by Johnny Vauhn at the Hyde Park show. (YouTube).
Jul 27 Duran Duran: BT London Live - Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert, for the Olympic Games, Hyde Park, London, UK.
(Highlights 47min, Interviews), (Uncut second half), (Opening/PE), (Opening/PE/AVTAK), (Reflex Intro), (Reflex, Red Arrows), (WB/Relax cover), (Rio).
Aug 8 Duran Duran: Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA, USA.
Aug 9 Duran Duran: Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA, USA.
Aug 10 Nick gives a special video message for Duran Duran Appreciation Day. (DD.com).
Aug 11 Duran Duran: OC Fair, Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, CA, USA. .
(Union), (PE), (JT speech), (Band Intros/PTFBJ).
Aug 12 Duran Duran: AVA Amphitheater/Casino Del Sol, Tucson, AZ, USA.
Aug 15 Duran Duran: The Joint, Tulsa, OK, USA.
Aug 17 Duran Duran: Memphis Botanical Gardens, Memphis, TN, USA.
Aug 18 Duran Duran: Biloxi, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, MS, USA. (with MNDR)
Aug 19 Duran Duran: Chastain Park, Atlanta, GA, USA. (with MNDR)
Aug 21 Duran Duran: Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, NC, USA. (with MNDR)
Aug 22 Duran Duran: nTelos Wireless Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA, USA. (with MNDR)
Aug 24 Duran Duran: MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods, Mashantucket, CT, USA. (with MNDR)
Aug 24? Simons voice gets worse, and they cancel the rest of the U.S tour.
Aug 25 Duran Duran: Revel Ovation, Atlantic City, NJ, USA. (with MNDR)
show cancelled
Aug 26 Duran Duran: Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
show cancelled
Aug 27 EMI Gold release Sight Sound: Duran Duran - Greatest Hits on CD & DVD.
Aug 28 Duran Duran: Fraze Pavilion, Kettering, OH, USA. (with MNDR)
show cancelled
Aug 29 Duran Duran: Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL, USA. (with MNDR)
show cancelled
Aug 31 Duran Duran: Casino Rama Entertainment Centre, Orillia, ON, Canada.
show cancelled
Sep 1 Duran Duran: Casino Rama Entertainment Centre, Orillia, ON, Canada.
show cancelled
Sep The last few shows of The All You Need Is Now Tour are cancelled, due to Nick Rhodes ill health.
Sep 2 JT gets a story into 'The Daily Mail newspaper, with stories from In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran. (Link).
Sep EMI release Best Bands from Great Britain: Duran Duran in Mexico.
Sep 8? Duran Duran Round Table 2012 airs. Subjects include a possible Box Set with rare and unreleased material, Reportage (10:00), escaping the 1980s, Simon never washes his hair with Shampoo. Rogers facebook is like an unweeded garden. (Full YouTube).
Sep 10 John tweets about the Skaist-Taylor fashion lines in the New York Times. (Link).
Sep 12 John Taylor appears on UK ITV show Loose Women, with Carol Vordeman and Janet Street-Porter. He says he changed his name because of a Monty Python sketch, and also an XTC song. The band had the legal sex age (per state) printed on their schedules. (YouTube), (YouTube).
Sep 13 John Taylor: Leicester Square Theatre, London, UK.
Talk and Signing for In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran. (clip 1), (reading), (clip 2), (Reading coachella), (Reading coachella), (clip 3).
Sep 14 John speaks to the Huffington Post about Nick collapsing while on tour, leading to cancelled shows. (DD.com News), (News).
Sep 14? John Taylor interviewed by Martyn Lee on Absolute Radio. He talks about the move towards playing music festivals and open air events. Also why he wrote his autobiography. (YouTube).
Sep 18 John Taylor: The Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, Paradise Place, Birmingham, UK.
Talk and Signing for In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran
Sep 18 John Taylor "In the Pleasure Groove" at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, September 18th 2012. (fan chat), (Arrival on stage).
Sep 19 John Taylor: The Dance House, Manchester, UK.
Talk and Signing for In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran.
Sep 23 John Taylor's autobiography published, co-written with Tom Sykes. In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran charts Taylor's thirty year career with the band, as well as detailing his formative years. Taylor recounts the million tiny seductions that are required to make the journey from English suburbia to selling out Madison Square Garden – seductions that go by a hundred different names; family, friendship, romances, collaborations and strategic alliances.
Sep 26 John Taylor: Toppings The Bookshop, Bath, UK.
Talk and Signing for In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran. (YouTube).
? John attends a book signing in Waterstones shop, Brighton, UK. Some video comments say he was grumpy that day? (Clip 1), (Clip 2.
Oct ? Simon, Nick and Roger talk about the situation with their unreleased album Reportage from 2006. They are hopeful it will be released some day. (YouTube).
Oct 9 Best of Bond ...James Bond: 50 Years - 50 Tracks released, featuring "A View to a Kill".
Oct 10 John talks about his book on Live From The Couch on WLNY. His Mother came from Liverpool. "Unadulterated" is a great word. He mentions the DD Timeline. (YouTube).
Oct 21 John talks about the early days of music videos, and his band's experiences with them, to Tom Sykes at SIR Studios in Los Angeles, California. (YouTube).
Oct 29? John attends an interview and book signing for Indigo. (Full Youtube).
Oct 30? John Taylor visits The Morning Show to talk about his new book "In The Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran." Says indigo event was last night. (YouTube).
Oct 30? John Taylor talks with Eric Blair about his book "In the Pleasure Groove", for Blairing Out.com. He confirms that drugs did not play a part in the recording of the first few albums. He tells the story of how a fan taught him how to play a song from the third album. He mentions his daughter.(YouTube).
Oct 31 Simon Le Bon visits the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance shop in Market Place, Warwick, as part of the launch of The Children's Air Ambulance service. (YouTube clip).
Nov 2 Sébastien Bataille's biography Duran Duran: Les Pop Modernes published (publisher: Fayard). The book contains exclusive and long interviews with Daniel Abraham (engineer on Notorious and co-producer on Big Thing) and Philippe Laffont (engineer on So Red The Rose).
Nov 2? An Indigo Minute featuring Duran Duran's John Taylor (YouTube).
Nov 8 John Taylor visited Google Los Angeles for a 50min interview to discuss his autobiography "In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran". (YouTube).
Nov ? John Taylor at the Bass Player Live 2012 event reading from his book, In the Pleasure Grove. (YouTube).
Nov 17 Duran Duran UK Fan Convention 2012. From 6:00pm till Midnight at the Crowne Plaza in Birmingham, UK. (Clip Dancefloor), (live cover band).
Nov 23? John Taylor hosts a Google Hangout with fans - seven women. He says he is studying his Civics test to become an American citizen. He talks about his parents deaths. (YouTube).
Dec 6 John Taylor interviewed by actor Fabio Volo on Volo in diretta on Italian Rai 3 TV, airs. (YouTube).
Dec The Wonder Stuff release From The Midlands with Love (Part 3) single, featuring a cover version of "Planet Earth".
Dec ? John joins Jian in Studio Q to talk about his new memoir called "In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran". (YouTube).
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