Duran Duran to release first album in five years
British new romantic band Duran Duran will release their 14th album this year, five years after their last was released
n news that will delight fans old and new alike, Birmingham new romantic legends Duran Duran have announced that they will release their 14th studio album this September. Entitled Paper Gods, the record is the band’s first LP since their 2010 UK Top 20 and US Top 30 release All You Need Is Now.
Paper Gods sees Duran Duran collaborating with a host of stars, with the production credits featuring Mark Ronson, Janelle Monáe, ex- Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, Nile Rodgers and Mr Hudson. The band announced the album through a post on their official Twitter page.
If that wasn’t exciting enough news for their fans, Duran Duran will also be heading out on an 11-date UK tour this November and December. They kick off with a performance at the Manchester Arena on 27 November before finishing at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on 12 December.
You can see the full tour dates below:
Arena, Manchester (27 November)
First Direct Arena, Leeds (28 November)
Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (30 November)
Centre, Brighton (2 December)
Genting Arena, Birmingham (4 December)
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle (5 December)
SSE Hydro, Glasgow (6 December)
The O2 Arena, London (8 December)
International Centre, Bournemouth (10 December)
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham (11 December)
Echo Arena, Liverpool (12 December)