Duran Duran’s New Album Produced By Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson & Mr Hudson, Will Feature Kiesza

Robbie Daw | March 27, 2015 10:46 am
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Duran Duran have some pretty great stuff lined up for their upcoming 14th studio album, which is due out in September. Not only did the legendary New Romantic band work with producers Nile Rodgers (the knob-twiddler behind such past DD classics as “Wild Boys” and “Notorious”), Mark Ronson (who co-produced the band’s 2010 album All You Need Is Now) and Mr Hudson, songs on the LP will also feature Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and “Hideaway” singer Kiesza.

(Hmmmm…still no word on what this somewhat recent meeting of Duran Duran and Lindsay Lohan was all about.)

Adding a bit to the prestige of this era is the fact that the band (which currently consists of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor) have signed a worldwide recording contract with Warner Bros. Their previous LP was released through indie label S-Curve.

“We could not be happier to be making this deal with Warner Bros., and are looking forward to working on our forthcoming album release with not only their US team but also everyone else within the Warner family around the world,” said bassist John Taylor in a press release. “We are also excited that this deal means we will be reunited with our catalogue after years apart – and in that sense it really feels a little like coming home.”

And now, here’s a bit of a Duran Duran/Nile Rodgers throwback from 1987:

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