Rock Corridor 2022: Watch Duran Duran Play “Women on Movie,” “Rio,” Extra
Duran Duran kicked off the thirty seventh annual Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony final evening (November 5). The ’80s pop group was inducted by actor Robert Downey Jr., and carried out a handful of their largest hits, together with “Women on Movie,” “Rio,” and “Peculiar World.” Watch it occur beneath.
In line with The Los Angeles Occasions’ reside report from this yr’s ceremony, Duran Duran commenced their efficiency with some technical points. “We simply wanted to show to you that we weren’t lip syncing,” vocalist Simon Le Bon joked at one level.
Le Bon additionally defined the absence of guitarist Andy Taylor, who was identified with Stage 4 metastatic prostate most cancers 4 years in the past. Le Bon revealed the information in a letter from Taylor that he learn to the gang:
Simply over 4 years in the past I used to be identified with Stage 4 metastatic prostate most cancers. Many households have skilled the sluggish burn of this illness and naturally we aren’t any completely different; so I communicate from the attitude of a household man however with profound humility to the band, the best followers a gaggle may have and this distinctive accolade.
The total notice from Taylor was posted on Duran Duran’s web site. “I’m actually sorry and massively upset I couldn’t make it,” he wrote. “I’m so very happy with these 4 brothers; I’m amazed at their sturdiness, and I’m overjoyed at accepting this award. I typically doubted the day would come. I’m positive as hell glad I’m round to see the day.”
Observe all of Pitchfork’s protection of the 2022 Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony.