Duran Duran: Classic Albums – Rio

Duran Duran shot into the limelight with two hit singles and their first album, but it was the follow-up, Rio, which catapulted the band to global success. Rio went on to become one of the most successful albums of the 80s, paving the way for Duran Duran to become one of the biggest bands in the world.

This film tells the story behind the writing, recording and subsequent success of the album through interviews, musical demonstrations, and archive footage. Original band members Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor are all interviewed along with director Russell Mulcahy, former manager Paul Berrow, journalist Beverley Glick, designer Antony Price and Bob Geldof amongst others.



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