Somehow Duran Duran vs Spandu Ballet lacks the passion of Elvis v The Beatles or even The Beatles vs The Monkees eh?
In 2015, both Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet are slated to release new albums. This article examines the dimensions of their rivalry in 2015. radiocremebrulee.com
The Chauffeur vs Baby You Can Drive my Car
The Beatles were the template for the Boy Band.
When Duran Duran arrived in North America – they were hailed as the new Fab Five over The Beatles Fab Four being Elvis impersonators.
Queen cut their own unique swath – Freddie sashaying around the world in Drag breaking Free.
Duran Duran, Spandu Ballet, Haircut 100, Flock of Seagulls, Big Country, The Blow Monkeys, U2, UB40, The Pet Shop Boys, Culture Club, The Eurythmics and Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Men at Work following on The Bee Gees, Rick Springfield and Olivia Newton-John and Andy Gibb.
The manufactured wave continued with New Kids on the Block and later NSYNC copying the authenic INXS from australia.
Gender Bending, Genderfuck, QueerGendered
Mr Annie Lennox and Miss Boy George
the 80s were for queers as the 50s were for hets
a musical celebration of sexuality and pleasure
Both Duran Duran and Queen had drummers named Roger Taylor.