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Rio

by Duran Duran

Rio by Duran Duran

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Rio

by Duran Duran

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Label: Parlophone UK
The fact that Duran Duran frontloaded Rio with "Rio," the best day-glo roller skating jam of all time, is further proof that restraint wasn't one of the Brit pretty boy band's fortes. With faux-funk bass, a bitchin' sax solo, and a chorus as big as the Rio Grande, the first track leaves the rest of the album much to live up to. Thankfully, "Hungry Like the Wolf" saves it halfway, and fan faves "Save a Prayer" and "The Chauffeur" close with some schmaltzy LeBon balladry.

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The fact that Duran Duran frontloaded Rio with "Rio," the best day-glo roller skating jam of all time, is further proof that restraint wasn't one of the Brit pretty boy band's fortes. With faux-funk bass, a bitchin' sax solo, and a chorus as big as the Rio Grande, the first track leaves the rest of the album much to live up to. Thankfully, "Hungry Like the Wolf" saves it halfway, and fan faves "Save a Prayer" and "The Chauffeur" close with some schmaltzy LeBon balladry.

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About This Album

The fact that Duran Duran frontloaded Rio with "Rio," the best day-glo roller skating jam of all time, is further proof that restraint wasn't one of the Brit pretty boy band's fortes. With faux-funk bass, a bitchin' sax solo, and a chorus as big as the Rio Grande, the first track leaves the rest of the album much to live up to. Thankfully, "Hungry Like the Wolf" saves it halfway, and fan faves "Save a Prayer" and "The Chauffeur" close with some schmaltzy LeBon balladry.