Duran Duran released ‘Rio’ on May 10, 1982


‘Rio’ was Duran Duran’s second studio album and was released on May 10th 1982

– The first song to be recorded for ‘Rio’ was “My Own Way” in October 1981, and the rest of the album was recorded in the early months of 1982.

– The image on the album cover was painted by artist Patrick Nagel, the cover itself was designed by Malcolm Garrett.

– they released five videos from ‘Rio’, they were “My Own Way”, “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “Save a Prayer”, “Lonely in Your Nightmare”, “Rio” and “The Chauffeur”.

– In 2013 science-fiction movie Oblivion, in an apocalyptic world, a copy of Duran Duran’s “Rio” can be seen briefly in a scene where Tom Cruise’s character browses his old vinyl records collection, as part of the remnants of some better times for human civilization.

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