‘Paper Gods’ Out This Friday, September 11th on Warner Bros. Records

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DURAN DURAN’S UPCOMING ALBUM PAPER GODS IS NOW STREAMING IN ITS ENTIRETY ON PITCHFORK.COM

PAPER GODS OUT THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH ON WARNER BROS. RECORDS

DURAN DURAN TO MAKE APPEARANCES ON CBS SUNDAY MORNING, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, AND JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

September 8th, 2015 — Burbank, CA — Paper Gods, the eagerly anticipated new album from multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran, is now streaming in its entirety at Pitchfork.com. The album will be released worldwide this Friday, September 11th, via Warner Bros. Records. Listen to it HERE.

The band will make a series of television appearances around the album release, including CBS Sunday Morning on September 13th, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on September 15th, The Today Show on September 17th, The Ellen DeGeneres Show on September 23rd, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! in mid-October.

Early acclaim for Paper Gods:

“If Paper Gods were a debut from some upstart band, the buzz would be insane.” – Rolling Stone

“Most daring album in years.” – Billboard

“Impressive new album” – DuJour Magazine

“Duran Duran are back with the captivating and contemporary fourteen-cut gem Paper Gods, out September 11, rife with a sound that mines and expands on their infectious early pop-dance style to fine effect.” – Village Voice

“A concise slice of pop craftsmanship” – Complex

“A dose of triumphant pop” – Brooklyn Vegan

Singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor, and drummer Roger Taylor recorded Paper Gods in London with producers Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Josh Blair, and Mr Hudson. The songs capture the true essence of Duran Duran, with the duality and sense of conflict that has always been at the heart of their music. Visceral and daring, the album mixes hard-edged, contemporary pop with the band's darker more experimental side to create a body of work that is epic in its scope.

Duran Duran will perform a run of shows in the U.S. in September and October, followed by a UK arena tour that kicks off in late November. Please visit http://www.duranduran.com/ for details.

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