There’s been a campaign to get Eagles of Death Metal’s Duran Duran cover to UK number 1 after the events of the Bataclan in Paris, and it looks like it will succeed. I’m not a big fan of EODM but I love ‘Save A Prayer’, I love that cover and love Duran even more – will be seeing them in London in December with Kirk – and so have also bought a copy.
And wonderfully, Duran Duran have put out a statement saying all proceeds will go to charity. So nice things do come out of sheer horror.
Here’s the original cover, if Channel 4 have again blocked the TFI video with Duran Duran and EODM playing the song together: