Duran Duran – Stunning, Unseen Photos That Capture The Beatlemania-Like Feel Of Their 1984 Tour

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Bassist John Taylor and photographer Denis O'Regan guide NME through a whirlwind tour

In 1984, a Duran Duran tour was as big as it got: like Adele backed by One Direction, with a dash of debauchery thrown in for good measure. Here, bassist John Taylor and photographer Denis O’Regan talk us through pictures from their photobook about the tour, ‘Careless Memories’, and reminisce about life on the road.

Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan
Image credit: Denis O’Regan