Duran Duran video banned

'Falling Down' apparently too racy for television

Duran Duran‘s new video for the single ‘Falling Down’ has reportedly been banned from UK television.

The band recently shot the video in Los Angeles depicting the theme of models in rehab, but the current version will not be aired in the UK because it has been deemed too controversial, according to Dotmusic.

A band spokesperson said that they have been forced to shoot a new “tamer” version of the video so it will receive airplay, and added that they are very disappointed to have to reshoot because they feel it is one of their best videos.

“The concept of models in rehab has so much to do with what the song’s about,” frontman Le Bon told NME.COM when they were shooting the video. “It’s very sad but there’s a kind of beauty in it as well,” he added.

Duran Duran‘s new album ‘Red Carpet Massacre’ is due out November 12 in Europe and the UK and a day later in the US.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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