Making Music

Duran Duran’s first successful back-to-back road trip



Making Portable Music

Duran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven “Second British Invasion” of the US. Since the 1980s, they have placed 14 singles in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and 21 in the Billboard Hot 100, and have sold over 70 million records.

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Music is the soundtrack of your life. - Dick Clark

Music describes what words can't. - Unknown

Canned music is like audible wallpaper. - Alistair Cooke

Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

Rock and roll: music for the neck downwards. - Keith Richards

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. - Thomas Carlyle

Music is spiritual. The music business is not. - Van Morrison

I hate music - especially when it's played. - Jimmy Durante

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. - Pat Conroy

You can't touch music, but music can touch you. - Mordecai

Music isn't for the eyes - it's for the ears. - Adele

Life exists for the love of music or beautiful things. - G K Chesterton

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end. - Igor Stravinsky

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. - Samuel Johnson

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. - Oscar Wilde

You just pick a chord, go twang, and you've got music. - Sid Vicious

After Rossini dies, who will there be to promote his music? - Richard Wagner

Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one. - Duke Ellington

Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it. - Sting

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be. - George William Curtis

If in the afterlife there is not music, we will have to import it. - Domenico Cieri Estrada

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Record Company

Country music has always been the best shrink that 15 bucks can buy. - Dierks Bentley

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. - Pablo Casals

My metabolism stinks. I can gain weight just listening to dinner music. - Ron Dentinger

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

The trouble with dancing naked is that not everything stops when the music does. - Unknown

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

It is simply my life, music. I live it, breathe it, talk with it. I am almost unconscious of it. - Arthur Rubinstein

If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk. - Oscar Wilde

Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. - Jack Handey

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain

Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. - Sarah Dessen

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham


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24-Nov-2017