Duran Duran are one of the most important bands of the new-wave movement of the 1980s, and show no sign of slowing down.
With Future Past - their first album in six years - tied in a four-way battle to top the Official Albums Chart this Friday, we're revealing the Top 20 most-streamed songs from Duran Duran's back catalogue.
In a career now spanning more than 40 years, Simon Le Bon and co. have notched up two UK Number 1 singles and 14 UK Top 10s, as well as topping the Official Albums Chart once with 1983's Seven and the Ragged Tiger. View Duran Duran's Official Charts history in full here.
And unsurprisingly, the band's most popular song on streaming in the UK is a fan favourite. Hungry Like The Wolf, the second single from 1982's Rio, tops the list, with a total of 40.4 million streams to date in the UK. The super-charged banger, with lyrics inspired by the fairy tale of Red Riding Hood, peaked at Number 5 on the Official Singles Chart.
The cover of Duran Duran's influential 1982 LP, Rio - with six tracks in the Top 20
In second place is the Ordinary World, a Top 10 hit in 1993 that served as the lead from their self-titled album (also known as The Wedding Album), while Rio (a Number 9 peak in 1982) is in third. 1984's The Reflex - the band's second Number 1 single - is fourth, while 1981's Girls On Film completes the Top 5.
Duran Duran also hold the distinction of recording a Bond theme, too. A View To A Kill (7) became the first Bond theme to reach Number 1 in the US, while it had to settle for Number 2 in the UK, where it held the title as the highest-charting Bond theme for 30 years - equalled by Adele's Skyfall in 2015 and overtaken by Sam Smith's Writing's On The Wall in 2015.
A total of six tracks in the Top 20 come from the same album - 1982's influential Rio - more than half of the album's tracklist, in fact. These include Hungry Like The Wolf (1), Rio (4), Save A Prayer (6), The Chauffeur (13), My Own Way (16) and New Religion (18).
The most recent entry on the list is the 2015 single Pressure Off feat. Janelle Monae and Nile Rodgers (17). The track served as the lead single from Duran Duran's Paper Gods LP, which peaked at Number 5 on the Official Albums Chart, their first Top 10 album in over a decade at the time.
Duran Duran's Official Top 20 most-streamed songs
|1||HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF||DURAN DURAN||1982||5|
|2||ORDINARY WORLD||DURAN DURAN||1993||6|
|4||THE REFLEX||DURAN DURAN||1984||1|
|5||GIRLS ON FILM||DURAN DURAN||1981||5|
|6||SAVE A PRAYER||DURAN DURAN||1982||2|
|7||A VIEW TO A KILL||DURAN DURAN||1985||2|
|8||COME UNDONE||DURAN DURAN||1993||13|
|9||PLANET EARTH||DURAN DURAN||2003||12|
|10||THE WILD BOYS||DURAN DURAN||1984||2|
|11||IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW||DURAN DURAN||1983||1|
|13||THE CHAUFFEUR||DURAN DURAN||1982||N/A|
|14||NEW MOON ON MONDAY||DURAN DURAN||1984||9|
|15||UNION OF THE SNAKE||DURAN DURAN||1983||3|
|16||MY OWN WAY||DURAN DURAN||1981||14|
|17||PRESSURE OFF||DURAN DURAN/MONAE/RODGERS||2015||N/A|
|18||NEW RELIGION||DURAN DURAN||1987||N/A|
|19||SKIN TRADE||DURAN DURAN||1982||22|
|20||CARELESS MEMORIES||DURAN DURAN||1981||37|
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