3 Mar 2023

Simon Le Bon on state of music industry, politics and enduring success

They helped to define the sound of the 1980s.

Four decades on, Duran Duran are still going strong – with a new album, Future Past – as well as a live concert tour across the UK and Ireland, starting next month.

We sat down with the band’s lead singer Simon Le Bon to talk about the state of the music industry – why they stay away from politics – and the secret to their enduring popular success.