Duran Duran Pay Tribute To Barry At Coachella

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April 18, 2011 | 7:35am EST

Duran Duran paid tribute to late Bond composer John Barry during their set at the Coachella music festival in California on Sunday.
The band took to the stage on the last night of the event in Indio, California and thrilled fans with hits including Rio and Save a Prayer.

After they finished the set, Duran Duran returned for an encore and dedicated the first track to late musician Barry, who co-wrote their hit song A View To A Kill for the Roger Moore movie of the same name.

Frontman Simon Le Bon dressed in a white tuxedo reminiscent of the suave superspy and they were backed by an orchestra as they played a pared down version of the tune, before launching into the full, upbeat track.

Le Bon told the crowd, “We lost a dear friend of ours this year – English composer John Barry. This for him.”

Duran Duran ended the encore with their classic hit Girls on Film as keyboardist Nick Rhodes took photographs of the crowd.

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