Originally Posted by Enoch
The bands you've mentioned might have some good stuff in their own rite, but they won't bear the test of time like the albums on the list have done. Shear staying power plays a huge factor. Remember Duran Duran? They were supposed to be the next Beatles.....Where are they now?
Duran Duran as the next Beatles is a STRETCH!!!!
Rio is a great album. I think Duran Duran is underrated overall. I love the production on Rio. I think the performance is there and for 80's music - it still sounds pretty fresh to me.