Duran Duran are recording a brand new album with Andy Taylor.
The 62-year-old guitarist – who left the band in 2006 – revealed final November when the group had been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that he had been battling stage 4 prostate most cancers for 5 years and now bassist John Taylor has revealed their former bandmate has agreed to a part of a “meaningful” new file they’re engaged on.
Speaking on the Unforgettable Evening in LA occasion, which raised £1.6 million for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund, John stated: “When he dropped the bomb two days earlier than the Hall of Fame, it was actually surprising and terribly unhappy. We’re engaged on an album proper now that’s going to be popping out on the finish of the 12 months and he’s taking part in guitar.
“Had he come to LA and just gone on the TV show, we probably wouldn’t have even thought about it. That [the album] happened as a result of this. There’s a lot of cover songs on the album, songs meaningful to us when we were kids. So having him be a part of that project is great.”
The ‘Girls on Film’ hitmakers will file a lot of the file in Los Angeles and London however frontman Simon LeBon can even head to Ibiza to file with Andy in his studio.
John added: “LeBon is flying to Ibiza to work with Andy. I type of want I used to be there. I feel it’ll be nice.
“It’ll be really profound for them. They haven’t been in the studio together in maybe 10 to 20 years.”
The musician additionally hinted on the risk the periods might function in a documentary as a result of he advised they are going to be filmed.
He stated: “Somebody will have an iPhone on it.”