Duran Duran are set to hit the stage on Tuesday for fairly probably one in all their most original exhibits up to now.

The British new wave band will play a once-in-a-lifetime present on the Rocket Backyard within the Kennedy Area Middle’s customer complicated in Merritt Island, Fla.

Why? Some would possibly ask. Nicely, the Hungry Just like the Wolf rockers determined they needed to rejoice the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 launch in fashion.

On July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins have been despatched into house on a mission to the moon. They have been profitable and have become the primary astronauts to ever land on the Moon 4 days later, on July 20.

In accordance with an official press launch, Duran Duran’s set will probably be accompanied by an exquisite showcase, which can function 300 drones flying above the NASA airspace, in addition to a 40-person choir and an orchestra.

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The band will probably be taking part in various their space-themed songs, as reported by NME, together with New Moon On Monday, Astronaut and the enduring 1981 hit, Planet Earth.

In addition to that, the band whereas be taking part in The Police‘s Strolling On the Moon, in response to keyboardist Nick Rhodes.

In a latest interview, Rhodes, 57, instructed NME, “This live performance is clearly one thing that’ll solely occur as soon as in our lifetime, so we needed to make it particular. We’re additionally taking part in Strolling On The Moon, which will probably be enjoyable.”

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Duran Duran is presently engaged on a follow-up to their 2015 studio album, Paper Gods. Returning to provide one of many band’s albums is Mark Ronson.

As of this writing, there isn’t any scheduled launch date for the presently untitled album.

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