In 1981, Duran Duran released their second studio album titled Rio. It was their first album to achieve massive success in the United States with two top 20 singles on the Hot 100 charts. The first was Hungry Like the Wolf, which peaked at number three on the charts, and the second was this song, Rio, which peaked at number 14 on the Hot 100 charts in 1982. They would follow Rio up with eight top ten singles in a row on the Hot 100 charts between 1983-1986.
Enjoy this look back at Duran Duran’s music video for Rio as well as an awesome live performance from New Year’s Eve in 1982!