Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees Duran Duran released an all-toy Anniversary music video featuring their Funko Pop line of figurines and Mattel’s Barbie doll line, directed by Alisa Daglio of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, CA, March 02, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Created primarily during the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown, the Anniversary tribute piece recreates vignettes from nine of Duran Duran’s iconic music videos and incorporates historical references spanning the band’s 44-year long career. The music video is set to the tune “Anniversary,” the fourth track from the band’s latest album, “Future Past,” released on October 22nd, 2021.
“Early into the pandemic, I discovered that Duran Duran bassist John Taylor had COVID, recalls Los Angeles-based video director Alisa Daglio. “I realized that this virus could potentially end my dream to one day direct a music video for Duran Duran, so I made the dream happen for myself.”
The all-toy “Anniversary” track music video was shot mainly on a Red Dragon camera and features the Duran Duran vinyl figurines in Los Angeles, The Salton Sea, Las Vegas, Tucson, London, and Stonehenge.
Daglio offers, “I created the video as a way of saying thank you to Duran Duran for inspiring my career path as a director. I wanted to give Duran Duran fans and the band a reason to smile during these tumultuous times. The world could use a little extra joy right now.”
Funko Inc. (NASDAQ: FNKO) is an American company that manufactures licensed and limited pop culture collectibles. The innovative video premiered on the bands’ official website: www.duranduran.com at 9:00 a.m. EST 3/1/22. The Anniversary Tribute music video can be viewed on the Duran Duran YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iygPHq0hWk
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