In the Pleasure Groove
21%
off

In the Pleasure Groove : Love, Death & Duran Duran

3.88 (2,893 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

With a new introduction by Nick Rhodes The talent. The charisma. The videos. From their 1981 hit "Planet Earth" to their latest number-one album, All You Need Is Now, John Taylor and Duran Duran have enchanted audiences around the world. It's been a wild ride, and--for John in particular--dangerous. John recounts the story of the band's formation, their massive success, and his journey to the brink of self-destruction. Told with humor, honesty--and packed with exclusive pictures--In the Pleasure Groove is an irresistible rock-and-roll portrait of a band whose popularity has never been stronger.
show more

Out of ideas for the holidays?

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Shop now .

Product details

  • Paperback | 387 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 25mm | 249g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0142196940
  • 9780142196946
  • 621,418

Review quote

"Unlike most cred-obsessed rockers, the Duran Duran bassist presents his (and the band's) story as one of substance in the service of style. And his natural raconteur's wit lends Duran's ruthless ambition some crucial charm."--LA Times "Taylor's honest and heartfelt style makes for a highly worthwhile and entertaining read whether you are a fan of the band or not. In the Pleasure Groove is, quite simply, a fascinating tale of very interesting man who has jammed one hell of a lot of living into his 52 years."--Huffington Post "Taylor's insightful, entertaining memoir, the inside story of the seminal '80s band, Duran Duran."--Publishers Weekly "The book is a familiar tale of rock 'n' roll, sin and redemption, but Taylor's capable voice make this a more nuanced and intriguing memoir than might be expected."--Kirkus
show more

About John Taylor

John Taylor is married to Gela Nash, cofounder of Juicy Couture. They split their time between Los Angeles and Wiltshire, England.
show more

Rating details

2,893 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 29% (825)
4 39% (1,125)
3 26% (745)
2 6% (168)
1 1% (30)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X