Art Nouveau released a track called "The Fear Machine", which sold a few hundred copies and enjoyed airtime on John Peel's show. In spite of the song's success, the band failed to secure a record deal during this period. In , Art Noveau advertised for a new lead singer. They ultimately auditioned and chose Christopher Hamill , who then went under the stage name Limahl an anagram of his surname. The group renamed themselves Kajagoogoo , a name coined phonetically from the first sounds that many infants make. The single was released on 10 January and topped the UK Singles Chart ,  having done so before any of Duran Duran's singles as Rhodes himself has lightheartedly noted.
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Duran Duran's John Taylor has opened up about his bandmate Nick Rhodes' brush with illness, which brought their recent tour to an early close in the United States. Taylor admits that Rhodes' plight shook him up, particularly after they'd had to cancel shows earlier on the tour due to frontman Simon Le Bon suffering throat problems. It's a warning for all of us. We didn't know. On all the attention the band received during their pretty-boy phase: 'We had each other.
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HIV criminalization case where an HIV-positive man was sentenced to 25 years in prison and lifetime registration as a sex offender after a one-time sexual encounter in which he used a condom. In June , Rhoades had a one-time sexual encounter with Adam Plendl during which they used a condom. Several days after, Plendl was told by a friend that Rhoades might be HIV-positive, and he contacted the police. On the advice of his counsel, Rhoades pled guilty, despite the fact that a condom was used and Mr.
By Annette Witheridge for MailOnline. Former supermodel Julie Anne Rhodes intends to use the proceeds to fund her latest venture as a personal chef. The godfather of pop culture Warhol gave the picture of a heart to Nick and Julie upon their wedding in August Celebration: The Duran Duran musician and his ex-wife were close friends with the godfather of pop culture.