Label: EMI - 105443 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Chile • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
The single was designed as a stop-gap release to capitalise on (no audio) - Ian Pooley - Since Then. Top 5 success of the band's previous single, " Girls on Film ", but prior to the recording and release of the band's second album Rio which was recorded in the early months of It was more successful in Australia, becoming Duran Duran 's second Top 10 hit at The 7" single and 12" single versions of the song were recorded in Octoberwell before the rest of the album was recorded in the early months of The single had a fast tempo and real "disco strings" arranged by Richard Myhill and Duran Duran.
A much slower version of "My Own Way" was later recorded for the album, with slightly different lyrics. This version of song was later remixed by David Kershenbaum for the Carnival EP, and this altered track appeared on the American re-issue of the Rio album on vinyl and cassette Bala Com Bala - Thievery Corporation - Sounds From The Verve Hi-Fi in Even though it was a released as a single, and a gateway to the Rio album, "My Own Way" has yet to appear on any of Duran Duran 's compilation albums.
Neither 's Decade or 's Greatest included the track, although it came close. A promo for Greatest included both "My Own Way" and " Careless Memories ", but the commercial release replaced My Own Way - Duran Duran - Rio with 's " Serious " and 's " Electric Barbarella ".
The video for "My Own Way" was set to the fast-paced single version of the song. The band performs the song while flamenco dancers twirl in the background, and a colorful Killing Joke - Fire Dances sits on the keyboards.
However, it was not included on the video compilations Decade or Greatest The b-side on the 7" and 12" singles was " Like An Angel ", and the 12" included the "night version".
An instrumental version of the night version of "My Own Way" was released solely on a promotional 12" in It My Own Way - Duran Duran - Rio surfaced on a bootleg of remixes around called Night Version Companion. The "Brazilian edit" was released on the Brazilian 7" single. It is an edit of the album version which fades with over a minute left of the song. A further version of "My Own Way" surfaced on the b-side of the " Rio " 12" single.
This mix, by David Kershenbaumwas the same as the version on the Carnival EP, it just faded out a few seconds earlier. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Contents [ show ]. Categories :. Cancel Save. My Own Way. October Townhouse Studios, London. CapitolEMI. This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia view authors.
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