No Greatest Hits DVD would be complete without topless female mud-wrestling -- at least that's how English synth-junkies Duran Duran see it.

This collection compiles nearly two decades worth of glitz, from 1981's self-titled debut to 1997's Medazzaland. The glam band's biggest success laid in constant MTV rotation, and these music videos emphasize their expert exploitation of the medium.

1980s music specialized in cheesy special effects, synths, heavy beats and weird hair. These videos don't lack any of the above, and the gleeful croons and spirited playing of one of pop's finer outfits validate the success of these infectious ditties.

This DVD delivers what any casual fan would ever want, and Duran Duran really comes to life thanks to improved sound and restored footage. The DVD falls short for anyone seeking a deeper look into the band's history. For most, it's sizzling, lip-smacking fun.


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