Rio Lyrics

Duran Duran


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon
album: Track 1 in album Rio
release date: 1982-5-21
popularity : 97 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Non-Music Pop
styles: Interview/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
length: 5:36
producer: Colin Thurston
engineer: Colin Thurston
saxophone: Andy Hamilton
writer: John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon

Cover Art

Duran Duran Rio cover art
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Moving on the floor now babe you're a bird of paradise
Cherry ice cream smile I suppose it's very nice
With a step to your left and a flick to the right
You catch that mirror way out west
You know you're something special and you look like you're the best

Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand
Just like that river twisting through a dusty land
And when she shines she really shows you all she can
Oh Rio, Rio dance across the Rio Grande

I've seen you on the beach and I've seen you on TV
Two, of a billion stars it means so much to me
Like a birthday or a pretty view
But then I'm sure that you know it's just for you

Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand
Just like that river twisting through a dusty land
And when she shines she really shows you all she can
Oh Rio, Rio dance across the Rio Grande

Hey now (wow) look at that did he nearly run you down
At the end of the drive the lawmen arrive you make me feel
Alive, alive, alive

I'll take my chance 'cause luck is on my side
I tell you something I know what you're thinking
I tell you something I know what you're thinking

Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand
Just like that river twists across a dusty land
And when she shines she really shows you all she can
Oh Rio, Rio dance across the Rio Grande

Her name is Rio, she don't need to understand
And I might find her if I'm looking like I can
Oh Rio Rio hear them shout across the land
From mountains in the north down to the Rio Grande

Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Rio
  • 2 My Own Way
  • 3 Lonely in Your Nightmare
  • 4 Hungry Like the Wolf
  • 5 Hold Back the Rain
  • 6 New Religion
  • 7 Last Chance on the Stairway
  • 8 Save a Prayer
  • 9 The Chauffeur