Save a Prayer

1982 song by Duran Duran

"Save a Prayer" is the sixth single by English new wave band Duran Duran. It is from their second studio album Rio. It went to number 2 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. A live version was released in 1984 from their live album Arena. It was covered in 2015 by Eagles of Death Metal.

"Save a Prayer"
Single by Duran Duran
from the album Rio
  • "Hold Back the Rain" (Remix)
  • "Save a Prayer" (From the Arena)
  • "Careless Memories" (From the Arena)
Released9 August 1982[1]
RecordedJanuary–February 1982
StudioAIR Studios
(London, England)
Length6:05 (video version)
5:32 (album version)
3:45 (US single version)
Producer(s)Colin Thurston
Duran Duran singles chronology
"Hungry Like the Wolf"
"Save a Prayer"
Music video
"Save a Prayer" at YouTube


  1. "1982: The Duran Duran Timeline". Archived from the original on 16 March 2008. Retrieved 9 August 2022.