is a remix album of remixes by Duran Duran
. It was released by EMI in March 1999.
The title comes from a line in the song "Skin Trade": "would someone please explain, the reason for this strange behaviour
". The band had previously used "Strange Behaviour" as the name of their 1987 tour. A 1987 EP of remixes from the Notorious
album that was released in Italy and Japan under the title "Strange Behavior" (American-English spelling without the 'u', rather than the British spelling used here).
Having dropped Duran Duran after their 1997 album Medazzaland
, EMI was keen to begin mining the band's back catalogue. They had already released a new hits collection called Greatest
(1998) and were finally getting around to releasing versions of songs that were not easily obtainable on CD.
In years to come, EMI would continue to mine the band's catalogue by reissuing the first four albums (Arena
including two bonus tracks), as well as two singles boxsets and a collection of videos.
Released on two CDs, the collection really split the remixed output of Duran Duran down the middle. The first CD featured all the 12" mixes released during the initial period of the original lineup 1981-1984, with the exception of their second single Careless Memories
, as well as remixes of several album tracks.
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