Duran Duran Will Donate All Proceeds From Eagles of Death Metal's 'Save A Prayer' Cover

Eagles of Death Metal, london, 2015
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Dave Catching, Josh Homme, Jesse Hughes and Joe Grimshaw of Eagles of Death Metal performs on stage at KOKO on June 17, 2015 in London.

With a fan-led campaign underway to get the Eagles of Death Metal's cover of Duran Duran's "Save a Prayer" to the top of the U.K. music charts, the British new wave band has announced it will donate all proceeds received from the version. 

Paris Attacks: Campaign Launched to Land Eagles of Death Metal Atop U.K. Charts

Following the deadly attack at Paris' Bataclan theater during the Eagles of Death Metal concert on Friday, Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon made the pledge Monday (Nov. 16) on Twitter, saying the band would be "considering options that are useful, peaceful & uniting."


The "Eagles Of Death Metal For No.1" campaign kicked on Saturday on Facebook with the stated intent to "to show our solidarity against terrorism and support for peace." As of publication, it had more than 11,000 members. 

Watch Eagles of Death Metal Play 'Save a Prayer' With Duran Duran Days Before Paris Shootings

The U.K. singles chart closes at one minute before midnight on Nov. 19.