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01-Nov-2020 21:20

Nicholas James Bates was the only child of well-off parents, the owners of a Birmingham toy shop.

He attended Woodrush High School in Hollywood, Birmingham.

In November 2011, Rhodes received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree from the University of Bedfordshire, for his services to the music industry.In 1999, Rhodes reunited with Duran Duran's original vocalist, Stephen Duffy, to create new music based on some of the earliest Duran music the two had written together.The result was the album Dark Circles, released under the name The Devils.The band achieved rapid success, and Rhodes was a driving force throughout.An unschooled musician, he experimented with the sounds his analogue synthesisers were capable of, but shied away from the "novelty" sounds of some other early synth bands.

In November 2011, Rhodes received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree from the University of Bedfordshire, for his services to the music industry.

In 1999, Rhodes reunited with Duran Duran's original vocalist, Stephen Duffy, to create new music based on some of the earliest Duran music the two had written together.

The result was the album Dark Circles, released under the name The Devils.

The band achieved rapid success, and Rhodes was a driving force throughout.

An unschooled musician, he experimented with the sounds his analogue synthesisers were capable of, but shied away from the "novelty" sounds of some other early synth bands.

Rhodes was also quick to recognise the potential of the music video, and pushed the band to put more effort into their early videos than seemed warranted at the time (before the advent of MTV).