12:05 AM EDT 10/17/2013
Originally posted 07/10/2012 09:00AM
They're headlining a concert at London's Hyde Park during the Olympics opening ceremony this month, and Duran Duran couldn't be happier to be heading home. Singer Simon LeBon and guitarist John Taylor tell PEOPLE that leaving their pets behind in England as they tour the world is one of the hardest parts of the job.
For Taylor, saying so long to his "marvelous" Chihuahua Violet and his Chinese crested Sid, is "the worst."
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