Let's face it, Duran Duran have made a LOT of albums over a LONG period of time and, well, they don't all get played so often....

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The Cherry Lipstick

5* Album Reviews

The story of Duran Duran through their music.  A new retrospective review of every album written by the Cherry Lipstick team.

Plus Arcadia review and more!

14/15 reviews completed

Fanzine Week










Our unique print-out-and-keep 'issues' of Cherry Lipstick. 

The Simon le Bon Diaries

Newly discovered, here is the 'true' story of Duran Duran.

Concert Reviews

Re-live shows from all the years.

Around the World in 40 Shows

Showcasing 40 special concerts from Duran's career

             Lost Treasures... Forgotten Horrors...

The songs you've forgotten - both good and bad.

The Power Station

The whole story - in their own words


EARLY DURAN 1972-1980

Our amazing 44-page fanzine tells the story of the band in their own words.

The Cherry Lipstick Fans' Poll

Latest poll on Facebook and Twitter

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A few of our favourite things

June 1, 2020

Celebrating the amazing Mechamix story - podcasts and Duran-designs for the fans!

May 24, 2020

A good old Readers Poll of your favourite tracks

May 19, 2020

Lockdown challenge 2: Listen to all 14 Duran Duran albums in one day

April 25, 2020

Time to ditch one Duran single, and replace it with something better.

April 13, 2020

The challenge: find and play every Duran vinyl single you own. And soak up the memories.

March 28, 2020

Duran's Searching for an Identity Years - with some great music. But which is your favourite?

March 19, 2020

The CL Duran in Dublin ticket competition has a winner - who has his own plans for it. A true story.

March 14, 2020

Will #DD40 ever happen - or did you miss it?

March 9, 2020

Revisit our fans-eye view of Pop Trash - read what we thought of it way back in 2000

January 28, 2020

When were Duran closest to splitting up?

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Cherry Lipstick

Back Issues 1993-2001


Every back issue... nearly. 

Read where it all began.

Plus:  The best of those issues

 Website design: J.R. Kiss (2017) 
 Volume 3 'Lipstick' design: Inessa Wilson (2017)  
 'Cherry Lipstick' logo words: Anita Eve Perez (2017) 
 'Cherry Lipstick mood board' for Fanzine Week 3: The Paper Goddess (2018) 
 Volume 1 and 2 'Cherry Lipstick' logo: Marisa McCall (1994)  

© 2017 by JR Kiss should have been created with squarespace but didn't work so used this insead ! Thanks wix !

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