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!

15/15 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.

The Power Station

The whole story - in their own words

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 Cherry Lipstick


A few of our favourite things

June 13, 2020

To get back to your roots you have to get deep down and dirty

March 19, 2020

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

November 29, 2019

Andy Taylor live - The 100 Club, London. 27th November 2019

February 7, 2019

No scared cows at Cherry Lipstick - Arcadia get taken down.

June 1, 2018

Heaven, hell, rebirth and cornflakes. The greatest not-Duran album ever.

April 28, 2018

An exciting new live LP or a treasured cellophane shroud?

March 6, 2018

Being a Duran Fan Part 1: Youth, b-side, sex and the art of looking forward

February 6, 2018

Someone Else Not Me reconsidered... The Vevo Top 20

January 3, 2018

Fail to prepare... prepare to fail. Duran's planning for DD40 is revealed.

October 7, 2017

Are they still going? Duran prove their endurance, relevance and style

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EARLY DURAN 1972-1980

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

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)
 Cherry Lipstick logo as seen on t-shirt design by AW and Col H (2020)

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

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