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

October 17, 2019

John leaves after 20 years - so what?

October 13, 2019

The confusing world of Duran Duran's album covers

September 14, 2019

In the beginning...

September 9, 2019

UK Pop Trash tour, Wembley Arena, London. December 17th 2000

June 30, 2019

Read all about our new fanzine and how to buy one - back on sale!

May 4, 2019

1984 teenage daydreams - as seen by a teenager in 2019

April 19, 2019

The knock-out rounds - who will be crowned Ultimate 80s Champion?

April 17, 2019

64 songs are reduced to 32 - here's the results from the Group Stage

April 12, 2019

64 Duran songs from the '80s do battle for the prize of 'World Champion' - who will win?

April 7, 2019

The great Cherry Lipstick challenge - tell us why Read My Lips is great! And we had a winner...

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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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