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

The Cherry Lipstick


A few of our favourite things

Cherry Lipstick

Back Issues 1993-2001


Every back issue... nearly. 

Read where it all began.

Plus:  The best of those issues

February 14, 2019

Ahoy Theater, Rotterdam, Holland 4th September 1993

January 10, 2019

The most popular Cherry Lipstick articles from 2018

April 17, 2018

Look In Magazine 23 November 1985

April 5, 2018

The Riverbend Music Center, Ohio, 2 August 1993

February 2, 2018

Cherry Lipstick... as sort-of seen in February 1981

January 26, 2018

25 years ago Ordinary World was a hit and Cherry Lipstick was there to report on it in our first ever issue.

December 15, 2017

Christmas with Cherry Lipstick in the 90s

October 30, 2017

Radio City Music Hall, New York, January 12 1994

October 17, 2017

Parlez-vous Duranglish?

October 3, 2017

The Le Bon-to-English translation dictionary is here

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 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)  

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