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

Cherry Lipstick

Back Issues 1993-2001


Every back issue... nearly. 

Read where it all began.

Plus:  The best of those issues

May 4, 2019

1984 teenage daydreams - as seen by a teenager in 2019

February 21, 2019

Back in the summer of '88... this is what Duran fans were up to

January 17, 2019

We sing along, but how much do we listen? Explore the world of lyrical analysis.

November 6, 2018

Celebrating how Duran Duran and You Kill Me With Silence changed a life.

October 15, 2018

9 October 2019: Duran Duran's perfume range launch at Liberty store, London. Thankfully the 1990 album wasn't called 'Walmart'.

August 18, 2018

Duran as inspiration for a life and new music - BiTTERSWEET MACHiNES

April 28, 2018

An exciting new live LP or a treasured cellophane shroud?

April 17, 2018

Look In Magazine 23 November 1985

March 9, 2018

Being a Duran Fan Part 2: prepare your lipstick for appearing in public

March 6, 2018

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

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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)  

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

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