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

November 29, 2019

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

September 9, 2019

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

March 18, 2019

April 12th, 1984. Oakland Theater, Los Angeles.

February 23, 2019

The Chelsea, Las Vegas. 22nd February 2019

February 21, 2019

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

February 15, 2019

February 12th, 2019: Fillmore Theater, Miami

February 14, 2019

Ahoy Theater, Rotterdam, Holland 4th September 1993

October 30, 2018

Part 3: From a band desperate to show the world their great new song, to a parting of the ways.

September 16, 2018

Joanne Joanne ka-RIO-ke. The Lexington, London, 15 September 2018

June 17, 2018

Saturday 15 May 1993: Tower Records, London 07:45

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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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