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

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?

September 14, 2018

The best Duran concert openers - as voted for by you.

August 16, 2018

The Cherry Lipstick survey of Duran fans on the Simon le Bon allegations

August 12, 2018

One month on... How do we feel now about the Simon le Bon allegation?

July 3, 2017

Andy's hand-brake turn of a guitar screeches A View to A Kill to a memorable end. But that's the exception to Duran's fade-out rule.

June 8, 2017

Cherry Lipstick Volume 1 Issue 8: March 1994

May 26, 2017

What if they didn't play Rio last?

May 16, 2017

Liberty is voted best album title-track from the 1990s - but how does it compare to the other 8?

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 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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