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

June 27, 2020

Sometimes the band knows best

February 14, 2019

Ahoy Theater, Rotterdam, Holland 4th September 1993

January 17, 2019

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

November 29, 2018

60 things we love about Simon - celebrating his 60th birthday

October 23, 2018

Duran's fin de siècle ballad - meet Cherry Lipstick's latest Lost Treasure.

October 11, 2018

22 November 1994: Simon le Bon interview: "we don't write crap, do we?"

October 10, 2018

Cherry Lipstick Volume 3 Issue 5: The Dutch Go Duran fan interviews. Part 1: September 1990 - John,. Sterling, Simon, Warren and Nick

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?

June 29, 2018

Friday 29 June 2018, BBC4:Duran Duran: There's Something You Should Know review

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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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