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The Cure News

The Cure's Robert Smith reveals new album details – and says '4:14 Scream' is 'a terrible title'

Frontman says album will be a mix of brand new songs and material left over since 2008

  • Apr 1, 2014

The Cure repeat marathon 45-song set at second Teenage Cancer Trust show

“Sorry the set is so long,” jokes Robert Smith during three-and-a-half-hour Royal Albert Hall performance

  • Mar 30, 2014

The Cure play marathon 45-song set for Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall

The set include a host of rarities and the live debut of '2 Late'

  • Mar 29, 2014

The Cure announce new album plans

The band reveal they will release their 14th studio album this year (2014)

  • Feb 3, 2014

The Cure add extra Teenage Cancer Trust gig date

The band will now play two nights at London's Royal Albert Hall

  • Jan 31, 2014

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The Cure Music Videos

Garrick Davis-Redhouse Play Video

Garrick Davis-Redhouse

Nothin' but the Blues. Watch the official Garrick Davis-Redhouse video by Garrick Davis/The Fabulous Funkyband in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] Play Video

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster]

Watch the official Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and...

Silent Night Play Video

Silent Night

Watch the official Silent Night video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Lovesong Play Video

Lovesong

Watch the official Lovesong video by The Cure in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Mint Car Play Video

Mint Car

Watch the official Mint Car video by The Cure in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

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The Cure Reviews

The Cure

The Cure

4:13 Dream

  • Oct 24, 2008

The Cure : The Cure

If it's really the end, it's some way to go...

  • Jul 15, 2004

The Cure : Join The Dots – B Sides & Rarities

Utterly brilliant band, perfectly reasonable box set...

  • Jan 30, 2004

The Cure : Devore Glen Helen Hyundai Pavilion

Today's bill sees a curious mix of rum '80s stagers...

  • Oct 8, 2003

London Wembley Arena

...expecting to entice fresh-blood with this murk is like swapping their PlayStation for a hoop and top. ..

  • May 2, 2000

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The Cure Biography

The Cure is an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member. The Cure first began releasing music in the late 1970s with its debut album Three Imaginary Boys. Their second single, "Boys Don't Cry", became a hit; this, along with several early singles, placed the band as part of the post-punk and new wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s, the band's increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre.

After the release of 1982's Pornography, the band's future was uncertain and Smith was keen to move past the gloomy reputation his band had acquired. With the single "Let's Go to Bed" released the same year, Smith began to place a pop sensibility into the band's music (as well as a unique stage look). The Cure's popularity increased as the decade wore on, especially in the United States where the songs "Just Like Heaven", "Lovesong" and "Friday I'm in Love" entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart. By the start of the 1990s, the Cure were one of the most popular alternative rock bands in the world. The band is estimated to have sold 27 million albums as of 2004. The Cure have released thirteen studio albums, ten EPs and over thirty singles during their career.

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