The Cure - Lost Wishes
NME.COM feature on The Cure - Lost Wishes album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
- Oct 24, 2008
If it's really the end, it's some way to go...
- Jul 15, 2004
Utterly brilliant band, perfectly reasonable box set...
- Jan 30, 2004
Frontman says album will be a mix of brand new songs and material left over since 2008
“Sorry the set is so long,” jokes Robert Smith during three-and-a-half-hour Royal Albert Hall performance
The set include a host of rarities and the live debut of '2 Late'
The Cure - Lost Wishes: Wikipedia Album Entry
Whoever made this tracklist up is wrong. This is just a 4-song instrumental EP.
Lost Wishes is a limited edition cassette release by The Cure, containing four previously unreleased instrumental tracks which were recorded during the Wish sessions in 1991. It was not commercially released and was made available only via mail order from the Fiction Records offices in London.
All profits from this release were donated to the Portsmouth Down's Syndrome Trust.
Printed on the cassette cover was a message, "It started because Porl had written an excellent weird thing, very stirring, with bagpipes and harmonium which he really wanted to do but it didn't fit any of the lyrics I'd been writing. Simon had a piece too which is nominally called 'Off to Sleep', a nursery rhyme kind of sound, very gentle and sweet but if I tried to sing over it, it would get very morose. So we hit on the idea of a separate album of purely instrumental things...the fifth one sounded like a Cure backing track without me singing. That seemed a bit pointless so we shelved it for the moment but we'll probably get back to it." – Robert Smith
1. "Uyea Sound" (Thompson) – 5:29
2. "Cloudberry" (Smith) – 5:25
3. "Off to Sleep" (Gallup) – 3:47
4. "The Three Sisters" (Bamonte) – 4:10
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