The Cure played two new songs for the first time last night (May 10) as their US tour kicked off.
The band were playing live in New Orleans at the UNO Lakefront Arena where they performed the new material. Fan footage of both can be seen below with fans speculating that the songs are named ‘Step Into The Light’ and ‘It Can Never Be The Same’.
The Cure’s next UK gig will be as Bestival headliners this summer. After that they will play a handfull of arena gigs in London and Manchester at the end of the year. These gigs will represent their first UK tour dates since 2008.
The UK gigs take place in Manchester on November 29 and London on December 1-3 as part of a 30-date European tour, which will see the band perform in 17 cities. The band previously promised to play new and unreleased material during the gigs.
As well as playing in Manchester and London, The Cure will also perform live in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, France, Spain and Portugal on the tour.
The Cure will play:
Manchester, Arena (November 29)
London, SSE Wembley Arena (December 1-3)