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The Cure

The Cure is an alternative rock band which formed during the punk era of the 1970s in Crawley, England.The bandstartedplaying together in 1976 while Robert Smith and Laurence Tolhurst were still in secondaryschool. Their initial soundplaced theband amongst the post-punk/New Wave movements while the darker musicthat followed, helped formulate the gothicrock genrethat developed through the 1980s. The Cure have releasedthirteen studio albums and over thirty singles during thecourse oftheir career, and as of 2004 have sold 27million albums worldwide.

They remain one of th ...read more

The Cure is an alternative rock band which formed during the punk era of the 1970s in Crawley, England.The bandstartedplaying together in 1976 while Robert Smith and Laurence Tolhurst were still in secondaryschool. Their initial soundplaced theband amongst the post-punk/New Wave movements while the darker musicthat followed, helped formulate the gothicrock genrethat developed through the 1980s. The Cure have releasedthirteen studio albums and over thirty singles during thecourse oftheir career, and as of 2004 have sold 27million albums worldwide.

They remain one of the most enduring bands of the last thirty years, as proven by receiving the ‘Godlike Genius’award attheShockwaves NME Awards in February, 2009. The Cure has gone through several lineup changes,however, their currentlineupresembles an early lineup consisting of founding member Robert Smith (vocals,guitar), original guitarist Porl Thompson(guitar),long-standing member Simon Gallup (bass) and Jason Cooper(drums). Smith is the only member who has continuouslybeen inthe band since its formation. « hide

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LPs
4:13 Dream
2008

3
226 Votes
The Cure
2004

3.1
286 Votes
Bloodflowers
2000

3.6
331 Votes
Wild Mood Swings
1996

2.6
203 Votes
Wish
1992

3.8
407 Votes
Disintegration
1989

4.5
1,539 Votes
Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
1987

3.9
551 Votes
The Head on the Door
1985

4
528 Votes
The Top
1984

3.1
197 Votes
Pornography
1982

4.2
867 Votes
Faith
1981

4
433 Votes
Seventeen Seconds
1980

4
435 Votes
Three Imaginary Boys
1979

3.7
318 Votes
EPs
The Peel Sessions
1988

4.2
12 Votes
The Upstairs Room
1983

3.9
6 Votes
Live Albums
Trilogy (DVD)
2003

4.6
43 Votes
Paris
1993

3.8
41 Votes
Show
1993

3.9
22 Votes
Entreat
1990

4
20 Votes
Concert - The Cure Live
1984

3.7
18 Votes
Compilations
Join the Dots
2004

4.3
31 Votes
Greatest Hits
2001

3.9
208 Votes
Galore
1997

3.8
71 Votes
Staring at the Sea
1990

4.3
108 Votes
Mixed Up
1990

2.9
36 Votes
Japanese Whispers
1983

3.4
58 Votes
Happily Ever After
1981

4.6
6 Votes
Boys Don't Cry
1980

4
258 Votes
Easy Cure 1st Demo (1977-1978)
1977

4.8
2 Votes

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