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The Cure Cold Cover

"Cold" is the kind of song that leaves such an impression that it wouldn't surprise any Cure fam that it would be played at a funeral. The studio version has a tremendous sound (drums, cello) that was never quite recaptured in any of the live performances....

The Cure 40th Anniversary Concert July 2018

It is rather extraordinary to think that 10 years after the release of that rather disappointing 2008 album, The Cure has yet to announce the release of what must be an extraordinary production, and will only perform once in Europe for the entire year. However,...

Track Profile: If I Will Be There

About this track: If "How Beautiful You Are" (1997) was inspired by French poetry (The Eyes of the Poor by Charles Beaudelaire), "If I Will Be There" is likewise inspired by a famous text by the French poet Alfred de Musset (for a translation, see this...

Track Profile: The Cure Lament 2017

About this track: Lament was originally released in 1983. It was one of the three B-sides to the single "The Walk." [su_box title="The original 1983 track"][su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvkSwtFMM44"][/su_youtube][/su_box] Lament (sometimes spelled La Ment) began as a promotional single released in late 1982 for the Flexipop magazine. The official 1983 song is noticeably...