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This Must Be the Place (2012)

Like a lot of thrifty New Orleans music nerds, I recently stumbled across an opportunity to see goth legends The Cure perform for cheap at my alma mater’s lake shore campus. 845 more words

Brandon Ledet

The CURE - " Hollywood Bowl " May 22nd, 2016

Anticipation for The Cure’s current North American Tour has been nothing short of fiendish, especially as it’s progressed and word of the band’s extraordinary, rarity- and multi-encore-packed set lists have hit the blogosphere. 935 more words

MUSIC

The Cure - Friday I'm in love (Leaping Ahead #148)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #148: 160527

This was the second single from the 1992 album ‘Wish’. During the writing process, Robert Smith became convinced that he had inadvertently stolen the chord progression from somewhere, and this led him to a state of paranoia where he called everyone he could think of and played the song for them, asking if they heard it before. 96 more words

Leaping Ahead Project 2016

New Band: Colour

Imagine, just imagine, Robert Smith if he was making music with The Cure now. Well you no longer need to imagine, because that has come to us in the brilliant band, Colour. 196 more words

New Music

Live Show Review: The Cure at the Hollywood Bowl

When you go to see a “big” band there are lots of expectations. You hope they will play for a long time, sound good and of course play the songs you want to hear. 520 more words

Live Show Reviews

Concert-ing: The Cure at UNO Lakefront Arena on May 11, 2016

Plainsong”* by The Cure is the greatest opening song to any album. Ever.  I’m not saying it’s the best song; I’m saying it’s the best first song for an album.  890 more words

Listening

Guest Vocalist: Robert Smith

In anticipation of me going to see The Cure next week, I thought I’d delve a little deeper into Robert Smith’s career. Below are a few of the songs that he has guested on over the years. 33 more words

Great Guest Vocalists