The Cure Biography (Wikipedia)
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley in 1976. The band members have changed several times, with guitarist and songwriter Robert Smith the only constant member. The band's debut album was Three Imaginary Boys (1979) and this, along with several early singles, placed the band in the post-punk and new wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s the band's increasingly dark and tormented music, as well as Smith's stage look, was a staple of the emerging style of music known as gothic rock.
Following the release of the album Pornography in 1982, the band's future was uncertain. Smith was keen to move past the gloomy reputation his band had acquired, introducing a greater pop sensibility into the band's music. Songs such as "Let's Go to Bed" (1982), "Just Like Heaven" (1987), "Lovesong" (1989) and "Friday I'm in Love" (1992) aided the band in receiving commercial popularity. The band have released 13 studio albums, two EPs and over 30 singles to date.
- The Cure's return to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2019https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07fss6p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07fss6p.jpg2019-07-02T16:20:00.000ZThe journey of The Cure on their return to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonburyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p07fmwd9
The Cure's return to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2019
- 10-year-old George reviews The Curehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p078n1ss.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p078n1ss.jpg2019-05-08T16:42:00.000ZDavid and his son George compare music tastes for Steve Lamacq's Dinosaur To Jr feature.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p078n082
10-year-old George reviews The Cure
- The team designing football crests for bandshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06qr69f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06qr69f.jpg2018-11-04T07:18:00.000ZMark Liptrott of Bands F.C. on the crossovers between music and sport.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06qr5sv
The team designing football crests for bands
- Robert Smith talks about David Bowie's unique Meltdown headline show in 2002 ahead of curating his own Meltdown Festival.https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p069zymb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p069zymb.jpg2018-06-13T16:55:00.000ZRobert Smith of The Cure talks about catching David Bowie's unique Meltdown headline show in 2002 ahead of curating his own Meltdown Festival.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p069zxzb
Robert Smith talks about David Bowie's unique Meltdown headline show in 2002 ahead of curating his own Meltdown Festival.
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