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Re: The Cure
« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2016, 04:41:26 PM »
Thanks! Already pre-ordered!  :)
Also looking forward to the tour Oct/Nov.!
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« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2016, 11:57:30 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/sep/18/lol-thomson-cure-small-towns-interview-cured-book

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« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2016, 09:09:45 AM »
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/sep/18/lol-thomson-cure-small-towns-interview-cured-book

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« Reply #20 on: September 19, 2016, 11:11:55 AM »
You deserved a treat after that - many thanks Uli!
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Re: The Cure
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2016, 10:47:03 AM »
Here Lol Tolhurst reads from his book (about punk, Peel, the bands they watched)...
https://youtu.be/L-Qx7j4BT-M

Here he is on breakfast TV:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqWpf_FajBA
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Re: The Cure
« Reply #22 on: September 11, 2017, 02:06:26 PM »
http://metro.co.uk/2017/09/09/40-years-of-the-cure-one-of-britains-most-underrated-bands-6904846/
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It’s been an unbelievable 40 years since iconic musician and singer Robert Smith took on the role of frontman for his school band The Easy Cure.
This group of friends had been gigging locally but struggled to find the right singer until Smith stepped up in September 1977 and he hasn’t stepped down since.

In fact this much-loved group (renamed the more familiar The Cure in ’78) have consistently released new material and continued to perform live for the past four decades.
However, despite inspiring a Gothic generation and enjoying a few commercial bursts (including the ubiquitous The Love Cats and Friday I’m In Love) this prolific group have slipped a little under the popular radar.
Which is probably where they like it.

Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2017/09/09/40-years-of-the-cure-one-of-britains-most-underrated-bands-6904846/#ixzz4sNJztfjr
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Re: The Cure
« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2017, 09:05:54 PM »
Not funny  :(
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Re: The Cure
« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2017, 10:32:46 AM »
http://www.nme.com/news/music/the-cure-2018-tour-british-summer-time-london-hyde-park-support-acts-tickets-2170685
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The Cure have announced details of their only European show of 2018 – with a special 40th anniversary celebration gig at London’s Hyde Park as part of British Summer Time festival.

Robert Smith and co will be joined by special guests – including the return of Interpol, along with Goldfrapp, Editors, Ride, Slowdive, and The Twilight Sad.

http://www.radiox.co.uk/artists/cure/the-cure-headline-british-summer-time-2018/

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« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2018, 08:23:28 PM »
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The Cure’s Robert Smith has been announced as the curator of the 2018 Meltdown festival. The event, which will be held at London’s Southbank Centre, is now in its 25th year.

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/feb/06/the-cures-robert-smith-to-curate-2018-meltdown-festival
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« Reply #26 on: March 06, 2018, 12:32:05 PM »
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Robert Smith has announced the artists he has curated for this year's Meltdown festival.

The Cure frontman has brought together some of the most influential artists of the last 40 years, who will perform at the Southbank Centre in London from June 15 - 24.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/meltdown-2018-lineup-robert-smith-nin-manic-street-preachers-libertines-how-to-get-tickets-a8241826.html

Some I'd expected (MBV, Mogwai, 65DOS), some are more surprising (Kristin Hersh, Mono)!  8)
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« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2018, 01:16:15 PM »
http://www.nme.com/news/music/robert-smith-talks-meltdown-new-material-cure-theyd-headline-glastonbury-2019-2288192
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This morning also saw Smith give an incredibly rare interview to Matt Everitt on BBC 6 Music, where he detailed what to expect from the festival, and the band in the future.

“It might just be a reaction to the fact that in the modern world, people talk endlessly about nothing,” said Smith, explaining his media silence in recent years. He said that he was simply waiting for a “focal point to a new project”, claiming that without that “the whole notion of doing an interview becomes redundant” without new material to discuss. Luckily, his research for acts to play Meltdown has inspired him to head back into the studio. The process of curation has “reinvigorated his creativity and made him want to do something new”

“I’ve listened to more new music in the last six months than I ever have,” said Smith. “I’ve suddenly fallen in love with the idea of writing new songs, so it’s had a really good effect on me.”
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