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English New Wave/post-punk / Pop Rock band founded in 1976 in Crawley, West Sussex.

The band has seen many line-up changes but Robert Smith has been the frontman/songwriter/vocalist/guitarist throughout their 40-year existence.

Line-ups:
Robert Smith, vocals (1976-present)
Michael Dempsey, bass (1976-1979)
Lol Tolhurst, drums/keyboards (1976-1989)
Simon Gallup, bass (1979-1982, 1984-present)
Matthieu Hartley, keyboards (1979-1980)
Phil Thornalley, bass (1983-1984)
Andy Anderson, drums (1983-1984)
Porl Thompson, saxophone/guitar/keyboards (1983, 1985-1993, 2005-2011)
Boris Williams, drums (1984-1994)
Roger O'Donnell, keyboards (1987-1990, 1995-2005, 2011-present)
Perry Bamonte, guitar/keyboards (1990-2005)
Jason Cooper, drums (1995-present)
Reeves Gabrels, guitar (2012-present)

Inducted into the "Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame" in 2019
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MLP 0299/925, MLP 0299-925 The Cure - Only For The Fun album art Ex-Hole F.. Lady Ex-Hole - Only For The Fun(LP, Album) Monopole, Monopole MLP 0299/925, MLP 0299-925 Belgium 1981 Sell This Version
17 The Cure - Prophets And Genius album art The Tremor Sense All Cats Are Grey The Tremor Sense - Prophets And Genius(Cass, Album, C20) Volltreffer-Rec. 17 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
053 The Cure - Sjølmord Live (1979-1980) album art Sjølmord Foxy Lady (as Cure) and 1 more… Sjølmord - Sjølmord Live (1979-1980)(Cass, Album, C60) Idiot Press 053 Norway 1985 Sell This Version
PN-OHM 0030552.7 The Cure - Lo Mejor Del Rock.... En Español album art Taxi (37) Solo Como En El Cielo - Los Chicos No Lloran Taxi (37) - Lo Mejor Del Rock.... En Español(LP, Album) OHM (6) PN-OHM 0030552.7 Peru 1988 Sell This Version
BL-4, #4 The Cure - Live At CBGB album art Sheer Terror Boys Don't Cry Sheer Terror - Live At CBGB Blackout! Records, Blackout! Records BL-4, #4 US 1989 Sell This Version
VCD3 The Cure - パンクの鬼 (Tokyo Anal Dynamite) album art The Gerogerigegege Boys Don't Cry (The Cure) The Gerogerigegege - パンクの鬼 (Tokyo Anal Dynamite) (Album) Vis A Vis Audio Arts VCD3 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
843-2 The Cure - The Edge Of Rock album art Various Just Like Heaven Various - The Edge Of Rock (Comp) ERA Records 843-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Message Of Love album art Tellin' Stories Fascination Street Tellin' Stories - Message Of Love(Cass, Album) Not On Label none US 1990 Sell This Version
FREUD 37 The Cure - Its Dance Magic With Creaming Jesus album art Creaming Jesus A Forest Creaming Jesus - Its Dance Magic With Creaming Jesus (Comp) Jungle Records FREUD 37 UK 1991 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Maschinenkunst album art Kriegbereit A Forest Kriegbereit - Maschinenkunst(Cass, Album) Not On Label (Kriegbereit Self-released) none France 1991 Sell This Version
CAT-no. 37, CAT-no. 55 The Cure - Mutation 6 / Sample 9 album art De Profundis / M.NoMiZeD A Forest De Profundis / M.NoMiZeD - Mutation 6 / Sample 9(Cass, Ltd, Num, C90) Cat Killer, Cat Killer CAT-no. 37, CAT-no. 55 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Cult Cover Demo album art Various Boys Don't Cry Various - Cult Cover Demo(Cass, Comp) Cult 22 none Brazil 1993 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Malignant Tides album art Ancient Tales Prayers For Rain Ancient Tales - Malignant Tides(Cass, Album, Dem) Not On Label none Spain 1993 Sell This Version
CAT-no. 55 The Cure - Sample 9 album art M.NoMiZeD A Forest M.NoMiZeD - Sample 9(Cass, Album, Ltd, Num) Cat Killer CAT-no. 55 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
RR08 The Cure - Krank Ist Normal E.P. album art Yacøpsæ Boys Don't Cry Yacøpsæ - Krank Ist Normal E.P. (EP) Rødel Records RR08 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Stoned To Death album art Holylore A Strange Day Holylore - Stoned To Death(Cass) Not On Label none Italy 1994 Sell This Version
BDZ 17 The Cure - The Kindest Worlds album art Strange Boutique A Strange Day Strange Boutique - The Kindest Worlds(CD, Album) Bedazzled BDZ 17 US 1994 Sell This Version
none Holylore A Strange Day Holylore - For Every Holy Hand(Cass) Not On Label none Italy 1994 Sell This Version
spit 2 The Cure - Puke Till Death album art Obnoxious! Punx Don't Cry Obnoxious! - Puke Till Death(LP, Pic) Fight 45 Records spit 2 France 1994 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Acquafragia album art In Trip The Holy Hour and 3 more… In Trip - Acquafragia(Cass) Not On Label (In Trip Self-released) none Italy 1994 Sell This Version
SB 005 The Cure - Damnation / Dead Beat album art Damnation* / Dead Beat Cold Damnation* / Dead Beat - Damnation / Dead Beat(7") Stillborn Records SB 005 US 1995 Sell This Version
none The Cure - Rustland album art Ruzina Means Rust* Ruzina Means Rust* - Rustland(Cass, Album) Not On Label (Ruzina Frankulin Self-released) none Croatia 1995 Sell This Version
CSR 23 The Cure - Untitled album art Various 10:15 Saturday Night Various - Untitled(7", Ltd, Num) Cavity Search CSR 23 US 1995 Sell This Version
ROPQOICD The Cure - Give Me The Cure album art Various Various - Give Me The Cure(CD, Comp) Radiopaque Recordings, Corduroy Records (3) ROPQOICD US 1995 Sell This Version
NR96002 The Cure - Depist Age album art Various 100 Years Various - Depist Age (Comp, Album) No Records (13) NR96002 France 1996 Sell This Version

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14geronimo

14geronimo

September 23, 2021
Japanese Whispers may be regarded formally as a compilation (even though it only contains songs unreleased on any albums...), in that case Standing On A Beach should definitively move to the compilation section too: it only contains songs also published on albums, except Charlotte Sometimes which was only released as a single. The jury is out on Boys Don't Cry, which for all intents and purposes is also a compilation of songs coming from the debut album Three Imaginary Boys, with a few singles added for good measure.

Personally I would live happily with three sections only for The Cure: (1) LP (2) EP/Singles and (3) Box Sets. The Compilation category is quite confusing for this band.
Escapist

Escapist

August 11, 2021
Simply put: one of the greatest UK bands in the history of music. Writing, performing - whatever. I'd put them up there with the Beatles Zep, Stones, et al. One of the best live bands I've ever seen and I last saw them in 2016. Brilliant.
MaddinB79

MaddinB79

July 8, 2021
I have been in Nijmegen where are many record stores. They sold the Cure Show (2021) as an unofficial double vinyl for 25€. Does anyone know if there is also an unofficial the cure Paris vinyl on the way?
unclefishbits

unclefishbits

January 11, 2021
Here's a interview during their USA Wish tour, when they arrived in New York. It's AWESOME: https://www.mixcloud.com/DJFishbits/the-cure-nyc-wish-tour-press-conference-5th-may-1992-on-the-queen-elizabeth-ii/
rorymc99

rorymc99

April 16, 2018
Really wish that they would re-issue Pornography and The Top deluxe editions in the jewelcases, like they did with TIB, SS, Faith, THOTD and KMKMKM
shinwell5

shinwell5

January 19, 2017
Travelled from UK to Budapest, to see the Cure again, adUK tickets sold out so quickly. Have seen the band lots of times in UK since the late 70's, and have to say they are still the world's best band.
denskrattandepolisen

denskrattandepolisen

December 6, 2015
Japanese Whispers is a compilation. postion 125 page 5.
fly39

fly39

May 22, 2014
.....JAPANESE WHISPERS.......where is it ?
SnoringCore

SnoringCore

March 9, 2013
The greatest rock band of the history of the universe !
The Cure are wonderful ! Thanks a lot to them and all their works !

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