Genre: Post Punk, Gothic Rock, Alternative Rock
Activity Period: 1976 - Present.
Members: Robert Smith: Voice, lyrics, keyboard, six strings bass, guitar.
Simon Gallup: Bass, keyboard.
Porl Thompson: Guitar, Sax, keyboard.
Jason Cooper: Bass
Discography: 1979 Three imaginary boys
1980: Boys don't cry
1980 Seventeen seconds
1983 Japanese wispers
1984 The top
1984 Concert, The cure live (Live)
1985 The head on the door
1986 Stanging on a beach
1987 Kiss me kiss me kiss me
1990 Mixed up
1990 Entreat (Live)
1993 Show (Live)
1993 Paris (Live)
1996 Wild mood swings
2001 Greatest hits
2004 Join the dots
2004 The cure
2006 from festival 2005 (Live)
2008 4:13 Dream
Videography: 1986 Staring At The Sea
1987 The Cure In Orange
1991 Picture show
1991 The cure play out
1997 Galore - The Videos 1987-1997
2001 The Cure Greatest Hits
2003 The Cure Trilogy
2006 The Cure Festval 2005
Founded in 1976, England under the name Easy Cure, that with the pass of the years in 1978 would become what we know today as The Cure. Passing for changes in the line-up, with the most stable members, the founder Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, and Porl Thompson (founder who has left and returned to the band on three occasions).
The band began to play post punk sounds, but the feature and essence of The Cure are their rock sound with dark atmospheres and with the time also using more pop sounds, Their metaphorical and gloomy lyrics written by Robert, are about desires for something more, breathlessness, hopelessness, loss of innocence, and above all to love.
After the release of five albums at middle of 80's The Cure already was consider a cult band with their own style and sound, specially for the album "Pornography". Continuing with their career the band passed for different changes in the members during the release of their next disks and compilations, tours. After to release of "Desintegration" in 1991 The Cure finaly won the eagerly awaited recognition on their land, The Brit Awards.
The Changes in the lineup already were persistent, in 1992, the band released Wish its biggest-selling album so far.In 1995 came to the band Jason Copper to stay until today.
In 2000 released "Bloodflowers", album where they recover their darkness preceded for albums Pornography and Desintegration."The Cure" and their recent work "4:13 Dream" have been the last albums of the band and the history of The Cure continue.
The Cure also recorded the song "Burn" to the film The Crow; recorded "World In My Eyes" to a tribute album of Depeche Mode, "Purple Haze" to a tribute album of Jimi Hendrinx called "Stone Free", "Something More Than This" to the soundtrack of tv serie X-files.
The Cure - Desintegration