The Cure - What is their Finest Album?

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James Blast wrote:Porno is FULL of WIN! 17 secs is dull dismal bad come down perpetual wet monday morning in feb. music

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I'd probably love The Cure if it wasn't for Robert Smith. From an early age I just found him (not them) unlistenable/unwatchable... :|
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James Blast wrote:Porno is FULL of WIN! 17 secs is dull dismal bad come down perpetual wet monday morning in feb. music

fuckin' goths
i think you'll find you're wrong.
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It used to be Pornography for me, but over the years Disintegration has had much more plays, just like Head On The Door...
Seventeen Seconds, Boys Don't Cry (the USA one), Faith, Wish & Entreat are all very, very high on my list too... It's too difficult to name just one!
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Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me. No contest.

Lush, vibrant, colourful, exotic and in places rather quite sexy.

I've never understood why The Cure (or, possibly, Robert Smith) insist on shying away from their talents as a fantastic pop band and mistakenly see their strength as being purveyors of self-pitying dirges for sixth form gothettes to sit in their bedrooms being self-importantly miserable to while drawing cobwebs over their English Lit exercise books.
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Hey, don't knock sixth-formers drawing cobwebs on exercise books. We all did it. :oops:
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Quiff Boy wrote:
James Blast wrote:Porno is FULL of WIN! 17 secs is dull dismal bad come down perpetual wet monday morning in feb. music

fuckin' goths
i think you'll find you're wrong.
Ah! but actually you are meringue ;D
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Wish most days and occasionally Disintegration.
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I'm fascinated to know what would win in a poll so....

Vote Pornography! :lol:
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Has to be Disintegration for me.
With Pornography a close second.

I have ruined 3 cds with the frequency of Disintegration playing - only topped by Floodland in the rotation stakes (uncountable cds, tapes and even an Ell Pee)
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Pornography but only because Disintegration is way too long.
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Dunno, only got Disintegration and the Beach one. Having given the rest away speaks for itself I guess, and yes that is shocking english, sorry. Too much filler. Disintegration is after all, according to someone who should know, the best album in the whole world ever (apart from quite a lot of others).

Shame there's no album filled with One Hundred Years. That'd win.
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so that's another vote for Porno Dave ;D
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Pornography, stand alone the genius opener One hundred years would deserve it :notworthy:
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James Blast wrote:so that's another vote for Porno Dave ;D
Well obviously, though I've no idea what that's got to do with this thread.

Anyroad, another nightshift beckons...isn't that a cure album? Sounds like one.
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Planet Dave wrote: Shame there's no album filled with One Hundred Years. That'd win.
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Absolutely right, see my post above. Overlooked your comment first, otherwise would have quoted it directly :oops:
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Faith. (I recall buying the cassette so I could have Carnage Visors as well)

Remember being wowed by Pornography when it came out, but Faith is the one I always go back to.
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Pornography definetely, followed by 17 seconds and disintegration.
The top and head on the door are also great records.

Faith has some great tunes and some not so great, kiss me kiss me was just a disaster, pure crap.
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All of their happy/poppy stuff makes me want to break something. ;D

Hmm. Ok, well, except for "Let's Go To Bed," since that was the first vid of theirs I ever saw on MTV, as a wee lass. :P


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Have we entered a time warp?

:D
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robertzombie wrote:Have we entered a time warp?

:D
Well it's the Cure innit? It's perpetual 1982, sitting in a cold bedsit reading Camus, surrounded by cats and cobwebs, with the room spinning around as dog-eared copies of Gormenghast pile up on the bookshelf.

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Planet Dave wrote:Dunno, only got Disintegration and the Beach one. Having given the rest away speaks for itself I guess, ...
Agree.
Planet Dave wrote:Shame there's no album filled with One Hundred Years. That'd win.
Also agree. That song live when I saw them in 2008, was one of the most memorable moments they performed for that gig. 8)
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robertzombie wrote:Have we entered a time warp?

:D
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Nope, just curved space.
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ah CURVE now there was a band
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