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CD Review: The Cure — Bestival

The Cure Bestival Sunday Best Recordings By Ellen Eldridge The immediate warmth of the bittersweet opening paragraph to “Plainsong” opens the two-CD set with, “‘I think it’s dark and it looks like rain,’ you said/’And the wind is blowing like it’s the end of the world,’ you said/’And it’s so cold it’s like the cold […]

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CD Review: The Cure — Disintegration (Deluxe Edition)

The Cure Disintegration (Deluxe Edition) Elektra/Rhino By Al Kaufman By the time The Cure released Disintegration in 1989, they were bonafide superstars. Their 1987 release, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, led by the singles “Just Like Heaven” and “Why Can’t I Be You,” propelled them from the favorite band of the lost and disenfranchised […]

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