4/24/10



in celebration of my absolute favorite bloke robert smith, lead singer of the cure, and his belated turning 51 on wednesday shirk magazine has decided to share our top five favorite cure moments ever! happy birthday, bob. didn't think you'd make it this far. but surprisingly, you're still alive.



5. FRIDAY I'M IN LOVE
this song was undeniably the cure's biggest hit aside from love song, just like heaven... etc. and i've probably listened to this song every friday of my life since hearing it for the first time. it's a perfect song, and the video is absolutely adorable. this is when robert was in his over-sized t-shirt + big clunky sneakers phase; so cute!



4. THE LOVECATS
another adorable video and song brought to you by the cure; this was right after robert cut off his trademark hair explosion. but that red polkadot t-shirt and the kittens are just unbelievable. also, this song will forever reign in my top favorites of all time.




3. DISINTEGRATION
this is one of the most amazing albums i've heard, in terms of side a to side b; track to track it flows so perfectly and it's definitely the cure's definitive piece of their entire career. this baby has such phenomenal songs such as 
pictures of you, love song, lullaby, fascination street, disintegration, untitled... my god, and there is no filler. if youdon't own this album and you call yourself a music lover; get with the fucking pro. gram.


2. THE TRILOGY DVD
back in 2002, the cure did something so amazing and put it on dvd for the entire world to see. they played two shows in berlin where they performed their "trilogy" of albums, pornography, disintegration and bloodflowers in their entirety back to back. this was also just before synth player roger o'donnell left the band which equals "while they were still good". since then they've brought back an old guitar player who has a shaved head, tribal tattoos and wears red hooker heels on stage... i don't want to talk about it. but robert is the savior of this band; this man has an amazing voice and can pull it off perfectly even through an over 3 hour long show. if you're a cure fan, owning this dvd is a fucking must.

1. INBETWEEN DAYS
if you know me, hey! you'd know this is my favorite song of all time. has been, probably always will be. the video
is cute to boot as well. so there's that. ah, aren't the cure just so cute... whenever they don't make you want to killyourself? ahhh. :)

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