The Cure

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‘They’re an endurance test!’ Will Taylor Swift begin the era of the three-hour concert?
With cash-strapped fans eager for epic setlists, Swift isn’t the only artist doing extra-long gigs – but performers and fans alike will need to toughen up

Dave Simpson

23, Mar, 2023 @11:06 AM

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The Cure’s Robert Smith convinces Ticketmaster to refund ‘unduly high’ fees after fan anger
Ticketing giant will refund $10 to fans who bought cheapest tickets on the band’s US tour, and $5 to everyone else after frontman asks for an explanation

Sian Cain

17, Mar, 2023 @3:58 AM

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The Cure: Robert Smith tells fans he is ‘sickened’ by Ticketmaster fees as US tour goes on sale
The frontman said that artists had no way to limit the ticketing giant’s fees but his band had declined to participate in the ‘greedy scam’ of dynamic pricing

Laura Snapes

16, Mar, 2023 @11:31 AM

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Goth’s undead! The dark return of Britain’s spookiest subculture
From Wednesday Addams to Gen Z’s body-modified clubbers, the black-eyeliner brigade is back – and wearing its deathhawk hair higher than ever. But did it ever go away?

Sylvia Patterson

20, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Cure review – the doyens of doom
A devoted multi-generational audience aren’t disappointed as Robert Smith and band double down on desolations old and new

Kitty Empire

10, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Cure review – top goths tease their bleak but beautiful new album
Robert Smith and his men in black deliver haunting headphone music on a megadome scale in a sprawling set of greatest hits and tasters of the upcoming Songs of a Lost World

Malcolm Jack

05, Dec, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Abba to Zappa: pop, rock and classical music to look forward to in 2022
UK rap’s biggest star goes on tour, Wet Leg drop a deadpan debut and Rosalía gets into reggaeton. Here are the albums, concerts and tours the big hitters have in store

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Robin Ince's 24-hour carnival of comics, comets and the Cure
From Harry Hill to Helen Sharman, Ince’s Christmas mashup of comedy, science and music – Nine Lessons and Carols for Socially Distanced People – reached dizzy heights

Brian Logan

14, Dec, 2020 @2:53 PM

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The Cure: Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London review – communal celebration
Robert Smith revives all the old goth bangers with muscular, life-affirming brio in Tim Pope’s sedate concert film

Phil Hoad

03, Jul, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Glastonbury 2019: Sunday with the Cure, Kylie and Miley Cyrus – as it happened
The festival’s closing day brought Kylie gold, while Cyrus rocked out and David Attenborough made a surprise appearance. Plus, Christine and the Queens, the Streets and Vampire Weekend

Michael Hann (now); Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Laura Snapes and Gwilym Mumford (earlier)

30, Jun, 2019 @11:59 PM

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The Cure at Glastonbury 2019 review – still the world's most reluctant pop stars
Robert Smith’s band of goth-pop veterans focus on their imperial phase: a catalogue that can’t help but be anthemic

Alexis Petridis

30, Jun, 2019 @11:25 PM

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Vivid Sydney 2019: 10 things to see and do, from the Cure to Spike Lee
Vivid isn’t just about the city being awash with neon. Here are the Guardian’s picks for the best offerings from the festival of light, music and art

Guardian staff

21, May, 2019 @3:29 AM

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