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The Cure – From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (1992)

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The Cure’s 1992 studio album Wish succeeded some hard competition in the band’s acclaimed Disintegration. But from out of its shadow, the band produced a couple of gems: hit single ‘Friday I’m In Love’, of course; but the real deal is the jangling, dancey hook-laden ‘From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea’, blessfully included as the longest track on the album.

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The Cure – Lullaby (1989)

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From the gated drums of Phil Collins to the oh-so-very fat snare sound The Cure’s Boris Williams on ‘Lullaby’. The drums may have been all 1980s, but this is a track that sounds as it was produced in another decade. Well it was 1989, which saw the release of the band’s much-loved album ‘Disintegration’.

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Funeral Suits – All Those Friendly People (2012)

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Dublin quartet Funeral Suits may be derivative in the way they evoke memories of The Cure and the Bunnymen, but the result is definitely satisfying. Today’s track ‘All Those Friendly People’ was the second single to be released from the band’s 2012 debut album, Lily Of The Valley. Have a great week.

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The Drums – Lets Go Surfing (2009)

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We’re in the heart of winter and it’s time for some sunshine. Listening to The Drums’ Summertime EP for the first time is pure beach and breeze. The first track ‘Lets Go Surfing’ is a pop cut, with overtones of The Cure. Jonathan Pierce sings “Wake up, it’s a beautiful morning”… now that’s something for the carefree.

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The Cure – In Between Days (1985)

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Good morning. The upbeat ‘In Between Days’ was released as the first single from The Cure’s 1985 album The Head On The Door. It’s Monday. Have a good week.

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The Cure – Close To Me (1985)

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Good morning. The Cure never felt that ‘Close To Me’ was one of their best songs until they added a brass section, climbed into a wardrobe and released it as a single. It had originally featured without all of the above on their sixth studio album The Head on the Door. This was not the sound of a band on a cliff edge.

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The Cure – A Forest (1980)

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For me, the Cure’s second album Seventeen Seconds was completely overshadowed by its 7th track – this dark masterpiece. ‘A Forest’ was new wave, but it spawned its own gothic genre. Just as electronic as Cerrone, but a little more seasonal: those eerie keyboards; that guitar line; and the haunting lyrics…“Again and again and again and again”. Have a good weekend.

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