News: The Cure live album soon to be released

Robert Smith & Co. headlined Bestival this year and they’re going to kick the already good news into overdrive: a 2CD live album will be released which spans the whole performance of 2 and a half hours.

Release date is december 5th, revenues will be donated to Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Tracklist is as follows:

CD 1:

01 Plainsong
02 Open

Tentative cover art (via

03 Fascination Street
04 A Night Like This
05 The End of the World
06 Lovesong
07 Just Like Heaven
08 The Only One
09 The Walk
10 Push
11 Friday I’m In Love
12 Inbetween Days
13 Play for Today
14 A Forest
15 Primary
16 Shake Dog Shake

CD 2:

01 The Hungry Ghost
02 One Hundred Years
03 End
04 Disintegration

Encore 1:

05 Lullaby
06 The Lovecats
07 The Caterpillar
08 Close to Me
09 Hot Hot Hot!!!
10 Let’s Go to Bed
11 Why Can’t I Be You?

Encore 2:

12 Boys Don’t Cry
13 Jumping Someone Else’s Train
14 Grinding Halt
15 10:15 Saturday Night
16 Killing Another

No doubt it’s a must because it’s The Cure and because The Cure likes to sound complete live these days. Ever since guitarist Porl Thompson rejoined in 2005 with a festival tour (released on DVD as ‘Festival 2005’, off which ‘A Night Like This’ can be seen below), the band found its mind-blowing-live self.


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