The Cure Biography
The cure, known for Pictures of You, was formed in 1978. The current lineup consists of Rober Smith, Simon Gallup, Roger O’Donnell, Jason Cooper, and Reeves Gabrels.
The Cure released their first studio album, Three Imaginary Boys, in 1979. The album placed in the Top 100 on the UK Albums Chart. They have released 13 studio albums between 1979 and 2008.
Wish released on April 21th, 1992 and is their ninth studio album. The album reached Top 10 in the UK and number two on the US Billboard 200. The album has sold over 1,200,000 copies worldwide which makes Wish the Cure’s the most successful album.
They have done over 45 tours between 1976 and 2022.
Between 1976 and 2022 they have done over 45 tours and they have released 13 studio albums between 1979 and 2008. The band has sold over 30,000,000 copies worldwide. Wish released in 1992, was their the most commercially successful album which sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide.
The Cure had over 40 nominations for major awards and they have won 6.
They had twenty one albums in the Top 40, (Seventeen Seconds, Faith, Pornography, Japanese Whispers Singles Now 82- Now 83, the Top, Concert- the Cure Live, the Head On the Door, Standing On a Beach- the Singles, Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, Disintegration, Mixed Up, Entreat, Wish, Show, Paris, Wild Mood Swings, Galore- the Singles 1987-1997, Bloodflowers, Greatest Hits, the Cure, 4:13 Dream, and Mixed Up).
The album Seventeen Seconds peaked at No. 20 and it charted for 10 weeks.
The album Faith peaked at No. 14 and it charted for 8 weeks.
The album Pornography peaked at No. 8 and it charted for 9 weeks.
The album Japanese Whispers: Singles Now 82- Now 83 peaked at No. 26 and it charted for 14 weeks.
The album the Top peaked at No. 10 and it charted for 10 weeks.
The album Concert the Cure Live peaked at No. 26 and it charted for 4 weeks.
The album the Head On the Door peaked at No. 7 and it charted for 13 weeks.
The album Standing On a Beach- the Singles peaked at No. 4 and it charted for 35 weeks.
The album Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me peaked at No. 6 and it charted for 15 weeks.
The album Disingtegration peaked at No.3 and it charted for 28 weeks.
The album Mixed Up peaked at No. 8 and it charted for 17 weeks.
The album Entreat peaked at No. 10 and it charted for 5 weeks.
The album Wish peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 13 weeks.
The album Show peaked at No. 29 and it charted for 2 weeks.
The album Wild Mood Swings peaked at No. 9 and and it charted for 8 weeks.
The album Galore- the Singles 1987-1997 peaked at No. 37 and it charted for 3 weeks.
The album Bloodflowers peaked at No. 14 and it charted for 3 weeks.
The album Greatest Hits peaked at No. 19 and it charted for 40 weeks.
The album the Cure peaked at No. 8 and it charted for 6 weeks.
The album 4:13 Dream peaked at No. 33 and it charted for 2 weeks.
The album Mixed Up peaked at No.16 and it charted for 2.
Their latest studio release, as of 2008, was 4:13 Dream which sold 24,000 copies. It debuted at 16 on the US Billboard 200.
Robert James Smith is the lead singer of the band the Cure. Smith is also only continues member of the band the Cure.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What Nationality Are The Cure?
The Cure is an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The group has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member. The Cure first found mainstream success with their second album, Seventeen Seconds (1980), which reached number ten in the UK Albums Chart and included the singles “A Forest” and “Primary”. They gained a cult following in the early 1980s as the band became the principal pioneers of the gothic rock genre, with their fourth album, Pornography (1982), reaching number eight on the UK Albums Chart.
What Happened To The Band The Cure?
The Cure is still together and touring, though they have been on hiatus several times. Most recently, they announced a five-year break in 2012, but returned to touring in 2016. The band has experienced some lineup changes over the years, but founder Robert Smith is still the lead singer and guitarist.
When Did The Cure Become A Band ?
The Cure became a band in 1978, when singer/songwriter Robert Smith and bassist Michael Dempsey formed the group in Crawley, England. The Cure’s first album, Three Imaginary Boys (1979), was released to critical acclaim; it was followed by several more successful albums, including Pornography (1982) and Disintegration (1989). The Cure has been cited as a major influence on the gothic rock, post-punk, and alternative rock genres. The band has enjoyed success with several hit singles, including “Love Song” (1989), “Friday I’m in Love” (1992), and “Boys Don’t Cry” (1986).
How Did The Band The Cure Get Their Name?
The band the cure got their name from a dream that Robert Smith had. In the dream, he was cured of all his problems and worries. When he woke up, he realized that the name of the band could be the cure for what ails people. The band has since gone on to release some of the most iconic and influential albums.
What Genre Is The Cure ?
The Cure is an English rock band formed in 1976. The group’s primary musical style evolved from post-punk to new wave to gothic rock. They have been credited as being one of the pioneers of the gothic rock genre.
Who Wrote Why Can’T I Be You ?
The song “Why Can’t I Be You?” was written by Robert Smith of the band The Cure. It was released as a single in 1987, and peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart.