The Cure

Charli XCX Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Gwen Stefani, Her Crush Robert Smith, and More

Charli XCX hasn't been shy when it comes to talking about her favorite musical acts and influences—and sometimes, even her crushes—several of whom have graced SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / September 18, 2019

The Cure: Our 1988 Cover Story on Robert Smith

This article originally appeared in the March 1988 issue of SPIN. "I've dealt with the worst already," says the Cure's Robert Smith about the…
Brad Balfour / September 2, 2019

Watch The Cure Perform “Disintegration” From Concert Film 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary

The Cure have shared a new clip from their upcoming double-concert film 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary. In the video, the band performs "Disintegration" from their show…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2019

The Cure Announce 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary Concert Film Box Set

The Cure are continuing their post-Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame induction victory lap with the announcement of a double concert film box set scheduled to drop this fall.
Maggie Serota / August 8, 2019

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1986 issue of SPIN. I first interviewed Siouxsie Sioux eight years ago, just after the Banshees…
Jon Savage / July 26, 2019

The Cure: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1987 issue of SPIN. It was the very last edition of The Tube, the most interesting…
Adam Sweeting / July 19, 2019

Watch the Trailer for the Cure’s 40th Anniversary Concert Film

Last July, the Cure celebrated 40 years together with a two-hour set at London's Hyde Park. The band recently announced that a concert film depicting the…
Tosten Burks / June 6, 2019

Watch The Cure Play Disintegration Live In Sydney

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of their classic album Disintegration, The Cure have spent the past week doing a run of shows as part of the Sydney Opera House's Vivid…
Will Gottsegen / May 30, 2019

The Cure’s 40th Anniversary Concert Hits Theaters in July

The Cure's 40th anniversary show last year at London's Hyde Park will be screened in theaters around the world on July 11. Longtime music video collaborator Timothy Pope directed the…
Tosten Burks / May 29, 2019

Watch The Cure Play Disintegration B-Sides Live for the First Time

The Cure’s album Disintegration turned 30 years old earlier this month, and to celebrate the occasion, the band is performing a five-night run of shows at Sydney’s…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / May 26, 2019

The Cure Announce Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure will headline the Pasadena Daydream Festival, fronting a lineup that they also curated which includes performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, the…
James Rettig, Stereogum / May 14, 2019

The Cure’s 15 Best Songs From Their Greatest Decade

Yesterday, May 8th, marks the 40th anniversary of The Cure’s debut album, Three Imaginary Boys. Last Thursday, May 2nd, marked the 30th anniversary of their…
Patrick Lyons / May 9, 2019

The Cure’s Robert Smith Curating Fall Festival In LA

The Cure’s Robert Smith called into the SiriusXM program "Debatable" on Friday to announce that he is curating a festival in the Los Angeles area…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / May 5, 2019

The Cure Melts Down: Spin’s 1989 Feature

This story originally appeared in the July 1989 issue of Spin. We're republishing it in honor of Disintegration's 30-year-anniversary. When the Cure performed in…
Ted Mico / May 2, 2019

The Cure Announce Special 30th Anniversary Disintegration Show Livestream

Diehard fans of the Cure are already well-aware that their classic album Disintegration turns the big 3-0 today. To commemorate this milestone, the recent Rock &…
Maggie Serota / May 2, 2019
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