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The Cure - Happily Ever After

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On this date in 1981, The Cure released a U.S.-only double album called Happily Ever After. It was a combination of The Cure's second and third albums, Seventeen Seconds and Faith, both only available in the U.S. as imports at the time. This compilation included the singles "A Forest" (#31 U.K.) and "Primary" (#43 U.K.). The album did not catch on well enough to chart. The Sussex, England post punk/goth/new wave band continues on with Robert Smith at the helm.



Wikipedia: The Cure

Official Website: thecure.com

Blogload: The Cure - Seventeen Seconds - artfactoryofindia.blogspot.com

Blogload: The Cure - Faith - estasmaisdemesa.blogspot.com

3 comments:

Unknown said...

Never seen this comp before.... Seventeen Seconds is a fine record... Faith is a bit dour and dull in places but has it's moments... like much of the Cure catalogue... Patchy but excellent in places!!

Anonymous said...

Bloodflowers is my favourite of their recent material - awesome album. Also eagerly awaiting the 2-disc reissue of Disintegration.
CN

Unknown said...

True.. BLOODFLOWERS is closer to the spirit of The Cure than anything they've done since DISINTEGRATION.... less depressing too!!!

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