George Roberts

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The Cure ~ The Cure
The Cure ~ The Cure
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5.0 out of 5 stars A new lease of strife, 29 Jun 2004
They've done it. At long last the Cure have reached and possibly exceeded their former greatness. This is a remarkable album and catapults the Cure into a zone they left behind after the heady days of the late '80s and early '90s. Much of the credit it seems must go to the new production. It is the first album they have recorded 'live' in a studio since 'Three Imaginary Boys' and thanks to co-producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Limp Biskit) the Cure have tighter, leaner more focussed edge. On first listening it is clear that it is a move that works emphatically.
Robert Smith hasn't sounded so good for years, the balance of the album is just right and the new energy that permeates every track… Read more