The Cure will play a very special show at London's Royal Albert Hall this November when they play their first three albums, 'Three Imaginary Boys', 'Seventeen Seconds', and 'Faith', in full and back to back.
The band, famed for hits that include ‘Lovecats’ and ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, will play the one off show at the Royal Albert Hall on November 15th. It will be feature four separate sets as follows;
SET 1 (approx 40 minutes): ‘THREE IMAGINARY BOYS‘ (1979)The Cure Trio – ROBERT SMITH: Voice & Guitar / SIMON GALLUP: Bass / JASON COOPER: Drums
SET 2 (approx 40 minutes): ‘SEVENTEEN SECONDS‘ (1980)The Cure Quartet – ROBERT SMITH: Voice & Guitar / SIMON GALLUP: Bass / JASON COOPER: Drums / ROGER O’DONNELL: Keys
SET 3 (approx 40 minutes): ‘FAITH‘ (1981)The Cure Quintet – ROBERT SMITH: Voice & Guitar / SIMON GALLUP: Bass / JASON COOPER: Drums / ROGER O’DONNELL: Keys & Percussion / LAURENCE TOLHURST: Keys & Percussion
SET 4 (approx 30 minutes): ‘ENCORES‘ of the period.
The Cure played Bestival 2011 as an exclusive festival headline show earlier this month and wowed festivalgoers with a two and a half hour set, featuring a career spanning mix of hits and fan favourites. VF’s Dan Fahey caught the show and gave it a 9/10 review.
Tickets for The Cure‘s one off show at Royal Albert Hall go on sale this Friday (September 30th). Passes are restricted to four tickets per person.