the cure disintegration

[35] The album placed at number 14 in Entertainment Weekly's "New Classics: The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008. . In 1990 "Lullaby" won "Best Music Video of 1989" at the BRIT Awards. I've got Dan Fogelberg albums I bought from the cut-outs section in the 70's that are of comparable quality. [36] Rolling Stone placed the record at number 116 on its 2020 compilation of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time". Vinyl produced from the original masters ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disintegration_%28The_Cure_album%29 Released in May 1989, the album became one of their most successful, reaching #3 in the UK charts and builds on the formula of their previous release, 'Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me,' with long intros of magnificent, spiralling sound that pulls you into their dark, Gothic dreamscapes of obsessive love and despair but does it deserve to be recognised as their greatest album? The band were extremely displeased with the massive turnout; according to Roger O'Donnell: "We had been at sea for five days. He noted that without "Lovesong", Disintegration would have been radically different: "That one song, I think, makes many people think twice. In doing so, he created a gothic masterpiece that is dreamlike, sprawling and achingly emotional. O'Donnell, after two years with the group, left to pursue a solo career, and was replaced by the band's guitar technician Perry Bamonte. "[35], Disintegration has been included in numerous "Best Of" lists. I've been a long time fan of The Cure for many years & Disintegration has always been one of my favourite album by them. Smith himself delivers the lyric softly, with gentle passion. "[47] Cocaine use was prevalent, and only ended up distancing Smith from his fellow band members. Robert Smith, his vocals plaintive or angry or despairing, unfolds a tapestry of loss. When Tolhurst arrived to the mixing of the album, and then became excessively drunk, a shouting match ensued and he left the building furious; three weeks later, Smith decided to terminate his tenure with the band prior to the band's upcoming tour. [14] Despite Tolhurst's ejection from the group, Smith told NME in April 1989, "He'll probably be back by Christmas. Robert’s voice is more up front in the mix, and the arrangements are nice. [6] This shift is attributed to Smith's frustration over the band's labelling as a predictable gothic rock band: "My reaction to all those people ... was to make a demented and calculated song like 'Let's Go to Bed'. Sides B and D have scratchy, persistent surface noise throughout the entire sides, which you can hear through the music. Smith and Gallup shared a fear of flight, and ultimately lamented the upcoming dates, wishing to reduce the number of concerts they booked. The record edge has a blob of extra vinyl that was not trimmed in the manufacturing process. Disintegration (Live At Wembley 07/89) 11. When the band entered Hook End Manor Studios, their attitude had turned sour towards Tolhurst's escalating alcohol abuse, although Smith insisted that his displeasure was caused by a meltdown in the face of recording the band’s career-defining album and reaching 30. Feel free to comment and/or subscribe!All rights go to The Cure. I own the album on cassette and CD and this LP is the worst I’ve ever heard it sound. Well, de-gustibus ...Picture of you is the defining moment and what a song. There was always a horrible ending. I first heard it when I worked at The Wherehouse Record store back in 1989, my old manager was into all the alternative, shoegaze music back then, like The Sugarcubes (their Life's Too Good CD), Sinead O'Connor (her Lion & the Cobra CD) and anything by the Cure, she played this every time she worked and I got used to it. [5] "The Love Cats" became the band's first single to infiltrate the top ten in the United Kingdom, peaking at number seven. Disintegration It's taken me ten years to reach the point where I feel comfortable singing a very straightforward love song. We've decided that we don't like playing stadiums that large." The Cure. 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[25] The international follow-up single to "Lullaby", "Lovesong", became The Cure's highest charting hit in the United States, when it reached number two on the Billboard charts. The band's notably greater popularity in the United States—virtually every concert in the leg was sold out—caused Smith to break down, and threatened the band's future: "It's reached a stage where I personally can't cope with it," he said, "so I've decided this is the last time we're gonna tour. The Cure also released a live album titled Entreat (1991), which compiled songs entirely off Disintegration from their performance at Wembley Arena, and despite claims that The Cure would never tour again, Smith accepted an invitation to headline the Glastonbury Festival. Reviewed in the United States on October 7, 2018. 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