The Cure To Play Sydney and Melbourne -
The Cure vocalist and guitarist Robert Smith performs at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 12 August 2007.

Robert Smith, The Cure. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Cure To Play Sydney and Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere on April 29, 2016

in Live,News

The Cure will play shows in Sydney and Melbourne in July as well as their Splendour show.

The Cure line-up is Robert Smith (voice/guitar), Simon Gallup (bass), Jason Cooper (drums), Roger O’Donnell (keys) and Reeves Gabrels (guitar). In the absence of a new album the band will perform “37 years of Cure songs” and may also roadtest the occasional unreleased song.

The Cure’s last show was in December in London where they played a 41 song setlist.

Shake Dog Shake (from The Top, 1984)
Kyoto Song (from The Head On The Door, 1985)
A Night Like This (from The Head On The Door, 1985)
Wailing Wall (from The Top, 1984)
The Caterpillar (from The Top, 1984)
The Walk (from Japanese Whispers, 1983)
Sleep When I’m Dead (from 4:13 Dream, 2008)
A Man Inside My Mouth (from Join the Dots, 2004)
Bananafishbones (from The Top, 1984)
Push (from The Head On The Door, 1985)
In Between Days (from The Head On The Door, 1985)
Friday I’m In Love (from Wish, 1992)
Doing The Unstuck (from Wish, 1992)
Pictures of You (from Disintegration, 1989)
Lullaby (from Disintegration, 1989)
Birdmad Girl (from The Top, 1984)
Lovesong (from Disintegration, 1989)
Just Like Heaven (from Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, 1987)
Like Cockatoos (from Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, 1987)
From The Edge of the Deep Green Sea (from Wish, 1992)
Want (from Wild Mood Swings, 1996)
One Hundred Years (from Pornography, 1982)
Give Me It (from The Top, 1984)

Encore 1:
The Empty World (from The Top, 1984)
Charlotte Sometimes (single 1981)
Primary (from Faith, 1989)
The Top (from The Top, 1984)

Encore 2:
Three Imaginary Boys (from Three Imaginary Boys, 1979)
M (from Seventeen Seconds, 1980)
Play For Today (from Seventeen Seconds, 1980)
A Forest (from Seventeen Seconds, 1980)

Encore 3:
Piggy In The Mirror (from The Top, 1984)
Never Enough (single, 1990)
Fascination Street (from Disintegration, 1989)
Wrong Number (single, 1997)

Encore 4:
Dressing Up (from The Top, 1984)
The Lovecats (from Japanese Whispers, 1983)
Close To Me (from The Head On The Door, 1985)
Why Can’t I Be You (from Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, 1987)
Boys Don’t Cry (single, 1979)
Hey You (from Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, 1987)

The Cure dates

July 25, Sydney, Qudos Arena
July 28, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena

The Cure will tour Australia for Live Nation


Never miss a story! Get your free daily music news email alert. Subscribe to the Noise11 Music Newsletter here

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

NOISE11 UPDATES are now in Apple News



Related Posts

Pixies Drop their new song ‘Catfish Kate’

Pixie have released a second song from their upcoming album ‘Beneath The Eyrie’.

August 7, 2019
Pixies To Perform First Two Releases from Start to Finish for Australia

Pixies will return to Australia in 2020 for a special performance of their debut EP ‘Come On Pilgrim’ and first album ‘Surfer Rosa’.

August 5, 2019
Dr Miles Gregory at the Shakespeare Gardens Pop Up Globe Announcement. The Pop Up Globe starts in September 2017 at the Myer Music Bowl. Photo by Ros OGorman
Shakespeare’s Pop-Up Globe Is Heading To Perth

The Pop-Up Globe, a replica of the historic Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London, is heading to Perth in October.

July 15, 2019
Childish Gambino
Childish Gambino to play Splendour in the Grass sideshows

Childish Gambino will play sideshows around Australia when he is down for Splendour in the Grass.

April 15, 2019
The Beatles Abbey Road Live by ARC
Supergroup ARC to perform The Beatles’ Abbey Road Live

ARC, featuring members of Jet, Spiderbait, You Am I and Powderfinger will perform the iconic Beatles album ‘Abbey Road’ from start to finish across Australia.

March 14, 2019
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica and Slipknot to tour Australia together in October

Metallica’s Worldwired tour will reach Australia and New Zealand in October and Slipknot are their special guests.

March 8, 2019
Exclusive: Ticketmaster acquires Moshtix

Ticketmaster has acquired Moshtix giving the Live Nation owns ticketing giant new revenues from Groovin’ The Moo, Oxford Art Factory, Supanova, and the Australian Turf Club.

February 26, 2019