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


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