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It’s perhaps an unspoken rule that you’re meant to look excited on the red carpet of an awards show.

That doesn’t apply to legendary gothic rock band The Cure, and especially its frontman Robert Smith, who were inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday.

Smith has become of the talk of the internet, thanks to how utterly unexcited he was during an interview on the red carpet. 

After interviewer Carrie Keagan enthusiastically greeted the band, asking “Are you as excited as I am?” Smith offered up a pretty blunt response.  Read more…

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Postmodern Jukebox puts some swing into The Cure’s ‘Just Like Heaven’

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To prove the Cure does mean a thing, Postmodern Jukebox gave one of their classic songs that swing. Featuring the smooth crooning of Natalie Angst, the new video reworks “Just Like Heaven” in the style of 1940s big bang composer and musician Glenn Miller.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox is all about reimagining music and framing it in beautiful new ways. This homage is just another shining example of that.

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Oh, Quit Your Moping, The Cure Has a New Album Coming

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The Cure is releasing its first new album in six years, and Robert Smith is not all that happy about it.

What did you expect?

The band, coming up on its 40th year in existence, announced plans for 4:14 Scream, the followup to 4:13 Dream, which was supposed to be a double album, but was only half-released by Geffen back in 2008.

Smith announced in a blog post this week that the new material—mostly recorded at the same time as 4:13 Dream but finished later—is on its way.

He also posted the album cover art:

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New album cover art from The Cure frontman Robert Smith.

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