How did The Cure get their name?

“Every other group we liked had ‘The’ in front of their name but The Easy Cure sounded stupid so we just changed it to The Cure instead. “It upset a few old fans but I thought The Cure sounded much more it.”

What nationality are The Cure?

English
The Cure are an English rock band formed in 1978 in Crawley, West Sussex. Throughout numerous lineup changes since the band’s formation, guitarist, lead vocalist, and songwriter Robert Smith has remained the only constant member.

Where is Robert Smith from The Cure from?

Blackpool, England
Robert Smith (musician)

Robert Smith
Birth name Robert James Smith
Born 21 April 1959 Blackpool, England
Origin Crawley, England
Genres Post-punk gothic rock new wave alternative rock

How old is Robert Smith cure?

63 years (April 21, 1959)Robert Smith / Age

Which cure members were inducted?

Alongside Smith, current members Simon Gallup, Roger O’Donnell, Jason Cooper and Reeves Gabrels were inducted, along with co-founder Lol Tolhurst and other former members including Pearl Thompson, Boris Williams, Perry Bamonte and Michael Dempsey.

What was Queen’s first song ever?

Keep Yourself Alive
“Keep Yourself Alive” is a song by the British rock band Queen. Written by guitarist Brian May, it is the opening track on the band’s eponymous debut album (1973). It was released as Queen’s first single along with “Son and Daughter” as the B-side.

Where does Robert Smith from The Cure live?

Crawley
HorleyBlackpool
Robert Smith/Places lived

Does Robert Smith have a wife?

Mary PooleRobert Smith / Wife (m. 1988)

Who is Robert Smith married to?

Mary PooleRobert Smith / Spouse (m. 1988)

Is Tolhurst still in the cure?

Laurence Andrew “Lol” Tolhurst (born 3 February 1959) is a founding member and the former drummer and keyboardist of English band The Cure. He left the Cure in 1989 and was later involved in the band Presence and his current project, Levinhurst.

Why are the cure so famous?

They’re legendary.” The Cure were also a formative influence on the Smashing Pumpkins. Frontman Billy Corgan has named the Cure as a primary influence,’ and drummer Mike Byrne described himself as a “huge Cure fan.” The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chose the Cure for induction in its Class of 2019.

What genre are the cure?

The Cure are often identified with the gothic rock genre, and are viewed as one of the form’s definitive bands. However, the band has routinely rejected classification, particularly as a gothic rock band.

What happened to the original members of the cure?

Michael left the band at the end of the year, and Simon Gallup (bass) and Matthieu Hartley (keyboards) joined. In early 1980 the Cure quartet embarked on an exploration of the darker side of Robert’s song writing, and emerged with the minimalist classic album Seventeen Seconds, along with their first bona-fide ‘hit single’ “A Forest.”

What was the cure’s first album?

The Cure’s debut album, Three Imaginary Boys, was released in May 1979 to positive reviews in the British music press. Later that year, the group released the non-LP singles “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Jumping Someone Else’s Train.”.