THE CURE – ASH – ELBOW – LPs Turning 25 – 25 – 20

Back in time…

Band: THE CURE (UK)
Album: WILD MOOD SWINGS – 10th LP
Released: 7 May 1996 – 25 years ago

Trouser Press said: “A potent and sweeping dissertation on
melancholy and tentative dreams denied. Consistently compelling.”

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THE CURE: Facebook

Band: ASH (UK)
Album: 1977 – debut LP
Released: 6 May 1996 – 25 years ago

BBC Music
wrote: “To listeners of a certain vintage, Ash will
forever be summer holidays and half-inched hooch, stained
into the grey like a spilled alcopop.”

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ASH: Facebook

Band: ELBOW
Album: ASLEEP IN THE BACK – debut LP
Released: 7 May 2001 – 20 years ago

AllMusic: “Elbow fiddles with a battery of widescreen dynamics
and slight prog-rock tendencies, delivering an epic debut of
Manchester miserablism.”

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ELBOW: Facebook

One Festival Track A Day Turns Summer Into Holiday – THE CURE With ‘A FOREST’ At Pinkpop Festival 2019

27 August 2020

Gothic icons THE CURE released signature single A FOREST, 40 years ago, on 8 April 1980. It was part of their second album¬† Seventeen Seconds. The band’s first single that hit the UK Singles Chart, reaching #31. Here’s an exquisite live rendition from their appearance at Pinkpop Festival in The Netherlands last year…

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