Hard to believe Disintegration has turned 20 years old, and The Cure have been at it since 1976.
But no matter what he’s wearing, Robert Smith has created some of the most timeless music of our era. Let’s begin in 1979, with a French TV performance of “At Night”, which would later become known as “A Forest”:
Fast forward to 1982. Fresh off the release of Pornography, they’re back in Paris for a TV performance of “The Hanging Garden”:
Just a couple years later, in 1985, the goth has turned to pop on the Head On The Door tour featuring “In Between Days”:
We’ll end with Robert in his prime. It’s 1990, Disintegration is at the top of the charts, and the Cure are full-on arena rock stars:
Now go home tonight and watch this: The Cure: Trilogy – Live In Berlin. You’re welcome.