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KP says: The Cure - Remastered Albums   Rating: Rating: 4/6   
Updated: 2006-09-17 15:58:20    Type:  cd/vinyl review     English  View Comment Details   
Mr. Cure aka Robert Smith is currently compiling and re-releasing the back catalogue as double CD sets, completely remastered and with very interesting booklets with photos, lyrics and notes about the recordings.

Are they worth buying then? Well, it depends...

If you are a huge fan of The Cure then you obviously want the new CDs, because they sound fantastic in all their remastered glory. Also you get home and studio demos and live bootlegs and various other stuff not included on the original CDs. To be honest, most of the extra tracks are not that interesting, but as a fan you got to hear them, right?

If you are not exactly a huge fan then only buy them if you haven't got them already. They sound way better than the original CDs and you might even like one or two of the extra tracks. If you already own the original CDs, then forget about it. You won't get enough added value buying them again.

Released at the time of writing: "Three Imaginary Boys", "Seventeen Seconds", "Faith", "Pornography", "The Top", "The Head on the Door" and "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me".

[2004-2006, Fiction]
The Cure - Remastered Albums (cd/vinyl review)
Cd/vinyl reviews:
The Cure - The Only One (mix 13)  ♦  The Cure - Freakshow (mix 13)  ♦  The Cure - Sleep When I'm Dead (mix 13)  ♦  The Cure - The Perfect Boy (mix 13)  ♦  The Cure - Hypnagogic States (EP)  ♦  The Cure - 4:13 Dream  ♦  The Cure - Disintegration [deluxe edition]  ♦  The Raveonettes - Raven In The Grave  ♦  The Cure - Bestival Live 2011  ♦  The Foreign Resort - EP  ♦  David Bowie : Blackstar
Concert reviews:
The Cure - Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark - 2008-02-13 - Live  ♦  The Raveonettes - Vega, Copenhagen - Live - 2011-12-10   ♦  Roskilde Festival 2012 is over and here's a few afterthoughts  ♦  The Cure - Apollo Hammersmith, London - 2014-12-21 + 22  ♦  The Cure @ Forum - Copenhagen, Live, 2016-10-14
Dvd/bluray reviews:
The Cure - Festival 2005
Movie reviews:
"It" [2017]
Music comments:
30 albums I would take with me to a galaxy far far way  ♦  KP's quick guide to Roskilde Festival 2012  ♦  25 albums I would take with me to a galaxy far far way  ♦  The year of shit named 2016 - KP's "Best of vs. Worst of"  ♦  Bye baj 2018, Hej Haj 2019
Album reviews:
The Cure Albums
Music photos:
The Cure - Live @ Forum, Copenhagen - Photos  ♦  The Cure - Live @ Forum, Copenhagen 2016 - Photos  ♦  The Cure - Live @ Apollo Hammersmith, London 2014 - Photos 1/2  ♦  The Cure - Live @ Apollo Hammersmith, London 2014 - Photos 2/2  ♦  Roskilde Festival 2012.