The Cure are 40 years of hits and more. In July the band celebrated their 40th anniversary with a very special sold out concert in London's Hyde Park, almost 40 years to the day since their first ever show. Performing to 65,000 strong fans, the set list was packed with 29 hit songs including 'Pictures Of You', 'Lovesong', 'Inbetween Days, 'Just Like Heaven', 'A Forest', 'Lullaby', 'Boys Don’t Cry' and more.
The Cure formed in Crawley, Sussex, England, played its first show in 1978 and has performed around 1,500 concerts to date. They released 13 studio albums. And several concert films. A few live albums. Some soundtrack songs. More than 40 singles. A couple of box sets. A couple of books. A greatest hits thing. A handful of covers. And various other stuff. The Cure has had 13 members in 40 years. 2019 features 5 of them: Robert Smith (voice & guitars) / Simon Gallup (bass) / Jason Cooper (drums) / Roger O'Donnell (keyboards) / Reeves Gabrels (guitars). The Cure's musical heritage is considerable. The band continues to inspire the new generation of musicians. The Cure are one of Rock Werchter’s house bands, having performed there first in 1981. Their last appearance was in 2012.