The Cure, “Strange Days: an expression of sounds”, part two 1979-1981

resize_1359995591I can’t thank Craig Eyler enough for this excellent series of articles charting The Cure’s groundbreaking first decade.

If you didn’t catch the (excellent) first part of this series – Strange Days: part one 1977-1979 – I thoroughly recommend you read that first.

Site back and enjoy the Cure’s journey through Seventeen Seconds and Faith.

The second chapter finds our (cult) heroes trying to re-group following the departure of one of the members of what was really the first stable line-up of The Cure.  How important was Michael Dempsey in the creation of the material and to the stability of the group?

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The Cure, “Strange Days: an expression of sounds”, part two taster

cure81The second part of the Cure series “Strange Days: an expression of sounds” is due soon and if you haven’t read the first instalment see: The Cure, “Strange Days: an expression of sounds”, part one 1977-1979.  In the meantime, here’s a taster of part two:

The second chapter finds our (cult) heroes trying to re-group following the departure of one of the members of what was really the first stable line-up of The Cure.  How important was Michael Dempsey in the creation of the material and to the stability of the group?

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The Cure, “Strange Days: an expression of sounds”, part one 1977-1979

1472848488_smallIf you are familiar with the Porl Thompson post over here you will be aware of the encyclopaedic knowledge of Craig through his comments.

I asked Craig if he fancied writing an article or two and he has responded with the following opus – the first of ten part on the evolution of the Cure, starting here with their humble beginnings…  Thank you Craig – I really enjoyed this…

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