Tag: Disintegration

Free MP3: Snow & Voices covers The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ for its ‘Covers Project’

Free MP3: Snow & Voices covers The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ for its ‘Covers Project’

Thanks to a well-timed tweet from Chain of Flowers, we were tipped to this mesmerizing cover of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ by Los Angeles dream-pop duo Snow & Voices just in time to squeeze it onto the playlist for this week’s radio show. And now you can download the MP3.

The Cure in the studio; Simon Gallup’s son says, ‘Great to hear them playing again’

The Cure in the studio; Simon Gallup’s son says, ‘Great to hear them playing again’

Further evidence that Robert Smith may be revving up for an active 2011: The son of bassist Simon Gallup posted on Facebook that he was in the studio with The Cure last week, news that lit up fan sites and forums over the weekend.

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.

Best of 2010: The Cure dominates Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-viewed posts of the year

Best of 2010: The Cure dominates Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-viewed posts of the year

The Cure dominates this year’s list of most-viewed stories, claiming five of the top 10 spots — including the No. 1 position, occupied for the second year in a row by our initial 2009 report on this year’s 3CD deluxe reissue of ‘Disintegration.’

New releases: Joy Division, The Cure, Dead Can Dance on vinyl; Freebass debut CD

New releases: Joy Division, The Cure, Dead Can Dance on vinyl; Freebass debut CD

This week’s new releases include a box set of Joy Division 7-inch singles; a limited-edition, marble-vinyl 2LP set of The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat Plus’; Dead Can Dance’s 4LP vinyl ‘Box Set I’; and the U.S. release of Freebass’ debut CD ‘It’s a Beautiful Life.’

Video: Unpacking The Cure’s ‘Entreat Plus’ limited-edition 2LP marble-vinyl set

Video: Unpacking The Cure’s ‘Entreat Plus’ limited-edition 2LP marble-vinyl set

Unboxing videos aren’t just for tech products, as Universal Music demonstrates in this new 90-second piece put together to show off the new limited-edition marble-vinyl version of The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat’ Plus 2LP set.

The Cure’s Robert Smith donates handwritten ‘Plainsong’ lyrics to U.K. charity auciton

The Cure’s Robert Smith donates handwritten ‘Plainsong’ lyrics to U.K. charity auciton

A set of lyrics to ‘Disintegration’ opening track ‘Plainsong’ — handwritten and autographed by Robert Smith earlier this year — will be included in the ‘Art of the Song’ auction on Dec. 15, a fundraiser for the U.K.’s Teenage Cancer Trust.

The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat Plus’ live album to be released on double vinyl in January

The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat Plus’ live album to be released on double vinyl in January

‘Entreat Plus’ — the 12-track, remixed version of The Cure’s 1990 live album that was included on CD and digital versions of the expanded ‘Disintegration’ set earlier this year — will be released as a 2LP vinyl set on Jan. 11 by Elektra Records.

Robert Smith donates signed ‘Disintegration’ LP to West Memphis 3 legal defense fund

Robert Smith donates signed ‘Disintegration’ LP to West Memphis 3 legal defense fund

Beginning Monday, fans of The Cure will be able to bid on a double-vinyl edition of the new ‘Disintegration’ reissue signed by Robert Smith that’s being auctioned off to help raise money for the West Memphis 3 legal defense fund.

Lol Tolhurst: The Cure’s Robert Smith at work on ‘Mixed Up,’ ‘In Orange,’ BBC sets

Lol Tolhurst: The Cure’s Robert Smith at work on ‘Mixed Up,’ ‘In Orange,’ BBC sets

There’s been no official word since last fall’s announcement by Robert Smith of plans for a series of archival releases, but this week ex-keyboardist Lol Tolhurst revealed that Smith is at work on a reissue of ‘Mixed Up,’ a BBC box set and a DVD release of ‘The Cure in Orange.’

Poll: The Cure’s Top 98 songs of all time, as chosen by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers

Poll: The Cure’s Top 98 songs of all time, as chosen by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers

The deeply mournful ‘Same Deep Water As You’ — the centerpiece of the new ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ — is not just Slicing Up Eyeballs readers’ favorite song off that classic 1989 album, it’s their No. 1 all-time song by The Cure, according to our informal poll that wraps up ‘Disintegration’ Week.

Readers poll: The Cure’s Top 10 B-sides

Readers poll: The Cure’s Top 10 B-sides

For Day 3 of our ‘Disintegration’ Week — in which we toast the North American release of The Cure’s eagerly anticipated ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ — we flip those singles over, running down the band’s Top 10 B-sides, as chosen by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers.

Readers poll: The Cure’s Top 10 singles

Readers poll: The Cure’s Top 10 singles

We continue ‘Disintegration’ Week — celebrating the North American release of The Cure’s expanded ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ — today with our rundown of Robert Smith and Co.’s Top 10 singles, as chosen by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers.