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The Cure Greatest Hits Songs
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Welcome to this page on "The Cure Greatest Hits Songs." The Cure's unique blend of dreamy melodies, introspective lyrics, and a touch of gothic ambiance has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. Join us as we dive into the band's most iconic tracks, the stories behind them, and the enduring impact they've had on the music landscape. 

You'll find a few demos and free chord sheets to help understand how these songs were put together.

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The Cure Bio

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The Cure is a legendary rock band that emerged from Crawley, England, in the late 1970s. Founded by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Robert Smith, the band has left an indelible mark on the music world with its unique blend of post-punk, new wave, and alternative rock.

Known for their distinctive sound and gothic image, The Cure has amassed a dedicated global fan base over the years.

One of their defining accomplishments is the creation of their 1989 album "Disintegration," a critically acclaimed masterpiece that showcased their musical and lyrical depth.

The album is a timeless classic and includes tracks like "Lovesong" and "Pictures of You." Additionally, their 1982 album "Pornography" and 1985's "The Head on the Door" are notable works in their discography.

The band's ability to consistently reinvent their sound while staying true to their unique style is another remarkable feature. Hits like "Friday I'm in Love" and "Just Like Heaven" are beloved classics that have secured their place in rock history.

Their enduring legacy in the world of alternative rock and their captivating, melancholic tunes have made The Cure an enduring icon in the music industry.

The Cure Greatest Hits Songs
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1. In Between Days

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In Between Days is a standout track from The Cure's 1985 album "The Head on the Door." Written by the band's frontman, Robert Smith, the song combines the band's distinctive post-punk and new wave influences with catchy pop sensibilities.

"In Between Days" was well-received by music critics and fans alike and made its mark on the music charts. In the United States, the song reached No. 99 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, contributing to The Cure's growing success on the international stage.

Over the years, "In Between Days" has been covered by various artists, demonstrating its enduring popularity and influence. It has been re-imagined by musicians from diverse genres, a testament to the song's timeless appeal.

One interesting piece of trivia about "In Between Days" is that the iconic music video for the song features the band members playfully performing in a field while dressed in whimsical, oversized clothing, showcasing their distinctive visual style.

"In Between Days" remains a beloved part of The Cure's catalog and is a prime example of their ability to craft infectious melodies while maintaining their unique sonic identity. Its inclusion on "The Head on the Door" has made it a fan favorite and a significant contribution to the band's discography.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: a steady up and down shuffle with accents
  • Picking:  a few riffs within the rhythm
  • Chords: A, D, Bm, E
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2. Just Like Heaven

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Just Like Heaven is another iconic song by The Cure, featured on their 1987 album "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me." The track is a quintessential representation of The Cure's ability to blend dreamy pop melodies with a touch of post-punk edge, creating a timeless classic.

Written by the band's frontman, Robert Smith, "Just Like Heaven" is one of The Cure's most recognized and beloved songs. Its captivating melody, introspective lyrics, and Smith's distinctive vocals have made it a fan favorite and an enduring hit.

Chart-wise, "Just Like Heaven" performed impressively, reaching No. 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, further solidifying The Cure's presence in the international music scene.

The song's widespread appeal has led to numerous cover versions by artists across various genres. Its timeless quality continues to resonate with new generations of music enthusiasts.

"Just Like Heaven" has also left its mark in pop culture, with its enchanting sound featuring in numerous films, television shows, and commercials, showcasing the enduring impact of The Cure's music.

  • Drop D Tuning: Np
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up
  • Picking: some riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords: G, D, Am, C, Em, F
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3. The Lovecats

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The Lovecats is a whimsical and memorable song by The Cure, released on their 1983 album of the same name, "The Lovecats." Written by the band's lead vocalist and songwriter, Robert Smith, the track is a delightful blend of pop, new wave, and elements of their signature gothic style.

This charming and catchy song achieved significant success, reaching No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Its upbeat melody and playful lyrics make it a standout in The Cure's discography. "The Lovecats" is often celebrated for its quirky and unique sound, which stands out in the band's extensive catalog.

The song's influence extends beyond the realm of alternative music, as it has been covered by various artists who appreciate its distinctive and infectious quality.

One interesting note is that "The Lovecats" features a prominent use of a double bass, a somewhat unconventional instrument in pop music, adding to the song's distinctive charm.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a little
  • Chords: Am, F, C, Dm, Em
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As we wrap up our exploration of "The Cure Greatest Hits Songs," I want to thank you for visiting this section of the website. There are many more Cure songs I'll be putting here eventually but it will take time to populate this page.

I hope the information presented here was helpful.

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