Complete List Of The Cure Albums And Discography

The Cure Albums

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This Complete List Of The Cure Albums And Songs presents the full discography of  The Cure studio albums. The band The Cure was first formed in 1978.  The group hails from the area of Crawley, West Sussex. All these spectacular albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Cure album as well as all original album covers. Every Cure album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

THE CURE STUDIO ALBUMS

Three Imaginary Boys

Released 1979

Three Imaginary Boys is the debut studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Michael Dempsey on bass guitar and vocals, and Lol Tolhurst on drums and vocals. The album was produced by Chris Parry. It was recorded at Morgan Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label in the United Kingdom and on the Elektra Records label in the United States.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “10:15 Saturday Night” – 3:40
  2. “Accuracy” – 2:16
  3. “Grinding Halt” – 2:49
  4. “Another Day” – 3:44
  5. “Object” – 3:03
  6. “Subway Song” – 1:59
  7. “Foxy Lady” – 2:29
  8. “Meathook” – 2:17
  9. “So What” – 2:37
  10. “Fire in Cairo” – 3:21
  11. “It’s Not You” – 3:21
  12. “Three Imaginary Boys” – 3:14

Seventeen Seconds

Released 1980

Seventeen Seconds is the second studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Matthieu Hartley on keyboards, and Lol Tolhurst on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and Mike Hedges. It was recorded at Morgan Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “A Reflection” – 2:12
  2. “Play for Today” – 3:40
  3. “Secrets” – 3:20
  4. “In Your House” – 4:08
  5. “Three” – 2:36
  6. “The Final Sound” – 0:52
  7. “A Forest” – 5:55
  8. “M” – 3:04
  9. “At Night” – 5:54
  10. “Seventeen Seconds” – 4:01

Faith

Released 1981

Faith is the third studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, and Lol Tolhurst on drums and keyboards. The album was produced by Mike Hedges and The Cure. It was recorded at Morgan Studios and Abbey Road Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Holy Hour” – 4:25
  2. “Primary” – 3:35
  3. “Other Voices” – 4:28
  4. “All Cats Are Grey” – 5:28
  5. “The Funeral Party” – 4:14
  6. “Doubt” – 3:11
  7. “The Drowning Man” – 4:50
  8. “Faith” – 6:43

Pornography

Released 1982

Pornography is the fourth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, and Lol Tolhurst on drums and keyboards. The album was produced by Phil Thornalley and The Cure. It was recorded at RAK Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “One Hundred Years” – 6:40
  2. “A Short Term Effect” – 4:22
  3. “The Hanging Garden” – 4:33
  4. “Siamese Twins” – 5:29
  5. “The Figurehead” – 6:15
  6. “A Strange Day” – 5:04
  7. “Cold” – 4:26
  8. “Pornography” – 6:27

The Top

Released 1984

The Top is the fifth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, and vocals, Porl Thompson on saxophone, Andy Anderson on drums, and Laurence Tolhurst on keyboards. The album was produced by Robert Smith and Chris Parry. It was recorded at Genetic Studios in Reading, Berkshire, and RAK Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Shake Dog Shake” – 4:55
  2. “Birdmad Girl” – 4:05
  3. “Wailing Wall” – 5:17
  4. “Give Me It” – 3:42
  5. “Dressing Up” – 2:52
  6. “The Caterpillar” – 3:40
  7. “Piggy in the Mirror” – 3:40
  8. “The Empty World” – 2:36
  9. “Bananafishbones” – 3:12
  10. “The Top” – 6:50

The Head on the Door

Released 1985

The Head on the Door is the sixth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Porl Thompson on guitar and keyboards, Laurence Tolhurst on keyboards, and Boris Williams on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and David M. Allen. It was recorded at Angel Recording Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “In Between Days” – 2:57
  2. “Kyoto Song” – 4:16
  3. “The Blood” – 3:43
  4. “Six Different Ways” – 3:18
  5. “Push” – 4:31
  6. “The Baby Screams” – 3:44
  7. “Close to Me” – 3:23
  8. “A Night Like This” – 4:16
  9. “Screw” – 2:38
  10. “Sinking” – 4:57

Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Released 1987

Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me is the seventh studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Porl Thompson on guitar and keyboards, Laurence Tolhurst on keyboards, and Boris Williams on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and David M. Allen. It was recorded at Studio Miraval in Correns, France. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Kiss” – 6:17
  2. “Catch” – 2:42
  3. “Torture” – 4:13
  4. “If Only Tonight We Could Sleep” – 4:50
  5. “Why Can’t I Be You?” – 3:11
  6. “How Beautiful You Are…” – 5:10
  7. “The Snakepit” – 6:56
  8. “Hey You!” – 2:22
  9. “Just Like Heaven” – 3:32
  10. “All I Want” – 5:18
  11. “Hot Hot Hot!!!” – 3:33
  12. “One More Time” – 4:29
  13. “Like Cockatoos” – 3:38
  14. “Icing Sugar” – 3:49
  15. “The Perfect Girl” – 2:33
  16. “A Thousand Hours” – 3:22
  17. “Shiver and Shake” – 3:26
  18. “Fight” – 4:28

Disintegration

Released 1989

Disintegration is the eighth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Porl Thompson on guitar and keyboards, Boris Williams on drums, and Roger O’Donnell on keyboards. The album was produced by Robert Smith and David M. Allen. It was recorded at Hook End Manor Studios in Checkendon, Oxfordshire. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

The album Disintegration peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. The song “Lovesong” was released as the album’s debut single. The song “Lovesong” hit the number two position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Plainsong” – 5:12
  2. “Pictures of You” – 7:28
  3. “Closedown” – 4:16
  4. “Lovesong” – 3:28
  5. “Last Dance” – 4:44
  6. “Lullaby” – 4:08
  7. “Fascination Street” – 5:16
  8. “Prayers for Rain” – 6:05
  9. “The Same Deep Water as You” – 9:19
  10. “Disintegration” – 8:18
  11. “Homesick” – 7:09
  12. “Untitled” – 6:30

Wish

Released 1992

Wish is the ninth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Porl Thompson on guitar and keyboards, Boris Williams on drums, and Perry Bamonte on keyboards. The album was produced by Robert Smith and David M. Allen. It was recorded at The Manor and Outside Studios in Oxfordshire. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

The album Wish peaked at number two on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. The song “High” was released as the album’s debut single. The song “High” hit the number eight position on the U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Open” – 6:51
  2. “High” – 3:37
  3. “Apart” – 6:38
  4. “From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea” – 7:44
  5. “Wendy Time” – 5:13
  6. “Doing the Unstuck” – 4:24
  7. “Friday I’m in Love” – 3:35
  8. “Trust” – 5:33
  9. “A Letter to Elise” – 5:14
  10. “Cut” – 5:55
  11. “To Wish Impossible Things” – 4:43
  12. “End” – 6:46

Wild Mood Swings

Released 1996

Wild Mood Swings is the tenth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Perry Bamonte on guitar and keyboards, Roger O’Donnell on keyboards, and Jason Cooper on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and Steve Lyon. It was recorded at St. Catherine’s Court in Bath, Somerset. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

The album Wild Mood Swings peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Want” – 5:06
  2. “Club America” – 5:02
  3. “This Is a Lie” – 4:31
  4. “The 13th” – 4:08
  5. “Strange Attraction” – 4:19
  6. “Mint Car” – 3:32
  7. “Jupiter Crash” – 4:16
  8. “Round & Round & Round” – 2:39
  9. “Gone!” – 4:31
  10. “Numb” – 4:49
  11. “Return” – 3:28
  12. “Trap” – 3:37
  13. “Treasure” – 3:45
  14. “Bare” – 7:57

Bloodflowers

Released 2000

Bloodflowers is the eleventh studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Perry Bamonte on guitar and keyboards, Roger O’Donnell on keyboards, and Jason Cooper on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and Paul Corkett. It was recorded at RAK Studios in London. It was released on the Fiction Records label.

The album Bloodflowers peaked at number 16 on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Out of This World” – 6:44
  2. “Watching Me Fall” – 11:13
  3. “Where the Birds Always Sing” – 5:44
  4. “Maybe Someday” – 5:06
  5. “The Last Day of Summer” – 5:36
  6. “There Is No If…” – 3:43
  7. “The Loudest Sound” – 5:09
  8. “39” – 7:18
  9. “Bloodflowers” – 7:28

The Cure

Released 2004

The Cure is the twelfth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Perry Bamonte on guitar and keyboards, Roger O’Donnell on keyboards, and Jason Cooper on drums. The album was produced by Ross Robinson and Robert Smith. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. It was released on the Geffen Records label.

The album The Cure peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Lost” – 4:08
  2. “Labyrinth” – 5:14
  3. “Before Three” – 4:40
  4. “The End of the World” – 3:44
  5. “Anniversary” – 4:23
  6. “Us or Them” – 4:10
  7. “Alt.End” – 4:30
  8. “(I Don’t Know What’s Going) On” – 2:57
  9. “Taking Off” – 3:20
  10. “Never” – 4:04
  11. “The Promise” – 10:21
  12. “Going Nowhere” – 3:29

4:13 Dream

Released 2008

4:13 Dream is the thirteenth studio album by The Cure. It featured a lineup that consisted of Robert Smith on guitar and vocals, Simon Gallup on bass guitar, Porl Thompson on guitar, and Jason Cooper on drums. The album was produced by Robert Smith and Keith Uddin. It was recorded at Parkgate Studios in Battle, East Sussex. It was released on the Geffen Records label.

The album 4:13 Dream peaked at number 16 on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Underneath the Stars” – 6:17
  2. “The Only One” – 3:57
  3. “The Reasons Why” – 4:35
  4. “Freakshow” – 2:30
  5. “Siren Song” – 4:45
  6. “The Real Snow White” – 4:43
  7. “The Hungry Ghost” – 4:29
  8. “Switch” – 3:44
  9. “The Perfect Boy” – 3:21
  10. “This. Here and Now. With You” – 4:06
  11. “Sleep When I’m Dead” – 3:51
  12. “The Scream” – 4:37
  13. “It’s Over” – 4:16

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