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8 years ago at Oct 21 21:02
The Cure’s The Head on the Door album picks right up where Japanese Whispers– an assortment of non-album singles and b-sides – left off. Which is to say that the Cure were experimenting with dance music and shiny pop hooks, but never losing their identity as gloomy existentialist New Wavers. On this they added a hint of Latin rhythm (“The Blood”), invented shoegazing (“Push”), and go... read more
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Description: This is the Cure album to start with. Robert Smith and company's best and most coherent statement, The Head on the Door is a successful, if schizophrenic, synthesis of the best of '80s rock, boasting danceable Eurobeat anthems ("In Between Days"), world-music-flavored exotica ("Kyoto Song," the Latin-tinged "The Blood"), and more sullen statements of post-modern angst from the band that gave you such downer epics as Faith and Pornography. More than any other Cure album, Head rewards those who don't subscribe to the darker side of the group's ethos. The use of Spanish guitar and other colorful arrang ... (more)
Manufacturer: Elektra
Release date: 26 August 1985
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075596043526 UPC: 007559604352
Tags: 03 (1), Rock (1), 1982 (1), Synth-pop (1), New Wave (1), 1985 (1), The Cure (1), LP (1), (vinyl) (1), *saipal (1), Pop Rock (1), 80s (1), Alternative (1), 30 Minutes (1)
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DoctorAggresiv rated this 9/10 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1984-1985 (247 music items)

""Close To Me" Runners up: "Six Different Ways" "In Between Days""


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100 Memorable New Rock Hits Of The 70's & 80's (102 music items)

" Close To Me (1985) The Cure __________ Song Or Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaFnMtmv7xA "


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Guilty Pleasure Songs Of The 80's (19 music items)

" Close To Me _____ Song Or Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArUKwUHzH-Q _____ "


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