The song version was debuted on Kid Jensen 's radio show on 27 Novemberas a take which was very close to the final version that appeared as a single in the same month. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Robert Smith discussed the initial reaction Lets Go To Bed - The Cure - Best Collection (Cassette) playing the song to Fiction Records :. Your fans are gonna hate it. Later on in the same interview he said. It went from intense, menacing, psychotic goths to people with perfect white teeth.
It was a very weird transition, but I enjoyed it. I thought it was really funny. On 15 Marchthe song was the first broadcast for the pioneering Boston -based alternative rock radio station WFNX. AllMusic described the song as "antic, herky-jerky new wave pop ",  while Pitchfork called it "bratty, funky synthpop ". The song's music video was the band's first collaboration with Tim Pope who would go on to direct several more videos for the group.
The video features members Robert Smith and Lol Tolhurstwho at that point were the only members of the Cure — the only instance in the band's history where the band officially had a two-person lineup. In his book, Tolhurst also recalls that he was dancing naked behind the screen as a shadowy silhouette.
The song was covered by New York pop band Ivy for their album Guestroom. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 October Rolling Stone. Retrieved The Boston Phoenix. This was a fun list and I was glad to see the cure getting some love. I have been a fan for about 30 years and I would have to argue with some of these results, for the fun of it of course.
What would have been really cool is instead of having random people vote they could have put together a list of say Lets Go To Bed - The Cure - Best Collection (Cassette) that really know the catalog. At the risk of sounding like a pompous fan boy I can say that I am one of only a small percentage of the people that voted that know all of the songs on that list. I think it would be very interesting to have a select group of die hard fans vote on this list and you would see it would be very different.
The Cure has been at it almost 40 years now and they still put on an amazing live show as evidenced by their world tour. They broke out some gems that were a real treat to hear live like This Twilight Garden and Burn pleasing not just the casual fans but long time die hard followers as well. PEARL makes the ugelist woman. Thanks for a great poll, I appreciate the effort put into it Lets Go To Bed - The Cure - Best Collection (Cassette) could I suggest maybe a points system 25pts for peoples 1st place, 24 for 2nd etc as a pose to counting votes?
Kiss Me, Kiss me, Kiss me is probably their best played, best produced album behind Disintegration. A lot of the songs are way too low on the list. Watching Me Fall at ?? This brilliantly evocative, epic, take on sexual alienation should be top Bloodflowers is an overall masterpiece.
It is thier masterpiece. I agree with others concerning BloodFlowers. It needs to be much higher on the list near the top. But for all the song s vocal yearning and weeping strings, its most indelible melody is provided by the ghostly tapping of its drums — faint, gentle and impossibly sad.
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