complete and truly unique biography of Robert Smith and company, The Cure, chronicling their 40+ year history with hundreds of entries in A to Z fashion. 

Definitive and deeply researched, Curepedia will surprise and inform fans everywhere as they await The Cure's highly anticipated next album release.

The Cure remain, 40 plus years into their career, one of the biggest rock bands in the world. With 12 studio albums, tours that pack stadiums all over the world—including their recent sold out series across North America in Spring/Summer 2023—they were the first alternative band to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in 2019 by Trent Reznor. Their influence is heard in bands as wide ranging as Twilight Sad to Interpol to My Chemical Romance.

 Amidst the record-setting Shows of a Lost World Tour winding down, acclaimed music journalist Simon Price has crafted a first of its kind history of this band that will satisfy legion of fans eagerly awaiting The Cure’s new album. Curepedia is a career-spanning and in-depth biography of Robert Smith and company, chronicling their 40 plus year history with hundreds of entries organized in an A-to-Z fashion.

 Presented in a two-color format, with four-color endpapers designed by long-time Cure collaborator Andy Vella, Curepedia is a full-scale look at the long list of members, current and past, unknown facts, tours, descriptions of every album, song, films, as well as entries on the image of the band, their influence, their style, and their enduring legacy. This beautifully packaged book, celebrating one of the most enduring and beloved rock bands, Curepedia will be the perfect introduction for new fans, and a must-have for the obsessive as well.

About the author(s)

Simon Price is a highly experienced British music journalist whose career includes nine years as one of the main feature writers at Melody Maker and twelve as the senior rock and pop critic for the Independent on Sunday. He is also the author of Everything (A Book About Manic Street Preachers). He first became a fan of The Cure as a teenager in the 1980s, and has written about them extensively for various publications.

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