The Cure announce live box set, 40 Live: Curaetion-25+Anniversary

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The Cure Curaetion box set

The Cure have announced a new live box set featuring recordings of their 40th anniversary concerts from earlier this year. It’s called 40 Live: Cureation-25+Anniversary, and it’s out October 18 via Eagle Rock. The box contains four live CDs, as well as two concert films which will be available in Blu-ray and DVD editions. The recordings include sets from the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown Festival, in which they performed a song from each of their albums in chronological order, and then a similar set in reverse chronological order. Take a look at the trailer for the box set, as well as the setlists from the concerts.

On August 31, The Cure will perform at the Pasadena Daydream Festival, which they curated.

The Cure, Curaetion-25, Robert Smith’s Meltdown, London, 6/24/18

SET 1
1. “Three Imaginary Boys”
2. “At Night”
3. “Other Voices”
4. “A Strange Day”
5. “Bananafishbones”
6. “A Night Like This”
7. “Like Cockatoos”
8. “Pictures of You”
9. “High”
10. “Jupiter Crash”
11. “39”
12. “Us or Them”
13. “It’s Over”
14. “It Can Never Be the Same”

SET 2
15. “Step Into the Light”
16. “The Hungry Ghost”
17. “alt.end”
18. “Last Day of Summer”
19. “Want”
20. “From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea”
21. “Disintegration”
22. “If Only Tonight We Could Sleep”
23. “Sinking”
24. “Shake Dog Shake”
25. “One Hundred Years”
26. “Primary”
27. “A Forest”
28. “Boys Don’t Cry”

The Cure, British Summer Time, Hyde Park, London, England, 7/7/18

1. “Plainsong”
2. “Pictures of You”
3. “High”
4. “A Night Like This”
5. “The Walk”
6. “End of the World”
7. “Lovesong”
8. “Push”
9. “In Between Days”
10. “Just Like Heaven”
11. “If Only Tonight We Could Sleep”
12. “Play For Today”
13. “A Forest”
14. “Shake Dog Shake”
15. “Burn”
16. “Fascination Street”
17. “Never Enough”
18. “From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea”
19. “Disintegration”

Encore
20. “Lullaby”
21. “The Caterpillar”
22. “Friday I’m in Love”
23. “Close to Me”
24. “Why Can’t I Be You?”
25. “Boys Don’t Cry”
26. “Jumping Someone Else’s Train
27. “Grinding Halt”
28. “10:15 Saturday Night”
29. “Killing An Arab”

Three classic albums by The Cure are featured on our list of the Top 100 Post-Punk Albums.

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