Q Mag (June, 2018) asked some of their illustrious fans, the Q readership and Robert Smith:

“What´s your favourite Cure song?”


The answers – and the playlist.

  • A Forest (Seventeen Seconds) / Chosen by: Shirley Manson (Garbage) + Isabek Munoz-Newsome (Pumarosa) + Ian Rankin (Author)+ Nabihah Iqbal + Jehnny Beth (Savages) + Daniel Kessler (Interpol)
  • Push (The Head On The Door) / Brandon Flowers (The Killers) + James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers) + Matt Berry (Actor)
  • Boys Don´t Cry (Single) / Rose McGowan (Actress) + Gus-Unger Hamilton (Alt-J) + Mark Stoneham (reader)
  • Lullaby (Disintegration) / Guy Garvey (Elbow)+ Charlie Steen (Shame) + Rob Da Bank (DJ) + Naomi McPherson (Muna) + Lauren Mayberry (Chvrhes)
  • One Hundred Years (Pornography) / Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) + Carl Barat (The Libertines)
  • Friday I´m In Love (Wish) / Roger Daltrey + Sean Fine (Reader)
  • Fascination Street (Disintegration) / Krishnan Guru-Murthy (Broadcaster) + Sam Fogarino (Interpol)
  • Six Different Ways (The Head on The Door) / Justin Young (The Vaccines)
  • Caterpillar (The Top) – Kate Nash
  • Disintegration (Disintegration) / Juliette Lewis (Actress)
  • Why Can´t I be You? (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me) / Ezra Miller (Actor)
  • A Forest (Tree Mix) (Mixed Up) / Jamie Oliver
  • Lovesong (Disintegration) / Max Savage (Parquet Courts) + James Bay + Troye Sivan + Paul Banks (Interpol) + Gary Loader (reader)
  • A Letter To Elise (Wish) / Tim Kendel (reader)
  • Charlotte Sometimes (Concert: The Cure Live) / Joan As Police Woman + Johnny Marr
  • Just Like Heaven (Kiss me, Kiss me, Kiss me) / Dave Grohl + Mark Vincent (reader)
  • Alt.end (The Cure) / Richard Class (reader)
  • Close To Me (The Head On The Door) / Julia Cumming (Sunflower Bean) + Robert Smith
  • Primary (Faith) / Pat Nevin (Ex-footballer)
  • Pictures Of You (Disintegration) / Dermot O´Leary (TV and radio presenter) + Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves) + Jenny Hollingworth (Let´s Eat Grandma) + Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie)
  • Play For Today (Seventeen Seconds) / Andy Bell (Ride)
  • 10:15 (Three Imaginary Boys) / Vince Clarke (Erasure)
  • All Cats Are Grey (Faith) / Jeremy Vine (Broadcaster)
  • Faith (Faith) / Andrew VanWyngarden (MGMT)
  • Plainsong (Disintegration) / Greg Gonzalez (Cigarettes After Sex) + Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai)
  • Fire In Cairo (Three Imaginary Boys) / Tom Watson (Deputy Leader, Labour party)
  • A Forest (Concert: The Cure Live) / Sean Moore (Manic Street Preachers)


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