The Cure is a rock band from Crawley, England, that's helmed by chief singer/songwriter and guitarist Robert Smith. Formed in 1976, the group is regarded as one of the more critically respected groups to have gained popularity in the 1980s that has since evolved as a band and never grown dull or lackadaisical. Initially influenced by the English punk sound that infiltrated nearly every facet of artistic expression during the late 1970s, The Cure would go on to straddle the stylistic gauntlet and create a wide array of music--from ethereal instrumentals to radio friendly pop. Though the group has experienced a number of lineup changes since its inception, with Smith remaining the only constant member, The Cure has nevertheless managed to remain one of the more original bands on the music scene, capable of consistently releasing interesting studio material and up-keeping a respectably busy touring schedule.
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