The Cure

The Cure

With their distinctive mope-rock sound — a mix of self-obsessed lyrics, minor-key melodies, and Robert Smith's pale vocal whine — the Cure rose from Britain's late-Seventies punk scene to become one of the most popular U.K. bands of the Eighties. Smith is known for wearing death-white facial makeup, crimson lipstick, and teased black hair; he is rivaled only by Morrissey as a heartthrob for the discontented.

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