9. "Fascination Street"
About a decade into their career, the Cure found themselves playing huge arena concerts and hearing their music all over pop radio. "I realized at this time that, despite my best efforts, we had actually become everything that I didn't want us to become: a stadium rock band," Robert Smith told Rolling Stone in 2004. "Most of the relationships within the band and outside of the band fell apart. Calling [the album] Disintegration was kind of tempting fate, and fate retaliated." Single "Fascination Street" – which was inspired by a boozy night in New Orleans – shot to Number One on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and remains a live favorite.