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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which three Cure LPs are considered a trilogy?

    • A.

      Kiss Me, Faith, Seventeen Seconds

    • B.

      Wish, Wild Mood Swings, Show

    • C.

      Top, Japanese Whispers, 3 Imaginary Boys

    • D.

      Pornography, Disintegration, Bloodflowers

    Correct Answer
    D. Pornography, Disintegration, Bloodflowers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pornography, Disintegration, Bloodflowers. These three Cure LPs are considered a trilogy because they all share a similar dark and introspective theme, exploring themes of despair, loss, and introspection. They also mark a progression in the band's sound, with each album building upon the previous one and showcasing the evolution of their musical style.

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  • 2. 

    What was the name of The Cure's debut album?

    • A.

      Faith

    • B.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • C.

      The Top

    • D.

      Seventeen Seconds

    Correct Answer
    B. Three Imaginary Boys
    Explanation
    "Three Imaginary Boys" was the debut album of The Cure. This album was released in 1979 and showcased the band's early sound, which combined elements of post-punk and new wave. The album featured tracks like "10:15 Saturday Night" and "Boys Don't Cry," which became popular singles for the band. The title "Three Imaginary Boys" refers to the original name of the band before they settled on The Cure.

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  • 3. 

    What year did The Cure have the hit single "Love Song" on Elektra?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1989. In that year, The Cure released their hit single "Love Song" on Elektra.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the only member of The Cure to remain in the group from the beginning?

    • A.

      Porl Thompson

    • B.

      Jason Cooper

    • C.

      Robert Smith

    • D.

      Simon Gallup

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert Smith
    Explanation
    Robert Smith is the correct answer because he is the only member of The Cure who has been with the group since its formation. This means that he has remained in the band from the beginning and has been a consistent member throughout its history.

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  • 5. 

    Before joining The Cure, who was Simon Gallup with?

    • A.

      Punked

    • B.

      Indigo

    • C.

      Lockjaw

    • D.

      Chainsaw

    Correct Answer
    C. Lockjaw
    Explanation
    Simon Gallup was previously a member of the band Lockjaw before joining The Cure.

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  • 6. 

    Which The Cure album is also a movie?

    • A.

      Concert

    • B.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • C.

      Boys Don't Cry

    • D.

      Entreat

    Correct Answer
    C. Boys Don't Cry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Boys Don't Cry." This album by The Cure is also the title of a movie. The film, released in 2000, is a biographical drama based on the life of the lead singer of The Cure, Robert Smith. It explores the band's early years and their rise to fame.

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  • 7. 

    What is on the cover of The Cure's "Galore" album?

    • A.

      Baby

    • B.

      Man

    • C.

      Angel

    • D.

      Fire

    Correct Answer
    A. Baby
    Explanation
    The cover of The Cure's "Galore" album features a baby.

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  • 8. 

    What was the only single released from The Cure's "Seventeen Seconds"?

    • A.

      Another Journey By Train

    • B.

      Pump It Up

    • C.

      Don't Speak

    • D.

      A Forest

    Correct Answer
    D. A Forest
    Explanation
    "A Forest" is the correct answer because it is the only single released from The Cure's album "Seventeen Seconds". The song was released in 1980 and became one of the band's most popular and enduring tracks. It showcases the band's signature dark and atmospheric sound, with haunting lyrics and a memorable guitar riff. "A Forest" remains a fan favorite and a staple in The Cure's live performances.

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  • 9. 

    The Cures' "Charlotte Sometimes" came from what?

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Friend

    • C.

      Book

    • D.

      Woman

    Correct Answer
    C. Book
    Explanation
    "Charlotte Sometimes" by The Cure came from a book. The song is actually based on a book of the same name written by Penelope Farmer. The lyrics of the song tell the story of a girl named Charlotte who finds herself transported to the past and living in the body of another girl with the same name. The book explores themes of identity and time travel, which are reflected in the lyrics of the song.

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  • 10. 

    "Cut Here" by The Cure is a song about what?

    • A.

      Hanging

    • B.

      Heart Attack

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      Suicide

    Correct Answer
    D. Suicide
    Explanation
    "Cut Here" by The Cure is a song about suicide. The title itself suggests a self-harm act, and the lyrics of the song further explore the theme of wanting to end one's life. The somber tone and melancholic melodies in the song add to the overall portrayal of the despair and hopelessness often associated with suicide.

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  • 11. 

    "Fascination Street" is from which Cure Album?

    • A.

      The Lovecats

    • B.

      The Top

    • C.

      Faith

    • D.

      Disintegration

    Correct Answer
    D. Disintegration
    Explanation
    "Fascination Street" is a song by The Cure that is featured on their album "Disintegration". This album, released in 1989, is considered one of their most iconic and successful albums, featuring a darker and more atmospheric sound. "Fascination Street" is one of the standout tracks from this album, known for its catchy guitar riff and haunting lyrics.

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  • 12. 

    Which The Cure single was the first to make it to the Top 100?

    • A.

      A Few Hours After This

    • B.

      The Exploding Boy

    • C.

      In Between Days

    • D.

      March

    Correct Answer
    C. In Between Days
    Explanation
    "In Between Days" is the correct answer because it was the first single by The Cure to reach the Top 100 chart. This song was released in 1985 and became a commercial success, peaking at number 15 on the UK Singles Chart. It marked a turning point for The Cure, as it showcased a more pop-oriented sound compared to their previous releases. The success of "In Between Days" paved the way for more chart-topping hits for the band in the years to come.

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  • 13. 

    Who wrote The Cure's "Pictures of You"?

    • A.

      Porl Thompson

    • B.

      Simon Gallup

    • C.

      Robert Smith

    • D.

      Jason Cooper

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert Smith
    Explanation
    Robert Smith is the correct answer because he is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of The Cure. "Pictures of You" is a song from their 1989 album "Disintegration," and Smith is credited as the sole writer of the song. He is well-known for his distinctive voice and his contributions to the band's iconic sound.

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  • 14. 

    The Cures' "Hot Hot Hot" is from which album?

    • A.

      Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

    • B.

      Pornography

    • C.

      The Top

    • D.

      The Lovecats

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me" because "Hot Hot Hot" is a song by The Cure that is included in their album titled "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me".

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  • 15. 

    The Cure released "Foxy Lady", but who released it before they did?

    • A.

      Boy George

    • B.

      Jimi Hendrix

    • C.

      Paul Anka

    • D.

      Metallica

    Correct Answer
    B. Jimi Hendrix
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix released "Foxy Lady" before The Cure did.

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  • 16. 

    Who is the lead singer of the Cure?

    • A.

      Ricky Beck Mahler

    • B.

      Robert Smith

    • C.

      Robert Smyth

    • D.

      Mike Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Smith
    Explanation
    Robert Smith is the correct answer because he is widely known as the lead singer of the Cure. He has been the frontman of the band since its formation in 1976 and has contributed significantly to their success and popularity. Smith's unique voice, distinctive appearance, and songwriting skills have made him an iconic figure in the alternative rock genre. His contributions to the Cure's music and his influence on the music industry make him the most fitting choice for the lead singer of the Cure.

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  • 17. 

    What name was The Cure formerly known by?

    • A.

      Easy Cure

    • B.

      Strange Advance

    • C.

      The dB's

    • D.

      Autumn

    Correct Answer
    A. Easy Cure
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Easy Cure. The Cure was formerly known as Easy Cure before they changed their name.

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  • 18. 

    Robert Smith (of The Cure) played keyboards and guitar on which classic Siouxsie & The Banshees LP?

    • A.

      Rapture

    • B.

      Kiss In The Dreamhouse

    • C.

      Juju

    • D.

      Hyaena

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyaena
    Explanation
    Robert Smith played keyboards and guitar on the classic Siouxsie & The Banshees LP "Hyaena."

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  • 19. 

    What decade is the hit single "Friday I'm In Love" by The Cure from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    D. Nineties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Friday I'm In Love" by The Cure is from the nineties.

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  • 20. 

    When did The Cure first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    A. 1989
    Explanation
    In 1989, The Cure first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts. This means that one of their songs reached a high enough position on the charts to be included in the top 100 songs of that year. This achievement signifies the band's growing popularity and success during that time.

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  • 21. 

    Where was The Cure's first recordings made?

    • A.

      Chestnut Studios

    • B.

      Wine Cellar Studios

    • C.

      RCA Studios

    • D.

      Giant Studios

    Correct Answer
    A. Chestnut Studios
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chestnut Studios. This is where The Cure's first recordings were made.

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  • 22. 

    What is Robert Smith's, of The Cure, birth name?

    • A.

      Robert James Smith

    • B.

      James Robert Smith

    • C.

      Jackson Robert Smith

    • D.

      Robert Jackson Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert James Smith
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robert James Smith. This is the birth name of Robert Smith, the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band The Cure.

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  • 23. 

    In which religion was Robert Smith of The Cure raised?

    • A.

      Baptist

    • B.

      Catholic

    • C.

      Muslim

    • D.

      Protestant

    Correct Answer
    B. Catholic
    Explanation
    Robert Smith of The Cure was raised in the Catholic religion.

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  • 24. 

    Which The Cure album has the only song not sung by Robert Smith?

    • A.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • B.

      The Top

    • C.

      Pornography

    • D.

      Wish

    Correct Answer
    A. Three Imaginary Boys
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Three Imaginary Boys. This album features the song "Foxy Lady," which is the only track on the album not sung by Robert Smith.

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  • 25. 

    Which record label was The Cure's second album released on?

    • A.

      RCA

    • B.

      Fiction

    • C.

      Capitol

    • D.

      Giant

    Correct Answer
    B. Fiction
    Explanation
    The Cure's second album was released on Fiction record label.

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  • 26. 

    What is on the cover of The Cure's "Faith" album?

    • A.

      Sri Lanka

    • B.

      Eiffel Tower

    • C.

      Tower Of Pisa

    • D.

      Bolton Abbey

    Correct Answer
    D. Bolton Abbey
  • 27. 

    Which The Cure album was the first to go over one hour?

    • A.

      The Top

    • B.

      Faith

    • C.

      Wish

    • D.

      Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

    Correct Answer
    D. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
    Explanation
    Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me is the correct answer because it was the first album by The Cure to have a runtime of over one hour. Released in 1987, this double album features a diverse range of musical styles and is known for its atmospheric and experimental sound. With tracks like "Just Like Heaven" and "Why Can't I Be You?", the album showcases The Cure's ability to create catchy pop-infused songs while still maintaining their signature dark and introspective lyrics.

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  • 28. 

    Which album by The Cure was the first to feature Perry Bamonte?

    • A.

      Faith

    • B.

      The Lovecats

    • C.

      Wish

    • D.

      Pornography

    Correct Answer
    C. Wish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Wish" because it was the first album by The Cure to feature Perry Bamonte as a full-time member. Prior to this album, Bamonte had only played as a session musician for the band.

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  • 29. 

    The Cure recorded "Burn" for which movie?

    • A.

      Dracula 2000

    • B.

      Crow

    • C.

      Little Man

    • D.

      Judge Dredd

    Correct Answer
    B. Crow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Crow. The Cure recorded the song "Burn" for the 1994 movie "The Crow," directed by Alex Proyas. The song perfectly captures the dark and brooding atmosphere of the film, making it a fitting choice for the soundtrack.

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  • 30. 

    What was on the B-side of "Killing an Arab" by The Cure?

    • A.

      Saturday Night

    • B.

      Monday Night

    • C.

      Sunday Night

    • D.

      Friday Night

    Correct Answer
    A. Saturday Night
    Explanation
    The B-side of "Killing an Arab" by The Cure is "Saturday Night".

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  • 31. 

    What was the final single released from The Cure's "Wish" album?

    • A.

      Leave Me Alone

    • B.

      Once Upon A Time

    • C.

      A Letter To Elise

    • D.

      The Big Hand

    Correct Answer
    C. A Letter To Elise
    Explanation
    "A Letter To Elise" is the final single released from The Cure's "Wish" album. This song was released in 1992 and became one of the most successful singles from the album. It features a melancholic melody and heartfelt lyrics, showcasing the band's signature sound. The song received positive reviews from critics and remains a fan favorite.

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  • 32. 

    "High" by The Cure appears in which movie?

    • A.

      Colors

    • B.

      Black & White

    • C.

      Maid In Manhattan

    • D.

      Jersey Girl

    Correct Answer
    D. Jersey Girl
    Explanation
    "High" by The Cure appears in the movie Jersey Girl.

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