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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing in gatefold sleeve. Digitally remastered edition of The Cure's seminal eighth album. Originally released in 1989, Disintegration has come of age and has been remastered by Robert Smith to coi... more »
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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing in gatefold sleeve. Digitally remastered edition of The Cure's seminal eighth album. Originally released in 1989, Disintegration has come of age and has been remastered by Robert Smith to coincide with it's 21st anniversary. Features the hits 'Pictures Of You', 'Lovesong', 'Fascination Street' and 'Lullaby'. Universal.
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Possibly the best "I just got dumped" album of all time. Not a weak track in the bunch, and all maintain a consistent, depressed mood.
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An 80s pop milestone which still stands the test of time
00 Diablo | Oakland, CA | 08/06/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)
""Bubble Gum Goth"? I like that term. But I probably differ from a previous reviewer in that I think it describes a sound that should be celebrated, admired, and strived for - not dismissed as teenybopper pop. However, I agree in retrospect that much of the Cure's mid-80s output now sounds tiresome and a bit dated.
So "Disintegration" not only marked a solid return to form for the band, but a career-defining piece of musical genius which effortlessly melded many of their previous styles into a cohesive whole. It still sounds great today, including the classic "Love Song" and under-rated "Fascination Street" - name another tune which so effectively combines such a hugely massive wall of layered intertwined guitar parts into a pop song that got significant radio and MTV interplay at the time, but seems almost forgotten today.
And yes, the album really helped take their live shows to a totally higher level. That 5 piece lineup was operating like a well-oiled machine in concert between '89 and '92 and could do no wrong as a live band at that time. Their live shows are not even close today. Bring back Boris! (and the Fender guitars while they're at it)"