Why we love the early #Cure – how songs are always the same – again and again and again and again!

Sentimental as Anything

If you are reading this you are probably a fan of The Cure – and you’ll get the “reference” in the title.

A Forest

I loved The music of The Cure when they first became famous – and I’ve been listening to them again a lot recently.

I’m listening to the Cure as I write this blog – Jumping Someone Elses’s Train.

That song includes the lyrics:

It’s always the same and again and again and again

And in The Forest we hear:

It’s always the same

I’m running towards nothing

Again and again and again and again…and again and again and again and again and again and again….and again.

On reflection, I reckon part of The Cure’s success was due to the repetition – repeating musical lines again and again and again and again. There is variety – but there is also a lot of repetition.

Many of the great bass…

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