Dream Setlist: The Cure

Dream Setlist: The Cure

Around this time of year, as the early lineup announcements start rolling in, we begin to develop a picture of which bands and artists are going to be kept busy next summer topping festival bills across the globe.

Naturally, conversation turns to what we can expect from these acts when the time comes for their headline appearances, and last year we gave the dream setlist treatment to Gorillaz, Kendrick Lamar, Queens of the Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys.

Now, attention turns to British alternative music legends The Cure – who have been confirmed as headliners for EXIT FestivalRock en Seine, and Glasgow Summer Sessions, among others.

None of us in the office felt fully qualified to take on such an important task (i.e. we're not big enough fans of the band), but fortunately I know someone who is: my good friend, former housemate and one-time band member George, who kindly mined the depths of his knowledge to deliver the following. So if you don't like it, blame him.

1. Underneath The Stars

2. Lovesong

3. The Hanging Garden

4. Play For Today

5. Kyoto Song

6. The Figurehead

7. Sleep When I'm Dead

8. 10:15 Saturday Night

9. A Forest

10. The Walk

11. Inbetween Days

12. Friday I'm In Love

13. The Lovecats

14. The End Of The World

15. Charlotte Sometimes



16. Pictures Of You

17. Shake Dog Shake

18. Boys Don't Cry

19. Killing An Arab

20. Just Like Heaven

21. Disintegration


Encore 2

22. Plainsong

23. Down Under

24. Fire In Cairo 

25. Jumping Someone Else's Train


See which festivals The Cure are playing here 


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