The Cure Confirm That A New Album Is On The Way!

David Layde
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Not content with their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a very busy festival tour for 2019, The Cure have announced that they are also a matter of weeks away from finishing their first new record in over ten years.

Speaking to SiriusXM, frontman Robert Smith said, “We’re going in about six weeks time to finish up what will be our first album in more than a decade. It’s very exciting times for us all around.”

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Smith revealed he was eager to get into the studio after their 2018 Meltdown Festival, which he the pop-goth-rocker curated. “Seeing all these new bands inspired me to do something new.”

Regarding their 2019 tour, Smith had claimed that the group would be playing up to 20 festivals next summer. To date, they’ve confirmed appearances at a number of major European events, including Belgium’s Rock Werchter, Portugal’s NOS Alive, and Spain’s Mad Cool Festival. You can see all dates below.

The Cure 2019 Tour Dates are as follows:

03/16 Joannesburg, SA @ Rock on the Lawns

03/18 Cape Town, SA @ Rock on the Lawns

06/08 Dublin, IE @ Malahide Castle

06/13-15 Nickelsdorf, AT @ Nova Rock Festival

06/16 Florence, IT @ Firenze Rocks

06/21-23 Schessel, DE @ Hurricane Festival

06/21-23 Neuhausen ob eck, DE @ Southside Festival

06/24-26 Zagreb, HR @ INmusic Festival

06/28 Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter

07/04 Novi Sad, RS @ Exit Festival

07/06 Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival

07/11 Lisbon, PT @ NOS Alive Festival

07/12-13 Madrid, ES @ Mad Cool Festival

07/17 Athens, GR @ Ejekt Festival

07/18-20 Ostrava, CZ @ Colours of Ostrava

07/22 Bucharest, RO @ Rock the City Festival

08/03 Moscow, RU @ Afisha Picnic

08/07 Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival

08/09-11 Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival

08/16 Glasgow, UK @ Glasgow Summer Sessions

08/23 Paris, FR @ Rock en Seine