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Seventeen seconds

The Cure (performer)

Seventeen seconds

Genre:
Title
Seventeen seconds
Performer
The Cure
Publisher
Polydor, 1990
1 cd
Playing time
00:35:38
EAN
0042282535429 0745099591229
CDR
JKX0757
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 27 times in Flemish libraries

About The Cure

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The Cure are an English rock band formed in 1978 in Crawley, West Sussex. Throughout numerous lineup changes since the band's formation, guitarist, lead vocalist, and songwriter Robert Smith has remained the only constant member. The band's debut album was Three Imaginary Boys (1979) and this, along with several early singles, placed the band in the post-punk and new wave movements that had sprung up in the United Kingdom. Beginning with their second album, Seventeen Seconds (1980), the band adopted a new, increasingly dark and tormented style, which, together with Smith's stage look, had a strong influence on the emerging genre of gothic rock as well as the subculture that eventually formed around the genre.

Following the release of their fourth album Pornography in 1982, the band's future was uncertain. Smith was keen to move past the gloomy reputation his band had acquired, introducing a greater pop sensibility in…Read more on Wikipedia