Disintegration [LP]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Expanding the latent arena rock sensibilities that peppered Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me by slowing them down and stretching them to the breaking point, the Cure reached the peak of their popularity with the crawling, darkly seductive Disintegration. It's a hypnotic, mesmerizing record, comprised almost entirely of epics like the soaring, icy "Pictures of You." The handful of pop songs, like the concise and utterly charming "Love Song," don't alleviate the doom-laden atmosphere. The Cure's gloomy soundscapes have rarely sounded so alluring, however, and the songs -- from the pulsating, ominous "Fascination Street" to the eerie, string-laced "Lullaby" -- have rarely...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Expanding the latent arena rock sensibilities that peppered Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me by slowing them down and stretching them to the breaking point, the Cure reached the peak of their popularity with the crawling, darkly seductive Disintegration. It's a hypnotic, mesmerizing record, comprised almost entirely of epics like the soaring, icy "Pictures of You." The handful of pop songs, like the concise and utterly charming "Love Song," don't alleviate the doom-laden atmosphere. The Cure's gloomy soundscapes have rarely sounded so alluring, however, and the songs -- from the pulsating, ominous "Fascination Street" to the eerie, string-laced "Lullaby" -- have rarely been so well-constructed and memorable. It's fitting that Disintegration was their commercial breakthrough, since, in many ways, the album is the culmination of all the musical directions the Cure were pursuing over the course of the '80s. [Disintegration was released on CD in 2010.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/15/2010
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227981693
  • Catalog Number: 523284
  • Sales rank: 8,635

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Plain Song
  2. 2 Pictures of You
  3. 3 Close Down
  4. 4 Fascination Street
  5. 5 Lullaby
  6. 6 Love Song
  7. 7 Last Dance
Disc 2
  1. 1 Prayers For Rain
  2. 2 The Same Deep Water As You
  3. 3 Disintegration
  4. 4 Homesick
  5. 5 Untitled
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Cure Primary Artist
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