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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Cure lyrics on ASDA clothing in the UK

Update: Get your Boys Don't Cry, Boys Don't Cry (kids) and Love Cats shirts (with tacky official TMU logos!) now.
(Thanks Chris White and Stgmurder)

From UTalkMarketing: "Universal Music Publishing Group has collaborated with George at ASDA in an exclusive, long-term partnership that will see iconic song lyrics printed on a wide range of garments." (Thanks Mat and Ange)

74 comments:

  1. I think you mean "Gone Fucking, Where's my gun? :)

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  2. ASDA is owned by Wal-Mart. Ugh.

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  3. I wonder if RS gave his approval, or if TMU did this on their own?

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  4. I thought Robert would hate that...

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  5. There is no way that this is on Smith's radar, he's gonna go apeshit when he hears this. On the flip side all the inbred laid back country folks will look smokin' hot in their Lovecat George tee...

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  6. Can't wait to order my figurehead muumuu. It's going to fit me nicely.

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  7. Xuan, that will go nicely with your Mint Car ball cap! You're such a fashionista, darling!

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  8. Oh man, this means that I could turn up to work one day to be faced with a classroom full of chavs in Cure T shirts!

    I'm confused!!!

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  9. I want a Sleep When I'm Dead nightie.

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  10. Sleep when I'm dead nightie!!!:-)

    The matching set would have to be Let's go to bed pyjamas.

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  11. can't wait to get 'the empty world' bikini briefs...

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  12. A pair of underpants with "End" across the seat.

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  13. Or with "The hanging garden" on the front!

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  14. This is not just a Cure tshirt, it's an Asda Cure tshirt....very cheap, and not very cheerful.:(

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  15. Y'all are killin me ovah heah.

    How about a speedo with lyrics from Bananafishbones?

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  16. gnihi...lol @ PJW ;)

    but actually...

    D:

    oh dear...

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  17. I would love to have a Harold & Joe brazere... well...either that or an Accuracy logo on some cute low rise panties.

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  18. what a witty bunch yer all are today

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  19. I want a shower cap, with "I will never be clean again" on the back, and "I'll watch you drown in the shower" on the front.

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  20. The tight white t-shirt with
    JUST LIKE HEAVEN across it
    for the girls : )

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  21. this could turn into a new pinkypiggy project... a new clothing item for everysingle cure songwritten .. what joy

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  22. ScReAmEr said...
    There is no way that this is on Smith's radar, he's gonna go apeshit when he hears this.

    Poor Robert. :(

    Y is this happening?

    Y...?

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  23. 0_o

    Wow, I... don't know what to say.

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  24. Oh my gosh, you guys are good! Very witty!

    My fav is Josh's shower cap!


    Oh, and how bout panties that say Give Me It. Heh.

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  25. Oh, these comments have me in stitches! So funny!

    I do not normally like to post such opinions, but I live within walking distance of a very popular Wal-Mart store and I will not go there. Ever.

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  26. I need a baseball cap with Exploding Head Syndrome on it.

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  27. They are owned by Wal-Mart? Ummm...WTF! I'm not sure about where anyone else lives but at my Wal-Mart there are some scary ass people who go there! I don't want big mamma with her 10 kids trolling around town with a t-shirt (that is 2 sizes too small) that says Just Like Heaven on it! Boo!

    Smooches,
    Pussycat

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  28. How about a set of boxers for the Snakepit?

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  29. a dildo with plastic passion printed on it would be nice...

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  30. I was thinking boxers with "feels so big it almost hurts" on it might be a hot seller.

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  31. For the gay guyes boxers with "open" printed on the back.
    And for the ladies: they can wear once a month "the blood" underwear.

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  32. the walk shoes?
    pornography jonnies?
    shiver and shake nipple clamps? (can you get them in asda i wonder?)
    cut here thong?
    prayers for rain mac?
    disintergration edible undies?
    faith prayer cap
    this could go on frever
    the cure section will be fuckin huge

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  33. i know mine are not witty - welldone heron etc .. but much more plausible on the shelves i feel :)

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  34. lol
    I bet they let this news out just to get COF´s ideas!

    NOW they can start printing with no hard thinking...

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  35. How has no one mentioned The Same Deep Water As You swimming trunks yet?

    Or maybe that's already been done... I've lost track. It's like a bloody comedy show in here.

    Carry on folks.

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  36. LOL, excellent suggestions everyone! Brad yours are very witty :D I LOL'd at the Prayers for Rain mac!

    Stig, that's very funny!

    Here's some more from me, I say
    why stick to clothing when we could have an entire Cure-branded department store?

    Breathe asthma inhaler
    A Letter to Elise stationery
    A Thousand Hours wristwatch
    The Baby Screams binky
    The Big Hand work gloves
    Grinding Halt brake pads
    If Only Tonight We Could Sleep insomnia tablets

    on and on...

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  37. Don't forget your Sex-Eye-Makeup cosmetics!
    Unless they didn't license the Glove songs too, that is...

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  38. And our department store can be called All Kinds of Stuff!

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  39. OMG! You guys need to stop! LOL!





    p.s. WALMART BLOWS

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  40. What also blows is the thought that someone's taking these lyrics that Robert has put so much heart and soul into, and mass producing it for this garbage...

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  41. I've got a few ;

    Watching Me Fall bananas
    The Loudest Sound megaphones
    Shake Dog Shake pet shampoo
    One Hundred Years calendars (not sure if these would make a profit though !)
    Going Nowhere handcuffs
    Catch baseball gloves
    Push epidurals (sold with free Baby Screams nappies)
    Underneath The Stars telescopes

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  42. you people are flippin genius and should all be in advertising.

    all right. which ones of you ARE in advertising?

    nobody touch 'see the children'. off bloody limits!

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  43. See The Children binoculars.

    Not my fault, Sofia dared me! : P

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  44. Hey Craig,

    A bit off topic I know, but we're going to be in San Francisco next weekend and are hosting a CoF peeps dinner gathering (6:13 Dream), if you want to put the info out on your site, the dinner will be starting around 6 pm, haven't determined the restaurant as of yet. Any Bay Area peeps (or Cali peeps) are welcome to attend. The facebook event page is here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=86645948778 Thanks!

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  45. I am laughing so hard my stomach hurts!

    I love you guys!

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  46. In Between Days - for when you need a little extra help for regularity...

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  47. Actual text I read on a box of Kotex "For your heavy days, your light days, and your in-between days".

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  48. Helsabot

    I hardly think Robert put "heart and soul" into the lyrics to Lovecats....

    It's not Disentegration we're talking about here

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  49. Fucking shocking those tshirts....wtf!!!???? Seriously???

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  50. CRAIG!! bad! bad! *reporting craig to cyberpolice*

    ewww morris and sofia!!!

    hey mock_goth_gurl, i havent seen you around in ages!!

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  51. Two things:

    Firstly, you get a free download of the track when you buy the shirts. I'm assuming even TMU wouldn't do that without RS's consent which means he's evidently OK with this whole thing. Worrying.

    Secondly, I actually like the Lovecats one.

    *runs and hides*

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  52. I much prefer that one
    http://www.voltagevox.com/CUREMED/CUREMED2.jpg

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  53. Buy something from Wal-Qaeda? NEVER!

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  54. Holy crap! Who knew Cure fans were so damn funny?!

    Let me take a stab at it...

    Out of Mind Straitjackets?

    No? Not funny? Shit.

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  55. OK - How about Hula-hoops with "Round and round and round and round and round we go" written on them!

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  56. Bowling balls with "Strike me strike me strike me strike me strike me dead"

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  57. There's also a kids Boys Don't Cry shirt here:

    http://direct.asda.com/george/kid-s-clothing/younger-boys-6-months-5-years/t-shirts/boys-don-t-cry-t-shirt/GEM12097,default,pd.html

    Nice.

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  58. Those are awful...

    Where's the fucking black? Totally misunderstood the market...

    Shame...

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  59. I want some Wrong Number lime green and tangerine glow-in-the-dark boxers.

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  60. From what I've heard, there's an article in Music Week that says not only has RS approved these shirts, he actually helped design them. : o

    Hoping to get a scan or something to confirm that.

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  61. well. thank christ he's not a designer then. these shirts are crap.
    (if he did in fact design them. wtf was he thinking???)

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  62. I actually like them aside from the Universal Logo, the cat one is really cute, wish it was in a mens t shirt....geez don't be so precious

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  63. The kids version Boys Don't Cry t-shirt isn't too bad, but I would never voluntarily wear something that was pink, yellow, blue, and gray. Maybe something went wrong with the dye lot?

    The love cats shirt is a little better but not as nice as Heron's design.
    :-)

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  64. Keith- I wasn't sure which lyrics were being chosen to put on that crap, as I didn't look at the shirts until now; wow, tackiness at its finest! Also, I think *every* artist puts a little bit of their heart and soul into *everything* they do, that was my point. Though I would hope no lyrics from Disintegration end up there. XC Either way, I find this whole thing um... rather difficult to stomach.

    Craig- I hope you do find that article... but all of this only leaves me wondering if Robert's getting ready to break from those bastards.

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  65. ITS NOT REALLY THAT DIFFERENT FROM any RETAIL OULET SEKLLING TSHIRTS THOUGH IS IT.. DONT MATTER IF ITS AT THE GIGS OR IN HMV OR ASDA.. SELLING TSHIRTS IS SELLING TSHIRTS .. EVERYONE DOES IT .. oops

    i reckon the bdc t is ok much the same as the festival era tees avail;able ...... the lc one and the kiddies ones are pure evil though :)

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  66. I kind of like the shirts. They're very cute. :) But I would have chosen less obvious (=less commercial) lyrics..

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