Thursday, May 12, 2016
El Paso preview article
Local fans gush over The Cure before Don Haskins Show
Formed in 1970s England on the heels of the punk rock revolution, The Cure crept into the music scene and never looked back. Fronted by Robert Smith, the soft-spoken, wild-coiffed, lipstick-wearing guitarist and vocalist, the band has exhibited amazing longevity and relevance.
Marina Monsisvais, a longtime Cure fan and all-around music lover, said she’s looking forward to the band’s El Paso show on Tuesday, May 17 at the Don Haskins Center. She has passionately studied bands and music culture throughout life, and for her, the reason The Cure has stuck around for so many years is clear.
“A lot of that has to do with the themes they hit upon – they really resonate with people,” she said. “Things they talk about are universal: love, sadness, unrequited love. Those feelings don’t get old.”
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Posted by Craig at 8:56 AM