Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Cure Bestival Video/Photos/Reviews
(Thanks to April for the photo)
Setlist, show notes and photos
Reviews/Articles: Key 103 / Worksop Guardian / Burton Mail / Les Inrocks / Clash / What Culture! / The Independent 1 - 2 - 3 / The Times / Telegraph / Virtual Festivals / Gigwise / Portsmouth News / County Press / Guardian 1 - 2 - 3 / NME / Slicing Up Eyeballs / Consequence of Sound / The Sun
Photos: Bestival / Sky Arts / Olivier / April / Vicky / Aaron 1 - 2 / Gildas / Gigwise / County Press / Getty Images / WireImage / NME / Digital Spy / Robin Ball / Veronika Moore / Daniel Fellowes / Mark Burnell / Gaelle Beri / Kate Goodacre / Caitlin Mogridge / Jane Hoskyn / Martin Bainbridge / LA Lovecat / Marsworld / Claudia Picone
Sky Arts HD Video: Lovesong / Just Like Heaven / The Only One / The Walk / Push / Friday I'm in Love / Inbetween Days
Sky Arts HD torrent on Dime & on Megaupload - Part 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Sky Arts SD Video: Lovesong / Just Like Heaven / The Only One / The Walk / Push / Friday I'm in Love / Inbetween Days / Play For Today & A Forest
Video: Saturday Highlights / Plainsong 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 / Open (brief) / Fascination Street / A Night Like This / Lovesong / Just Like Heaven 1 - 2 / Push / Inbetween Days / Friday I'm in Love 1 - 2 / Play for Today 1 (:30 clip) - 2 / A Forest 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 / Primary / Shake Dog Shake 1 (:30 clip) - 2 / The Hungry Ghost 1 (brief) - 2 - 3 / One Hundred Years 1 (brief) - 2 / Disintegration / Lullaby 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 / The Lovecats 1 - 2 / The Caterpillar 1 (brief) - 2 / The Caterpillar & Close to Me & Hot Hot Hot / Close to Me 1 (brief) - 2 - 3 / Hot Hot Hot (:30 clip) / HHH & Let's Go to Bed (brief) / Why Can't I Be You? / Boys Don't Cry 1 - 2 - 3 / Jumping Someone Else's Train (intro) / JSET & Grinding Halt (brief - Simon falls) / Grinding Halt 1 - 2 (both starring Mr. Tambourine Man) / Killing An Arab 1 (brief) - 2 - 3
Posted by Craig at 12:01 AM
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Great photos so far! Thanks for sharing everyone! I'm loving it!ReplyDelete
i don't see a lot of jason! :(ReplyDelete
And the second guitar? Where was Porl?ReplyDelete
sietie, there was no second guitar, because Porl has supposedly left the band again.ReplyDelete
I'm really sorry to hear that Porl is no more in the band.ReplyDelete
I'm looking forward to a Porl's future involvement in The Cure.
Anyway, welcome back Roger!
Any news about Cranes concert in Bestival?
What's that white bass Simon was playing? I think it was the same as the black one, but you can see the shape of the white one better, it's not a typical Thunderbird whatever it is...ReplyDelete
I am very happy because of Roger's return but why doesn't Robert want to have a 5 piece band as ever?Of course I prefer The keyboard but I think that Perry should return too.ReplyDelete
I miss the bloodflowers era and the perfect sound both swing tour and dream tour.
anyway welcome back Roger all of us missed you so much..
Excellent video of A Forest up on Youtube in the last half hour. Type "The Cure Bestival 2011". Watched the hightlight show on sky arts last night also. They sound really really tight and Roberts voice is back to prime again. Welcome back Roger. The best news ever & @ Craig-You can never be thanked enough for all that you do. Big time cheers and thanks to you.ReplyDelete
The Cure A Forest BestivalReplyDelete
on the close ups of Roberts guitar, one can see a sticker saying: 'monday feb 11th'ReplyDelete
what is that about ?
if one checks a calendar, it says the will be either in 2013 or that day passed in 2008 ????
@ADM: It's a Schecter Ultra bass, much like the Schecter Ultra Cure guitar of Robert'sReplyDelete
@ewrin: this guitar was used at Rome 2008 live, so maybe it's still on from that time...
Boys Don't CryReplyDelete
Listed as lullaby but it is plainsong.
Thanks so much for the help, guys. Awake now and getting to the links, and will upload the Sky Arts stuff from Darren.ReplyDelete
I liked how they adjusted the performance of BDC to the slower beat, first time I don't find it too strange. The 2nd guitar melody done in the keyboards gives it sort of a Lovesong feel. One guitar only gives room to much better and clean sounds than just these noises that Porl was doing lately. Robert is a fantastic player - when he plays, which he wasn't doing much lately - and some of their best albums were done in this format. Porl is a great guitarist (or else he wouldn't have played with Jimmy Page, FFS!) but lately all he was doing were random noises, IMHO. Of course some songs will miss the 2nd guitar, but that's far less worse than say Plainsong without keyboards...ReplyDelete
who decided plainsong was lullaby? hahaReplyDelete
happy to see some videos though :)
& looking forward to seeing the skyarts stuff.
i also hope to see what open sounded like soon.
i actually think the keyboard was kind of odd on boys don't cry, but i might be alone on that.
Just uploaded Lovesong from the Sky Arts broadcast. Push up next.ReplyDelete
Just uploaded Lovesong from the Sky Arts broadcast. Push up next.ReplyDelete
porl was doing a lot more than random noises for me on the paris 2008 video. they were on fire that night! but at other shows he did improvise a bit too much. so I know what you mean.ReplyDelete
happy roger is back, but hope they will have a 2nd guitarist as well
The setlist was almoust as good as Roskilde 2001 !!ReplyDelete
thanks everyone who posted/uploaded stuff. now let the rumours for the next gig [hopefully tour] begin.ReplyDelete
Can someone run me through the NME "Porl Thompson remaining in Sydney" bit? i didn't quite get that, or haven't heard the story...did they take him over for Reflections and left him there in exile?:)ReplyDelete
@accureacy thanx, I quess just a moment that has passed...ReplyDelete
and thanx craig for keeping this ever up to date
love that roger is back! cool to see the cure in a different arrangement too...BUT hopefully they will return with porl and roger next time [even lol would be nice]ReplyDelete
Friday sounds horrible without the second guitar! They should get a second guitarist... no matter if Porl, Perry or someone else. The stripped down sound worked well for rocking guitar Cure but it doesn't really work for keyboard Cure. Sounds just to flat. :/ReplyDelete
I absolutely LOVED the new JHL with a bit overdriven guitar. Fantastic.ReplyDelete
I've seen all the available videos and to be honest, I'm not missing the other guitar at all... so far! I think this time they planned the arrangements this way, and not like "ok let's just skip that other part, leave a blank space and see how it goes" like it was done with the missing keyboards. They haven't sounded that good in a while. The only drawback I think (not his fault this time) is the "poc-poc-poc" snare sound.ReplyDelete
FFS!!! Could someone in the know tell us what happened to cause Porl leaving the band. Yes he improvised far too much in recent years but he is still an amazing guitarist. I for one miss him. Was there a falling out between him and Robert. Remember they are (or were) brothers in law after all! Also welcome back Roger, you are the man!ReplyDelete
Kenny - Only Robert and Porl can tell you that. Anything else is just rumor and speculation.ReplyDelete
Craig, you are right and if it is family related then it is really none of our business. Just hope there is no bad blood.ReplyDelete
Even if there is, Robert has shown a remarkable kindness in forgiving ex-Cures. : )ReplyDelete
All the best in life to each and every one of them. Past and present. And future. : )
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Boys Don't cry with without second guitar means nothing. I fell asleep listening to it ...ReplyDelete
OK once again I'll be repetitive and annoying. Saw a bunch of other videos... and there's nothing wrong with the missing guitar, mostly in FIIL. Everything sounds clear as ever (or as since a long time). Like the arrangements or not, this is the new Cure, these slowed down versions have been played for quite a while. The only slowed down version that really annoys me is Play for Today, the rest are fine. Quoting another song: "it's never enough" for some fans, if you know what I mean. I think I've seen this same thing happen with the new Pumpkins stuff... they have a fantastic new drummer, but some want Jimmy back at all costs.ReplyDelete
Is there anyway to download high quality video of the Sky Arts HD footage? I would like to burn it onto a DVD.ReplyDelete
I think that was the best version of JLH I've ever heard. Finally sounding the way it should! I love Porl but on this one song Robert should always keep that main riff himself, he makes it ringggggReplyDelete
also good to see jason lost the poofy hair, he looked ridiculous with it imoReplyDelete
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update: i love the keys on the only one. i really enjoy this version of the song.ReplyDelete
also -- i want to point out that no matter what i say on here about anything, had i been at the show i would have been blown away. the cure live is amazing. any comments i make are in comparison to other live cure performances. in general, i find the cure to be a very impressive live band, especially given how long they've been around.
a want porl come back to the band i dont like this sound whit only one guitar ( roger ,porl,simon ,jason and robert tha is the cure ):)ReplyDelete
as much as i've stayed updated with cure news, i really haven't listened to much cure in a long time, just due to lack of activity. it's nice to be rediscovering my love of the band.ReplyDelete
For me, second guitar is needed as much as keyboards. Plaisong without keyboards is boring, like Boys Don't Cry without second guitar.ReplyDelete
But this is only my advice. ;)
They already played those slowed down versions, ok, and so what ? I was thinking the same at this time, rock songs need nervous playing.
Btw, saying that Porl did nothing else than random noises is stupid. Songs from TIB never sound as good when he was in the band. Still my advice, though.
The sentence "It's never enough" could apply to fans that criticize 2005-2009 era too, so I don't really see what you meant.
But you are right, this is the "new cure", and it has nothing to do with the previous one.
I don't want to be polemical, and debate about personal tastes makes no sense.
I hope you will enjoy this new era like I enjoyed the last one. Maybe I will too ...
yes! they smashed it! i love their sound - JLH sounding fantastic, Robert's smile at the end said it all.ReplyDelete
Nevertheless, I have to say that JLH sounds fine for me. But this is because lead guitar isn't missing.ReplyDelete
They sound great without a 2nd guitarist....but what sucks is that they are stuck playing The Hits. Can you imagine TEOTDGS, Scream, or Underneath The Stars without a 2nd guitar?ReplyDelete
4:13 Dream really showcased Porl and Jason (especially the Scream and the 4 b sides)..Jason won't get to play the songs that showcase his skills without Porl.
Maybe we will get Porl back when Roger plays the keys over the 15 or so tracks Porl already recorded for the mysterious Dark Album / 4:13 Dream Sessions and it finally gets finished / released?
Jason's drumming sounding top as well - always doesReplyDelete
I was pretty impressed with that set-up, I thought The Only One with the lead guitar done on keyboards was fantastic, better than with Porl live. The only thing that kind of annoyed me was the sound Roger was using for Friday I'm In Love, sounded like the stupid 'electric guitar' sounds you get on cheap keyboards! I think that guitar line could sound fantastic on keyboards but with a KEYBOARD sound!ReplyDelete
How is it that no one is mentioned that they are using backing tapes again? The second guitar isn't missed? That's because it is there in the backing tapes! Listen to push. Pre recorded second guitar!ReplyDelete
I also thought i heard a second guitar on Push when watching the Sky Arts broadcast. I was trying to see if it was Roger playing these lines on keyboard but it did not appear to be. Can i also say that i thought Jason's drumming was superb the only complaint is that his drum kit always sounds a bit flat to me, like playing cardboard boxes.ReplyDelete
I don't hear a second guitar honestly,ReplyDelete
just watch Robert play the second guitars riff after the verse, but I guess we will be sure once we have videos from "open" or "end"
but i have to admit I'm very pleased with their minimalistic sound....,
just watching Sky Arts (just now). They are playing Play for Today. Sounds great!!!ReplyDelete
Now A Forest.Yipeee!!!ReplyDelete
As the band has too many "eras" to be counted, there are too many kinds of fans. This is what I meant when I mentioned the Never Enough quote. Whatever Robert does, it will never be enough to please everyone it seems, there will be always something that will make someone a little upset. There are those that love the pop and single hits, there are these that loathe them and just like the b-sides or the darker stuff. There will be the eternal debate about Jason vs. everyone else. Then Lol. Some (a lot of!) fans only discovered the band with Wish, and this is the sound they want to hear and that they think that defines Cure the most, and this is the real "Cure guitar" sound, period. Porl is a fantastic guitarist, and did a very good job in the past, but in his last venture, he wasn't adding much to the whole stuff - his fault or not. Maybe it shouldn't be his role to just replace the keyboard lines - the same way as the keyboard doesn't have to be there to just fill the guitar parts.ReplyDelete
As for saying they will never be able to play certain songs again, this was said when the keyboards were gone but still they played a few of these keyboard driven songs succesfully - others not that much, though. To me it was the first time I felt that the band made some kind of an improvement with the new sound in a very long time. We're so used to listen to these songs the same way for 30 years (except for a few extended versions and changed lyrics) that when a different keyboard sound comes in, it's like a sacrilege. It's not, sometimes it's just evolving.
Thank you all for sharing all photos and videos. Special thanks to Craig for gathering all of those for all of us!ReplyDelete
Anyone record the footage Kennymc saw of 'Play For Today' and 'A Forest' from SkyArts? Anyway to get a file to download and not just Youtube? Thanks.ReplyDelete
@person who's name is a whole bunch of letters and numbers:ReplyDelete
i noticed the backing tapes, etc. yeah, annoying. but i feel like it's more than i can hope at this point for them to leave :/. what's worse, push has that awful drum.
That Hungry Ghost was a tease, I want to know how Roger played Porl's guitar part on keys!ReplyDelete
I really liked the song on the Bestival Day 3 Highlights.ReplyDelete
kind of interesting to see that schecter finally got simon setup with a bass... wonder if the'll be a new signature model coming?ReplyDelete
God I love The Cure. I never realize how much I miss them, until they start playing shows again. I am so glad Roger is back and we get to have keys again. When I started listening to the band at 14 I never thought I would still be able to see them play live at 42. So excited about live shows and the blu-ray of Sydney and new music next year.ReplyDelete
Amen, John! Feel the same way. And so much good stuff coming in the near future.ReplyDelete
Carnage Visors, I totally agree. The Hungry Ghost clip cut out before the song really started going. That was the song I was most excited to hear with Roger now instead of Porl.ReplyDelete
Those high notes before and during the chorus are what I'm talking about. I wonder if he tried to mimic Porl's sound, or if he went for a more solina style (which is more Cure-like, I think). It could actually sound better with keys.
so thrilled with the videos! they're sounding really good...much better with Roger...love it sooo much!ReplyDelete
To people asking about The Hungry Ghost. Sorry I didn't capture the Roger parts but they were great and it sounded as though Roger had similar sounds in his synth. Robert sang it a tad differently too. It DID work, much like The Only One worked well. The whole thing worked well.ReplyDelete
Push was also a great listen live. Sky Arts have not done any of it justice really.
Porl not being around is heart-breaking. I really blame Robert for "4:13 Dream" sucking and "The Only One" was better in its longer intro pre-released version. It's nice to have a keyboardist again, but Porl leaving is harder to take. For frak's sake!ReplyDelete
Glad to see synth back. But sad they did not include some songs from Reflections, such as subways song, another day, doubt, i'm cold, whioch were brillant and it would change also to see the setlist change a little for a while.ReplyDelete
i like ADM's comment above about the cheap keyboard guitar sound used by Roger on Friday - made me laugh lotsReplyDelete
Unfortunately the HD videos are all out of synch. :-(ReplyDelete
I've just read Sky also broadcasted 'play for today' and 'a forest'!?! I hope someone recorded it too!?!
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I'm going to agree with the comments about they keyboards filling in for the other guitar not working on 'FIIL'. It sounded quite bad.ReplyDelete
Oh, and since there are so many harping about wanting the band to go back to a five piece, why not go back to a six piece? Robert, Simon, Jason, Roger, Porl and Perry? Or how about a seven piece, with Robert, Simon, Boris, Andy, Roger, Porl, and Perry? Or how about...
Yes, I'm intentionally being ridiculous. ;)
lol Shawn...There was something written above regarding the setlist..As much as i respect everyone's subjective views, i though the set list was well chosen..Don't forget they were playing to a Festival audience not just a Cure one...I spent 12 hours at the front,and the crowd was forever changing around me(ganga smokers for Toots and the Maytals, 14 year old girls screaming for Katie B,and pogoing nutters for Crystal Castle!!etc..)So personally I was expecting a lot of Hits in there and not much Figurehead or Holy Hour!I think they tried(and managed) to please a broad audience..Caterpillar was an obvious example of that..ReplyDelete
Should we read something into the fact that Open and End were played(NME talks of them quitting playing live!)OF COURSE NOT :):):)..Whatever comes next can only be a good thing.
well said perfectmurderReplyDelete
At least The cure are alive and for me a keyboard was essential.ReplyDelete
I prefer that than 2 guitars with no keys cos is the proper cure sound.
But if Perry or someone else returns on guitars will be welcome.
Dream 13: I watched Cranes @ 12:30 on the Sailor Jerry stage.ReplyDelete
I didn't take notes but they started off with 'Adoration' and finished with 'Adrift' which was presumably to wake up those still asleep in their tents.
Problems with the sound meant that the vocals were missing for most of Adoration but once recovered they sounded brilliant. No 'Jewel'.
now that he's gotta hold a guitar, no more awkward dancing during close to me, hahaReplyDelete
Great to see the newly revitalised band playing a UK festival again.ReplyDelete
Quick question guys - was that the first time ever Robert has played the lead riff on Just Like Heaven?
I enjoyed the set list, it was to be as expected for a festival show.
To me, the pre-recorded loops are too much. Songs like Push sound quite naff with them, but Robert clearly loves them for his sins.
Friday... on keyboard sounded naff. It sounded like a cheap keyboard guitar sound which ruined the song.
I can identify with this debate over what The Cure needs, keyboards or 2 guitars or both.
I saw them 3 times between 2008-9 and thought some of the songs translated very well onto guitar.
Plainsong at Wembley 2008 was spellbinding, but some of the other songs didn't translate very well.
I didn't like the use of pre-recorded keyboard bits like in Lovesong.
I really hope they do a UK tour soon as I'd love to give this line up a proper listen. I don't blame the band for an absence of a proper UK tour for years though, given the state of the media.
So come on guys - leave the pre-recorded bits out, that was the "old" Cure. We'd love a new Cure with real keyboards - we've got Roger! and leave Jason to drum without the mush of clicks and thwacks.
I will miss the awkward dancing, Lindsey. But I'm going to hold out hope that he will learn to develop new moves as they go forward. It might just get even more awkward. : )ReplyDelete
I'm very happy to see that Roger is back in the band, but at the same time sad that Porl is out again. I'm happy that keyboards have been reintroduced, but I think they still sound too flat and stripped down: the Cure are at their best with a 5-piece line-up, I reckon.ReplyDelete
Was: Thank you!ReplyDelete
This is a blog dedicated to the Cure so it’s obvious to read and write about them.
But I think many of us are affectionate to the Cranes too; and I think they were a little too unnoticed this time. Probably I’m wrong.
As for the Cure, let the flux go, it’s a huge gift to know they are back, any line up is fine!
That's what happens when a band that was never meant to get this big, gets huge... to many fans, to many opinions, but the cure fans are the best and smartest. That's a fact. I'm so glad that Robert's playing guitar more, he is one of the most influential guitarist, indie music wouldn't be what it is with out him. I am very excited about this... guitar, bass, keys, drums. They are the world's biggest cult band.ReplyDelete
I think it's fair to comment about Cranes here. Robert remixed Jewel for them and Cranes, Mogwai, Crystal Castles, Japanese Popstars all appearing at Bestival... too much of a coincidence for me. I think strings were pulled!ReplyDelete
I remember a younger me getting all annoyed about Boys Don't Cry being a hit with the remix. What was wrong with people not making it a hit the first time round? They were always a huge band... other people just didn't know it at the time ;0)
I can't name my single favourite Cure gig any more... but that was definitely one of them!
Absolutely no problem with Cranes talk here. Please, feel free! : )ReplyDelete
Surprising that noone is talking about new Simon's bass. What do you think ? Do they sound the same as Thunderbird ?ReplyDelete
Craig - have found a link on youtube for play for today and a forest on the saturday night show from sky arts: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7lh-va0bmUReplyDelete
Already added to the collection last night, smudge. : ) Our friend Matthew North was nice enough to record it and upload it.ReplyDelete
This last video with A Forest has much better quality !!ReplyDelete
WooooooooooooW OOMMGG So Intense !!
still no torrent or links to the entire video? thanksReplyDelete
I was there in the front row - Simon's side. It was great. I was against the rail for all of Friday and Saturday. The only other artist to don a bigger smile on their faces than Roger were in The Village People.ReplyDelete
Last time I saw Roger play it was in front of 40 people in a pub in south London. On Saturday I saw him play in front of 40,000.
Simon falling over was the highlight for me. It would have been tragic had he not looked over at Roger who then mimicked tumbling over himself.
What song did Simon fall in?ReplyDelete
Simon falls as JSET is going into Grinding Halt, right around 45 seconds into this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt1KS91XNRAReplyDelete
Whoa! Thanks Xploding Boy!ReplyDelete
I'm not too sure having poor keyboard sounds is going to be an issue in the future. I know for a fact that Roger is using a brand new set up. As with every piece of technology there is a learning curve and it's probably too new for him to have tweaked all the sounds let alone learn parts that he has never played before. I'm pretty optimistic about how the sounds of the future will be. I think most everyone would agree to see the cure with the 89 line up would be amazing but I am not trying to live in the past and won't hold my breathe for the return of that either.ReplyDelete
People keep talking about the ever evolving lineup of The Cure but it's not mentioned too often that a lot of this is from prior members coming back. Everyone has their favorite lineup and I loved the TIB lineup, the 17S - Pornography lineup, the lineup I saw in 1984 that only lasted I think for six shows, and I think the one where everything gelled together the best was the HOTD lineup, but I also liked all the ones since then. I like that Porl and Roger have now each had three stints and Porl could still come back. How interesting would it be if the Reflections lineup became the current official lineup? And this time with Laurence doing some percussion and some keyboards? I think that would make for a very interesting mix. Lol may not be the most talented musician ever but I think when he's around that in some mystical way the quality of the band's musical output goes up too. Or maybe it was Porl/Boris that did that. I also like how a guy that didn't even join the band until the band was at least a decade old is seen as an integral part of the band. The old thinking used to be that bands could never even make it to the ten year point. Even The Beatles couldn't do it. I like all the current and former members of The Cure and find the different lineup changes fascinating and wonder how the relationships are with Michael, Mathieu, Andy, Boris, Phil, Perry, etc. If they are going to do a four piece could the non-Robert-Simon-Jason person be a guitarist/keyboardist like Porl or Perry? Oh, wait. They already tried that but for some reason that time around everyone forgot that Porl could also play keyboards. I'm ALL for The Cure have guitar-driven periods but when it comes time to play Play for Today or Inbetween Days and a couple others you really need a keyboard rather than a guitar posing as a keyboard. More random thoughts in future comments...ReplyDelete
Watching The Only One now. Quite like seeing Roger play stuff from his "away periods." But can someone please ask Robert to check into a fitness clinic? Or at least properly "spike" his hair?ReplyDelete
About two weeks ago I finally listened to 4:13 Dream on vinyl and could hear so much more detail in the music. Made me appreciate it a lot more and I'm really hoping the companion album gets released.
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Agree with most of Christian Z's comments (nothe Robert 'fitness clinic" comment though), and would like to add:ReplyDelete
- commerce may dictate that this band remains a 4 piece from here on in. Whilst a 5 piece set up with 2 guitars & keys seems like the ultimate Cure set up, the "organisation" may only be able to afford 4 players these days. Fact - its a business as much as a band. (and with that out of the way…)
- Porl out/ Roger in. Every line up change, especially when an ex member returns, brings a sense of excitement. As people have pointed here on previous posts, some of the arrangements with Porl's guitars breathed new life into old favourites (The Walk never sounded better), whilst other songs definitely suffered (Lullaby, Prayers For Rain..). Two things - 1. I personally have no issue with the "backing tape" set up. Whatever brings the sound I say. I'd wager there are a few people that follow this blog that also have a passing interest in bands like NIN, Depeche Mode and maybe even the FLaming Lips - all bands that employ "backing tape" technology at some point or another during their respective live shows. As fans of the Cure, we've been incredibly spoilt with what a wonderful live band they have been and continue to be. But live, I'd rather have a key component of a song there than not, however it jumps out of the venues PA (hope that makes sense). Whatever works! and 2. I hope Robert gives Roger a bit of leeway to use whatever technology is at his disposal - both live and in the studio, because that could/would make things very interesting. "Hungry Ghost" from Bestival sounded pretty cool, and I am very interested to see how "Open" sounded also. Some of these guitar heavy songs can easily translate to keys, just like Porl was able to bring certain keys sounds/riffs to guitar.
i forgot about this, but bestival was the first time i've heard robert sing the second verse of plainsong twice. beautiful.ReplyDelete
Craig, I just noticed that all of the Sky videos have been taken off of YouTube due to copyright claims.ReplyDelete
Yeah, and so has my entire YouTube channel. Again.ReplyDelete
So glad I didnt upload them... Curedtc4 has enough warnings!ReplyDelete
Well, then I guess that it's time for Chain of Flowers Channel 3.0.ReplyDelete
on the german /frensh tv channel "ARTE" and "ARTE HD" they will show the Bestival Festival 2011 today at 22:50 cet.ReplyDelete
still looking for the full HD broadcast in good quality. anybody having that?ReplyDelete