The Best Cure Albums of All Time 

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

The Cure are considered to be many things, like one of the best pop artists of the 80s, greatest punk bands of all time, and most importantly, one of the greatest musical artists. With a career spanning decades, The Cure created some of the best music of their time and beyond, incorporating numerous sounds in their work and across multiple albums. Here, you'll find a list of the best Cure albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Cure discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Cure albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Cure singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Cure album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Cure album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Cure album of all time?" or "What are the top Cure albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List albums range from Disintegration to Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me.

This list of popular Cure CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Wish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cure Albums of All Time
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1. Open
2. High
3. Apart
4. From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
5. Wendy Time
6. Doing the Unstuck
7. Friday I'm in Love
8. Trust
9. A Letter to Elise
10. Cut
11. To Wish Impossible Things
12. End

Release Date: 1992

Artist: The Cure

Producer: David M. Allen

Tracks: Cut, From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea, Wendy Time, + more

Length (mins): 01:06:24

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, New Wave, Gothic rock, Post-punk

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Seventeen Seconds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cure Albums of All Time
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1. A Reflection
2. Play for Today
3. Secrets
4. In Your House
5. Three
6. The Final Sound
7. A Forest
8. M
9. At Night
10. Seventeen Seconds

Release Date: 1980

Artist: The Cure

Producer: Robert Smith, Mike Hedges

Tracks: The Final Sound, Three, A Reflection, + more

Length (mins): 00:35:38

Genres (Music): Gothic rock, Post-punk

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Three Imaginary Boys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cure Albums of All Time
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1. 10:15 Saturday Night
2. Accuracy
3. Grinding Halt
4. Another Day
5. Object
6. Subway Song
7. Foxy Lady
8. Meathook
9. So What
10. Fire in Cairo
11. It's Not You
12. Three Imaginary Boys
13. The Weedy Burton

Release Date: 1979

Artist: The Cure

Tracks: Three Imaginary Boys, Meathook, Object, + more

Length (mins): 00:35:41

Genres (Music): Post-punk

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Bloodflowers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cure Albums of All Time
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1. Out of This World
2. Watching Me Fall
3. Where the Birds Always Sing
4. Maybe Someday
5. Coming Up
6. The Last Day of Summer
7. There Is No If...
8. The Loudest Sound
9. 39
10. Bloodflowers

Release Date: 2000

Artist: The Cure

Producer: Robert Smith

Tracks: Where the Birds Always Sing, 39, Maybe Someday, + more

Length (mins): 01:04:33

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Dark wave, Gothic rock, Post-punk, Horror punk

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