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The Best Cure Albums of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 3.2k votes 750 voters 11.1k views13 items

List RulesThis 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. 

  • 1. Plainsong
    2. Pictures of You
    3. Closedown
    4. Lovesong
    5. Last Dance
    6. Lullaby
    7. Fascination Street
    8. Prayers for Rain
    9. The Same Deep Water as You
    10. Disintegration
    11. Homesick
    12. Untitled

    • Release Date: 1989
    • Artist: The Cure
    • Tracks: Disintegration, Untitled, The Same Deep Water as You
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Dark wave, Gothic rock, Post-punk, Ethereal wave
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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
    • Length (mins): 00:35:38
    • Genres (Music): Gothic rock, Post-punk
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  • 1. In Between Days
    2. Kyoto Song
    3. The Blood
    4. Six Different Ways
    5. Push
    6. The Baby Screams
    7. Close to Me
    8. A Night Like This
    9. Screw
    10. Sinking

    • Release Date: 1985
    • Artist: The Cure
    • Tracks: Sinking, Inbetween Days, Six Different Ways
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, New Wave, Gothic rock, Post-punk
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  • 1. The Kiss
    2. Catch
    3. Torture
    4. If Only Tonight We Could Sleep
    5. Why Can't I Be You?
    6. How Beautiful You Are
    7. The Snakepit
    8. Hey You!!!
    9. Just Like Heaven
    10. All I Want
    11. Hot Hot Hot!!!
    12. One More Time
    13. Like Cockatoos
    14. Icing Sugar
    15. The Perfect Girl
    16. A Thousand Hours
    17. Shiver and Shake
    18. Figh

    • Release Date: 1987
    • Artist: The Cure
    • Tracks: Just Like Heaven, Fight, One More Time
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, New Wave, Gothic rock, Post-punk
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