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The Cure – Pornography – Compact Disc

 

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The Cure – Pornography – Compact Disc

Pornography is the fourth studio album by English rock band The Cure, released in 1982.

Pornography was released on May 4, 1982. The Cure lineup for Pornography included Robert Smith (vocals, guitar), Simon Gallup (bass guitar), Lol Tolhurst (keyboards, drums), and Matthieu Hartley (keyboards).

The album is often classified as gothic rock and post-punk. Pornography is considered one of The Cure’s darkest and most intense albums, both musically and thematically. Some of the notable tracks on the album include “The Hanging Garden,” “One Hundred Years,” “A Strange Day,” and the title track “Pornography.”

The lyrics of Pornography are known for their introspective and often bleak nature. The album delves into themes of existentialism, despair, and introspection. The cover artwork features a distorted and abstract image, which adds to the overall dark and enigmatic atmosphere of the album.

Pornography was produced by Phil Thornalley and The Cure. The production emphasizes a raw and atmospheric sound, fitting the album’s thematic content.

Pornography received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its intensity and others finding it challenging. Over time, it has gained retrospective acclaim for its influence on the gothic rock genre. Pornography is considered a landmark album in the gothic rock and post-punk genres. It has influenced numerous bands and artists within the alternative music scene.

The album marked a departure from the more accessible sound of their previous works, showcasing a darker and more experimental side of The Cure. It’s part of the band’s evolution and experimentation with different musical styles.

Pornography is a significant album in The Cure’s discography, representing a pivotal moment in their musical journey. It remains a key release in the post-punk and gothic rock genres.

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Track Listing
One Hundred Years
A Short Term Effect
The Hanging Garden
Siamese Twins
The Figurehead
A Strange Day
Cold
Pornography

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