Started by revolt, September 10, 2008, 11:04:35
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Quote from: japanesebaby on October 31, 2008, 21:31:57at least the cure deluxe releases with their bonus discs offered something new and interesting to old fans, so the cure does deserve credit for that.
Quote from: revolt on September 10, 2008, 11:04:35Robert has posted a couple of messages on the official site, concerning all this MTV show business. First he posted the following:HEY! WE COULD BE 'BEST HEADLINER' SAYS MTV! WORTH A VOTE?IF NOT PERHAPS CAST ONE FOR JONAS BROTHERS OR LIL WAYNE AS 'BEST ACT EVER'? OR MAYBE THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS OR U2?And then, as a comment to the above, he wrote:NOT SURE WHY I PICKED ON THESE 4... NOT ENOUGH TIME TO TYPE IN THE REST OF THE LIST MAYBE?!!Well, I don't know about the other 3, but U2 have always been a sort of "obsession" of Robert's, in a way, in that across the years he has frequently mentioned them as sort of example of successfull rock band that would be the opposite of what The Cure means. He has never liked U2 but apparently he doesn't seem to be able to forget them altogether.Now, as a fan of both bands, I have to say that in the 90's U2 were actually fairly better than The Cure, because they managed to renew their music and at the same time release albums that in quality terms could be considered among their best. I think The Cure have failed on both these accounts, so maybe there is something of an envy feeling in Robert...Anyway, since in the 2000's U2 really went downhill from an artistical point of view, nowadays The Cure probably have nothing to be envious about. Because, even if the band has not been able to release any great record in this millenium, at least, on general terms, it can be said that they have been somewhat improving since "Wild Mood Swings".With both bands having new albums to be released soon (U2's was once supposed to be released this year, I think, but it seems to have been delayed), it will be interesting to check which band is in better form right now...