Bestival Live 2011 is a live album by The Cure.
It was recorded at the Bestival open-air on the Isle Of Wight in England on September 10, 2011. All profits from the album go to the Isle of Wight Youth Trust.
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Songs On The Cure Bestival Live 2011
While you can always quibble about certain songs included that shouldn’t be or missing that really should be there, this is a nice career respective for the band.
- Plainsong (originally on the studio album Disintegration)
- Open (Wish)
- Fascination Street (Disintegration)
- A Night Like This (The Head on the Door)
- The End Of The World (The Cure, their album from 2004)
- Lovesong (Disintegration)
- Just Like Heaven (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me)
- The Only One (4:13 Dream)
- The Walk (a single from 1983)
- Push (The Head on the Door)
- Friday I’m In Love (Wish)
- Inbetween Days (The Head on the Door)
- Play For Today (Seventeen Seconds)
- A Forest (Seventeen Seconds)
- Primary (Faith)
- Shake Dog Shake (The Top)
- The Hungry Ghost (4:13 Dream)
- One Hundred Years (Pornography)
- End (Wish)
- Disintegration (Disintegration)
- Lullaby (Disintegration)
- The Lovecats (single from 1983)
- The Caterpillar (The Top)
- Close To Me (The Head on the Door)
- Hot Hot Hot!!! (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me)
- Let’s Go To Bed (single from 1982)
- Why Can’t I Be You? (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me)
- Boys Don’t Cry (Boys Don’t Cry aka Three Imaginary Boys)
- Jumping Someone Else’s Train (single that also appeared on the UK version of the debut album, Three Imaginary Boys)
- Grinding Halt (Three Imaginary Boys)
- 10:15 Saturday Night (Three Imaginary Boys)
- Killing Another (originally their debut single Killing An Arab)
Playing on the album are:
- Robert Smith – vocals, guitar
- Simon Gallup – bass guitar
- Jason Cooper – drums
- Roger O’Donnell – keyboard
Some fans criticise the album for the lack of a second guitarist but the concert fell during the short period between Porl Thompson leaving (again) and Reeves Gabrels starting with the band.
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