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Pornography, which was released 1982, represents the conclusion of the musical phase which began with Seventeen Seconds and Faith. Often cited as the most disturbing product of The Cure, the album's opening lyrical line is "It doesn't matter if we all die". Despite the fact that very few critics in the British press gave the album a favorable review, Pornography charted well in the UK and has gained much more respect over the years, now considered one of the key… read more



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  • I used to listen to this record whilst lying down on the floor of my room some years ago. It's difficult to explain, I felt like the sadness inside me was overflowing. But it was a good feeling. Like I was free for a moment.
  • Since a boy (like 6 years old - i'm 38 now) i listen to the Cure and sure do like it a lot. Even the new albums are very good. But pornography is my absolute favorite. I even framed my original 1982 long play and have it hanging at my bedroom wall! fucking A
  • Brilliant record. I never get tired of it.
  • desperation in audio form.
  • God I love this album.
  • Perfect for October. Taking a walk in a forest when the leaves are red, brown and yellow and then listen to this (The Figurehead being the best example for an october song). Not as grey as the more November-ish "Faith".
  • Best album ever.
  • This is their last good album, I think.
  • Listening to this album and Closer by Joy Division one after another is such an emotional experience.

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