Tickets are currently on sale for one of the cinematic music events of the summer, The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London. The film, slated for release from Thursday, July 11th, sees The Cure take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park to deliver a set of a songs celebrating four decades of music making.
The now seminal gig received widespread critical acclaim including five stars from The Independent, calling it “a perfect set.” Rolling Stone said there was a “unique power in The Cure’s live performance”, whilst NME called it “epic” and The Metro awarded four stars saying that the show was a “testament to how iconic The Cure’s music is that ticket-holders covered all generations.”
Lead singer Robert Smith stated, “This really was the perfect way to celebrate 40 years of the band. It was a fabulous day none of us will ever forget.”
Director of the film Tim Pope added, “Working alongside Robert for these 37 years of the band’s 40-year history, and also having previously filmed the band for the 35mm ‘In Orange’ 1986 concert film, I wanted cinema-goers to feel like they were in the thick of the action, in the heart of the music. Our film really captures the true power and passion of The Cure’s music for a global audience.”
The event will be screened in cinemas around the world on July 11. More information can be found at thecure.film, where fans can sign up for event alerts and purchase tickets.