Director Tim Pope summed up the film by saying, "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. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images). Click the link to confirm your email address. Temperatures passed 30C as goths and rockers clad in black and leather mingled with England fans in football shirts and peopled decked out in glitter and rainbows in London’s biggest open space. Thank you for registering! (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images), EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change. “I was delighted by the encore and all the stuff from the first album,” he said, “stuff I haven’t heard them play for going on 30 years.”. “It’s taking all my energy not to dissolve.”. I write about all aspects of the entertainment industry, in Sydney, Australia.

British Summer Time Festival 2018, the fifth at Hyde Park, continues on Sunday with acts including Eric Clapton and Santana before a second weekend of music starting on July 13. The Hyde Park performance was one of the band's most famous performances with music magazines labeling the concert "epic" and "a perfect set". OUT NOW - AVAILABLE ON DELUXE BOX HARDBOOK DIGITAL STREAM. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24: Robert Smith of The Cure performs at Sydney Opera House on May 24, 2019 ... [+] in Sydney, Australia. Experience this legacy defining concert on the big screen, shot in 4K by long-time collaborator Tim Pope and 5.1 mixed at Abbey Road Studios by Paul Corkett and Robert Smith. It was a fabulous day none of us will ever forget. The top 12 toys for Christmas. During my time at Sony, I crafted and instituted release plans for over 60 films that grossed over $100 million at the domestic box office and over 100 films that finished first at the box office on their opening weekend. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The Cure Anniversary – 1978-2018 – Live In Hyde Park London 29/05/19. Tonight was just like heaven… THANK YOU @thecure.#BSTHydePark @thancophoto pic.twitter.com/lfb1m5hnYc, — BST Hyde Park (@BSTHydePark) July 7, 2018, “I really can’t talk until the sun goes down,” he said. A leading figure in the goth subculture of the 1980s, Smith jokingly cowered behind his fingers raised in a cross against the sun as he came on stage before launching into Plainsong, the opening track from 1989’s top-selling album Disintegration. We have sent a confirmation email to {USEREMAIL}. The Cure. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. Eight of the band's albums landed in the top 10 in the U.K. with their highest charting effort being 1992's Wish which was their only number one in the U.K. NI circuit-breaker may have cost the economy £400 million, minister claims, Guinness recalls non-alcoholic stout over contamination fears, Bap Kennedy's wife Brenda 'delighted' by late Belfast singer's Legend Award, Belfast Film Festival director Michele Devlin on staging 20th anniversary event during Covid-19, Claire Simpson: Joe Biden's win means UK now leads industrialised world in embarrassing heads of government, Brian Feeney: Joe Biden faces many obstacles and won't govern for the benefit of Ireland, Danny Hughes: Tyrone and Mickey Harte are at a crossroads. Tickets will be available from 6 June at thecure.film. The ensuing film “Anniversary 1978-2018”, directed by long-time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious 4K. So what do you do for an encore after you've just been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Ironically it was the album's third single, Lovesong, which became their most successful single in the U.S., topping out at #2, their only top 10 hit Stateside. Robert Smith summed up the event by saying, "This really was the perfect way to celebrate 40 years of the band. If you're Robert Smith and The Cure you celebrate your 40th anniversary with an in-cinema showing of your band's seminal 2018 concert in Hyde Park in central London. I have over 20 years of experience in the entertainment business and am the Founder and CEO of Scout 53 Entertainment Consulting, which provides global entertainment business analysis, content distribution and revenue generation opportunities for cinemas, producers and in-theatre tech entities.

The Cure performed in front of a packed Hyde Park in London on Saturday, almost 40 years to the day since their first ever show. On Saturday, as the rest of the nation were distracted by the little matter of a certain world cup quarter final, 65,000 music fans piled into London's Hyde Park to celebrate 40 years – to the exact weekend – of The Cure.As part of the British Summer Time festival, the day's programming was a vibrant celebration not just of the band's career, but also their enduring legacy. The Cure began in the late 1970's in their native Crawley, a city south of England 15 miles from the English Channel. SIGN UP TO THE NEWSLETTER BELOW, USING YOUR SOCIAL ACCOUNT OR EMAIL, Sign me up for updates from Universal Music about new music, competitions, exclusive promotions & events from artists similar to The Cure. The event will be screened in cinemas around the world on Thursday July 11. It was almost 40 years since the band’s first gig as The Cure, at The Rocket club in Crawley, East Sussex, on July 9 1978, he added. I live in Los Angeles with my wife and 15 rescue animals. 1989's Disintegration album spawned the band's highest charting U.K. single, Lullaby, which reached #5. The film, a partnership between Trafalgar Releasing and Eagle Rock Entertainment, captures the goth/alt-rockers in 4K and with a 5.1 audio mix that was overseen by Smith and Paul Corkett. It was a fabulous day none of us will ever forget” – Robert Smith.

'The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live In Hyde Park London' Comes To Cinemas This July Jim Amos Former Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I previously served as President of Distribution at Sony Pictures as well as in top-level executive positions at both STX Entertainment and Fathom Events. Please check your spam folder for the email, if it does not arrive, click this link... We are proud to announce that “The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London” will screen cinemas around the world from 11 July. You may opt-out by. ", Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing added, "The influence and impact of The Cure is unquestionable and last year's 40th anniversary concert captured the band at their very best, representing the breadth of their amazing career.". Andrew and Pam Nicholson travelled down from Edinburgh to see The Cure and for Andrew, 54, this was the ninth time he had seen the band play live, a stretch dating back to 1982. The Cure battle through the blazing heat to deliver career-spanning 40th anniversary set at BST Hyde Park Emma Kelly Sunday 8 Jul 2018 12:32 pm Share this article via … “This really was the perfect way to celebrate 40 years of the band.

Frontman Robert Smith announced that the band's first studio album in over 10 years would be released sometime this fall, they will now have a concert film playing in cinemas around the world to celebrate their four decades in the music business, and most in attendance felt their performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction concert was the highlight of the evening. After two hours and nearly 25 songs from his back catalogue, Smith thanked the crowd and the other performers from the day. The band is going through a musical renaissance after a decade of laying somewwhat fallow. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Nearly 50,000 people came out to watch the bands – including Interpol, Goldfrapp and Editors – on the second day of British Summer Time 2018, a day which also saw the capital host the annual LGBT Pride march and England beat Sweden 2-0 to progress to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.