Robert Smith confirms The Cure’s first new album in a decade is finished

“I’m still doing this for the right reasons,” the Glastonbury headliner states.

Photo: Carolina Faruolo

Back at the end of last year, Robert Smith revealed that The Cure will release a new album this year.

The frontman recently appeared on The John Maytham Show, discussing the band’s exhausting run of summer festivals - including this year’s Glastonbury, where they’ll headline the Pyramid Stage - and the follow-up to 2008’s ‘4:13_Dream’ LP.

“We’ve enjoyed [the shows] and we’ve just recorded a new album for the first time in 10 years,” he said, before insisting: “I’m still doing this for the right reasons.”

“We cover different styles of music, but because it’s us doing it, it sounds like us,” he added.

The band are set to play a slew of summer festivals, and will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic ‘Disintegration’ LP at four Sydney shows this May.

A busy year for the boys, then!

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