A Shallow Grave EP Release Date Confirmed

A new 2020 album (EP actually) entitled “A Shallow Grave” is scheduled to be released on October 28, 2020. It features 5 The Cure cover songs: Charlotte Sometimes Lament Cold Just One Kiss The Top I am not planning to release any more of these old cover songs (original songs are from 1981-1984) as my […]

Making a Cover: The Top (The Cure)

I doubt many people, even long-time Cure fans, listen to that song called “The Top” which concludes the album by the same name. It is not an easy song to listen to really, although I would like to love it and I think other people feel the same. This song has something profound about it, […]

Making a Cover: “Charlotte Sometimes” (The Cure)

“Charlotte Sometimes” is a single release by The Cure in 1981, just after Faith and before the dark and gloomy and awkwardly titled Pornography. It is very gothic-romantic sounding in every way, and utterly British (this being a compliment). Robert Smith often wrote lyrics based on books, in this case the eponymous Charlotte Sometimes by […]

The Him (A New Order Anniversary Cover)

The Story “The Him” is a song by New Order, track #6 on the band’s first LP entitled “Movement.” Probably composed in 1980 and released in 1981, it is considered as transitional, being a Joy Division style song, performed by New Order (sung by Bernard Sumner) with tom-driven drums by Stephen Morris and Peter Hook’s […]