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Alternative rock legends The Cure made their return to the Royal Albert Hall in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust in two sold out concerts.

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Dedicated fans had travelled from all around the globe to see their heroes return to the world’s most famous stage, and after a staggering*3hr 40min* set packed with hits and rarities, The Cure ensured that their fans’ journeys were truly worthwhile.

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Their 45-song set drew material from across the band’s entire career, from 1979 debut album Three Imaginary Boys to 2008’s 4:13 Dream, but particularly focussed on their 1989 masterpiece Disintegration. Coincidentally, 45 was also the number of songs The Cure had performed at their previous Hall performance. View the full setlist below.

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_All images: Andy Paradise, 2014.

VIDEO: Robert Smith and Noel Fielding talk behind the scenes on Days 5 and 6 of the Teenage Cancer Trust season

Teenage Cancer Trust

The evenings were held in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust, the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for the six young people aged between 13 and 24 diagnosed with cancer each and every day.

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After being treated to over 3 hours of alt-rock heaven, the band’s loyal fans were unsurprisingly elated:



Prayers for Rain

A Strange Day

A Night Like This

Stop Dead


In Between Days

2 Late

Jupiter Crash

The End of the World


Mint Car

Friday I’m in Love

Doing the Unstuck


Pictures of You



Harold and Joe

The Caterpillar

The Walk

Sleep When I’m Dead

Just Like Heaven

From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea


The Hungry Ghost

Wrong Number

One Hundred Years


If Only Tonight We Could Sleep

Shake Dog Shake

Fascination Street


Play for Today

A Forest


The Lovecats

Hot Hot Hot!!!

Let’s Go to Bed


Close to Me

Why Can’t I Be You?

Boys Don’t Cry

10:15 Saturday Night

Killing an Arab