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Robert Smith: What becomes of the brokenhearted?

Andy Gill, Independent, The, 7 November 2008

From Smashing Pumpkins to Edward Scissorhands, the Cure's Robert Smith has been influencing pop culture for decades. It's just a shame that the band's new album is a doom-laden swirl of angst and self-loathing. Please lighten up, urges Andy Gill.

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