The Cure begin UK tour with hit-packed set

Three encores and 23 songs

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The Cure began the UK leg of their European tour with a lengthy show at Manchester Arena last night (November 29).

The set totalled 23 songs and included three encores and consisted principally on their classic run of singles, including “In Between Days“, “Pictures Of You“, “Lovesong“, “Just Like Heaven“, “Primary“, “A Forest“, “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Close To Me“.

The Cure’s remaining UK tour dates see them perform three nights at London’s SSE Wembley Arena from December 1-3.

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The set list:
Shake Dog Shake
A Night Like This
The Walk
Push
In Between Days
Sinking
Pictures Of You
High
Lovesong
Just Like Heaven
Primary
Want
The Hungry Ghost
From the Edge Of The Deep Green Sea
One Hundred Years
Give Me It

Encore:
A Forest

Encore 2:
Burn

Encore 3:
Lullaby
Friday I’m In Love
Boys Don’t Cry
Close To Me
Why Can’t I Be You?

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