The Cure have announced plans to release a new album this year (2014).
The LP will be the band’s 14th studio album and was recorded at the same time as their last release, 2008’s 4:13 Dream, and is tentatively titled 4:14 Scream. In addition to the new album, the band added that they will also be releasing a series of live concert DVDs this year.
The Cure say they are also planning to take another ‘Trilogy’-style set on the road later this year. The original tour took place in 2002 and saw the band headline a string of festivals and gigs in Brussels and Berlin in which they played the albums Pornography, Disintegration and Bloodflowers in entirety. The second tour under the title in 2011 called ‘Reflections’ saw Three Imaginary Boys, Seventeen Seconds and Faith performed in full.
The new tour is rumoured to consist of the albums The Top, The Head On The Door and Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me.
The Cure will play two nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall next month (March 28 and 29) in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, as part of the annual gig series curated by Roger Daltrey.