The Cure's Robert Smith On His Favorite 80's Songs

There’s no doubt The Cure would have a place on any “favorite songs from the 80s” list (Just Like Heaven? Lullaby?) what about the flip side? Which 80's songs would the epicenter of The Cure Robert Smith choose as his favorites? Check out his top 30 picks from the MTV generation, no surprise he has awesome taste in music.

Which of Robert Smith’s choices is your favorite? Below are the songs he chose:

  • ABC – ‘The Look of Love’
  • The Associates – ‘Tell Me Easter’s On Friday
  • Bananarama and Fun Boy Three – ‘It Ain’t What You Do It’s the Way That You Do It’
  • David Bowie – ‘Let’s Dance’
  • Kate Bush – ‘Cloudbusting’
  • Cocteau Twins – ‘Persephone
  • Cristina – ‘Things Fall Apart’
  • Daf – ‘Sex Unter Wasser’
  • Depeche Mode – ‘Personal Jesus’
  • Dinosaur Jr – ‘Freak Scene’
  • Echo and the Bunnymen – ‘The Killing Moon’
  • Peter Gabriel – ‘Red Rain’
  • The Human League – ‘Human’
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain – ‘Some Candy Talking’
  • Joy Division – ‘The Eternal’
  • Chaka Khan – ‘I Feel For You’
  • Madness – ‘Return of the Los Palmas Seven’
  • Mel and Kim – ‘Respectable’
  • My Bloody Valentine – ‘Lose My Breath’
  • New Order – ‘Everything’s Gone Green’
  • Yoko Ono – ‘Walking on Thin Ice’
  • The Pixies – ‘Gigantic’
  • The Pretenders – ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’
  • Prince – ‘Starfish and Coffee’
  • Psychedelic Furs – ‘Heaven’
  • Siouxie and the Banshees – ‘Dear Prudence’
  • Soft Cell – ‘Tainted Love’
  • The Sugarcubes – ‘Birthday’
  • Suzanne Vega – ‘Small Blue Thing’
  • Tom Waits – ‘In the Neighborhood’

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