The Cure's Robert Smith.
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September 1, 2014 In this Vintage Cafe interview, The Cure's Robert Smith sits down with World Cafe host David Dye during his 2008 tour for 4:13 Dream. The segment also features classic Cure songs performed in concert.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985.
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February 16, 2008 With The Cure's renewed rock edge driven by original guitarist Porl Thomson, and signature keyboards and synths pushed to the background, the raw energy of 4:13 Dream is infectious. The band performs classics and new songs in a session from WXPN.
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March 8, 2007 Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst is a gifted and prolific songwriter, accomplishing more by the age of 14 than many artists do in a lifetime. Now 27 years old, he and his band are about to release their 6th album, titled Cassadaga. Oberst chats with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen about the new CD and shares some of his favorite songs by other artists like Lou Reed, Bjork and Jackson Browne.
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June 22, 2006 Members of Omaha's playful tap-dance pop band Tilly and the Wall talk about their latest CD, Bottoms of Barrels and share some of their favorite recordings. Hear selections from their new album, plus songs and artists that have inspired the band over the years, like the Violent Femmes, The Cure and Elvis Presley.
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August 5, 2004 The British alternative rock band from the 1980s and 90s is enjoying a revival, thanks to contemporary bands who were inspired by The Cure. Mikel Jollett says he's not too fond of the band's new self-titled album, but considers it a sign he's getting older.
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