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The Cure: Caught In The Act

Robert Sandall, Q, May 1989

He denies any grasp of promotional ploys, yet The Cure have built up a vast international following. Is there, behind all that lipstick and conspicuous psychedelia, another Robert Smith with a shrewd eye on the album charts? Robert Sandall enters "the Cure world", where giant spiders roam and everyone's been given another name...

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