There Is No Easy Cure
Sylvie Simmons, Creem, March 1986
"LOVE CURES A NIGHTMARE. A vivid recurring nightmare turned Cure leader Robert Smith into a nervous wreck. Now, as the group rockets through the charts, he has found the perfect remedy by falling in love with a nurse called Mary. 'It sounds silly, but I dreamed again and again that a plate glass window would drop down on me on St. Valentine's Day, injuring me horribly,' he says. 'Then I dreamed that the accident would end my life on April 21, my birthday.' Robert was so disturbed by his dreams that he says he would drink himself senseless every night to try to forget about them. Now life for Robert is wonderful again..."
Report in the Daily Mirror newspaper.
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