The Cure play 40 song set at Christmas show

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This evening in London was the first of three Christmas shows The Cure would be putting on at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo. When the band announced the series of gigs, the band promised to play a 40 song set that spanned their 37 year career. You can see videos from the show here and here and see a set list below.

Shake Dog Shake
Kyoto Song (First time since 2008)
A Night Like This
Wailing Wall (First time since 1984)
The Caterpillar
The Walk
A Man Inside My Mouth (Live debut)
Close to Me
Birdmad Girl
Just Like Heaven
Pictures of You
Before Three
Like Cockatoos (First time since 2004)
From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
The Hungry Ghost
One Hundred Years
Give Me It

The Empty World (First time since 1984)
Charlotte Sometimes
The Top

Encore 2:
Dressing Up
Piggy in the Mirror (First time since 1997)
Never Enough
Wrong Number

Encore 3:
Three Imaginary Boys
Play for Today
A Forest

Encore 4:
The Lovecats
Let’s Go to Bed
Why Can’t I Be You?
Boys Don’t Cry
Hey You! (First time since 2004)


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