the cure Archive

25 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 4

Oh good, I get to bellyache about the lack of support for the Cure and R.E.M. again. “Rain In The Summertime” – The Alarm – #71 (1987). The Alarm was supposed to be the next U2, having
17 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts that show what a crock of bull Billboard’s Top 40 can be. Granted, since my self-imposed exile from the Hot 100 in the 2000s, I can’t really comment
12 Nov 2016

10 Misheard Lyrics in Famous Songs

There’s a reason this blog is called Hooks and Harmony and not Hooks and Lyrics; my brain is full of misheard lyrics from even my favorite bands. I’ve never paid much attention to lyrics, preferring to focus