…How’s about an honest Love Song?
This was a hit for The Cure in 1989, and I love it for the fact that it’s honest about love, rather than being hopelessly mushy. Robert Smith reportedly gave a copy of the song to his own wife Mary as a wedding gift (just for the record, they married in 1988, so it wasn’t like handing her one of his own records out in the public eye).
And if you haven’t done so already – and shame on you! – go and buy the record on it’s home album, Disintegration. My favourite album of the 80s. And, according to South Park, the greatest album ever. Actually, my second favourite album ever, behind this…