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Kathleen Perricone

Our 10 favorite Cure songs

The Cure

After more than two decades of black hair, pale skin, and melancholy music, things are looking — dare we say it? — bright for the Cure this summer. ?The End of the World,? the first single from the goth vets? self-titled album (released June 29), is quickly climbing modern rock charts. Plus, starting July 24, they?re taking their pop-tinged gloom across America as headliners of the Curiosa Festival (with Interpol, the Rapture, Mogwai, and others). But before the summer heat melts Robert Smith?s carefully applied makeup, we look at 10 Cure songs that make us happy to be sad.

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Meet the cast of ''Big Brother 5''

Big Brother
Meet the cast of ”Big Brother 5”

The fifth installment of CBS’ ”Big Brother” (Tuesdays and Saturdays at 9 p.m., Thursdays at 8) is as twisty as a strand of DNA – appropriate, considering this season’s shocks.

As part of what the show dubbing is Project Do Not Assume (yes, that’s DNA for short), housemates Jennifer and Michael discover they have the same father (uh, don’t worry: there’s no hook-ups between the half sibs, as far as we know). Plus, host Julie Chen is teasing a future subplot involving a contestant and his or her identical twin.

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Our 10 favorite Cure songs -- and yours?

The Cure
Our 10 favorite Cure songs – and yours?

After more than two decades of black hair, pale skin, and melancholy music, things are looking – dare we say it? – bright for the Cure this summer. ”The End of the World,” the first single from the goth vets’ self-titled album (released June 29), is quickly climbing modern rock charts. Plus, starting July 24, they’re taking their pop-tinged gloom across America as headliners of the Curiosa Festival (with Interpol, the Rapture, Mogwai, and others).

Read Full Story