Robert Smith says The Cure will launch a brand new album in 2020.
The goth rocker has revealed the group – who have been stated to have been engaged on three new information – will ”positively” be releasing the lengthy awaited follow-up to 2008’s ‘4:13 Dream’ earlier than the top of the yr.
Speaking on the NME Awards on Wednesday evening (12.02.20) – after gathering the prize for greatest pageant headliner – Robert advised the publication: ”The first one will certainly be out quickly, we’re wrapping it up now and it may be combined.
”But till it is accomplished, nobody will consider me. I stay up for it popping out greater than anybody else, belief me!”
However, the 60-year-old musician stopped wanting promising the brand new album shall be out, and inspired followers to ”wait and see”.
He added: ”I’m too previous to decide to fool issues like that, wait and see.”
And he additionally shed some mild on what the band – accomplished by Simon Gallup, Roger O’Donnell, Jason Cooper and Reeves Gabrels – have been engaged on, and insisted there’s one other album within the pipeline in addition to a possible solo launch.
Robert stated: ”There’s solely two, the third factor is simply me, it is simply an hour of me.”
The replace comes after the star revealed final yr that the ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ group had accomplished work on their 14th LP, and could not look ahead to followers to listen to the completed file as they ”loved” the artistic course of a lot.
He stated on the time: ”We’ve loved it and we have simply recorded a brand new album for the primary time in 10 years.”
The ‘Just Like Heaven’ singer additionally defined the band had made a comeback for the ”proper causes” and whereas the group might cowl completely different types of music, the brand new file nonetheless ”sounds us” as a result of ”it is us doing it”.