Band performed in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust
Alexandra Pollard

12:38 29th March 2014

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The Cure performed an incredible 45-song set at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (28 March) as part of this year's Teenage Cancer Trust Benefit.

The performance was the band's first live show of 2014 following six months off - and, with nearly 50 songs and three encores, it seems they were keen to make up for lost time.

The set included The Cure's first ever live performance of 1989 song '2 Late', as well as the first performance of 'Harold and Joe' since 1991. Other rarities included 'Jupiter Crash' and 'Freakshow', alongside favourites such as 'Boys Don't Cry' and 'Friday I'm In Love.'

Watch seven and a half minutes of The Cure's three and a half hour set below

The Cure formed in West Sussex back in 1976, and have released thirteen studio albums, ten EPs and over thirty singles during their career.

The band are set to perform again at the Royal Albert Hall tonight, and if Friday's performance is repeated, they'll end up performing nearly 100 songs live in two days. If you have a spare hour or two, The Cure's massive set list is below.

The Cure played:

Prayers for Rain
A Strange Day
A Night Like This
Stop Dead
In Between Days
2 Late (Live Debut)
Jupiter Crash (First time since 2004)
The End of the World
Mint Car
Friday I’m in Love
Doing the Unstuck
Pictures of You
Harold and Joe (First time since 1991)
The Caterpillar
The Walk
Sleep When I’m Dead
Just Like Heaven
From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
The Hungry Ghost
Wrong Number
One Hundred Years

Encore 1:
If Only Tonight We Could Sleep
Shake Dog Shake
Fascination Street
Play for Today
A Forest

Encore 2:
The Lovecats
Hot Hot Hot!!!
Let’s Go to Bed Freakshow
(First time since 2008)
Close to Me
Why Can’t I Be You?

Encore 3:
Boys Don’t Cry
10:15 Saturday Night
Killing an Arab

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