The Cure at London's OVO Arena Wembley: setlist

13 December 2022, 12:19 | Updated: 14 December 2022, 11:13

The Cure: Robert Smith and guitarist Reeves Gabrels at Wembley, 12th December 2022
The Cure: Robert Smith and guitarist Reeves Gabrels at Wembley, 12th December 2022. Picture: Shlomi Pinto/Getty Images

By Jenny Mensah

Robert Smith and co ended their European tour with three nights at Wembley. Here's what they played at each show.

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The Cure brought their epic European tour to a close on Tuesday night (13th December) with their third and final show at London's OVO Arena Wembley.

The tour - which began in Latvia at the start of October - has seen Robert Smith unveil songs from The Cure's long-awaited new album, Songs Of A Lost World, which is expected to be released in 2023. The Wembley shows saw performances of the new tracks Alone, And Nothing Is Forever, A Fragile Thing, Endsong and I Could Never Say Goodbye.

The current line-up of The Cure consists of Smith (vocals, guitar), Simon Gallup (bass), Reeves Gabrels (guitar), Roger O'Donnell (keyboards), Perry Bamonte (guitar, keyboards) and Jason Cooper (drums).

The Cure Perform At OVO Arena Wembley, 11th December 2022
The Cure Perform At OVO Arena Wembley, 11th December 2022. Picture: Jim Dyson/Getty Images

After the final show, Robert Smith tweeted "NOT GOING ANYWHERE", after revealing that shows in North America and the rest of the world were planned for 2023.

READ MORE: Everything we know about The Cure's new album, Songs Of A Lost World

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The Cure finished their dates at London's Wembley Arena this week. Picture: Andy Vella/Press

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What did The Cure play at their Wembley shows

The Cure have been keeping their fans guessing as usual by mixing up their lengthy sets over the past two months.

Alongside the new songs, the band have performed tracks from their entire 40 year career - from 1979's Three Imaginary Boys debut to favourites such as In Between Days, Boys Don't Cry, Pictures Of You, Close To Me and the perennial classic Friday I'm In Love.

Robert Smith has even dipped into the back catalogue for rare tracks from albums such as Seventeen Seconds, Faith and Pornography, including Primary, Cold, The Figurehead, M, A Strange Day and At Night.

Here's what they performed across three nights at Wembley.

The Cure at London's OVO Arena Wembley on Sunday 11th December 2022 setlist

  1. Alone
  2. Pictures of You
  3. A Night Like This
  4. Lovesong
  5. And Nothing Is Forever
  6. The Last Day of Summer
  7. Want
  8. A Fragile Thing
  9. Burn
  10. At Night
  11. A Strange Day
  12. The Hanging Garden
  13. Push
  14. Play For Today
  15. Shake Dog Shake
  16. From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
  17. Endsong
    Encore 1:
  18. I Can Never Say Goodbye
  19. Faith
  20. One Hundred Years
  21. A Forest
    Encore 2:
  22. Lullaby
  23. The Walk
  24. Friday I'm in Love
  25. Close To Me
  26. In Between Days
  27. Just Like Heaven
  28. Boys Don't Cry

The Cure - Lullaby (including coy little dance by Robert) - OVO Arena Wembley, London, 11/12/22

The Cure at London's OVO Arena Wembley on Monday 12th December 2022 setlist

  1. Alone
  2. Pictures of You
  3. At Night
  4. A Night Like This
  5. Charlotte Sometimes
  6. Lovesong
  7. And Nothing Is Forever
  8. Burn
  9. The Figurehead
  10. A Strange Day
  11. Push
  12. Play For Today
  13. A Forest
  14. Shake Dog Shake
  15. From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
  16. Endsong
    Encore 1:
  17. I Can Never Say Goodbye
  18. Plainsong
  19. Prayers For Rain
  20. Disintegration
    Encore 2:
  21. Lullaby
  22. The Walk
  23. Let's Go To Bed
  24. Friday I'm in Love
  25. Close To Me
  26. In Between Days
  27. Just Like Heaven
  28. Boys Don't Cry

Endsong - Wembley 2022 Night Two - The Cure 12/12/22

The Cure at London's OVO Arena Wembley on Tuesday 13th December 2022 setlist

  1. Alone
  2. Pictures of You
  3. A Night Like This
  4. Lovesong
  5. And Nothing Is Forever
  6. Cold
  7. Burn
  8. At Night
  9. M
  10. Play For Today
  11. Trust
  12. Want
  13. A Strange Day
  14. Push
  15. Shake Dog Shake
  16. From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
  17. Endsong
    Encore 1:
  18. I Can Never Say Goodbye
  19. Three Imaginary Boys
  20. One Hundred Years
  21. Primary
  22. A Forest
    Encore 2:
  23. Lullaby
  24. The Walk
  25. Friday I'm in Love
  26. Doing The Unstuck
  27. Close To Me
  28. In Between Days
  29. Just Like Heaven
  30. Boys Don't Cry
  31. 10.15 Saturday Night
  32. Killing An Arab

THE CURE 10:15 SATURDAY NIGHT (LIVE) LONDON 13/12/22 WEMBLEY ARENA 10 15 2022

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