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The Cure

Just Like Heaven

  • Rock
  • Alternative
  • Pop
  • Gothic
  • Space
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  • 1987
  • 1988
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  • 1981

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“Just Like Heaven” is a song by the British alternative rock band The Cure. The group largely wrote the song during recording sessions in Southern France in 1987. The lyrics were written by the band’s frontman Robert Smith, who drew inspiration from a past trip to the sea shore with his future wife. Before Smith had completed the lyrics an instrumental version of the song was used as the theme for the French television show Les Enfants du Rock. “Just Like Heaven” was the third single released from the band’s 1987 album Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, while Smith’s memories of the trip formed the basis for the song’s accompanying music video. The song became The Cure’s first American hit and in 1988 reached number 40 on the Billboard charts. It has been highly praised by... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Show me ... She said ... Alone

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This song is listed #483 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by The Cure (See Charts): Lovecats, Jumping Someone Else'S Train, Let'S Go To Bed, A Night Like This, The Funeral Party, In Between Days, Disintegration, Close To Me, Burn, and Charlotte Sometimes.

Popular in Gothic (See Charts): Join Me (In Death), Restless, Ocean Soul, Promised Land, Temple Of Love, Lucretia My Reflection, Moonchild, Incubus Succubus Ii, Begrab Mein Herz, and Three Imaginary Boys.


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