A Match Made in Music Heaven: Blink-182’s Latest Album Features The Cure’s Robert Smith
Blink-182, the punk rock rebels, have joined forces with The Cure’s Robert Smith, the king of gothic rock, for their new album One More Time. Smith lent his writing skills to the song “Fell In Love.”
How The Cure Shaped Blink-182’s Sound
Blink-182’s bassist Mark Hoppus is a huge fan of The Cure. He once said they were “the first band that really spoke to me.” This admiration led to their first collaboration with Smith on the song “All of This” from their 2003 self-titled album. The Cure, with their melancholic lyrics and unique blend of post-punk and new wave, have left a significant mark on the rock genre since their formation in 1978.
A Look Back at Musical Friendships
The music world is full of surprising partnerships. Artists from different genres often team up to create something fresh and exciting. These collaborations can introduce fans to new sounds and broaden their musical horizons. In this case, Blink-182’s punk rock vibe meets The Cure’s gothic rock style, resulting in a song that’s sure to please fans of both bands.