The Cure - Faith
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Based on 3 reviews
1981 Ratings: #58 / 111
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Based on 123 ratings
1981 Ratings: #22
April 11, 1981 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fiction, Polydor / Label
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RyannAlpaca
90
And I thought "Seventeen Seconds" was already great...
Oxide
96
'Faith' is an album that I hold very close to heart. For me, it is the first of many classic albums that The Cure would release, and while many give that honour to 'Faith's' successor 'Pornography', I have always found that this album impacted me in a deeper way.

The bands sound on 'Faith' can be described as everything they did on 'Seventeen Seconds' but even more intense. Everything from the track listing, to the lyrics, production, instrumentals and album art scream dark, depressing and ... read more
rydenoir
90
"Faith" for pretty much it's entirety manages to distort your room's ambiance and twist your mind. Taking the ideas of "Seventeen Seconds" to a whole another level, this album's cathartic gloom is perfectly indicated by this mysterious cover art. It's an album that embodies an unbreakable atmosphere and songs that will leave you completely cleansed should you go into it with a heavy heart or dark thoughts.

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The second installment of The Cure's "dark trilogy" - at ... read more
Ian_Kal
90
God I can't imagine how great this would be when trying to sleep
so consistant relaxing and just all around amazing I love this album
Stairway_2_Hell
77
Miserable and ambient, definitely for when you're in a depressing mood.
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Track List

  1. The Holy Hour 
  2. Primary 
  3. Other Voices 
  4. All Cats Are Grey 
  5. The Funeral Party 
  6. Doubt 
  7. The Drowning Man 
  8. Faith
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