In 2018 The Cure celebrated their 40th band anniversary.

"40 Live - Curaetion 25 + Anniversary" comes with the set at their "Meltdown" festival at London's Royal Festival Hall under the title "Cureation-25". 13 songs from all 13 studio albums of the band in chronological order and finally 13 more, only backwards in time. Further highlights were the two unreleased songs "It Can Never Be The Same" and "Step Into The Light".
In July 2018, The Cure hosted an anniversary concert in London's Hyde Park, where they performed a total of 29 songs from tens of thousands of fans. The concert film "Anniversary 1978-2018: Live in Hyde Park London" was directed by Tim Pope.
With "40 Live - Curaetion 25 + Anniversary" there are now the "Anniversary" recordings as well as the "Meltdown" festival sets together in picture and sound.
Two historical shows of The Cure for the 40th band birthday: "40 Live - Curaetion 25 + Anniversary" is an absolute must for every fan.

DVD1:
01. Three Imaginary Boys (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
02. At Night (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
03. Other Voices (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
04. A Strange Day (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
05. Bananafishbones (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
06. A Night Like This (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
07. Like Cockatoos (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
08. Pictures Of You (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
09. High (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
10. Jupiter Crash (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
11. 39 (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
12. Us Or Them (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
13. It's Over (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
14. It Can Never Be The Same (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
15. Step Into The Light (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
16. The Hungry Ghost (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
17. Alt.End (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
18. The Last Day Of Summer (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
19. Want (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
20. From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
21. Disintegration (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
22. If Only Tonight We Could Sleep (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
23. Sinking (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
24. Shake Dog Shake (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
25. One Hundred Years (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
26. Primary (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
27. A Forest (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)
28. Boys Don't Cry (Live At The Royal Festival Hall, London, 2018)

DVD2:
01. Intro Bells (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
02. Plainsong (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
03. Pictures Of You (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
04. High (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
05. A Night Like This (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
06. The Walk (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
07. The End Of The World (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
08. Lovesong (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
09. Push (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
10. Inbetween Days (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
11. Just Like Heaven (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
12. If Only Tonight We Could Sleep (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
13. Play For Today (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
14. A Forest (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
15. Shake Dog Shake (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
16. Burn (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
17. Fascination Street (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
18. Never Enough (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
19. From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
20. Disintegration (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
21. Lullaby (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
22. The Caterpillar (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
23. Friday I'm In Love (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
24. Close To Me (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
25. Why Can't I Be You? (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
26. Thanks @ 40 (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
27. Boys Don't Cry (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
28. Jumping Someone Else's Train (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
29. Grinding Halt (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
30. 10:15 Saturday Night (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)
31. Killing An Arab (Live At Hyde Park, London / 2018)

(This news was published on viernes 11 octubre, 2019.)