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CURED IN PRAHA.

22-10-16. Over the Years. Best Seen Concert,s. The Cure, are Alway,s Mentioned. For My Last Night in Praha. Opportunity to See Them. Cannot Be Missed. Cure Played Here in 2008. Then the Sazka Arena. Now Re Named the O2 Arena. Recent Home Of Beloved Hokej Team. H C Sparta Praha.

Doors Open 1800, ish !. Vast Arena. Makes My Hometown. Sheffield Arena. Tiny in Comparison. Seated Second Row, From the Back. No Bad Seat Here Though. Good Viewing Everywhere. Support Act, Twilight Sad. Revelation. Scottish Band. Play Fine Set. Lead Singer, James Graham. Stating They are Drunken Glaswegians. Still, Thanking Praha Fans. For Coming Early. Plus Speaking Czech. Was Appreciated.

Where Do I Start. About The Cure !. From First Appearance at 20-10. To End in Three Hours. Including Three Encores !.
Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Jason Cooper, Roger O Donnell & Reeves Gabrels. Take a Bow. Good as Ever. Like a Good Vintage, Improves with Age !.

Great Light Show. With Two Huge Screens. The Cure Set Begins with " High ". Then " A Night Like This ". To " Push " & " Inbetween Days ". Cure Track that Attracted Me to Their Music. Was " Lullaby ". Anybody Afraid of Spiders. Look Away Now !. When Released. Could Not Stop Playing it. Over, And Over, Again !. Personal Favourite On Tonight,s Concert. Being in Czechia. " A Forest ". Went on For Ever. Could Still be on Now, For Me !. Wonderful. Robert & Reeves, Complete with Iron Maiden Tee Shirt. Guitar Playing. Out Of This World !.

Second Encore Highlights. " Shake Dog Shake " & " Fascination Street ".

Only Sadness. Had to Leave Venue. Beginning Of Third Encore. Not Before Hearing " The Lovecats ". Metro. Plus Two Bus Journeys to Novodvorska. Mind, was in Midnight Bliss !.

Have Loved Music. From Alice Cooper, 10CC, Elton John & David Bowie. To Oi Va Voi & Tindersticks. Plus Classical Music. Concert was Exceptional !. On Return to UK. Purchased EP. Twilight Sad " Oran Mor ". Cure CDS. " Greatest Hits ", " Disintegration ". With New Fave Track " Love Song " !. + Remastered " The Top ". Made While Robert. Was Also with. Siouxsie And The Banshees. " Hyaena ", Era. Including Extras & Period Rarities.
Ano, Cured in Praha !.

PS. Robert. Could You Play Sheffield, Leeds, or Auld Reekie. Or All !. PROSIM.

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