The Cure’s original drummer asks to rejoin band

Lol Tolhurst wants to rejoin The Cure. The band's founding drummer, fired in the late 80s, has reached out to Robert Smith in the hope that they might reunite the group's original lineup. Tolhurst wants to go on tour next year, performing a live version of the Cure's 1981 album, Faith.

Tolhurst explained his dream last week, in an interview with Los Angeles' KXLU radio station. With Faith's 30th anniversary approaching in April, Tolhurst suggested they celebrate the birthday by playing the dour, brooding album all over the world. He said he had been in touch with Smith, and that "the ball is now in Robert's court", according to the Cure fan-site Chain of Flowers.

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