Perfect as Cats: A Tribute to the Cure is a charity record released by Los Angeles indie label Manimal Vinyl on October 28, 2008. It features covers of The Cure favourites by The Dandy Warhols, Bat For Lashes, Kaki King, Devastations, ex-Godflesh frontman, Justin K. Broadrick's Jesu, Rio en Medio, Lewis & Clarke, Sarabeth Tucek, Mariee Sioux, Xu Xu Fang, Blackblack, Gangi, Rainbow Arabia and over 20 more artists and bands. The record was mastered by Xu Xu Fang's Bobby Tamkin.
The Avenging Disco Godfathers of Soul - Lullaby (The Cure cover).
The shameless kiss of vanity. The soft and the black and the velvety. Up tight against the side of me. a-night-like-this. Vaughn sounds entirely unsympathetic to the very real chance that Rhys could pass away at any moment. I am. Rhys glares, although the effect is somewhat ruined by a sneeze. You’re not. Vaughn sits on the edge of the bed where Rhys is balled up miserably. Look - you think Handsome Jack whines like a little baby when he picks up the Pandoran flu? No; he takes his meds and he powers through it, and that’s what you’re going to do. This is a shameless appeal to Rhys’ vanity, and Rhys is irritated that it seems to be working
Did you want three discs' worth of Cure tribute material? Too late. While you're scrolling through your mental Rolodex trying to remember the last tribute record you actually liked, realize that the Cure are still a pretty damn fine candidate for the Various Artists treatment. Perhaps three discs released almost concurrently is a bit much but the Cure's discography is deep, complex, and, most importantly, erratic enough to give Just Like Heaven and Perfect As Cats a chance
Some of the songs below include "Vampires Will Never Hurt You" by My Chemical Romance, "Possum Kingdom" by the Toadies, and "Vampires" by Godsmack. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has vampire in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about vampires, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
These days, vampires are mostly associated with books, movies and television series, but there's a long history of sexy blood suckers turning up in pop music. Here's a variety of takes on vampirism in pop music – from sexual and political metaphors to giddy expressions of horror movie fandom. Related:, 'True Blood': Key Moments of the First Three Seasons.
Oh, I miss the kiss of treachery The shameless kiss of vanity The soft and the black and the velvety Up tight against the side of me. And mouth and eyes and heart all bleed And run in thickening streams of greed As bit by bit it starts the need To just let go my party piece. Oh, I miss the kiss of treachery The aching kiss before I feed The stench of a love for a younger meat And the sound that it makes when it cuts in deep The holding up on bended knees The addiction of duplicities As bit by bit it starts the need To just let go my party piece
Robert Smith, however, was not a happy bunny. I miss the kiss of treachery, The shameless kiss of vanity," he began before lurching into "I never said I would stay to the end, I knew I would leave you with babies and everything," a line I always felt particularly harsh on his newlywed status.