This is why we love The Cure’s Robert Smith

If you haven’t seen the clip of Robert Smith’s deadpan response to an American reporter’s question about their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, you should know that it’s been viewed more than eight million times.

As reader Michael points out, this encapsulates the difference between American and British celebrity sensibilities perfectly.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “This is why we love The Cure’s Robert Smith

  • April 6, 2019 at 11:26 am

    I’m actually quite impressed with the interviewer, she’s clearly caught off guard but she rallies and keeps going.

    Congrats to The Cure for being such fantastic lads.


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