The Cure Lullaby is a popular song from the groups 1989 album Disintegration. Like many of the classic lullabies and fairy tales, some may consider it a bit dark and not exactly the traditional, baby bedtime lullaby genre. Check out the video below and see what you think.
The lyrics to this song are thought provoking and often use morbid imagery juxtiposed with more playful images. For example, the opening line is -
"On candy striped legs the Spiderman comes"
And he comes with ill intent; to have the singer for dinner. Not exactly the typical children's bedtime fare that we specialize in but could be interesting listening for the parents. Here's a link to the complete lyrics.
The Cure is an interesting band. The band was started in 1976 in the UK. Since then, while the band composition has changed frequently with lead singer Robert Smith as the only consistent thread, they have been prolific. They have released 13 albums to date. To learn more about the history of the band,