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Pearl Thompson , previously known as Porl Thompson, is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure.

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Pearl Thompson in 2015 featuring new paintings
Background information
Birth name Paul Stephen Thompson
Also known as Pearl Thompson, Porl Thompson
Born (1957-11-08) 8 November 1957 (age 59)
Surrey, England
Origin Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Genres Post-punk, gothic rock, new wave, alternative rock, psychedelic rock, lo-fi, experimental
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, artist
Instruments Guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer, keyboard, piano, saxophone, kazoo, banjo, vocals
Years active 1976–present
Associated acts The Cure
Page and Plant
Shelleyan Orphan
Quietly Torn
Babacar
Malice
Easy Cure
Exotic Pandas
The Glove
Swanson's Daughter
Gonjasufi
Website www.pearl-thompson.com
Notable instruments
Schecter Porl Thompson Signature Model

Pearl Thompson (born Paul Stephen Thompson 8 November 1957 in Surrey), previously known as Porl Thompson, is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure.