The Cure ‎– Standing On A Beach - The Singles

Polydor ‎– FIXH 12
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold

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A1 Killing An Arab
A2 Boys Don't Cry
A3 Jumping Someone Else's Train
A4 A Forest
Keyboards [Kbds], Written-By – Hartley*Written By – Smith/Tolhurst/Gallup/Hartley
A5 Primary
A6 Charlotte Sometimes
A7 The Hanging Garden
Producer – The Cure, Thornalley*
B1 Let's Go To Bed
Drums – Goulding*
B2 The Walk
Producer – Nye*Sequenced By [Drum Machine] – Tolhurst*
B3 The Lovecats
Bass – Thornalley*Drums – Anderson*Producer – Thornalley*
B4 The Caterpillar
Bass, Violin – Smith*Drums – Anderson*
B5 In Between Days
Drums – Williams*Keyboards [Kbds] – Thompson*
B6 Close To Me
Drums – Williams*Keyboards [Kbds] – Thompson*

Companies, etc.


  • Artwork, DesignParched Art
  • BassDempsey* (tracks: A1 to A3), Gallup* (tracks: A4 to A7, B5, B6)
  • DrumsTolhurst* (tracks: A1 to A7)
  • Guitar [Gtr]Smith* (tracks: A1 to B5)
  • Keyboards [Kbds]Tolhurst* (tracks: B1 to B4), Smith* (tracks: A6 to B3, B5, B6)
  • Mastered ByArun*
  • Performer [All Tracks]The Cure
  • ProducerParry* (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4), Allen* (tracks: B4 to B6), Hedges* (tracks: A4 to A6), Smith* (tracks: A4 to A6, B3 to B6)
  • VoiceSmith*
  • Written By – Smith/Tolhurst (tracks: B1, B2, B4), Smith/Tolhurst/Dempsey (tracks: A1 to A3), Smith/Tolhurst/Gallup (tracks: A5 to A7)
  • Written-ByTolhurst* (tracks: A1 to B2, B4), Dempsey* (tracks: A1 to A3), Smith*, Gallup* (tracks: A4 to A7)


Irish pressing on Polydor Records, Comes in a gatefold sleeve with plain inner sleeve.

©Fiction Records 1986. ℗Fiction Records 1986. Original sound recording made by Fiction Records.

All tracks published by APB Music Co., Ltd.
Track A1 originally released as FICS 1, Feb 79.
Track A2 originally released as FICS 2, June 79.
Track A3 originally released as FICS 5, October 79.
Track A4 originally released as FICS 10, March 80.
Track A5 originally released as FICS 12, March 81.
Track A6 originally released as FICS 14, October 81.
Track A7 originally released as FICS 15, July 82.
Track B1 originally released as FICS 17, November 82.
Track B2 originally released as FICS 18, June 83.
Track B3 originally released as FICS 19, October 83.
Track B4 originally released as FICS 20, March 84.
Track B5 originally released as FICS 22, July 85.
Track B6 originally released as FICS 23, September 85.

Staring At The Sea • The Images • The Cure Videos • Available

The tea cup logo on inner sleeve means Parched Art as designer.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 42282 92391 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runouts): FIXH12 A/1▽420 R ALL OF THIS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runouts): FIXH12 B//1▽420 R AND BACK AGAIN - ARUN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runouts (Variant #1)): FIXH12 A//1▽420 R 11 1 ALL OF THIS

Other Versions (5 of 118) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FIXH 12 The Cure Standing On A Beach - The Singles(LP, Comp, Gat) Fiction Records FIXH 12 UK 1986 Sell This Version
829 239-2, 829239/2 The Cure Staring At The Sea · The Singles(CD, Comp, RP) Fiction Records, Fiction Records 829 239-2, 829239/2 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
600141-2 The Cure Standing On A Beach - The Singles(CD, Comp, RE) WEA, Fiction Records 600141-2 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
STARL 5441 The Cure Standing On A Beach - The Singles(LP, Comp) Polydor STARL 5441 South Africa 1986 Sell This Version
EN-869 The Cure Standing On A Beach - The Singles(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Thomsun Original, Not On Label (The Cure) EN-869 Saudi Arabia Unknown Sell This Version