The Cure ‎– Standing On A Beach - The Singles

Polydor ‎– 829 239-1, Fiction Records ‎– 829 239-1
Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Killing An Arab
A2 Boys Don't Cry
A3 Jumping Someone Else's Train
A4 A Forest
A5 Primary
A6 Charlotte Sometimes
A7 The Hanging Garden
B1 Let's Go To Bed
Drums – Steve Goulding
B2 The Walk
B3 The Lovecats
Drums – Andy Anderson
B4 The Caterpillar
Drums – Andy Anderson
B5 In Between Days
B6 Close To Me

Companies, etc.


  • BassDempsey* (tracks: A1 to A3), Gallup* (tracks: A4 to A7, B5, B6)
  • DrumsWilliams* (tracks: B5, B6), Tolhurst* (tracks: A1 to A7)
  • GuitarSmith* (tracks: A1 to B5)
  • KeyboardsTolhurst* (tracks: B1 to B6), Thompson* (tracks: B5, B6), Smith* (tracks: A6 to B3)
  • 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)
  • Vocals [Voice]Smith*
  • Written-ByTolhurst* (tracks: A1 to B2, B4), Hartley* (tracks: A1), Dempsey* (tracks: A1 to A3), Smith*, Gallup* (tracks: A4 to A7)


Comes in a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeve.

A1: FICS 1 Feb 79
A2: FICS 2 June 79
A3: FICS 5 October 79
A4: FICS 10 March 80
A5: FICS 12 March 81
A6: FICS 14 October 81
A7: FICS 15 July 82
B1: FICS 17 November 82
B2: FICS 18 June 83
B3: FICS 19 October 83
B4: FICS 20 March 84
B5: FICS 22 July 85
B6: FICS 23 September 85

Edited in Spain by PolyGram Iberica, S.A.
Fabricado en España por PolyGram Servicios, S.A.
© 1986 Fiction Records Ltd.
℗ 1986 Fiction Records Ltd.

Made in Spain

Original sound recording made by Fiction Records
All tracks published by APB Music Co., Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: S.G.A.E.
  • Depósito Legal: M. 17224-1986
  • Barcode: 042282923912
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): 850 829239//1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): 850 829239//2

Other Versions (5 of 120) 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