The Cure ‎– Standing On A Beach • The Singles

Fiction Records ‎– 829 239-1
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 – Thornalley*, The Cure
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)


Released in a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeve.
This strange issue has the same labels and matrix as the German version, in the same cover as the Dutch version.

On cover:
Marketed by Polydor B.V. Printed in Holland.

On labels:
© Fiction Records 1986. ℗ Fiction Records 1986.
Ein Produkt der Metronome Musik GmbH.
Original sound recording made by Fiction Records.
All tracks published by APB Music Co., Ltd.

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

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 42282 92391 2
  • Barcode (Text): 042282923912
  • Other (EAN-Code (Scanned)): 0042282923912
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 829 239-1 S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 829 239-1 S2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): 829 239-1 S1 V3 5 11
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 829 239-1 S2 2 V3 4 11

Other Versions (5 of 182) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FIXH 12 The Cure Standing On A Beach • The Singles(LP, Comp) Fiction Records FIXH 12 UK 1986 Sell This Version
60477-4, 9 60477-4 The Cure Standing On A Beach • The Singles (And Unavailable B-Sides)(Cass, Comp, RE, AR,) Elektra, Elektra 60477-4, 9 60477-4 US 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
40101-3-B The Cure Staring At The Sea • The Images(VHS, Comp, NTSC) Elektra 40101-3-B US 1986 Sell This Version
829 239-4 The Cure Standing On A Beach • The Singles (And Unavailable B-Sides)(Cass, Comp) Fiction Records, Polydor 829 239-4 France 1986 Sell This Version