The Cure ‎– Standing On A Beach - The Singles

Fiction Records ‎– 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 – 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)


Comes in a gatefold sleeve with printed 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/2▽420 R 11 1 ALL OF THIS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runouts): FIXH12 B//2▽420 R 11 1 AND BACK AGAIN - ARUN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runouts (Variant #1)): FIXH12 A//1▽420 R 11 1 ALL OF THIS