The CureSeventeen Seconds

Label:Polydor – 982 183-1, Fiction Records – 982 183-1, Universal – 982 183-1
Series:Deluxe Edition
CD, Album, Reissue
CD, Compilation
All Media, Deluxe Edition, Remastered, Digipak, O-Card
Style:New Wave, Post-Punk


The Original Album
1-1The CureA Reflection2:12
1-2The CurePlay For Today3:40
1-3The CureSecrets3:20
1-4The CureIn Your House4:07
1-5The CureThree2:36
1-6The CureThe Final Sound0:52
1-7The CureA Forest5:54
1-8The CureM3:04
1-9The CureAt Night5:54
1-10The CureSeventeen Seconds4:00
Rarities 1979-1980
2-1Cult HeroI'm A Cult Hero2:59
2-2Cult HeroI Dig You3:25
2-3The CureAnother Journey By Train (Aka 44F) (Home Demo)3:12
2-4The CureSecrets (Home Demo)3:40
2-5The CureSeventeen Seconds (Live)3:59
2-6The CureIn Your House (Live)3:32
2-7The CureThree (Alt Studio Mix)2:45
2-8Cult HeroI Dig You (Live)3:36
2-9Cult HeroI'm A Cult Hero (Live)3:21
2-10The CureM (Live)2:56
2-11The CureThe Final Sound (Live)0:26
2-12The CureA Reflection (Live)1:39
2-13The CurePlay For Today (Live)3:46
2-14The CureAt Night (Live)5:37
2-15The CureA Forest (Live)6:28

Companies, etc.



The Cure's classic 1980 album remastered with an additionnal extras CD of 15 period rarities.

℗ 2005 Fiction Records Ltd. © 2005 Fiction Records Ltd.
The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Fiction Records Ltd. and licensed exclusively to Polydor Ltd. (UK), a Universal Music Company.

Rarities :
2-1 & 2-2 from the 'I'm A Cult Hero' FIC006 single
2-3 & 2-4 group home instrumental demo, January 1980
2-5 & 2-6 recorded live at the Melkweg, Amsterdam, December 12, 1979 (incorrectly on release as from January 1980)
2-7 alt mix from the 'Seventeen Seconds' sessions, February 1980
2-8 & 2-9 recorded live at The Marquee Club, London, March 1980
2-10 recorded live at Stokvishal, Arnhem (NL), May 24th 1980
2-11 to 2-15 recorded live in France, June 1980

2-3 to 2-5, 2-7 to 2-13 & 2-15 previously unreleased songs
2-6 & 2-14 previously available on Curiosity MC

4 panel fold-out Digipak housed in clear plastic slider with 20 page booklet and W&B front sticker.
French copies show a second purple sticker (see images).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 6 02498 21831 0
  • Mastering SID Code (Both CDs): IFPI L135
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 9821832 01
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 04AC
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 9821833 01
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 (outer ring)): IFPI 04AJ
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 (inner ring)): IFPI 0472
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 (inner ring)): MADE IN THE UK
  • Matrix / Runout (Logos on outer ring): UNIVERSAL
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC 6444
  • Other (CD1 catalog number): 982 183-2
  • Other (CD2 catalog number): 982 183-3

Other Versions (5 of 183)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
Seventeen Seconds (LP, Album, Stereo)Polydor, Fiction Records2442 174Netherlands1980
Recently Edited
Seventeen Seconds (LP, Album, Textured Sleeve)Fiction Records, Fiction RecordsFIX 004, 2383 574UK1980
Recently Edited
Seventeen Seconds (LP, Album)Fiction Records0060.305Germany1980
Seventeen Seconds (LP, Album)Polydor, Fiction Records2383 574Italy1980
Seventeen Seconds (LP, Album)Stunn, 7 RecordsMLF 363Australia1980


  • steve.cureboi's avatar
    Tracks 2-5 & 2-6 are in reality taken from 12/12/79 Amsterdam



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