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The CureThree Imaginary Boys

Label:Polydor – 982 182-8, Fiction Records – 982 182-8, Universal – 982 182-8
Series:Deluxe Edition
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue
CD, Compilation
All Media, Deluxe Edition, Remastered, Digipak, O-Card
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:New Wave, Post-Punk

Tracklist

The Original Album
1-110:15 Saturday Night3:42
1-2Accuracy2:17
1-3Grinding Halt2:49
1-4Another Day3:44
1-5Object3:03
1-6Subway Song2:00
1-7Foxy Lady
VocalsMichael Dempsey
Written-ByJimi Hendrix
2:29
1-8Meathook2:17
1-9So What2:39
1-10Fire In Cairo3:23
1-11It's Not You2:51
1-12Three Imaginary Boys3:32
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1-13The Weedy Burton0:53
Rarities 1977-1979
2-1I Want To Be Old (SAV Studio Demo 10/77)2:36
2-2I'm Cold (SAV Studio Demo 11/77)3:21
2-3Heroin Face (Live In The Rocket, Crawley 12/77)2:40
2-4I Just Need Myself (PSL Studio Demo 1/78)2:14
2-510:15 Saturday Night (Robert Smith Home Demo 2/78)4:36
2-6The Cocktail Party (Group Home Demo 3/78)4:17
2-7Grinding Halt (Group Home Demo 4/78)3:31
2-8Boys Don't Cry (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78)2:45
2-9It's Not You (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78)3:16
2-1010:15 Saturday Night (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78)3:41
2-11Fire In Cairo (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78)3:42
2-12Winter ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78)3:46
2-13Faded Smiles (Aka I Don't Know) ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78)2:16
2-14Play With Me ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78)3:30
2-15World War2:38
2-16Boys Don't Cry (Single)2:37
2-17Jumping Someone Else's Train (Single)2:59
2-18Subway Song (Live In Nottingham 10/79)2:27
2-19Accuracy (Live In Nottingham 10/79)2:36
2-2010:15 Saturday Night (Live In Nottingham 10/79)4:38
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Notes

Originally released in May 1979 as Fiction Deluxe FIX1.

[sticker]
THE CURE three imaginary boys
2CD set compiled by Robert Smith
Digitally remastered from the original master tapes
Features 6 previously unreleased songs and 17 tracks on CD for the very first time
Deluxe package contains a 16 page booklet including sleevenotes with rare and previously unseen photographs
982 182-8

[slipcase]
The Cure's classic 1979 debut album remastered with an additional extras cd of 20 period rarities
www.thecure.com

[booklet]
2-1, 2-4, 2-6 and 2-12 to 2-14 previously unreleased songs
2-2, 2-5, 2-7, 2-9 to 2-11, 2-19 and 2-20 previously unreleased versions
2-3, 2-8 and 2-18 previously available on 'Curiosity' MC 1984
2-15 World War on early copies of 'Boys Don't Cry' album 1979
2-16 Boys don't cry single, also on 'Boys Dont Cry' album 1979
2-17 Jumping Someone Else's Train single, also on 'Boys Dont Cry' album 1979

[Digipak trays]
DIGIPAK® Manufactured by Van de Steeg, Holland, under license from AGI, USA

[The first single 'Killing An Arab' was not included.]

This compilation compiled and produced by Robert Smith
℗ 2004 Fiction Records Ltd. © 2004 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.
Made in the EU

Released in 4-panel fold-out Digipak housed in clear plastic O-Card with 16-page booklet and white & red front sticker.
In France, it was sent for promo use with an additional Universal Catalogue card (see last image).

The CD1 was repressed to be sold separately in 2005.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02498 21828 0
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC 6444
  • Other (Catalog number CD1): 982 182-9
  • Other (Catalog number CD2\): 982 183-0
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 1): 06024 982 182-9 01 ✳ 51544589 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 1, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L D
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, variant 1): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, variant 1): IFPI 0117
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 1): 06024 982 183-0 02 ✳ 51544602 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 1 inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L A
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, variant 1): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, variant 1): IFPI 0124
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 2): 06024 982 182-9 01 ✳ 51544589 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 2, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L D
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, variant 2): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, variant 2): IFPI 0132
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 2): 06024 982 183-0 02 ✳ 51544602 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 2, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L E
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, variant 2): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, variant 2): IFPI 0121
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 3): 06024 982 182-9 01 ✳ 51544589 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, variant 3, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L A
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, variant 3): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, variant 3): IFPI 0137
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 3): 06024 982 183-0 02 ✳ 51544602 [4x 'Universal' logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, variant 3, inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L A
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, variant 3): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, variant 3): IFPI 0141

Other Versions (5 of 114)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Three Imaginary Boys (LP, Album)Fiction Records, Fiction Records, Fiction RecordsFIX 1, 2442 163, fix 1UK1979
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Three Imaginary Boys (LP, Album, Stereo)Fiction Records0060.334Germany1979
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Three Imaginary Boys (LP, Album)Polydor, Fiction Records2442 163Netherlands1979
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Three Imaginary Boys (Cassette, Album, Paper label)Fiction Records, Fiction RecordsFIXC 1, 3184 127UK1979
New Submission
Three Imaginary Boys (Cassette, Album, Plastic label)Fiction Records, Fiction RecordsFIXC 1, 3184 127UK1979

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