The Cure ‎– Three Imaginary Boys

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Polydor ‎– 982 182-8, Fiction Records ‎– 982 182-8, Universal ‎– 982 182-8
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The Original Album
1-1 10:15 Saturday Night 3:42
1-2 Accuracy 2:17
1-3 Grinding Halt 2:49
1-4 Another Day 3:44
1-5 Object 3:03
1-6 Subway Song 2:00
1-7 Foxy Lady
Vocals – Michael DempseyWritten-By – Jimi Hendrix
2:29
1-8 Meathook 2:17
1-9 So What 2:39
1-10 Fire In Cairo 3:23
1-11 It's Not You 2:51
1-12 Three Imaginary Boys 3:32
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1-13 The Weedy Burton 0:53
Rarities 1977-1979
2-1 I Want To Be Old (SAV Studio Demo 10/77) 2:36
2-2 I'm Cold (SAV Studio Demo 11/77) 3:21
2-3 Heroin Face (Live In The Rocket, Crawley 12/77) 2:40
2-4 I Just Need Myself (PSL Studio Demo 1/78) 2:14
2-5 10:15 Saturday Night (Robert Smith Home Demo 2/78) 4:36
2-6 The Cocktail Party (Group Home Demo 3/78) 4:17
2-7 Grinding Halt (Group Home Demo 4/78) 3:31
2-8 Boys Don't Cry (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78) 2:45
2-9 It's Not You (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78) 3:16
2-10 10:15 Saturday Night (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78) 3:41
2-11 Fire In Cairo (Chestnut Studio Demo 5/78) 3:42
2-12 Winter ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78) 3:46
2-13 Faded Smiles (Aka I Don't Know) ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78) 2:16
2-14 Play With Me ('Three Imaginary Boys' Studio Out-Take 10/78) 3:30
2-15 World War 2:38
2-16 Boys Don't Cry (Single) 2:37
2-17 Jumping Someone Else's Train (Single) 2:59
2-18 Subway Song (Live In Nottingham 10/79) 2:27
2-19 Accuracy (Live In Nottingham 10/79) 2:36
2-20 10:15 Saturday Night (Live In Nottingham 10/79) 4:38

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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 contain 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 slipcase 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
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, variant 1): IFPI 0117
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, variant 1): IFPI LV26
  • 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

Other Versions (5 of 101) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FIX 1, 2442 163, fix 1 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys(LP, Album) Fiction Records, Fiction Records, Fiction Records FIX 1, 2442 163, fix 1 UK 1979 Sell This Version
POCP-1871 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys(CD, Album, RE) Polydor POCP-1871 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
0060.334 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys(LP, Album) Fiction Records 0060.334 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
2383 539 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys(LP, Album, RE) Polydor, Fiction Records 2383 539 France 1986 Sell This Version
FIX 1, 0600753381120 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, Pin) Fiction Records, Fiction Records FIX 1, 0600753381120 Europe 2012 Sell This Version

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