The Cure - The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989
The Cure - The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 Singer: The Cure
Title: The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989
Label: Not On Label (The Cure) ‎– CU 7989
Type: CD, Compilation, Unofficial Release
Country: Germany
Date of released:
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, New Wave, Goth Rock
Size MP3 zip: 1749 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1795 mb
Rating: 3.5✭
Format: MP3 VOC AUD AU AA AAC WMA TTA FLAC


Tracklist

1 Carnage Visors 27:41
2 I'm Cold 2:44
3 Another Journey By Train 3:04
4 Descent 3:07
5 Splintered In Her Head 5:16
6 Mr. Pink Eyes 2:42
7 Happy The Man 2:45
8 Throw Your Foot 3:33
9 The Exploding Boy 2:50
10 A Few Hours After This 2:26
11 A Man Inside My Mouth 3:05
12 Stop Dead 4:02
13 New Day 4:08
14 Pillbox Tales 2:54
15 Do The Hansa 2:38
16 2 Late 2:39
Total Time 75:46

Notes

as printed inside the insert:

1 B-Side of "Faith" MC 1981
2 B-Side of "Jumping Someone else's train", 7", oct. 79
3 B-Side of "A Forest", 7", mar. 80
4 B-Side of "Primary", 7", mar. 80
5 B-Side of "Charlotte Sometimes", 7", oct. 81
6 B-Side of "Lovecats", 12", oct. 83
7 B-Side of "The Caterpillar", 12", mar. 84
8 B-Side of "The Caterpillar", 12", mar. 84
9 B-Side of "In Between Days", 12", jul. 85
10 B-Side of "In Between Days", 12", jul. 85
11 B-Side of "Close To Me", 12", sep. 85
12 B-Side of "Close To Me", 12", sep. 85
13 B-Side of "Close To Me", 12", sep. 85
14 B-Side of "Boys Don't Cry", 12", apr. 86
15 B-Side of "Boys Don't Cry", 12", apr. 86
16 B-Side of "Lovesong" MxCD, 1989

Many mistakes printed:
track 4 wrong release date (actually march 81)
track 13 is not on the "Close to me" 12" but on the UK '85 "Half an Octopus" 10"/ US '86 "Quadpus" 12"
track 16 "2 Late" misspelled "Late"
Different title on sleeve/CD:
"The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989" on frontsleeve & spine
"The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1987" on CD

Title is wrong, many songs are missing:
- "10:15 Saturday Night", B-Side of Killing an Arab 7" 1979
- "Plastic Passion", B-Side of Boys Don't Cry 7" 1979
- all the 1982/83 B-Sides featured on "Japanese Whispers"
- all the 1987 B-Sides

track 1 "Carnage Visors" officially released on CD in 2005 as "Carnage Visors: the Soundtrack" on the "Faith" deluxe 2cd set.
tracks 2 to 16 officially compiled in 2004 on the 4cd box set "Join the dots".

black, blue & silver picture CD (many different versions of the CD design exist)
gatefold insert with titles & credits

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CU 7989

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CU 7989 The Cure The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 ‎(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Cure) CU 7989 Germany Unknown
none The Cure The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 ‎(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Cure) none Netherlands Unknown
CU 7989 The Cure The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 ‎(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Cure) CU 7989 Unknown
none The Cure The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 ‎(CDr, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Cure) none Unknown
none The Cure The Complete B-Side Collection 1979-1989 ‎(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Cure) none Unknown

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