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The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys


Stock: 1

Format: LP, Album, RE, RM, 180

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Genre:       Rock
Style:         New Wave, Post-Punk

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The Cure's debut album, "Three Imaginary Boys," is a raw and unfiltered glimpse into the band's early exploration of post-punk sounds. Released in 1979, the album captures The Cure's initial foray into a musical landscape characterized by jagged guitars, minimalist arrangements, and Robert Smith's distinctive vocals. Tracks like "10:15 Saturday Night" and "Grinding Halt" exude a youthful energy, offering a mix of introspective lyrics and infectious rhythms that epitomize the post-punk ethos of the era.

"Three Imaginary Boys" showcases The Cure's experimentation with sonic textures, from the angular guitar work to the lo-fi production. The album's straightforward approach is an antithesis to the lush soundscapes the band would later explore, making it a pivotal moment in their discography. While not as polished as their later releases, the album's rough edges and punk sensibilities provide a glimpse into the creative genesis of a band that would go on to shape the alternative music landscape for decades to come.



As on front sticker: "Remastered by Robert Smith Containes a download voucher 180 gram vinyl CURECAT001" The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Fiction Records and exclusively licensed to Polydor Ltd. Made in EU. ℗ 2016 Fiction Records Ltd. © 2016 Fiction Records Ltd. All songs published by A P B Music Co Ltd except B1 published by Interworld Music Ltd. Inner sleeve: © 1979 Fiction Records Recorded and mixed at Morgan (Studio 4) Willesden


A1. 10.15 Saturday Night
A2. Accuracy
A3. Grinding Halt
A4. Another Day
A5. Object
A6. Subway Song
B1. Foxy Lady
B2. Meat Hook
B3. So What
B4. Fire In Cairo
B5. It's Not You
B6. Three Imaginary Boys
B7. The Weedy Burton


Phonographic Copyright (p) Fiction Records Ltd.
Copyright (c) Fiction Records Ltd.
Copyright (c) Fiction Records
Licensed To Polydor Ltd.
Recorded At Morgan Studios
Mixed At Morgan Studios
Marketed By Polydor Records
Published By APB Music Co. Ltd.
Published By Interworld Music Ltd.
Pressed By GZ Media

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