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Encyclopedia > A Single
"A Single"
Single cover
Single by The Cure
from the album Pornography
Released July 6, 1982
Format Double 7"
Recorded April 27, 1982 (part)
Genre Rock
Length 4:22
Label Fiction Records
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Chris Parry
Phil Thornalley
The Cure
Certification {{{Certification}}}
Chart positions
#34 (UK)
The Cure singles chronology
"Charlotte Sometimes"
(1981)
"A Single"
(1982)
"Let's Go to Bed"
(1982)

A Single was the first limited edition release by The Cure. It was released as a gatefold double pack of 7" singles with a total of four tracks. In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less*) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides, usually remixes or other songs. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock and post-punk scenes of the 1980s. ... Pornography is the fourth studio album by British gothic rock/alternative rock band The Cure, which was released in 1982 (see 1982 in music). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Genres of Cuban music and other popular music A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and sometimes video recordings (especially music videos), on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Fiction Records is a record label that was started in 1978 by Chris Parry. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Phil Thornalley was born in London, England on January 5th, 1960. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock and post-punk scenes of the 1980s. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with RIAA certification. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock and post-punk scenes of the 1980s. ... Charlotte Sometimes is a childrens novel by Penelope Farmer, published in 1969. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock and post-punk scenes of the 1980s. ... A gatefold cover or gatefold LP is a form of packaging for LP records which was popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ...


Whilst the official name is "A Single", this release is often referred to as "The Hanging Garden" as a way of avoiding confusion.


Track listing

Part one

  1. The Hanging Garden
  2. One Hundred Years

Part two - recorded April 27, 1982 at the Manchester Apollo April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  1. A Forest (Live)
  2. Killing an Arab (Live)

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