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Encyclopedia > Boys Don't Cry (album)
Boys Don't Cry
Boys Don't Cry cover
Compilation album by The Cure
Released August 1980
Recorded 1978–1979
Genre New Wave
Length 34:09 (CD version)
Label Fiction Records
Producer(s) Chris Parry
Professional reviews
The Cure chronology
Seventeen Seconds
(1980)
Boys Don't Cry
(1980)
Faith
(1981)

Boys Don't Cry is a compilation album by The Cure, released in August 1980 (see 1980 in music). It is the U.S. version of their UK debut album, Three Imaginary Boys, differing slightly in track order and missing three songs ("Foxy Lady," "Meathook," "It's Not You") while adding others ("Boys Don't Cry," "Plastic Passion," "Jumping Someone Else's Train", "World War" and "Killing an Arab"). The debut single from this album was "Boys Don't Cry". Image File history File links Cover of The Cure album Boys Dont Cry. ... A compilation album is an album (music or spoken-word) featuring tracks from one or multiple recording artists, often culled from a variety of sources (such as studio albums, live albums, singles, demos and outtakes. ... The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... New Wave is a term that has been used to describe many developments in music, but is most commonly associated with a movement in Western popular music, in the late 1970s and early 1980s inspired by the punk rock movement. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Fiction Records is a record label that was founded in 1978 by Chris Parry as a home for The Cure. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... CHRIS PARRY ( b. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4. ... The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. ... Seventeen Seconds is the second studio album by The Cure, released in April, 1980 by Fiction Records. ... Faith is the third album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). ... The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. ... Boys Dont Cry was a British studio band who had one hit in the United States, I Wanna Be a Cowboy, which peaked at #12 in 1986. ... A compilation album is an album (music or spoken-word) featuring tracks from one or multiple recording artists, often culled from a variety of sources (such as studio albums, live albums, singles, demos and outtakes. ... The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music 1980s in music. ... Three Imaginary Boys is English rock band The Cures debut album. ... Boys Dont Cry is the title song of the album Boys Dont Cry by The Cure, which was released in August 1980. ...


On the back cover of original UK album Three Imaginary Boys, the song titles were not listed conventionally, but represented by pictograms. Boys Don't Cry took the pictogram for the song "Fire in Cairo" for its sleeve picture. Fire in Cairo is a song by English post-punk group The Cure. ...


In 2003, the album was ranked number 442 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. This article is about the magazine. ... The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time is the cover story of a special issue of Rolling Stone magazine published in November 2003. ...

Contents

Track listing

Original album

Side A

  1. "Boys Don't Cry" – 2:35
  2. "Plastic Passion" – 2:15
  3. "10.15 Saturday Night" – 3:38
  4. "Accuracy" – 2:16
  5. "Object" – 3:03
  6. "Jumping Someone Else's Train" – 2:56
  7. "Subway Song" – 1:59

Boys Dont Cry is the title song of the album Boys Dont Cry by The Cure, which was released in August 1980. ... Jumping Someone Elses Train is a single by The Cure. ...

Side B

  1. "Killing an Arab" – 2:22
  2. "Fire in Cairo" – 3:21
  3. "Another Day" – 3:43
  4. "Grinding Halt" – 2:49
  5. "World War" – 2:36
  6. "Three Imaginary Boys" – 3:14

Killing an Arab was the first single by The Cure. ...

CD version

On the CD version of the album, "Object" was replaced by "So What", the scream at the end of "Subway Song" was shortened, and "World War" was removed because Robert Smith thought it was the worst song The Cure ever made[citation needed]. The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. ...

  1. "Boys Don't Cry" – 2:35
  2. "Plastic Passion" – 2:14
  3. "10.15 Saturday Night" – 3:38
  4. "Accuracy" – 2:16
  5. "So What" – 3:01
  6. "Jumping Someone Else's Train" – 2:56
  7. "Subway Song" – 1:55
  8. "Killing an Arab" – 2:22
  9. "Fire in Cairo" – 3:21
  10. "Another Day" – 3:43
  11. "Grinding Halt" – 2:49
  12. "Three Imaginary Boys" – 3:14

Boys Dont Cry is the title song of the album Boys Dont Cry by The Cure, which was released in August 1980. ... Jumping Someone Elses Train is a single by The Cure. ... Killing an Arab was the first single by The Cure. ...

Band

The Cure
Robert Smith | Porl Thompson | Simon Gallup | Jason Cooper
The Cure personnel
Discography
Studio albums: Three Imaginary Boys | Seventeen Seconds | Faith | Pornography | The Top | The Head on the Door | Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me | Disintegration | Wish | Wild Mood Swings | Bloodflowers | The Cure
Live albums: Concert | Entreat | Paris | Show | Trilogy | Festival 2005
Compilations: Boys Don't Cry | Japanese Whispers | Standing on a Beach / Staring at the Sea | Mixed Up | Galore | Greatest Hits | Join the Dots
EPs: Half an Octopuss & Quadpus | Lost Wishes | Five Swing Live
Related bands: Malice | Easy Cure | Cult Hero | The Glove | Fools Dance | Presence | Babacar | Levinhurst

  Results from FactBites:
 
The Head on the Door - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (209 words)
This album follows the return of Simon Gallup and the official re-induction of Porl Thompson as a band member (He contributed minorly on The Top but wasn't an official band member until the album's tour).
It is also the first Cure album, not including the compilation Boys Dont Cry, to have two singles pulled from the album ("Inbetween Days" and "Close to Me").
The album is set to be re-released sometime in early 2006.
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