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Encyclopedia > Friday I'm in Love
“Friday I'm in Love”
“Friday I'm in Love” cover
Single by The Cure
from the album Wish
Released April 8, 1992
Format 12"
Genre Rock
Length 3:14
Label Fiction Records
Producer Robert Smith
David Allen
The Cure singles chronology
"High"
(1992)
"Friday I'm in Love"
(1992)
"A Letter to Elise"
(1992)

"Friday I'm in Love" is the second single taken from the album Wish (1992) from The Cure. It is among the band's most well-known songs. A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... This article is about the band. ... Wish is the ninth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 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. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... 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. ... For other persons named Robert Smith, see Robert Smith (disambiguation). ... David Allen, Dave Allen, David Allan, or Dave Allan may refer to: Dave Allen (Hip-Rock Artist/Producer/Actor/Model) Musician and model from New Jersey. ... This article is about the band. ... High is the first single taken from the 1992 album Wish from The Cure. ... A Letter to Elise is the third and final single taken from the album Wish from The Cure in 1992. ... Wish is the ninth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the band. ...


The single was a #6 hit in the UK and reached #18 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is the band's last American Top 40 hit to date. It also hit #1 on the US Modern Rock chart. “Hot 100” redirects here. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ...

Contents

History

"Friday I'm in Love" was nominated for a Grammy Award and won the best Music Video from MTV. The song was written to be a slower number than its upbeat final rendition. Interestingly, while the track was recorded in D major, the tape speed in the mastering process was slightly askew, resulting in the commercially released version sounding halfway between D major and E-flat major, half a semitone higher. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... Also see: D minor, or D-flat major. ... Audio mastering is the process of preparing and transfering recorded audio to a medium for future duplication. ... E-flat major is a major scale based on E-flat, consisting of the pitches E-flat, F, G, A-flat, B-flat, C, D, and E-flat. ... A semitone (also known in the USA as a half step) is a musical interval. ...


Track listing

12" Single

  1. "Friday I'm in Love"
  2. "Halo"
  3. "Scared As You"
  4. "Friday I'm in Love" (Strangelove Remix)

Trivia

  • The bass drum in the Music Video wrongly states them as "The Cures".
  • The song is now used in commercials for the PS2 Game SingStar Rocks!.
  • This song is also used as opening song for Swedish soap opera Andra Avenyn.

A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... PS2 redirects here. ... SingStar Rocks is a PlayStation 2 karaoke game published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and developed by SCEE and London Studio. ...

Personnel

Preceded by
"The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead" by XTC
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks number-one single
June 13, 1992 - July 4, 1992
Succeeded by
"Good Stuff" by The B-52's
For other persons named Robert Smith, see Robert Smith (disambiguation). ... Perry Archangelo Bamonte (born September 3, 1960 in London, England) is an Anglo-Italian musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Simon Jonathon Gallup is an English musician born on June 1, 1960 in Duxhurst, England, and bassist of the British post-punk band The Cure. ... Porl Thompson (born Paul Stephen Thompson on November 8, 1957 in Wimbledon, England) is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Boris Peter Bransby-Williams (born April 24, 1957 in Versailles, France) is an English drummer best known for his work with The Cure (1984-1994). ... Percussion redirects here. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead is a single by XTC from their 1992 album Nonsuch. ... For the drug, see Ecstasy. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... This is a list of number-one modern rock hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Modern Rock Tracks chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs on U.S. alternative rock radio stations. ... is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1992 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1992 Record labels established in 1992 // 1992 was a pivotal year in the development of music. ... is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1992 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1992 Record labels established in 1992 // 1992 was a pivotal year in the development of music. ... The B-52s are a New Wave rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, an important center of alternative rock. ... This article is about the band. ... For other persons named Robert Smith, see Robert Smith (disambiguation). ... Porl Thompson (born Paul Stephen Thompson on November 8, 1957 in Wimbledon, England) is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Simon Jonathon Gallup is an English musician born on June 1, 1960 in Duxhurst, England, and bassist of the British post-punk band The Cure. ... Jason Cooper (born January 31, 1967) is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Laurence Lol Tolhurst (born Laurence Andrew Tolhurst on February 3, 1959 in Horley, England) was a founding member and drummer/keyboardist for the UK band The Cure. ... Michael Dempsey is a bassist from England, who has performed as a member of several post-punk and new wave bands including The Cure and the Associates. ... Matthieu Hartley was born in Smallfield, England on February 4th, 1960. ... Philip Carden Thornalley (born 5 January 1960, Worlington, Suffolk, England) is a songwriter-producer and occasional bassist and vocalist who has worked in the music industry since 1978. ... Andy Anderson was born in London, England on January 30th, 1951. ... Boris Peter Bransby-Williams (born April 24, 1957 in Versailles, France) is an English drummer best known for his work with The Cure (1984-1994). ... Roger ODonnell (born October 29, 1955) is an Anglo-Irish musician best known for his work with bands; The Cure, Psychedelic Furs, the Thompson Twins and Berlin. ... Perry Archangelo Bamonte (born September 3, 1960 in London, England) is an Anglo-Italian musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Three Imaginary Boys is English rock band The Cures debut album. ... 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). ... Pornography is the fourth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, originally released in 1982 and re-mastered and re-released in 2005. ... This article is about the album by the Cure. ... The Head on the Door is the sixth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). ... Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me is the seventh studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1987, this album put The Cure into the American mainstream, becoming their first album to reach the Billboard Top 40, by 1990 it had sold a million Stateside copies. ... Disintegration is the eighth studio album by rock band The Cure, released in 1989. ... Wish is the ninth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Wild Mood Swings is the tenth studio album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music). ... Bloodflowers is the eleventh album by English band The Cure, released in 2000. ... The Cure is the eponymously-titled twelfth studio album from The Cure. ... The Cure are planning to release their 13th studio album in October 2007. ... Concert is the first live album of the English rock band The Cure. ... Entreat is a live album by The Cure, recorded live in the Wembley Arena in London in July 1989. ... Paris is a live album recorded by The Cure in 1992 during their Wish tour, but released in 1993. ... Show is a live album by The Cure, released in 1993 and recorded live over two nights in Michigan, 1992, during the hugely popular Wish tour. ... This article is about the album by The Cure. ... Japanese Whispers: The Cure Singles Nov 82:Nov 83 is a compilation album by British new wave group The Cure. ... Staring at the Sea Standing on a Beach is a singles compilation released by the British rock band The Cure in May, 1986, marking a decade since the bands founding in 1976. ... Mixed Up is The Cures 10th album which was released in November 1990. ... Galore is a 1997 album by The Cure. ... Greatest Hits is a 2001 album by The Cure. ... Join the Dots: B-sides and Rarities is an album of The Cure, released in January 27, 2004 by their new record label Elektra / Asylum. ... Half an Octopuss is the name of a limited edition E.P. released exclusively within the UK by The Cure in 1985. ... Lost Wishes is a limited edition cassette release by The Cure, containing four previously unreleased instrumental tracks from which were recorded during the Wish sessions in 1991. ... Five Swing Live was a limited edition CD of 5000 only available through The Cure website. ... Killing an Arab was the first single by The Cure. ... 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. ... A Forest is a song by British rock band The Cure. ... Primary is a song by The Cure, released in 1981. ... This article is about the song. ... A Single was the first limited edition release by The Cure. ... Lets Go to Bed is the name of a 1982 single by The Cure. ... The Walk is the name of a 1983 single by The Cure. ... The Lovecats is the name of a 1983 single by The Cure. ... The Caterpillar is the name of a 1984 single by The Cure from their album The Top. ... In Between Days (sometimes listed as Inbetween Days or In-Between Days) is the name of a successful 1985 single by The Cure from their album of the same year, The Head on the Door. ... Close to Me is the name of a successful 1985 single by The Cure from their album The Head on the Door. ... Why Cant I Be You? is the name of a 1987 single by The Cure from their album Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me. Track listing 7 Single Why Cant I Be You? A Japanese Dream 12 single Why Cant I Be You? (Extended Mix) A Japanese... Catch is the name of a 1987 single by The Cure from their album Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me. Track listing 7 Single Catch Breathe 12 single Catch A Chain Of Flowers Kyto Song (Live) A Night Like This (Live) Categories: | ... American cover artwork Just like Heaven is a song by British rock band The Cure. ... Hot Hot Hot!!! is the name of a 1988 single by The Cure from their album Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me. ... Fascination Street is the name of a 1988 USA only single by The Cure from their album Disintegration. ... Lullaby is a 1989 single by The Cure from their album Disintegration. ... Lovesong (sometimes listed as Love Song) is a modern ballad written by Robert Smith and originally released by The Cure on their Disintegration album. ... Pictures of You is a song by The Cure included in the album Disintegration (1989, written by Robert Smith). ... Never Enough is the name of a 1990 single by The Cure Track listing 7 single Never Enough Harold & Joe 12 single Never Enough (Big Mix) Harold & Joe Lets Go to Bed (Milk Mix) Categories: | ... Close to Me (remix) is the name of a 1990 single by The Cure from the album Mixed Up. ... Hello I Love You is an Promo only release from The Cure. ... High is the first single taken from the 1992 album Wish from The Cure. ... A Letter to Elise is the third and final single taken from the album Wish from The Cure in 1992. ... Purple Haze is the a promo only release from The Cure 7 Single Purple Haze Purple Haze (Virgin Radio Version) ... The 13th is the name of a single released by the British group the Cure in 1996 on Elektra Records. ... Mint Car is the name of a single and EP released by the British group the Cure in 1996 on Elektra Records. ... Gone! is the name of a single and EP released by the British group the Cure in 1996 on Elektra Records. ... Strange Attraction is the name of a single and EP released by the British group the Cure in 1996 on Elektra Records. ... Wrong Number is the name of a single released by the British group the Cure in 1997 on Elektra Records. ... Out of This World is a promo only release from The Cure, from the 2000 album Bloodflowers. ... Maybe Someday is a promo only release from The Cure, from the 2000 album Bloodflowers Tracklisting Maybe Someday (Edit) Maybe Someday (Album Version) Maybe Someday (Hedges Remix) Personel Robert Smith: vocals, guitar Simon Gallup: bass Perry Bamonte: guitar Roger ODonnell: keyboards Jason Cooper: drums Categories: | ... Cut Here is the name of a single released by the British group the Cure in 2001 on Fiction Records / Elektra Records. ... Just Say Yes is the name of a promo only release by the British group the Cure in 2001 on Fiction Records / Elektra Records. ... Alternate (American) chronology Just Say Yes (2001) End of the World (2004) alt. ... Taking Off is a song by the British goth pop band The Cure. ... Siouxsie and the Banshees are a British gothic rock band. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into The Cure. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into The Cure. ... Lockjaw were a UK punk band from the 70s It originally consisted of: Bo Zo - vocals Micky Morbid - guitar Andy Septic - bass Oddy Ordish - drums The band featured Simon Gallup, later to go on and join The Cure. ... The Associates were a Scottish new wave band of the early 1980s. ... A cult hero is an unlikely icon in popular culture. ... The Glove is a supergroup that was a side-project of Robert Smith (from British alt-rock band The Cure) and Steven Severin (from British gothic rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees). ... Fools Dance was a short-lived British rock band founded by Simon Gallup following his departure from The Cure in 1982. ... In 1980, Caroline Crawley and Jemaur Tayle met in Bournemouth, England, where they discovered a mutual appreciation of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. ... Presence was a short-lived British rock band formed by Gary Biddles (a former roadie for The Cure) with Lol Tolhurst. ... Babacar was a short-lived British rock band formed by Caroline Crawley, former lead singer of Shelleyan Orphan, and her then-boyfriend Boris Williams, former drummer of The Cure. ... Levinhurst is an electronic band formed by Lol Tolhurst, a founding member of The Cure, and his wife Cindy Levinson. ...

 
 

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