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Encyclopedia > Why Can't I Be You?
"Why Can't I Be You?"
Single cover
Single by The Cure
from the album Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
Released May 8, 1987
Format 7", 12"
Recorded
Genre Rock
Length 3:14
Label Fiction Records
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Robert Smith
Dave Allen
Certification {{{Certification}}}
Chart positions
#4 (UK)
The Cure singles chronology
"Boys Don't Cry (New Voice)"
(1986)
"Why Can't I Be You?"
(1987)
"Catch"
(1987)

Why Can't I Be You? is the name of a 1987 single by The Cure from their album "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me". 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. ... Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me is an album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1987 (see 1987 in music). ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Robert James Smith (born April 21, 1959 in Blackpool, England), a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, has been the lead singer and driving force behind English post-punk band The Cure since its founding in 1976. ... Categories: Wikipedia articles needing factual verification | People stubs ... 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. ... Boys Dont Cry is the title song of the album Boys Dont Cry by The Cure, which was released in August 1980. ... 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: | ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me is an album by British alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1987 (see 1987 in music). ...


Track listing

7" Single

  1. Why Can't I Be You?
  2. A Japanese Dream

12" single

  1. Why Can't I Be You? (Extended Mix)
  2. A Japanese Dream (Extended Mix)

 
 

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