Annotation

Tracks 1-13 on side a (The Hits), the rest on side b (Unavailable B-sides).

Annotation last modified on 2008-03-15 16:41 UTC.

Tracklist

Cassette 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Killing an Arab
4.25 2:22
A2 Boys Don't Cry
2:35
A3 Jumping Someone Else's Train
2:56
A4 A Forest
3 4:55
A5 Primary
3:35
A6 Charlotte Sometimes
3 4:14
A7 The Hanging Garden
4:22
A8 Let's Go to Bed
3:33
A9 The Walk
3:29
A10 The Lovecats
3.85 3:39
A11 The Caterpillar
3:40
A12 In Between Days
2:56
A13 Close to Me
3:40
B1 I'm Cold
2:43
B2 Another Journey by Train
4 3:04
B3 Descent
3:06
B4 Splintered in Her Head
5:14
B5 Mr. Pink Eye
2:42
B6 Happy the Man
3 2:45
B7 Throw Your Foot
3:33
B8 The Exploding Boy
2:50
B9 A Few Hours After This
4 2:26
B10 A Man Inside My Mouth
4 3:03
B11 Stop Dead
4:02
B12 New Day
4:07

Credits

Cassette 1

drums:
Andy Anderson (drummer for The Cure) (track A10)
Laurence Tolhurst (tracks A1, A4, A6)
guitar:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A1, A4, A10)
guitar and keyboard:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A6, A10)
bass:
Michael Dempsey (track A1)
Simon Gallup (tracks A4, A6)
Phil Thornalley (track A10)
keyboard:
Matthieu Hartley (track A4)
Laurence Tolhurst (track A10)
composer:
Michael Dempsey (tracks A1–A3)
Simon Gallup (tracks A4, A4–A7, B4)
Matthieu Hartley (tracks A4, A4)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A1–A4, A4–A13, B4, B6, B8–B12)
Laurence Tolhurst (tracks A1–A4, A4–A9, A11, B4, B12)
engineer:
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (track A1)
lyricist:
Michael Dempsey (track A1)
Simon Gallup (track A6)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A1–A4, A4–A13, B4, B8–B11)
Laurence Tolhurst (tracks A1, A6, A11)
mixer:
Chris Parry (track A10)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track A10)
Phil Thornalley (track A10)
producer:
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (tracks A11–A13, B6–B11)
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (tracks A4–A6, B2–B4)
Steve Nye (tracks A9–A10)
Chris Parry (tracks A1–A3, A8, A10–A11, B1, B5–B7)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A4–A6, A10–A13, B2–B12)
Phil Thornalley (tracks A7, A10, B5)
vocals:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks A1, A4, A6, A10)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (tracks A1, A1–A4, A4, A4–A6, A6–A10, A10–A13)
Fiction Songs Ltd. (track A7)
mash-ups:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 448) (track A10)
later translated versions:
Close to Me (track A13)
live recording of:
A Forest (track A4)
recording of:
A Forest (track A4)
A Man Inside My Mouth (track B10)
Boys Don’t Cry (track A2)
Charlotte Sometimes (track A6)
Close to Me (track A13)
Happy the Man (track B6)
In Between Days (track A12)
Killing an Arab (track A1)
Let’s Go to Bed (track A8)
New Day (track B12)
Primary (track A5)
Stop Dead (track B11)
The Caterpillar (track A11)
The Exploding Boy (track B8)
The Hanging Garden (track A7)
The Lovecats (track A10)
The Walk (track A9)
Throw Your Foot (track B7)