“The Exploding Boy” and “A Few Hours After This”—one of the best cassette 1-2 punches ever.
Twenty-five years ago today, The Cure released Standing on a Beach: The Singles, a seminal compilation — and yes, we’re talking about the cassette here, not the Staring at the Sea CD — that stands alongside New Order’s Substance and Catching Up With Depeche Mode as one of the signpost compilations of the ’80s college rock era. Read more here.
ZOMG The cassette version with the b-sides! I MISS THIS.