Monday, June 5, 2017

The Cure BBC Sessions 1979 - 1985

THE CURE
BBC Sessions 1979 - 1985

I have found this unofficial realese in the net.Some early versions of the songs are very interesting
Big thanx for all those involved in preparing this compilation: WaxlyMolding & Lostflower4 for the first sources, robertinos for the compilation, Anthony for the new sources.
This compilation by mahood on DaD 2007.
**DS** : different source
**RM** : remastering

disc 1 :
01. subway song
02. plastic passion
03. grinding halt
04. a desperate journalist
05. accuracy
06. a forest
07. seventeen seconds
08. play for today
09. m
10. forever
11. all cats are grey
12. the holy hour
13. cold colours (aka primary)
14. the funeral party
15. the drowning man
16. faith
17. siamese twins
18. one hundred years
19. the figurehead

disc 2 :
01. let's go to bed
02. just one kiss
03. one hundred years
04. ariel
05. piggy in the mirror
06. bananafishbones
07. give me it
08. the empty world
09. the exploding boy
10. six different ways
11. screw
12. sinking
13. in between days
14. close to Me
15. kyoto song
16. the baby screams
17. sinking



Session 1

The Cure
John Peel Session
Maida Vale Recording Studios
London, UK
1979-05-06
Airdate: 1979-05-16

From: 17 Boys Have Faith In Pornography liberated bootleg.

Silver CD boot>EAC>CoolEdit>FLAC

01. subway song
02. plastic passion
03. grinding halt
04. a desperate journalist
05. accuracy

Some light hiss removed using Cool Edit (on Light setting).
Running order has been fixed, as original boot had these out of order.

EAC/editing/compression by terrapinstation 2005-12-09
Another Porky Prime Cut From Terrapin Station!!

**RM** : deaf left channel re-upped, EQ



Session 2

The Cure
John Peel Session
Maida Vale Recording Studios
London, UK
1980-03-03
Airdate: 1980-03-10

From: 17 Boys Have Faith In Pornography liberated bootleg.

Silver CD boot>EAC>FLAC

01. a forest
02. seventeen seconds
03. play for today
04. m

Some light hiss removed using Cool Edit (on Standard setting).
Running order has been fixed, as original boot had these out of order.

EAC/editing/compression by terrapinstation 2005-12-09
Another Porky Prime Cut From Terrapin Station!!



Session 3

The Cure
John Peel Session
Maida Vale Recording Studios
London, UK
1981-01-07
Airdate: 1981-01-15

1-2 from: 17 Boys Have Faith In Pornography liberated bootleg.
**DS** 3 from : John Peel Session 1981 7" liberated bootleg
**DS** 4 from : What Happened Behind The Door? liberated bootleg

Silver CD boot>EAC>FLAC

01. forever
02. all cats are grey
03. the holy hour
04. cold colours (aka primary)

Some light hiss removed using Cool Edit (on Standard setting).
Running order has been fixed, as original boot had these out of order.

EAC/editing/compression by terrapinstation 2005-12-09
Another Porky Prime Cut From Terrapin Station!!

**RM** : 1-2 EQ / 3 speed correction, EQ, hiss reduction / 4 speed correction



Session 4

The Cure
Recorded: 1981.02.26
Broadcast: 1981.03.02
Location: Langham, England
Event: Richard Skinner Session
Lineage: FM 0
Quality: near perfect

Seed by: lostflower4 @ PPTT-forever drowning in torrent

http://www.foreverdrowning.com/torrent

Set:

01. The Funeral Party (4:02)
02. The Drowning Man (4:33)
03. Faith (5:08)
Total : 13:47

Lineup:

Robert Smith - vocals, guitar, 6-string bass, keyboards
Simon Gallup - bass
Lol Tolhurst - drums, percussion

Story:

This is an amazing recording of early versions of songs from the "Faith" album. Some tracks are arguably better than their album counterparts. Don't pass this one up!
Enjoy!
outofmind@imaginary-lemurs.com



Session 5

The Cure
John Peel Session
Maida Vale Recording Studios
London, UK
1981-12-21
Airdate: 1982-01-04

**DS** From: What Happened Behind The Door? liberated bootleg

Silver CD boot>Adobe Audition>FLAC

01. siamese twins
02. one hundred years
03. the figurehead



Session 6

The Cure
Maida Vale Studios
London, England
October 24, 1982 (?)

Kid Jensen Session
Broadcast: 1982-11-27

1-3 : FM 6
**DS** 4 from : What Happened Behind The Door? liberated bootleg

01. Let's Go To Bed
02. Just One Kiss
03. One Hundred Years
04. Ariel


Songs reordered to fit original running order.
Thanks so much to lostflower4for making this available...

**RM** : 1-3 EQ, hiss reduction



Session 7

The Cure
Recorded: 1984.02.15
Broadcast: 1984.04.xx
Location: London, England
Event: Richard Skinner Session
Source: FM
Lineage: unknown
Quality: good

Seed by: lostflower4 @ PPTT-forever drowning in torrent

http://www.foreverdrowning.com/torrent

Set:

01. Piggy In The Mirror (3:46)
02. Bananafishbones (2:59)
03. Give Me It (2:48)
04. The Empty World (3:14)
Total : 12:47

Lineup:

Robert Smith - vocals, guitar, harmonica
Phil Thornalley - bass
Porl Thompson - keyboards, saxophone
Andy Anderson - drums, percussion
Story: Great early versions of songs from "The Top".
Enjoy!
outofmind@imaginary-lemurs.com

**RM** : EQ, hiss reduction



Session 8

John Peel Session
UK FM 'BBC Radio 1'
August 7, 1985

01. The Exploding Boy
02. Six Different Ways
03. Screw
04. Sinking

fm broadcast

**RM** :  hiss reduction



Session 9

Saturday Live
UK FM 'BBC Radio 1'
recorded: 06.July 1985
broadcast: 06.July 1985

FM (unknown lineage)>What Happened Behind The Door liberated boot>EAC>FLAC

01. In Between Days
02. Close To Me
03. Kyoto Song
04. The Baby Screams
05. Sinking

Thanks to PB for the upload.
Another Porky Prime Cut From Terrapin Station!!

**RM** : hiss reduction

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