Song 38 The Cure

The Cure - The Exploding Boy, 1985

Damn. Damn! Great song! Anyone remember it? A B-side of 'Inbetween Days', it also ended up on the Standing on a Beach 'hits and weird stuff' double album. (Or cassette.) I was so happy to rediscover this one last year that it almost won the great Title Crisis of 2012. (For 'great' read 'extremely irritating', and if you're curious, it lasted over a year and went something like this: 1) Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World  2) Next Time the World Ends  3) Stephen Eventually (What was I thinking???)  4) Someone Else's Joke   5) Every other &%$£ title in the world including Summer of the Exploding Boy ...and finally 6) Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World ) Yep. Over a year. Anyway, please enjoy the lovely song. No video, I'm afraid, just some close-ups of the cover to the single, with Robert Smith in a bit of a Kermit mood.

 

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