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Standing On The Beach - The Singles

New Wave Post Punk LP 180 Gram with Download Big and moody 'Staring at the Sea' compiles some hits and near misses of these excavators of the dark soul Beginning with their earliest hits the sparse 'Killing an Arab' the aptly tedious '1015 Saturday Night' and the charming 'Boys Don't Cry' this collection stops before the comparative giddiness of 'Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me' Musicians first brooding art types second The Cure's unique instrumentation doesn't get the credit it rightfully deserves The thrashy trashcan break in 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' the sprightly synthesized recorder of 'Close to Me' and the technopop disco lines in 'Let's Go to Bed' and 'The Walk' are downright brilliant in their effectiveness and simplicity A string of money shots if ever there was one

  • 1. Killing an Arab
    2. 10-15 Saturday Night
    3. Boys Don't Cry
    4. Jumping Someone Else's Train
    5. A Forest
    6. Play for Today
    7. Primary
    8. Other Voices
    9. Charlotte Sometimes
    10. The Hanging Garden
    11. Let's Go to Bed
    12. The Walk
    13. The Love Cats
    14. The Caterpillar
    15. In-between Days
    16. Close to Me
    17. A Night Like This