The Cure - The Top

Artist:
The Cure
Category:
Rock
Name:
The Top
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Fiction Records ‎– 821 136-2
Type: CD, Album, Reissue
Country: Europe
Date of released:
Category: Rock
Style: New Wave, Psychedelic Rock

Tracklist

1 Shake Dog Shake 4:55
2 Bird Mad Girl 4:05
3 Wailing Wall 5:17
4 Give Me It 3:42
5 Dressing Up 2:51
6 The Caterpillar 3:40
7 Piggy In The Mirror 3:40
8 The Empty World 2:36
9 Bananafishbones 3:12
10 The Top 6:50

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fiction Records
  • Copyright (c) – Fiction Records
  • Published By – APB Music Co. Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – PDO, Germany
  • Manufactured By – Polygram, Hanover, West Germany
  • Printed By – Neef OHG, Wittingen

Credits

  • Artwork, Design – Parched Art
  • Drums, Percussion – Andy Anderson
  • Engineer – Dave Allen*, Howard Grey*
  • Instruments [Other] – Laurence Tolhurst
  • Producer – Parry*, Allen*, Smith*
  • Saxophone – Porl Thompson
  • Voice, Instruments – Robert Smith
  • Written-By – Tolhurst* (tracks: 2, 6, 7,), Smith*

Notes

Silver label, black print
Very similar to the original 1984 issue with same silver hub CD, but with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO in Matrix and additional French price code POL 900 on back cover.

4 tracks misspelled on CD:
Track 2 "Bird Mad Girls"
Track 6 "Caterpillar"
Track 8 "This Empty World"
Track 9 "Banana Fish Bones"

℗ 1984 Fiction Records
© 1984 Fiction Records

The manufacturing credits on the back inlay were kept from the original release, but are unaccurate for this PDO manufactured CD:
"CD is manufactured by Polygram in Hanover, West Germany"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 42282 11362 7
  • Barcode (Scanned): 042282113627
  • Matrix / Runout: 821 136-2 01 # BH
  • Matrix / Runout: MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
  • Label Code: LC 6444
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Price Code: POL 900
  • Price Code: YH

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
fixs9 The Cure The Top ‎(LP, Album) Fiction Records fixs9 UK 1984
FIXSC 9 The Cure The Top ‎(Cass, Album, Pap) Fiction Records FIXSC 9 UK 1984
821 136-2 The Cure The Top ‎(CD, Album, M/Print) Fiction Records 821 136-2 Germany 1990
35117-25, fixs9 The Cure The Top ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Vap, Fiction Records 35117-25, fixs9 Japan 1984
821 136-4 The Cure The Top ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Polydor 821 136-4 Brazil 1987