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The Cure Announce Wish 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

The Cure will mark the 30th anniversary of their album Wish by releasing an expanded deluxe reissue on October 7th.

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Remastered by The Cure’s Robert Smith and Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, the 3xCD/2xLP set spans 45 tracks, including the original 1992 album plus 21 previously unreleased demos. Also included are the four tracks from The Cure’s 1993 mail-order only cassette Lost Wisheswhich have never appeared on CD or digitally, as well as a previously unreleased song called “A Wendy Band” from the 1992 Manor Studio sessions, an alternate mix of live favorite “From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea,” and a previous unheard live version of “End” from 1992. Below, you can hear “Uyea Sound,” as it appeared on Lost Wishes.

Pre-orders for the Wish deluxe set are now ongoing. You can find the full tracklist below.

Also in October, The Cure will embark on an extensive 44-date, 22-country UK/European tour. Smith previously said that he hoped to release the band’s long-in-the-works new album, Songs of a Lost Worldbefore kicking off the tour.

Wish Deluxe Edition Tracklist:

CD1 – Original Album Remastered by Robert Smith and Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios

01. Open (6:51)
02. High (3:37)
03. Apart (6:38)
04. From The Edge of The Green Sea (7:44)
05. Wendy Time (5:13)
06. Doing The Unstuck (4:24)
07. Friday I’m In Love (3:38)
08. Trust (5:32)
09. A Letter To Elise (5:14)
10. Cut (5:55)
11. To Wish Impossible Things (4:43)
12. End (6:45)

CD2 – Demos

01. The Big Hand [1990 Demo] (4:38) [final version on B-side to A Letter To Elise 7”]
02. Cut [1990 Demo] aka “Away” (3:31) [final version appears on WISH]
03. A Letter To Elise [1990 Demo] aka “Cut” (5:01) [final version appears on WISH]
04. Wendy Time [1990 Demo] (5:13) [final version appears on WISH]
05. This Twilight Garden [Instrumental Demo] (3:25) [final version on B-side to High 7″]
06. Scared As You [Instrumental Demo] (2:33) [final version on B-side to Friday I’m In Love 12″]
07. To Wish Impossible Things [Instrumental Demo] (3:33) [final version appears on WISH]
08. Apart [Instrumental Demo] (3:38) [final version appears on WISH]
09. T7 [Instrumental Demo] (2:40) *
10. Now Is The Time [Instrumental demo] (2:20) *
11. Miss van Gogh [Instrumental demo] (2:48) *
12. T6 [Instrumental Demo] (3:14) *
13. Play [Instrumental Demo] (2:28) [final version on B-side to High 12″]
14. A Foolish Arrangement [Instrumental Demo] (2:28) [final version on B-side to A Letter To Elise 12″]
15. Halo [Instrumental Demo] (3:06) [final version on B-side to Friday I’m In Love 7″]
16. Trust [Instrumental Demo] (4:02) [final version appears on WISH]
17. Abetabw [Instrumental Demo] (2:26) *
18. T8 [Instrumental Demo] (2:17) *
19. Heart Attack [Instrumental Demo] (2:41) *
20. Swing Change [Instrumental Demo] (2:10) *
21. Frogfish [Instrumental Demo] (2:35) *

CD3 – ‘Lost Wishes’ / Studio Out-Takes / 12″ Remixes / Live / Rare / Previously Unreleased

01. Uyea Sound [Dim-D Mix] (5:28 .) [from Lost Wishes MC 1993]
02. Cloudberry [Dim-D Mix] (5:22) [from Lost Wishes MC 1993]
03. Off To Sleep… [Dim-D Mix] (3:47) [from Lost Wishes MC 1993]
04. The Three Sisters [Dim-D Mix] (4:12) [from Lost Wishes MC 1993]
05. A Wendy Band [Instrumental] (3:47) *
06. From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea [Partscheckruf Mix] (7:36) **
07. Open [Fix Mix] (6:51) [B-side to High 12″]
08. High [Higher Mix] (7:15) [High 12″]
09. Doing The Unstuck [Extended 12” Mix] (5:54)
10. Friday I’m In Love [Strangelove Mix] (5:29 .) [Friday I’m In Love 12″]
11. A Letter To Elise [Blue Mix] (6:36) [A Letter To Elise 12″]
12. End [Paris Live 92] (8:38) **

* = Unreleased track
** = Unreleased version

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