Perfect as Cats

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Perfect As Cats: A Tribute to the Cure
Compilation album by Various artists
Released October 28, 2008
Label Manimal Vinyl

Perfect as Cats: A Tribute to the Cure is a charity record released by Los Angeles indie label Manimal Vinyl on October 28, 2008.[1][2][3] It features covers of The Cure favourites by The Dandy Warhols, Bat For Lashes, Kaki King, Devastations, ex-Godflesh frontman, Justin K. Broadrick's Jesu, Rio en Medio, Sarabeth Tucek, Mariee Sioux, Xu Xu Fang, Blackblack, Gangi, Rainbow Arabia and over 20 more artists and bands. The record was mastered by Xu Xu Fang's Bobby Tamkin. The proceeds of the album went to the Invisible Children charity which works with the war torn youth in the African country of Sudan.

Pitchfork rated the album a 3.9.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc One
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Fascination Street" (from Disintegration, 1989) Xu Xu Fang 5:37
2. "A Forest" (from Seventeen Seconds, 1980) Bat for Lashes 3:23
3. "Killing an Arab" (from Boys Don't Cry, 1980) Hecuba 2:57
4. "The Walk 1" (single, 1983) Indian Jewelry 5:47
5. "The Walk 2" (single, 1983) Geneva Jacuzzi 3:40
6. "The Caterpillar" (from The Top, 1984) Astrid Quay 3:52
7. "Six Different Ways" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Rainbow Arabia 2:45
8. "Why Can't I Be You?" (from Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, 1987) We Are the World 3:30
9. "In Between Days" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Blackblack 2:50
10. "10:15 Saturday Night" (from Three Imaginary Boys, 1979) Aquaserge with Laure Briard 5:19
11. "Fire in Cairo" (from Three Imaginary Boys, 1979) Gangi 4:09
12. "Pictures of You" (from Disintegration, 1989) Rio en Medio 4:35
13. "Kyoto Song" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Joker's Daughter 3:57
14. "The Drowning Man" (from Faith, 1981) Caroline Weeks 3:54
15. "The Hanging Garden" (from Pornography, 1982) Ex-Reverie 4:53
16. "M" (from Seventeen Seconds, 1980) Voyager One 3:33
17. "All Cats Are Grey" (from Faith, 1981) Devastations 6:39
Disc Two
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Primary" (from Faith, 1981) The Dandy Warhols 4:23
2. "The Upstairs Room" (from The Walk B-Side, 1983) Veil Veil Vanish 3:30
3. "Charlotte Sometimes" (single, 1981) Wolfkin 4:25
4. "Jumping Someone Else's Train" (single, 1979) Army Navy 5:31
5. "Grinding Halt" (from Three Imaginary Boys, 1979) The Muslims 2:49
6. "The Exploding Boy" ("In Between Days" B-Side, 1985) Lemon Sun 3:26
7. "Close to Me" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Kaki King 3:37
8. "Hot Hot Hot!!!" (from Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, 1987) Les Bicyclettes Blanches 3:52
9. "Sugar Girl" ("Just Like Heaven" B-Side, 1987) Buddy 4:07
10. "The Lovecats" (single, 1983) Katrine Ottosen 4:42
11. "Lovesong" (from Disintegration, 1989) Mariee Sioux 3:51
12. "The Kiss" (from Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, 1987) Corridor 7:06
13. "Let's Go to Bed" (single, 1982) Tara Busch 4:16
14. "The Funeral Party" (from Faith, 1981) Jesu 6:52
15. "Three Imaginary Boys" (from Three Imaginary Boys, 1979) Sarabeth Tucek 3:42
16. "Disintegration" (from Disintegration, 1989) Lewis & Clarke 8:48

Additionally, several more tracks were available as iTunes exclusives:

No. Title Artist Length
1. "A Strange Day" (from Pornography, 1982) Ich Bin Aiko 4:11
2. "A Night Like This" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Silver Summit 4:39
3. "The Baby Screams" (from The Head on the Door, 1985) Black Hole Oscillators 2:42
4. "One Hundred Years" (from Pornography, 1982) The Holy Kiss 7:11

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