Galore (The Cure album)

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Galore
Galore cure album.jpg
Greatest hits album by The Cure
Released28 October 1997
Recorded1987–1997
Length72:47
LabelFiction (UK)
Elektra (US)
The Cure chronology
Wild Mood Swings
(1996)
Galore
(1997)
Bloodflowers
(2000)
Singles from Galore
  1. "Wrong Number"
    Released: November 17, 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(neither)[2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB[4]
NME3/10[5]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[6]
Spin7/10[7]

Galore: The Singles 1987–1997 is the second singles compilation by The Cure. It contains singles from the years 1987–1997. The song "Wrong Number" is the only new song on the album. The model on the album cover is Isabel Caroline Slark.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Why Can't I Be You?" – 3:14
  2. "Catch" – 2:45
  3. "Just Like Heaven" (Bob Clearmountain Mix) – 3:32
  4. "Hot Hot Hot!!!" (François Kevorkian and Ron St. Germain Mix) – 3:35
  5. "Lullaby" (Single Mix) – 4:09
  6. "Fascination Street" (Single Mix) – 4:20
  7. "Lovesong" (Single Mix) – 3:28
  8. "Pictures of You" (Single Mix) – 4:48
  9. "Never Enough" (Single Mix) – 4:28
  10. "Close to Me" (Closest Mix) – 4:21
  11. "High" (Single Mix) – 3:33
  12. "Friday I'm in Love" (Single Mix) – 3:36
  13. "A Letter to Elise" (Single Mix) – 4:20
  14. "The 13th" (Swing Radio Mix) – 4:17
  15. "Mint Car" (Radio Mix) – 3:31
  16. "Strange Attraction" (Album Mix) – 4:21
  17. "Gone!" (Radio Mix) – 4:27
  18. "Wrong Number" – 6:01

Tracks 1–4 originally appeared on Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, tracks 5–8 appeared on Disintegration, tracks 11–13 appeared on Wish, and tracks 14–17 appeared on Wild Mood Swings. Remixed versions of 11 of these 14 tracks are included on Galore.

Singles[edit]

"Wrong Number" was released in United States in October 1997.

See also[edit]

  • Standing on a Beach – The Cure's first decade-spanning singles collection, for the years 1978–1985

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Galore: The Singles 1987–1997 – The Cure". AllMusic.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (15 October 2000). "The Cure". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  4. ^ Eddy, Chuck (12 December 1997). "Galore Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  5. ^ Cigarettes, Johnny. "The Cure: Galore - The Singles 1987 - 1997". NME. Archived from the original on 30 September 2000. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  6. ^ "The Cure: Album Guide". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 20 September 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  7. ^ Bernstein, Jonathan (January 1998). "The Cure: Galore: The Singles 1987-1997 (Elektra)/The Psychedelic Furs: Should God Forget: A Retrospective (Columbia/Legacy)". Spin. SPIN Media LLC. pp. 114–5. Retrieved 14 June 2018.