THE CURE HAS FOUR NUMBER ONE SINGLES IN THE TOP 20 ON THIS WEEK?S BILLBOARD TOP 200 SINGLES SALES CHART
?HYPNAGOGIC STATES? EP OF REMIXES TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 15TH/16TH
NEW ALBUM ?4:13 DREAM? TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 27TH/28TH
Santa Monica, California, September 8, 2008 ? An amazing feat! Four Number One singles in the Top 20! That?s what The Cure did this week when all four singles released over the last four months appeared together in the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart! They are: ?The Perfect Boy (Mix 13)? at #8, ?Sleep When I?m Dead (Mix 13)? at #12, ?Freakshow (Mix 13)? at #16 and ?The Only One (Mix 13)? at #18.
Coming up next week, an EP of remixes of these first four singles will be released digitally and on CD September 15th/16th.
Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), Pete Wentz & Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy), Jade Puget (AFI), 30 Seconds To Mars and 65 Days Of Static (who supported The Cure on most of their recent 59 date World Tour), have exclusively remixed the tracks for this special EP, entitled Hypnagogic States. Track listing is as follows:
The Only One? - remixed by 30 Seconds to Mars
?Freakshow? - remixed by Jade E. Puget (AFI)
?Sleep When I?m Dead? - remixed by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) and Julien-K
?The Perfect Boy? - remixed by Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy)
"Exploding Head Syndrome" (all 4 singles) remixed by 65 Days Of Static
All Artist royalties from the Hypnagogic States EP will benefit The International Red Cross.
All four of these chart topping singles will appear on The Cure?s 13th studio album, 4:13 Dream, which will be released on Suretone/Geffen Records October 27th/28th.
Led as always by lead singer/guitarist Robert Smith, the Cure line-up comprises long-time members bass player Simon Gallup, drummer Jason Cooper and, back in the band for a third time, guitarist Porl Thompson.