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The Cure

Pictures Of You

  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
  • Alternative
  • Soundtrack
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  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1976
  • 2012
  • 1981

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“Pictures of You” is the fourth and final single from The Cure’s 1989 album Disintegration. The single version is a remix edit of the album version, and at 4:48 minutes is significantly shorter than the original album version which runs for 7:24. There are also 2 different remixes on 2 UK 12” singles, and other singles released around the world, one of which later appeared on Mixed Up as the Extended Dub Mix and differs significantly from the album version in arrangement in that incorporates wholly original drum and bass arrangements. The other is an extended remix of the original album version which, at 7:59, runs slightly longer than the album version. There is also an edit which was released on 12” in the US, titled “extended remix” as in the European and Australasian... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ There was nothing in the world that I ever wanted more ... If only I'd thought of the right words

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This song is listed #278 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by The Cure (See Charts): A Night Like This, The Funeral Party, Jumping Someone Else's Train, Let's Go To Bed, A Strange Day, Primary, Close To Me, Charlotte Sometimes, In Between Days, and Disintegration.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Wish You Were Here, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing's Changed, Hotel California, and Nothing Else Matters.


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