The Cure Mixed Up Torn Down Cover Art Collage

The Cure Remix Album Cued Up for Record Store Day 2018

The Cure’s Torn Down (Mixed Up), a second version of the 1990 remix album of the same name, will drop on Record Store Day 2018.

The official list of limited edition vinyl albums coming out this Record Store Day has been released. Most of them are re-releases. However the Cure announced that they are re-releasing Torn Down (1990) as well as a new remix album called Torn Down (Mixed Up) (2018).

Representatives did not mention which producers are going to appear on the latter remix album. The 16 tracks include reinterpretations of old favorites such as “Three Imaginary Boys,” “Just One Kiss” and “Never Enough.” There are only 7,000 copies in existence on the planet.

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Torn Down (Mixed Up) cover art

Record Store Day 2018 is on April 21. On that day there will be oodles of limited edition vinyl releases at independent record stores across the world. This is cool if you are a collector. Or you can just download the MP3 on the internet once the album comes out.

Also promised are vinyl record versions of classic EDM albums, such as Thinking in Textures by Chet Faker and Flume by Flume. Diplo is releasing California, a remix album based on Florida (2004) that features Santigold, Dram, Lil’ Yachty, , Goldlink and more. And there is Dr. Octagon’s first new release in 22 years Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Deluxe.

robert smith circa 1987

Robert Smith circa 1987

Mixed Up by the Cure debuted on November 5, 1990 via Fiction Records. It includes an early Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne remix of “Close to Me” (Closer Mix). Hear the original remix album on Spotify. Or wait for the 2018 remaster by Robert Smith himself.

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