Wrong Number (song)

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"Wrong Number"
Wrong Number (song).jpg
Single by The Cure
from the album Galore
Released 17 November 1997
Format CD
Length
  • 6:02 (album version)
  • 4:12 (single edit)
Label Fiction
Songwriter(s) Robert Smith
Producer(s)
The Cure singles chronology
"Gone!"
(1996)
"Wrong Number"
(1997)
"Cut Here"
(2001)
"Gone!"
(1996)
"Wrong Number
(1997)
"Cut Here"
(2001)

"Wrong Number" is a song by English rock band The Cure, released as a single on 17 November 1997 from the band's Galore compilation.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released, directed by Tim Pope and featuring the band playing in a place with powder all around, Robert Smith getting married, floating faces in space and Robert being surrounded by a snake.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD

  1. "Wrong Number" – 6:02
  2. "Wrong Number (Analogue Exchange Mix)" – 4:49
  3. "Wrong Number (p2p Mix)" – 8:12
  4. "Wrong Number (Crossed Line Mix)" – 8:34
  5. "Wrong Number (ISDN Mix)" – 7:08

European CD

  1. "Wrong Number" – 6:02
  2. "Wrong Number (Analogue Exchange Mix)" – 4:49
  3. "Wrong Number (Digital Exchange Mix)" – 7:08
  4. "Wrong Number (Dub Analogue Exchange Mix)" – 5:34

UK 12"

Side A
  1. Wrong Number (Single Mix)
  2. Wrong Number (Dub Analogue Exchange Mix)
  3. Wrong Number (Engaged Mix)
Side B
  1. Wrong Number (p2p Mix)
  2. Wrong Number (Digital Exchange Mix)

Note: the "radio edit" (4:12) was released on promotional issues only. There was also a promotional double 12" released in the UK.

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 70
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[2] 88
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 43
UK Singles Chart[4] 62
US Hot Modern Rock Tracks (Billboard)[5] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  2. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Cure – Wrong Number" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  3. ^ "Charts.org.nz – The Cure – Wrong Number". Top 40 Singles.
  4. ^ "Official Charts > Cure". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 
  5. ^ "The Cure Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for The Cure. Nielsen Business Media.

External links[edit]