From 4th to 10th February 1980, new material was mixed at Morgan Studios.
In February 1980, compilation album Boys Don't Cry (put together by Chris Parry) has been released in America.
From 13th to 20th January 1980, The Cure recorded all 11 tracks at Morgan Studios with the producer Mike Hedges.
Next week, they continued with songs like Secrets, The Final Sound, Untitled (later entitled A Reflection). Both rehearsal sessions were recorded on a two-track reel to reel.
Rehearsals for the next album started at Robert Smith's parents house. Instrumental versions of A Forest, Seventeen Seconds, Play For Today, M, In Your House, Another Journey By Train and At Night were recorded.