In December 1979, The Cure travelled abroad for the first time to make a continental tour, featuring shows in Netherlands, France and Belgium.
On 7 December 1979, the tour ended at Crawley College.
On 17 November 1979, they played London School of Economics.
On 16 November 1979, The Cure played in Liverpool, first concert of the Future Pastimes Tour, with other bands like The Associates and The Passions.
On 10 November 1979, the story about Michael Dempsey’s departure was in the British music press. Then he joined The Associates.
In November 1979, Simon Gallup and Matthieu Hartley (keyboard player with The Magspies) joined The Cure.
Cult Hero single has been also released in the same month.
On 3 November 1979, the British music press reviewed new single Jumping Someone Else’s Train b/w I’m Cold.
After the tour with The Banshees, Robert Smith wanted to change the line-up.
On 3 October 1979, The Cure played in Newcastle.