In November 1999, The Cure did a photo session with Paul Cox.
On 19 October 1999, The Cure recorded a show in New York for upcoming VH1 Hard Rock Live. It was broadcasted in America early in 2000.
Robert Smith went back to the studio to record some missing guitars and vocal bits. One of the new track was "Fall" (later entitled "Watching Me Fall"). Following two months The Cure recorded more songs at Fisher Lane Farm in Surrey, by the late Spring 15 songs were complete.