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.
In February 1979, single Killing An Arab has been reissued on Fiction Records.
Around this time, The Cure celebrate the release of their first single Killing An Arab b/w 10.15 Saturday Night on Small Wonder, a small label chosen by Chris Parry when Polydor wouldn't it release before Christmas. It was pressed 15.000 copies!
During April 1977, German's largest indepent label Hansa placed an advert for new talent in the British music press. So, Easy Cure made a tape in the dining room of Robert's parents' house, and then sent it in with a photo.
On 20 December 1976, Malice played another concert in the hall of St Wilfrid's School in Crawley with Amulet and other band called Bootleg.