The first major-label single released by The Cure, this post-punk ditty is essentially the song that launched the Goth gods' career.

It can be found on the following albums:

While in actuality it is inspired by Albert Camus' Existential classic, The Stranger, this song caused a significant controversy among Arab civil rights activists, who claimed that the song encouraged violence against Arabs. The Cure has always denied, and continues to deny, that they intended to condone any sort of violence.

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