The Cure’s Robert Smith

“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers.


Cocteau Twins, “Musette and Drums” (Head Over Heels)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Valentine” (Some Girls Wander By Mistake)
The Damned, “Love Song” (Machine Gun Etiquette)
Love and Rockets, “Rain Bird” (Earth, Sun Moon)
Christian Death, “The Blue Hour” (Catastrophe Ballet)
Kate Bush, “Oh to Be in Love” (The Kick Inside)
Rowland S. Howard, “Sleep Alone” (Teenage Snuff Film)
Nina Hagen, “Dread Love” (Nunsexmonkrock)
Fields of the Nephilim, “Blue Water” (Revelations)
Douglas J. McCarthy, “Move On” (Kill Your Friends)
Assemblage 23, “Mortuary” (Early, Rare & Unreleased 1988-1998)
Lead Into Gold, “The Sweetest Kiss” (Low and Slow)
Ministry, “Stigmata” (The Land of Rape and Honey)

The Gun Club, “Preaching the Blues” (Fire of Love)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Drop” (Automatic)
The Cure, “A Night Like This” (The Head on the Door)
The Psychedelic Furs, “Dumb Waiters” (Talk Talk Talk)
My Bloody Valentine,“Soon” (Loveless)
Ultra Vivid Scene, “Special One” (Joy 1967-1990)
Pale Saints, “Blue Flower” (In Ribbons)
Curve, “Missing Link” (Cuckoo)
Catherine Wheel, “Black Metallic” (Ferment)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “All That Jazz” (Crocodiles)
Sad Lovers and Giants, “On Another Day” (Feeding the Flame)
The Creatures, “Fury Eyes” (Boomerang)
The Mission, “Dancing Barefoot” (Live) (The First Chapter)
Asylum Party, “Play Alone” (Borderline)

Bauhaus, “Of Lilies and Remains” (Mask)
Joy Division, “The Eternal” (Closer)
Bill Pritchard, “Grey Parade” (The Death of Bill Posters)
Iron Curtain, “Love Can Never Die” (Desertion 1982-1988)
The Comsat Angels, “I’m Falling” (7 Day Weekend)
Half Man Half Biscuit, “Reasons to Be Miserable (Part 10)” (Back Again in the DHSS)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Melt” (A Kiss in the Dreamhouse)
Depeche Mode, “To Have and to Hold” (Music For the Masses)
Front 242, “GVDT” (Geography)
Skinny Puppy, “Dig It” (The Singles Collect)
Simple Minds, “I Travel” (Empires and Dance)
The Chameleons, “Tears” (Strange Times)
David Sylvian, “Orpheus” (Secrets of the Beehive)
Snake Corps, “Save My Heart” (Flesh on Flesh)
The Smiths, “Unloveable” (Louder Than Bombs)


Got a request? To be considered for next week’s show, drop it in the comments below by noon Tuesday. Requests will be considered as long as they fit the show’s format and generally within the 1stWave era — and provided the host doesn’t harbor an intense dislike of the song. 





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