Part one of a Documentary Film Series about The Cure. Somewhat chronological but jumps around. UPDATED VIDEO with some more footage here:
This is a IDdown-sourced assembly of interviews, concerts, videos, TV appearances and behind-the-scenes releases. It started just as a side-project / experiment to see how it all went together, and grew. It's not intended to be definitive, just one perspective from inside a really fun & inspiring rabbit hole. If you'd like to know the source of any particular clip, comment and I'll post the link.
For educational purposes only. It's not important.
#thecure #curefilm #curedocumentary #curemovie #robertsmith


  • cricri crocro
    cricri crocro19 menit yang lalu

    Wow! Congrats on the interesting stuff about The Cure that you are showing so greatly in this documentaries!!! I will always love this Band. They are absolutely my top favourite!!! Thanks for your contribution.

  • TheJessMan
    TheJessMan3 jam yang lalu

    What’s the song at 2:01?

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    2 jam yang lalu

    "I wish I was your mother"

  • David D
    David D9 jam yang lalu

    I first listened to The Cure when I was 13. Now, 35 years later, I can see they were just normal boys - albeit musical geniuses - larping as goths.

  • ChucksGhost01
    ChucksGhost01Hari Yang lalu

    13:01 They're outside the asylum filming the original video for Charlotte Sometimes.

  • Thaddeus Es
    Thaddeus EsHari Yang lalu

    The production and editing is on point. Very well done.

  • deemagico
    deemagico2 hari yang lalu

    1989 Ljubljana. Will never forget...........

  • deemagico
    deemagico2 hari yang lalu

    Robert hero

  • Bipo Lairy
    Bipo Lairy2 hari yang lalu

    un retour sur un passé béni des dieux , surement le plus créatif. Aujourd'hui tout sonne creux , merci pour les sous titres

  • Tiberius Kirk
    Tiberius Kirk2 hari yang lalu

    Robert Smith is a snob.. That is what happens with people being so anti-snob... they become a snob.... Like the music... But a interview with a Japanese girl with an old Robert Smith.. His.. Shy and... Eyes wandering around... and being anoying a knowing better... Sold me... Robert Smith has become a snob he did not wanted to be.

  • Janique Vaillot
    Janique Vaillot2 hari yang lalu

    Such a great job ! A Forest is still one of my favorite songs of The Cure. Robert Smith is a Legend now. Thanks a lot for posting. Friendly from France where Robert Smith and The Cure are always welcome 🖤💋🇨🇵🎼🎶🎤🎹🎸👍💋

  • Ana Marques
    Ana Marques3 hari yang lalu

    Qual foi a última apresentação do Roberth antes da pandemia?

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    3 hari yang lalu

    The last Cure show was Austin, TX in October 2019. They were scheduled to play Open'er festival in March 2020 but cancelled.

  • RoofLight00
    RoofLight004 hari yang lalu

    I was there when the bandstand gigs were played in Crawley town center. I used to work in Our Price in the square.

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    3 hari yang lalu

    Nice! Did a lot of bands play there (relatively speaking?)

  • Alex Racz-Schwenk
    Alex Racz-Schwenk4 hari yang lalu

    In a Forest..kinda over paced, then slows ?

  • Squiggly Moon
    Squiggly Moon5 hari yang lalu

    What inspired you to take on this project? I really enjoyed part 1!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    5 hari yang lalu

    Thanks Squiggly Moon! I watched a bunch of Cure stuff on here and it just seemed like it could go together somehow. Just an experiment that worked!

  • Julianna Anda
    Julianna Anda5 hari yang lalu

    What's with the 105 thumbs down? Why did they even watch? Daft to partake in something you dislike. lol Makes me wonder about folks with too much time on their hands. I, however, thoroughly relished each moment. Thank you, Bear with no Face for the trip down a magical memory lane...

  • Reshma A
    Reshma A6 hari yang lalu

    From 3 days i am watching all collections of cure on you tube

  • Reshma A
    Reshma A6 hari yang lalu

    I liked so much

  • Reshma A
    Reshma A6 hari yang lalu

    No comparison current music. Current musicians should learn. Wonderful

  • Reshma A
    Reshma A6 hari yang lalu

    Thanks for posting. Wow. I was born as its old. I am big fan of this old band now...I enjoy watching Robert so young wow.. amazing

  • A Hippy
    A Hippy6 hari yang lalu

    Amazing, one of the first bands I seen live at Whitley Bay Ice rink. One of the best days of my adolescence

  • David Lepont
    David Lepont9 hari yang lalu

    Beau témoignage de l'esprit cure... Champs élysée animé par Drucker en robes de chambre à la tv ce soir là !!!

  • James T
    James T10 hari yang lalu

    I have seen this band so many times... the best was my 18th birthday at Glastonbury in 87... storms all day, the Cure came on stage and the sun came out, then the steam off the crowd was magical in the light show and made Forest even better. The earlier quicker versions of The Forest are my favorite The best band ever. Life long fan. The memories from the concerts, CD’s and the bass. 👍

  • Machine Language
    Machine Language10 hari yang lalu

    My mom listened to The Cure in the 80s when I was a kid. Hearing their music at a young age left a huge impression on me. She absolutely loves this band, as do I.

  • Duan Torruellas
    Duan Torruellas13 hari yang lalu

    The cure is one of those bands that instinctually tapped into a very primal side of the human mind and what we respond to when it comes to sound.

  • Juan Schapiro
    Juan Schapiro13 hari yang lalu

    muy buen panzazoo de chorus y flanger loco!

  • rocco Donnerwetter
    rocco Donnerwetter14 hari yang lalu

    They forgot the top which is a cool album

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    13 hari yang lalu

    Yeah there isn't much footage that talks specifically about The Top album. The Caterpillar and subsequent interview was during that era. The updated version of Part 1 includes a bit more.

  • amymkamp
    amymkamp15 hari yang lalu

    The Cure has been my favorite band since about '86 when my big brother brought home the cassette Standing on the Beach Bear With No Face, you haver done an exceptional job of putting together all this rare footage. I am so excited to watch all four videos.

  • Oliver Cant
    Oliver Cant15 hari yang lalu

    In some ways, people forget Robert's actually a hell of a guitar player. I think it tends to get overlooked that he does have legit chops when he gets the chance to explore the fretboard. He doesn't shred, but doesn't need to. He has a flourish & character of his own.

  • jegglemmerdet
    jegglemmerdet15 hari yang lalu

    Hey Bear, I think you have seen my comment, but I don't think I have have included the word thanks. Just stating the obious: THANKS!!! Great stuff

  • Robin Chatterjee
    Robin Chatterjee16 hari yang lalu

    the cure care that much about their fans that they decided to make an in depth documentary series! I love everything about them.

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    16 hari yang lalu

    Robert Smith and Tim Pope are working on one, this one was made by a fan using existing footage.

  • hrvoje xxxy
    hrvoje xxxy16 hari yang lalu

    I think theyr are the band

  • Alteroga
    Alteroga16 hari yang lalu

    What a fantastic collage of Forest...awesome, thanks!

  • now
    now16 hari yang lalu

    The Cure like flanger.

  • Hilen Junior Cardoso de Araújo
    Hilen Junior Cardoso de Araújo16 hari yang lalu

    The Cure Saves....Thanks for posting

  • TownesVanZandt
    TownesVanZandt18 hari yang lalu

    appreciate the upload tho wonder why only two of the four parts are available in 1080HD and the other two including this one are 720p?

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    18 hari yang lalu

    @TownesVanZandt no problem, I appreciate that you noticed :)

  • TownesVanZandt


    18 hari yang lalu

    ​@Bear With No Face thanks! hope it didnt sound like a complaint because i love The Cure and honestly id be grateful to watch these in 240k i was just curious, and your explanation makes perfect sense.thanks also for the link!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    18 hari yang lalu

    The first batch of uploads were 720p because they took a long time to upload and I wasn't sure anyone would watch them (or if they'd get blocked in a week). Then Part 2 got retroactively blocked because of music video content (Lullaby) so I redid it and uploaded it in HD. Then I uploaded part 4, which was in HD. There is another version of Part 1 in HD with more content in the link in the description.

  • Erick Grillon
    Erick Grillon18 hari yang lalu

    Fabulous documentary! Thank you so much!

  • Kawaii Rilakkumas
    Kawaii Rilakkumas20 hari yang lalu

    Maravilloso! Gracias 🖤

  • jacobo salazar jr
    jacobo salazar jr20 hari yang lalu

    So knife skills.....he probably just passed on the chow .

  • nane6
    nane620 hari yang lalu

    Just discovered this, as a long time Cure fan (since 1985) I thank you for the work and effort you put into this documentary. Fantastic job :-)

  • korona aurora
    korona aurora22 hari yang lalu

    Oh, this documentary is over... that's a pity 😐

  • korona aurora

    korona aurora

    22 hari yang lalu

    @Bear With No Face Yes, now I did... nearly the whole night 😆👍 I thank you endlessly 😚 great work done, my friend 👏👏👏

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    22 hari yang lalu

    Did you watch all four parts?

  • Caralyn Hunt
    Caralyn Hunt25 hari yang lalu


  • liomeltoulon
    liomeltoulon27 hari yang lalu

    Superb job.... back in the past... love it.

  • гнида а
    гнида а27 hari yang lalu

    увукаю с дедов

  • гнида а

    гнида а

    27 hari yang lalu


  • Francis Srečko Fabian
    Francis Srečko Fabian27 hari yang lalu

    Bare Faced Bear, you have done a fine job making this documentary. Well done.

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    27 hari yang lalu

    Thank you! (I'm henceforth Bare-faced Bear. Love it.)

  • Francis Srečko Fabian
    Francis Srečko Fabian27 hari yang lalu

    I still have the vinyl of their first few albums (yeah, I'm old! but Robert Smith is older (just)). Always been one of my favourite bands and they are great live. You always get 3+ hours of passion & intensity. Looking forward to their upcoming album.

  • Misfit Monster
    Misfit Monster27 hari yang lalu

    I like simon trying to be danzig

  • stefano milanese
    stefano milanese28 hari yang lalu

    Si tienes la idea de mudarte a Italia, ya sea por estudios o trabajo o bien tienes derecho a solicitar la ciudadanía, tal vez puedo ayudarte

  • Five Linus 4
    Five Linus 429 hari yang lalu

    The more we know the less we show

  • pumbarash
    pumbarashBulan Yang lalu

    монтаж шикарный, спасибо

  • Meg Cure Smith
    Meg Cure SmithBulan Yang lalu

    Thanks for vídeo 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  • Russell Loomis
    Russell LoomisBulan Yang lalu

    My first-time hearing The Cure was in seventh-grade art class. A girl brought the walk for us to listen to while we drew fruit. It was a definite life-changing moment.

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

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    Russell Loomis Love this. I have a very familiar scene in my memory.

    ALL ABOUT NOTHINGBulan Yang lalu

    The cure 🦠

  • Luis Valentine
    Luis ValentineBulan Yang lalu

    So you're the Cure. Yeah. And you're the disease!!

  • DIDGERIDOO TheDeepMechanics
    DIDGERIDOO TheDeepMechanicsBulan Yang lalu

    The Cure, Led Zeppelin and Radiohead are my favorite bands EVER! In this exactly order. The Cure is, and will be forever, a part of myself!

  • Alejandro Constanzo
    Alejandro ConstanzoBulan Yang lalu

    Hahahaha pricelees reaction after the question at 45:16

  • EricandDish
    EricandDishBulan Yang lalu

    Thank you for finding this. The two greatest songs The Cure ever did came back to back: "The Love Cats" and "Let's Go to Bed" (loved how Bear was able to piece them together at the 23:00 mark). There had been debate that Michael Hutchins of INXS was the most carasmatic lead singer in a 80's band. Hands down it was Robert Smith: Because no one knew he would appear with short hair or long hair, or with makeup or without it. Not to mention he had a powerful voice and Smith even sat in as guitarist for Siouxie and The Bandshees (Bear needs to do a documentary about them-Siouxie Sioux was one of two female singers that kicked ass in the 80's) in the mid-80's.

  • Lonzo's Spray Painting
    Lonzo's Spray PaintingBulan Yang lalu

    I just love how at 18:00 he says he doesnt see the cure selling 3 million records, fast forward 8 years later, disintegration sells 3 million baby

  • Lonzo's Spray Painting

    Lonzo's Spray Painting

    26 hari yang lalu

    @Varshaa Mohan oath

  • Varshaa Mohan

    Varshaa Mohan

    26 hari yang lalu

    disintegration is the best musical masterpiece ever made

  • nick fleming
    nick flemingBulan Yang lalu

    "Let's go to bed" Xmas record!!

  • Duane Dibbley
    Duane DibbleyBulan Yang lalu

    The editing of the forest was phenomenal! Both video and audio!!! Brilliant work to the creator!!! And the band too...🤘😛🤙

  • Kenneth Marshall
    Kenneth MarshallBulan Yang lalu

    Thank you thank you ...started welling up when i heard the Forest

  • CloneDaddy
    CloneDaddyBulan Yang lalu

    I didn't make it very far beyond "The Head On The Door" before The Cure and I parted ways. But the records that came before that are *still* stamped on my soul, and always will be. The first four notes of "Faith" *still* give me the chills, and I am immediately transported back to my youth. Even just mentioning it here will probably guarantee that I end up listening to it straight after. When someone has touched your soul, you never forget them.

  • Rick
    RickBulan Yang lalu

    well done, thank you

  • Tiffany E. Markovich
    Tiffany E. MarkovichBulan Yang lalu

    HearT 💜

  • TheLastWaveMusic
    TheLastWaveMusicBulan Yang lalu

    Whats The song called at 20:20?

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

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  • shakedydogshake
    shakedydogshakeBulan Yang lalu

    I forgot all about them doing Home On The Range. Now I want to get drunk hahaha

  • JM Dutra
    JM DutraBulan Yang lalu

    Incrível esse trabalho meu caro. Mais incrível ainda é saber que tem pouquíssimo material do The Cure feitos por brasileiro aqui na plataforma. É uma das bandas que mais curto e ouço, no entanto na pandemia quase não ouvi. No entanto seus compilados com legenda me motivaram a pegar a minha playlist no ipod(sim eu ainda uso ipods)e deixa fluir tudo!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    Bulan Yang lalu

    I tried to translate your comment but it's very messy - I think I get the gist, but I think the subtitles must be very bad as well! Maybe someone who speaks the language properly can translate one day.

  • Dan Arriaga
    Dan ArriagaBulan Yang lalu

    Have you sought out any companies to purchase and/or companies/networks to distribute this for you? If should. I’m a huge Cure fan, but aside from that I’ve worked in film and TV for the last 25 years in both production, but mostly in post-production as a music supervisor who chooses the music content with the director/producers and then clears...or rather negotiates the rights, fees, terms needed to obtain the licenses for each song used in the film/TV or other projects. Given this is an unofficial doc and on IDdown for now, I’m gonna guess that the songs have not been licensed and paid for, which as I’m sure you know, makes it unlawful for this to even be able to be viewed by myself or anyone on IDdown or any other viewing platform out there. Don’t worry, I’d never report something like this because I’d hope others like myself might see this and see the potential for greater viewership, which might entice someone with deep pockets to buy and distribute it for you. I’d suggest submitting it to film festivals (especially ones like SXSW, which cater more towards music driven projects, given its original roots), and seeing if you can get accepted to any. More often than not, if one picks it up, other festivals will see that and also pick it up, and then hopefully you’ll be going on a little tour of a bunch of film festivals and being able to pick and choose amongst a few buyers rather than having only one option. But in the event that you choose to do that, you’ll need to clear the music in this film for a minimum of a film festival licenses, which will need to be obtained for each song used and for each individual film festival. These licenses are much cheaper than the ones you will pay for if the film gets purchased, distributed and released of course, but they can add up, depending on how many film festivals you get into and based on how many songs you have in the film. My advice would be to hire a music supervisor to negotiate the licenses up front for a reasonable to low fees, with the broadest terms and rights you can get, so that it increases your odds of the film being purchased and distributed. Basically, if you do that, and the purchaser / distributor knows that the songs have all been negotiated and are finite up front, you will have a much greater success rate of having the film purchased and distributed. One of the main reasons companies shy away from purchasing and distributing something like this is simply because it’s too costly to license the music once it is known you have a distribution deal for the film to be released. Good luck! Hope to see it out there soon!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

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    Thanks for your interest!

  • Mathilde Andersen
    Mathilde AndersenBulan Yang lalu

    What is the song called at 46:14???

  • Mathilde Andersen

    Mathilde Andersen

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    @Bear With No Face thank you!!!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Jumping Someone Else's Train

  • Marin Manning-Fosdick
    Marin Manning-FosdickBulan Yang lalu

    God he's adorable 😍

  • eric blanc
    eric blancBulan Yang lalu

    LES CURÉS (THE PRIESTS) as We said with Affection in FRANCE . I saw THEM a Few Times in Concert, the first in 1982 in PARIS, the Second Times in my Town in Clermont Ferrand in 1985(like at 45 mn in this video), the Third my Favorite in Famous Live in ORANGE, I could see Me in the VHS of the Concert in 1986 Unforgetable THE BEST CONCERT I HAVE EVER DONE . THANK YOU THE CURE FOR EXIST

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

    Bulan Yang lalu

    I envy you! I remember seeing Orange and thinking it was the place & time I most wanted to be in the world.

  • Hugh Cronshey
    Hugh CronsheyBulan Yang lalu

    Really enjoyable. Some gems, Pearl looking mischievous and great clips of interviews.

  • Plastic Passion
    Plastic PassionBulan Yang lalu

    Cover All Cats Are Grey

  • Cyndy Truett
    Cyndy TruettBulan Yang lalu

    Thank you for this wonderful documentary of The Cure. Love this band since high school in the 80's, they are one hell of a great live concert, and a bunch of polite young men (when I saw them. We were all younger than lol) again brilliant loved it all.

  • Issiu Sun
    Issiu SunBulan Yang lalu

    i always see in the interviews of 70s 80s 90s and then , that the journalists ask the artists about the way of composition, as if you want to see "the grain of sand in the eye" , the details of the formula, but i i think is very simple for an artist, is flowing and navigate in the dark of your thoughs and between breath and moving you find something you like and materialize it in sounds. for the other hand the "normal" people sometimes cant see it. PD. i am peruvian so maybe there is mistakes in my texting.

  • Maria Nunez

    Maria Nunez

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    I think the same , paisano, normal people cannot see the essence of this band

  • Jay Kolakowski
    Jay KolakowskiBulan Yang lalu

    Bobby $

  • Luciano Goyenechea
    Luciano GoyenecheaBulan Yang lalu

    31:45 sabe pegarle a la pelota Robert

  • Nat Goodwin
    Nat GoodwinBulan Yang lalu

    Crawley bandstand

  • Colin Searle
    Colin SearleBulan Yang lalu

    Absolutely superb. I love the way you have edited this, thanks so much for dong this.

  • Lorenzo
    LorenzoBulan Yang lalu

    Boris miss you

  • Christophe Capello
    Christophe CapelloBulan Yang lalu

  • Imix Muan
    Imix MuanBulan Yang lalu

    I'll admit, it was 1983, I was 16, Let's Go to Bed came on the radio and I immediately went out and bought the single. The twelve inch. I liked it so much, I went out and bought Pornography. Holy shit, I was shocked, didn't seem like the same band. I listened to Pornography for a week and decided I liked that Cure better than the Lets Go to Bed and Love Cats Cure. I was never ever disappointed by mad Bob and his Barmy Army though, and as a bonus he introduced me to so much other good music through interviews...Joy Division, Siouxsie, Wire. God, I grew to love Wire with an almost uncontrollable passion. I'd like to think I was one of the people who got it, and through the decades when I met someone I clicked with I'd almost always find out they were also a Cure fan. So there.

  • Doris Cheney
    Doris CheneyBulan Yang lalu

    Love how soft spoken he is....

  • Singgih Sahid
    Singgih SahidBulan Yang lalu

    Bravo! 👏🏽👏🏽

  • Madison Lane
    Madison LaneBulan Yang lalu

    what’s the song that starts at 2:59?

  • Merve


    Bulan Yang lalu

    A forest

  • Tommy Quinones
    Tommy QuinonesBulan Yang lalu

    Someone pointed out that Robert Smith and Ben Affleck are the same person. Now I can’t stop seeing it and now you can’t stop seeing it. You’re welcome!

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

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    Meh. Magic vs mud.

  • steve wilson
    steve wilsonBulan Yang lalu

    i was surprised it was added to my playlist...! I think it sounds really good but prefer analogue at start.. but its always better in retro! i started listening to CURE in early 80s cos i was into Warsaw & loved the rawness of guitars post was a love hate relationship with Cure cos i liked them being obscure then.. cos it was cool when being a UNI student in 80s! Its different when you leave in my case 3 Degrees & enter a profession you change as a person cos REAL LIFE hits you hard & you have to adapt! Looking back now i still admire em' & forgive them for their Iffy mellow as you get older! Thanks CURE..Love ya x

  • ooO0VicariouS0Ooo
    ooO0VicariouS0OooBulan Yang lalu

    Why did this just pop now in my recommandations? This is just awesome, as an old Cure fan that gave me chills to feel this time travel. It gives me back so much great souvenirs, when I watched and rewatched all the things I could record on VHS. Some of the pictures here, I lived in front of my tv (that show with the dresses for Boys don't cry was to make fun of a french band and still hilarious, I remember the next day at school, everyone spoke about it). Thank you, so much, just brilliant! Edit: je viens de percuter que je parle comme un débile en anglais alors que tu es français. Pour avoir vécu les années "Enfants du Rock", je pense qu'on doit avoir dans les mêmes âges parce-que tout ça me touche énormément.

  • Bear With No Face

    Bear With No Face

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    ooO0VicariouS0Ooo your comment has stuck with me because I wonder how The Cure resonate through so many languages. It’s sort of mind blowing, given how many things are lost in translation. It’s fun to think about so thanks!

  • Robert
    RobertBulan Yang lalu

    Roberts are geniuses. 🤙😀

  • katnice
    katniceBulan Yang lalu

    Thanks this immaculate job! Very well done

  • darth flagger
    darth flaggerBulan Yang lalu

    They are the epitome of a cool band with a look and feel that screams IM OVER IT.

  • Antonio Mendiola
    Antonio MendiolaBulan Yang lalu

    Thanks for sharing such a great experience. Thanks!

  • Paul Zenco
    Paul ZencoBulan Yang lalu

    The Cure is a great legendary band and all, I love them, but what’s with Robert s hair?

  • J Hawk Smith
    J Hawk SmithBulan Yang lalu

    Really great editing

  • Lolita Dolorosa
    Lolita DolorosaBulan Yang lalu

    02:50 is pure magick.

  • Lolita Dolorosa
    Lolita DolorosaBulan Yang lalu

    A Forest live is the shit you absolutely live and die for. So fucking amazing. There has never been a better live show than The Cure.

  • waclosh
    wacloshBulan Yang lalu

    47:45 Robert Smith gets hit by a plastic cup on stage.

  • Subterraneos de Paris
    Subterraneos de ParisBulan Yang lalu

    Que buen trabajo!!!!

  • slimeballz
    slimeballzBulan Yang lalu

    💜 Thank you, here's to the Cure!!!!! Skåne sweden.

  • Jason Peters
    Jason PetersBulan Yang lalu

    The Cure have to hire Bruce Springsteen's drummer one gig? Lol

  • Jason Peters
    Jason PetersBulan Yang lalu

    Sorry, wrong #