Ian Astbury told the AV Club "I think it was a very important record for us to make because I think it’s probably the only record I can dig out of our canon where there was an agenda."
2. Wild Hearted Son
3. Earth Mofo
6. Full Tilt
7. Heart Of Soul
8. Bangkok Rain
10. Sweet Salvation
For Ian Astbury, The Cult Is Not a Legacy Act
Even in middle life, Cult frontman Ian Astbury flashes the wide-eyed bemusement of an adolescent punker struggling to identify with stodgy, sensible grown-ups. As his band of three decades preps the release of its 10th album of elegant hard rock, he’s a starburst of creative ambition and hyper-curiosity, frustrated by the fiscal realities of digital-age music commerce and the stylistic expectations foisted upon veteran acts.