Equal parts psychedelic hard rock and new wave goth, the songs on Love emanate a bright guitar sheen, tight arrangements, crisp drumming, and a command performance fro vocalist Ian Astbury.
2. Big Neon Glitter
4. Brother Wolf Sister Moon
7. Hollow Man
9. She Sells Sanctuary
10. Black Angel
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.