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Love [Expanded Edition]
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Album: Love [Expanded Edition]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Nirvana
2)    Big Neon Glitter
3)    Love
4)    Brother Wolf; Sister Moon
5)    Rain
6)    Phoenix
7)    Hollow Man
8)    Revolution
9)    She Sells Sanctuary
10)    Black Angel
1)    She Sells Sanctuary
2)    No. 13
3)    Snake, The
4)    (Here Comes The) Rain
5)    Little Face
6)    Revolution - (Full Length Remix, remix)
7)    Judith
8)    Sunrise
9)    All Souls Avenue
10)    She Sells Sanctuary - (Remix, remix)
11)    Assault on Sanctuary
 
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Performer Notes
  • The Cult: Ian Astbury (vocals); William H. Duffy (guitar); Jamie Stewart (keyboards, bass).
  • The Cult: Ian Astbury (vocals); William H. Duffy (guitar, background vocals); Jamie Stewart (keyboards, bass, background vocals).
  • Additional personnel: Mark Brzezicki, Nigel Preston (drums); The Soultanas (background vocals).
  • Principally recorded at Jacob's Studio, Farham, England in July & August 1985. Includes liner notes by Pat Gilbert.
  • All tracks have been digitally remastered.
  • Personnel: Ian Astbury (vocals); William H. Duffy (guitar, background vocals); Billy Duffy (guitar); Jamie Stewart (strings, keyboards, bass guitar, background vocals); Mark Brzezicki (drums); Jackie Challenor, Lorenza Johnson, Mae McKenna (background vocals).
  • Audio Remasterers: Jason Mitchell; John Dent.
  • Recording information: Jacob's Studios (07/1985-08/1985); Olympic Sound Studios (07/1985-08/1985).
  • Authors: Steve Brown ; Billy Duffy.
  • Photographer: Andrew McPherson .
  • The Cult's 1984 debut, DREAMTIME, proved to be an intriguing, if sometimes muddled, combination of early U2 and the Doors, topped off with Ian Astbury's ongoing lyrical fascination with Native American mythology. The immediate follow-up, LOVE, was a notable improvement. Ditching the most overt Doors references in favor of moody neo-psychedelia that sounds like a harder-rocking version of Echo & the Bunnymen, LOVE includes "She Sells Sanctuary" and "Rain." These driving singles introduced the UK band to the American college-radio market and laid the foundation for the group's mainstream commercial breakthrough later in the decade. The rest of the album is nearly up to the level of the singles, with Astbury's less-mannered vocals and Billy Duffy's powerful guitar riffs offering a much more assertive musical presence than ever before.
Professional Reviews
CMJ (1/5/04, p.18) - Ranked #5 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1986"

Q (Magazine) (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]ime has proved The Cult's second album to be a minor masterpiece, a psych-rock epic laced with a bad-trip paranoia..."

Record Collector (magazine) (p.99) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Cult reached a pinnacle with this release....A mixture of goth with hippy, trippy psychedelic vibes..."

Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - "[LOVE] is largely a work of genius..."
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