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Cult: Sonic Temple

Artist: The Cult
Title: Sonic Temple

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Cult: Sonic Temple
Artist: The Cult
Title: Sonic Temple

1. Product Details

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of The Cults seminal album SONIC TEMPLE. To celebrate the anniversary Beggars Arkive will release THE CULT: SONIC TEMPLE 30 on September 13th. It will be released as a deluxe box set and a 5-CD set and we are also reissuing Sonic Temple on Double LP which has been out of print for over 20 years. Originally released in 1989 Sonic Temple proved to be a pivotal moment for The Cult. Produced by the legendary Bob Rock Sonic Temple had four chart- topping singles Fire Woman Edie Ciao Baby Sun King and Sweet Soul Sister.The album catapulted The Cult into superstar status and remains their most commercially successful release. It has sold over 1.5 million copies in the US alone and was declared platinum in 1990. The BOX SET contains three pieces of vinyl and a cassette plus tour memorabilia and ephemera replica of original laminate backstage pass original press releases and label copy and more. Its numbered and limited to 3000 pieces worldwide and contains 40 tracks 4 of which are previously unreleased. LP1+2 contain the album as originally released + b-sides. LP3 contains Live At Wembley recorded by the BBC and the include cassette contains limited- release demos. Four of the live tracks are previously unreleased. The FIVE-CD SET contains 53 tracks including 6 previously unreleased with the original album on disc 1 alternate edits mixes extended versions and acoustic versions on disc 2 limit- ed-release demos on discs 3 & 4 and Live at Wembley recorded by the BBC on disc 5. Six of the live tracks are previously unreleased. It is beautifully packaged in book form with rare photo- graphs and interviews with the band by journalist James Brown.

1.1 Sun King
1.2 Fire Woman
1.3 American Horse
1.4 Edie Ciao Baby
2.1 Sweet Soul Sister
2.2 Soul Asylum
2.3 New York City
2.4 Automatic Blues
3.1 Soldier Blue
3.2 Wake Up Time for Freedom
3.3 Medicine Train
3.4 The River
4.1 44 Bleeding Heart Graffitti
4.2 Messin Up the Blues
4.3 Fire Woman NYC Rock Mix
4.4 Edie Ciao Baby Acoustic
5.1 New York City Live at Wembly
5.2 Automatic Blues Live at Wembly
5.3 American Horse Live at Wembly
5.4 Sun King Live at Wembly
6.1 Soul Asylum Live at Wembly
6.2 Sweet Soul Sister Live at Wembly
6.3 Fire Woman Live at Wembly
7.1 Sonic Temple Radio Promo
7.2 New York City Demo
7.3 American Horse Demo
7.4 Sun King Demo
7.5 Automatic Blues Demo
7.6 Yes Man Demo
7.7 Wake Up Time for Freedom Demo
7.8 Citadel Demo
7.9 The River Demo
8.1 The Crystal Ocean Demo
8.2 Cashmere Demo
8.3 Edie Ciao Baby Demo
8.4 Bleeding Heart Revival
8.5 Star Child Demo
8.6 Medicine Train Rock Demo
8.7 New York City Rock Demo
8.8 Fire Woman Rock Demo

H 2.48
W 12.74
L 12.79

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