Sonic Temple is the fourth studio album by The Cult, released in 1989. Continuing in the hard rock direction introduced on their previous album, Sonic Temple features some of the band's most popular songs, including "Fire Woman", "Sun King", "Edie (Ciao Baby)" and "Sweet Soul Sister". Sonic Temple was the last album recorded with longtime bassist Jamie Stewart, who left in 1990, and the first to feature former Hall & Oates and then-current Bryan Adams drummer, Mickey Curry.
Recorded & mixed at Little Mountain Sound Studios, Vancouver, . Canada in September, October, November 1988 Tracks A5 & B5 were re-mixed at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA. in December 1988 Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York, .
Sonic Temple is the fourth album by The Cult, released in 1989. Sonic Temple was the last album recorded with longtime bassist Jamie Stewart, who left in 1990. Sonic Temple follows the Cult's critically acclaimed 1987 album Electric.
The album catapulted THE CULT into superstar status and remains their most commercially successful release. It has sold over . million copies in the . alone and was certified platinum in 1990. It made it to on the Billboard charts, and the aforementioned songs all remain rock-radio staples to this day. The set list for the "A Sonic Temple" tour draws from THE CULT's 10 studio albums with the centerpiece being a super set that's focused on the core songs from Sonic Temple; some of these songs have not been performed since the album was originally released.
Billboard estimates that Sonic Temple has sold over . million copies in the United States, as the RIAA certified it platinum in January 1990 for 1 million sales, and it has sold 429,000 copies since 1991, according to Nielsen Music. Its songs have generated 17 million on-demand audio streams. Sun King opens the album with the declaration, This is where it all ends, and The Cult makes its presence known with the glorious build of the song’s opening: a shimmering of cymbals and a supple, pulsing bassline before Duffy’s guitar explodes and the track transforms into strutting hard rock. Fire Woman continues this notion, with the singer in awe of a woman who leaves him swaying.
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Originally released in 1989, "Sonic Temple" proved to be a pivotal moment for both the band and the wider rock scene. Produced by the legendary Bob Rock, "Sonic Temple" had four chart-topping singles: "Fire Woman", "Edie (Ciao Baby)", "Sun King" and "Sweet Soul Sister". In a recent interview about the album, vocalist Ian Astbury explained how the band brought together hard rock and indie rock to create the unique, game-changing sounds on "Sonic Temple". We wanted to retain our core DNA as we went deeper into psych and. The album catapulted THE CULT into superstar status and remains their most commercially successful release. It made it to No. 10 on the Billboard charts, and the aforementioned songs all remain rock-radio staples to this day.
|A4||Edie (Ciao Baby)||4:46|
|A5||Sweet Soul Sister||5:08|
|B2||New York City
Backing Vocals – Iggy Pop
|B5||Wake Up Time For Freedom||5:17|
|BEGA 98||The Cult||Sonic Temple (LP, Album)||Beggars Banquet||BEGA 98||UK||1989|
|BEGA 98X, BEGA 98||The Cult||Sonic Temple (LP, Album, Ltd, Red)||Beggars Banquet, Beggars Banquet||BEGA 98X, BEGA 98||Australia||1989|
|none||The Cult||Sonic Temple (Cass, Album, Unofficial)||Alpha Records||none||Philippines||Unknown|
|TC-BEGC 98, EV501- 9||The Cult||Sonic Temple (Cass, Album)||Beggars Banquet, PT. Aquarius Musikindo||TC-BEGC 98, EV501- 9||Indonesia||1989|
|RE 2242||The Cult||Sonic Temple (Cass, Album)||Rock Records & Tapes||RE 2242||Taiwan||1989|