Ian Astbury says: “The Cult’s life blood has always been playing live, we are between albums and decided to continue the momentum created by CHOICE OF WEAPON, stay in people’s hearts and minds. As LOVE LIVE was such an incredible experience we have decided that performing the ELECTRIC album, an event that has been demanded by our fans and followers as the perfect live set to play in 2013.”
The Cult will perform ‘ELECTRIC’, in its entirety and the live show will also include a second set pulling from the band’s eight other studio albums.
In 1987, The Cult released ‘Electric’, an album of stylistic change that aimed the band straight at the heart of the rock market. Recorded in New York City at the legendary Electric Ladyland studios and filled with the energy of the dirty NYC streets, together with a young producer named Rick Rubin, who resonated more with the hip hop world of The Beastie Boys, Run DMC, and Public Enemy; the band delivered an recording that has gone on to become one of The Cult’s most successful and influential albums, and as a follow up to “Love “, kicked the door wide open to a passionate new audience.
THE CULT, ELECTRIC 13 UK DATES: OCTOBER 2013
18th – CARDIFF UNIVERSITY GREAT HALL
19th – EXETER GREAT HALL
20th – SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALL
22nd – NORWICH UEA
23rd – WOLVERHAMPTON CIVIC HALL
25th – MANCHESTER ACADEMY
26th – GLASGOW BARROWLANDS
28th – NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY
29th – LIVERPOOL 02 ACADEMY
31st – LONDON ROUNDHOUSE
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