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The Cult celebrates “Sonic Temple” 30th anniversary

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of The Cult’s classic 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 also a reissue of “Sonic Temple” on double-LP, which has been out of print for over 20 years. The sets both contain limited-release demos in addition to previously unreleased tracks. Full details below:

STANDARD LP
– The 2x LP  is a re-vamped reissue of the original album.
– Now cut onto two pieces of black vinyl
– The audio is improved and contains 16 tracks total, which comprise the original album plus 6 B-sides. It’s been out of print for over 20 years.

LP BOX SET
– 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).
– The BOX SET is numbered and limited to 3000 pieces worldwide and contains 40 tracks, which include 4 previously unreleased.
–  LP3 contains Live At Wembley recorded by the BBC, and the included cassette contains limited-release demos. Four of the live tracks are previously unreleased.

5x CD SET
– The FIVE-CD SET contains 53 tracks (including 6 previously unreleased) with the original album
– Disc 1) original album  Disc 2) alternate edits, mixes, extended versions and acoustic versions         Discs 3 & 4) limited-release demos  Disc 5) Live at Wembley recorded by the BBC
– The FIVE-CD SET is beautifully packaged in book form with rare photographs and interviews with the band by esteemed journalist James Brown.

DIGITAL
The DIGITAL version will replicate the CD-set but excludes the original album for a total of 43 tracks.

Pre-orders are available at http://thecultsonictemple.com/

Watch the trailer for “Sonic Temple” 30th anniversary here:

Anders Camitz

Anders Camitz

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