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The Cult

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The Cult are an English rock band that gained a dedicated following in their native Britain with mid-80s singles such as "She Sells Sanctuary" before breaking into the American metal market in the late-80s with songs such as "Love Removal Machine". Known for having "firmly set its sights on neo-metal godhood", the band fuses a heavy revivalist sound with "the pseudo-mysticism" of "The Doors, the guitar-orchestrations of Led Zeppelin, and the three-chord crunch of AC/DC, while adding touches of post-punk goth rock" in the words of critics. Since their earliest form in Bradford during 1981, the band has had various line-ups, but the longest serving band members are vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, both of whom are the band's songwriters.


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    Oh, the heads that turn
    Make my back burn
    And that heads that turn
    Make my back, make my back burn
    The sparkle in your eyes
    She Sells Sanctuary  -  1,291,997 plays
    Wound up, can't sleep, can't do anything right, little honey,
    Oh, since I set my eyes on you
    I tell you the truth
    T-t-t-twistin' like a flame in a slow dance, baby
    You're driving me crazy
    Fire Woman  -  446,056 plays
    Hot sticky scenes, you know what I mean
    Like a desert sun that burns my skin
    I've been waiting for her, for so long
    Open the sky and let her come down
    Here comes the rain
    Rain  -  384,078 plays
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    Fell to the red room
    Because she was there, oh
    A scarlet woman
    She got me in fear, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Love Removal Machine  -  315,623 plays
    Hey you, you're a wild honey child
    I'm out of control
    Every time you are near me
    I'm a wolf child, baby
    And I'm howlin' for you
    Wild Flower  -  211,302 plays
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