Greatest Songs from The Cult


The Top Ten

1 She Sells Sanctuary

Great song, you can really dance on it. This song makes my back burn O_o

An incredibly distinctive song that can be recognised from the first note. Encourages a good feeling in me every time I hear it. This is one of my all time favourite songs.

Rooted old school sound that hits it hard from note one!

Really cool song. - Userguy44

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2 Fire Woman

Amazing song. It does a great job at capturing the inexplicable, overwhelming feeling of being consumed by love. The song is full of raw desperation, giving it a feeling of danger and aggression as the emotions at play in the song begin to boil over. That desperate sense makes it a great hard-rock ass-kicker as well as a love song, great for pumping iron to the tune of.

Should be number one! This is the greatest song by them ever. It actually has a chorus that is substantially better than the other masterpieces that they have created.

Once I told my wife this was here song... She never looked back and The Cult moved past 311 as her favorite band.

Rain needs to be higher..


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3 Love Removal Machine

The solo in this song is Billy's AWESOMENESSSS! - lilbullet111

I Love Dis Song.

Starts off sounding deceptively ordinary, until that guitar just stealth-attacks you from nowhere. My favourite Cult song of them all!

That solo blow my mind every time

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4 Rain

Love this song in Grand Theft Auto

Should be higher. I remember hearing "Rain" at every club/bar in the 80's

This should be a lot higher top 5 at least - christangrant

Best song

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5 Sweet Soul Sister

By far one of the best. Second only to She Sells Sanctuary.

The very best of song

The cults beast song

6 Edie (Ciao Baby)

This song has always moved something in my soul since I heard it in 88

7 Wild Flower

This should definately be top!
Or the un-listed Lil' Devil!

My all time Cult fave... #1

Should be number 1

One of the best dance songs of all time

8 Wild Hearted Son

Rocks and you can drink beer and trip to this. If you have an impala and a lot of friends cruising at about 120.

9 Phoenix

How is this 31? Duffy plays an outstanding riff throughout the whole song. This is my favorite. - AnythigGrunge4

Where is Sweet Soul Sister my brother?

Best Cult song by a mile

10 Lil' Devil


The Contenders

11 Love

A timeless piece. The Love Album is a masterpiece. The Lizard King would be proud

Amazing manchester style jangling sharp solos

12 Spiritwalker
13 Peace Dog

One of my Favorites...

Most enduring tunr off electric. Great live. Awesome!

14 Painted On My Heart

This song is painted on my heart...

The best cult song ever

15 Nirvana

Great energy! Great Guitar solo!

Amazing guitar and vocals

This song is a game changer


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16 Star
17 Aphrodisiac Jacket

Very good guitar riff

Nice jam

No. 1

18 Sun King

This should be in the top 15 if not 10. Guitar work is classic and vocals are that pure classic rocker anthem.

This song does not deserve this spot it should in top 10

This is where it all ends.

19 The Witch

The apex of the band's attempt to bridge hard rock with electronica.

By far the best song!

Love this track... - espyorkshireman

20 Revolution

The love album its all great but this song along with the opening track Nirvana is one of the best songs off the love album

Such a great song

21 Soul Asylum

Great song! Should be top 5!

22 Rise

Single off beyond good and evil
Great song with catchy riffs - rocker1796

This song rocks!
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This is easily top 3!
One more Cult legend

23 Heart of Soul

My All Time Favorite of The Cult! Should be at least Top 5

24 Bad Fun
25 American Horse

I can't believe this song isn't in the top ten

Number 26... seriously? Belongs in top 10.

What a great song!

26 Bangkok Rain
27 Zap City

Very underated song by The Cult - rocker1796

28 If

Ceremony is a brilliant, underrated album.

29 Born Into This

Really underated Cult song - rocker1796

30 Sweet Salvation

Finally Free! Astbury and Duffy souls wide open, touching roots, rock, gospel, showing they can sing and play it all, so honest.

Best Solo I've Heard In Ages - rocker1796

31 Big Neon Glitter

Excellent song gets ya going
Great intro too

32 Dirty Little Rockstar
33 Breathe
34 Soldier Blue

Kicks ass. Great pump song.

35 Sacred Life
36 Brother Wolf, Sister Moon

This is the most hypnotic rock song that I have ever heard. Amazing song. Very haunting too.

I looove this song.

37 Wonderland
38 Full Tilt
39 Everyman and Woman is a Star

New 2010 song and it sounds awesome - rocker1796

40 Outlaw
41 Wake Up Time for Freedom

This, Sweet Soul Sister and Cio baby are the best. Sonic Temple is very good.

42 Honey from a Knife

This is one of the CULTs best ever songs. In the top ten easily.

HFAK the concept of this song comes from a excerpt from Buddha teachings.

43 Life Death

This deserves to be higher

44 Elemental Light
45 King Contrary Man

The most rocking, thumping, powerful song the Cult ever wrote and performed!

46 Horse Nation
47 Ceremony
48 Shape the Sky
49 Citizens
50 Saints are Down
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56 listings
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Top Remixes

1. Rain
2. She Sells Sanctuary
3. Fire Woman
1. Phoenix
2. Love
3. Love Removal Machine
1. Sweet Soul Sister
2. Spiritwalker
3. Peace Dog


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