Sep 22, 2019
The Cult - Sonic Temple (1989)
September Sans Sarah rolls on as longtime friend of the show Colby Zell returns to join Brian for a discussion on The Cult's 1989 hard-rocking watershed moment: "Sonic Temple."
The two cover some facts, figures, and history of the album, talking about where the band was coming from in 1989 and their decision to work with producer Bob Rock.
They also cover their own personal histories with the record, histories that overlap quite a bit as they tell the story of a poor Pontiac Sunbird with a penchant for bursting into flames and a chance encounter with a university Dean of Housing.
And then, before moving on to four personally-curated tracks for further discussion, the old chums cover some reviews of the album to get a sense of what the critics thought of this tasty slice of musical goodness.
Finally, Brian and Colby go into further detail on the following songs/videos:
Just a note: Any time Brian uses the word "muddled" in this episode, he actually means "muddy." Not sure what was up with his vocabulary....
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