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Love (album) by The Cult 

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Love
Love by The Cult (1985)
Overall rank: 1,395th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 172 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1985 (17th)
Top albums of the 1980s (224th)
Best albums of all time (1,395th)

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Love is ranked as the best album by The Cult.

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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 172 votes)
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10/16/2018 16:28
80/100
 
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From Highhopes 01/27/2018 04:37
Atmospheric. The album has a consistent tone, and despite all the singles, this is the peak of gothic-version Cult. It is almost a concept album, lots of elemental / weather references, missing people, returning, spirituality. Whereas by the time of the Ceremony album the same lyrics came out as "the same schtick all over again". Astbury doesn't over-sing, whereas in later albums he seems to feel the need to fill every gap.
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85/100
From stefano 11/25/2017 16:06
A good album, psychedelic oriented hard melodic rock.Nice songs on this and a characteristic atmosphere and guitar sound all over the album.
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85/100
From LedZep 06/15/2017 16:17
Really fantastic album, so many great singles and it doesn't even feel like a singles album... It creates the atmosphere and is coherent which is unusual for the "singles" albums
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80/100
From Rich150 11/08/2015 20:05
An album of good consistent songs with one stand out track - She Sells Sancroary. I enjoy this album but I've not been driven to seek out any other Cult album.
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Rating:  
70/100
From KGB 06/19/2015 15:46
Nothing mind-blowing but "Rain" and "She Sells Sanctuary" hint that The Cult could have been something better with a little more application... or taste.
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85/100
From Gionzi 05/26/2015 15:59
Energic album, many great pieces. Rain's guitar riff is fantastic. Very good
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35/100
From timtooky 04/24/2014 21:32
feels like a mixture of u2 and the mission. quite enjoyable music but something is missing. couldn't quite catch what it is... maybe strangeness?
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65/100
From junodog4 07/28/2013 19:53
At least at this point they still had their own sound. After this, they join the hair metal masses. This album is OK - good guitar driven rock.
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From jhuik 01/04/2013 04:47
Lots of smoking guitars and seering vocals here, before the band got too polished and poppier. Rain, Brother Wolf and Sanctuary make it worth your while.
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80/100
From jojoexile 08/04/2011 05:04
KICK ASS...FAVS. ARE "BIG NEON","NIRVANA" AND "SANCTUARY... NO THROW AWAYS AT ALL...
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