The Cult – She Sells Sanctuary (1985)

The Cult are an English alternative rock band, they started life asSouthern Death Cult, before, dropping the Southern to become just Death Cult, and then finally dropping Death to evolve intoThe Cult.The band also going through various band line up changes, the only constant members being Ian Astbury and former Theatre Of Hate guitarist Billy Duffy, who joined in 1983 when the band was still Death Cult.

She Sells Sanctuary was released on the 17th of May 1985, being the lead single from the bands second album as The Cult, Love which was released on 18th October 1985. It peaked at number 15 in the UK charts.

Oh, the heads that turn
Make my back burn
And those heads that turn
Make my back, make my back burn

The sparkle in your eyes
Keeps me alive
And the sparkle in your eyes
Keeps me alive, keeps me alive

The world
And the world turns around
The world and the world, yeah
The world drags me down

Oh, the heads that turn
Make my back burn
And those heads that turn
Make my back, make my back burn, yeah

Yeah-hey…

The fire in your eyes
Keeps me alive
And the fire in your eyes
Keeps me alive
I’m sure in her you’ll find
The sanctuary
I’m sure in her you’ll find
The sanctuary

And the world
The world turns around
And the world and the world
The world drags me down
And the world and the world and the world
The world turns around
And the world and the world and the world and the world
The world drags me down

Ah…

Hey-yeah…

And the world
And the world turns around
And the world and the world
Yeah, the world drags me down
And the world
Yeah, the world turns around
And the world and the world
The world drags me down

Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary

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