The Best Cult Albums of All Time 

Updated October 12, 2018 1.4k votes 487 voters 10.4k views 10 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

The Cult are considered one of the best hard rock bands and one of the best 80s bands as well. List of the best Cult albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Cult discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Cult albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Cult singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Cult album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Cult album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Cult album of all time?" or "What are the top Cult albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different albums, including Sonic Temple and Electric.

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Sonic Temple is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cult Albums of All Time
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1. Sun King
2. Fire Woman
3. American Horse
4. Edie (Ciao Baby)
5. Sweet Soul Sister
6. Soul Asylum
7. New York City
8. Automatic Blues
9. Soldier Blue
10. Wake Up Time for Freedom

Release Date: 1989

Artist: The Cult

Tracks: American Horse, Sun King, Automatic Blues, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cult Albums of All Time
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1. Nirvana
2. Big Neon Glitter
3. Love
4. Brother Wolf, Sister Moon
5. Rain
6. The Phoenix
7. Hollow Man
8. Revolution
9. She Sells Sanctuary
10. Black Angel

Release Date: 1985

Artist: The Cult

Tracks: Nirvana, Love, Big Neon Glitter, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Gothic rock, Post-punk

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Electric is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cult Albums of All Time
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1. Wild Flower
2. Peace Dog
3. Lil' Devil
4. Aphrodisiac Jacket
5. Electric Ocean
6. Bad Fun
7. King Contrary Man
8. Love Removal Machine
9. Born to Be Wild
10. Outlaw
11. Memphis Hip Shake

Release Date: 1987

Artist: The Cult

Tracks: Bad Fun, Lil’ Devil, Love Removal Machine, + more

Genres (Music): Hard rock, Gothic rock

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Beyond Good and Evil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cult Albums of All Time
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1. The Saint
2. Rise
3. Take the Power
4. Breathe
5. Nico
6. American Gothic
7. Ashes and Ghosts
8. Shape the Sky
9. Speed of Light
10. True Believers
11. My Bridges Burn
12. War (The Process)

Release Date: 2001

Artist: The Cult

Producer: Bob Rock

Tracks: Rise, Breathe, Shape the Sky, + more

Length (mins): 00:51:04

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock

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