It’s a cult. The Cult. The 2022 album. Must have a listen.
“If you’re a fan of rock music, our new record’s essential,” the singer stated boldly, modesty be damned. “I don’t think there’s any recent releases of rock music that comes close to Under The Midnight Sun. And to say that, it may sound like an arrogant statement, but I’m tired of this bullshit. Stop it. Stop phoning it in. Stop exploiting your fans. Stop patronising your fans. And stop calling them fans. They’re your benefactors. Our audience are our benefactors.”
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