The Cult's Ian Astbury

"What I really wanted to do was just get into the studio with a band, with a four-piece guitar-based rock 'n' roll band. And I thought, what was the point of putting one together when I was in one of the best rock 'n' roll bands. My first inclination was to think the Cult, I just started to think Cult consciousness, which is kind of a different place than thinking in a solo consciousness. I couldn't

think of anybody else I wanted to play with ..."(RealAudio excerpt) — Ian Astbury, Cult singer, on re-forming the Cult with guitarist Billy Duffy