“She Sells Sanctuary” isn’t just The Cult’s best song, it’s a pivotal one
Hear This: “She Sells Sanctuary” isn’t just The Cult’s best song, it’s a pivotal one In Hear This , The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: Songs by acts who have new albums coming in 2016. The Cult, “She Sells Sanctuary” (1985) In the mid-’80s American music industry, as the rock and pop stars of the ’70s were beginning to fade, acts like R.E.M., U2, and even Madonna emerged from formerly marginalized musical subcultures. So w..