Edie (Ciao Baby)
|"Edie (Ciao Baby)"|
|Single by The Cult|
|from the album Sonic Temple|
|Format||Vinyl 7" and 12"
|Length||4:46 (Album Edit)|
|The Cult singles chronology|
"Edie (Ciao Baby)" is a hard rock song by English band The Cult. It appeared on their fourth studio album Sonic Temple in 1989. It was also released as the second single from that album in 1989. A promotional video was also created. An acoustic version of the song was released in 2000 on the compilation album The Best of Rare Cult. The main release version appears on the Pure Cult albums.
7" Track listing
- "Edie (Ciao Baby)" [single edit]
- "Bleeding Heart Graffiti"
According to a 1989 interview with vocalist/lyricist Ian Astbury:
- "Edie was inspired when I was in New York City when we were recording the Electric album. I have several friends there involved in the fashion industry and one in particular turned me on to a movie called Ciao Manhattan! I became extremely interested in the Velvet Underground and the Warhol period." .
|UK Singles Chart||32|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||93|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||17|
- "The Cult - Sonic Temple". Cultcentral.com. Retrieved 2011-10-14.