Pheromone Cvlt

Album: The Blackest Beautiful (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Vocalist Jason Butler told Kerrang! magazine about the inspiration for this song: "Slightly embarrassingly, I wrote it one night after having shared some rather intimate moments with this girl," he said laughing. "I woke up, and there was a bunch of things I wanted to say to explain what I was thinking was going to happen between her and I following that intimacy... But I was a pussy and I was too scared to wake her up. I just wanted to really explain to her what was going on in my head."
  • Butler explained the lyric about God to Kerrang! "The idea was me considering women to be somewhat of a deity," he said. "And while I do find women to be fantastic and beautiful and givers of life, I was looking at it more in the romantic sense, taking over everything in my life and putting these strange, rose-coloured blinders on, as opposed to lenses."
  • So why did Butler chose to spell 'Cult' with a 'V'? "To reference older spellings," he explained "There are a lot of eras where they would just use the 'V' as a 'U.' It just sort of represents an archaic idea."

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