* UK promo display
Born Into This is The Cult's eighth studio album, and was released on October 2, 2007 in the US and Canada, also South Africa and Sweden. It was released in Hungary, Denmark, Spain and France on October 1, and in Finland on the 3rd. It is the follow-up to 2001's Beyond Good and Evil, the band's first reunion album, and also its first (and only) release on Roadrunner Records. It was recorded at Britannia Row Studios in London, with additional recording in Los Angeles and Buenos Aires.
The band initially recorded 13 songs for use on the record, and performed one song, "I Assassin", live on their June 2007 European tour. The first single was "Dirty Little Rockstar", released in mid-August.
A special edition of the album, called the "Savage Edition", containing an extra CD with 5 additional tracks (two demos, two unreleased album outtakes and one full length version) was also released. The Taiwanese versions were released with obi strip, and Japanese pressings contains lyrics in Japanese.
It debuted at #72 on the UK album chart the week after its release, and #63 in Italy. In the United States it debuted at #70 on the top 100, #17 on the Top Rock Albums chart. In Canada it debuted at #29, and the Top Alternative Albums chart at #3. In Croatia it debuted at #7. In Germany at #81.
Born Into This, LP, HOL, MOVLP2232. Limited Edition #678/2000, pink vinyl
Born Into This, LP, HOL, MOVLP2232. black vinyl
Born Into This, CD, AUS,RR79712, sample product - not for sale, w/ stickered jewelcase
Born Into This, CD, ISR, RR 7971-2, UK-release w/ Hebrew promo marks on cd
Born Into This, CD, JAP, RRCY 21297, w/ obi (sealed)
Born Into This, CD, MAL, 1686-179712, red coloured cover w/ silver sticker ´ORI K3282538´
Born Into This, CD, RUS, 1686-179712, 15 track cd w/ different cover
Born Into This, CD, USA, 1686-179712, (promo)release sticker at back + one page picture promo sheet
Born Into This, CD, USA, promotional cd, 126 Kenny Herzog Publicity CMJ, no inserts no cataloguenumber
Born Into This, CD, USA, advance promo cd w/ insert, Roadrunner Records
Born Into This, CD, UK, RR 7971-2, (promo)release sticker at back
Born Into This, CD, UK, RR PROMO 1010, promotional cd, 288 Virgin Radio Tim Vernon UK, insert only
Born Into This - Savage Edition, 2CD, UK, RR 7971-5, incl. sticker
Born Into This - Savage Edition, 2CD, USA, 1686179602, incl. sticker
* French promotional release sticker
* Italian promo postcard by Roadrunner