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Cocteau Twins

MUSIC

Scottish rock band, active 198097.

Official Website:
http://www.cocteautwins.com/

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elizabeth Fraser
Singer
29-Aug-1963   Vocalist for Cocteau Twins
Robin Guthrie
Guitarist
4-Jan-1962   Guitarist for Cocteau Twins
Simon Raymonde
Bassist
3-Apr-1962   Bassist for Cocteau Twins

DISCOGRAPHY

Garlands (1982, 4AD (UK))
1Blood Bitch
2Wax And Wane
3But I'm Not
4Blind Dumb Deaf
5Shallow Then Halo
6The Hollow Men
7Garlands
8Grail Overfloweth

The 1987 4AD and 1990 Vertigo (CA) CD reissues added the tracks Dear Heart, Hearsay Please, Hazel, Blind Dumb Deaf (all from a 1983 Peel Session), Speak No Evil, and Perhaps Some Other Aeon. The 1993 Capitol (US) and 2003 4AD (remastered) CD reissues dropped these extra tracks.

Lullabies (1982, 4AD (UK))
1Feathers Oar-Blades
2Alas Dies Laughing
3It's All But An Ark Lark

Reissued on CD by 4AD in 1991.

Peppermint Pig (1983, 4AD (UK))
1Peppermint Pig (12" version)
2Laughlines
3Hazel

The 1991 4AD CD reissue added the track Peppermint Pig (7" version).

Head Over Heels (1983, 4AD (UK))
1When Mama Was Moth
2Five Ten Fiftyfold
3Sugar Hiccup
4In Our Angelhood
5Glass Candle Grenades
6In The Gold Dust Rush
7The Tinderbox (Of A Heart)
8Multifoiled
9My Love Parmour
10Musette And Drums

The 1983 4AD and 1990 Vertigo (CA) CD versions also included the tracks from the Sunburst And Snowblind EP; later CD reissues (Captiol (US, 1993) and 4AD (remastered, 2003)) did not.

Sunburst And Snowblind (1983, 4AD (UK))
1Sugar Hiccup (single version)
2From the Flagstones
3Hitherto
4Because Of The Whirl-Jack

Reissued on CD by 4AD in 1991.

The Spangle Maker (1984, 4AD (UK))
1The Spangle Maker
2Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops (12" version)
3Pepper Tree

The 1991 4AD CD reissue added the track Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops (7" version).

Treasure (1984, 4AD (UK))
1Ivo
2Lorelei
3Beatrix
4Persephone
5Pandora (for Cindy)
6Amelia
7Aloysius
8Cicely
9Otterley
10Donimo

The 1985 Vertigo (CA) vinyl re-release combined the album with Aikea-Guinea; the 1990 Vertigo (CA) CD reissue did not. Reissued by Capitol (US) in 1993, and by 4AD (remastered) in 2003.

Aikea-Guinea (1985, 4AD (UK))
1Aikea-Guinea
2Kookaburra
3Quisqouse
4Rococo

Reissued on CD by 4AD in 1991.

The Pink Opaque (1985, 4AD (UK), Relativity (US))
1Wax And Wane (remix)
2The Spangle Maker
3Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops
4Pepper Tree
5Musette And Drums
6Hitherto
7From The Flagstones
8Millemillenary
9Lorelei
10Aikea-Guinea

Tiny Dynamine (1985, 4AD (UK))
1Pink Orange Red
2Ribbed And Veined
3Plain Tiger
4Sultitan Itan

Reissued on CD by 4AD in 1991. A version combining it with Echoes In A Shallow Bay (on both CD and vinyl) was also released in 1985.

Echoes In A Shallow Bay (1985, 4AD (UK))
1Great Spangled Fritillary
2Melonella
3Pale Clouded White
4Eggs And Their Shells

Reissued on CD by 4AD in 1991. A version combining it with Tiny Dynamine (on both CD and vinyl) was also released in 1985.

Victorialand (1986, 4AD (UK), Vertigo (CA))
1Lazy Calm
2Fuffy Tufts
3Throughout The Dark Months of April And May
4Whales Tails
5Oomingmak
6Little Spacey
7Feet-like Fins
8How To Bring A Blush To The Snow
9The Thinner The Air

Reissued in 1993 by Capitol (US), and by 4AD (remastered) in 2003.

Love's Easy Tears (1986, 4AD (UK), Relativity (US))
1Love's Easy Tears
2Those Eyes That Mouth
3Sigh's Smell Of Farewell
4Orange Appled

The Moon And The Melodies (with Harold Budd) (1986, 4AD (UK), Vertigo (CA))
1Sea Swallow Me
2Memory Gongs
3Why Do You Love Me?
4Eyes Are Mosaics
5She Will Destroy You
6The Ghost Has No Home
7Bloody And Blunt
8Ooze Out And Away Onehow

Blue Bell Knoll (1988, 4AD(UK), Vertigo (CA), Capitol (US))
1Blue Bell Knoll
2Athol-Brose
3Carolyn's Fingers
4For Phoebe Still A Baby
5The Itchy Glowbo Blow
6Cico Buff
7Suckling The Mender
8Spooning Good Singing Gum
9A Kissed Out Red Floatboat
10Ella Megalast Burls Forever

Reissued by 4AD (remastered) in 2003.

Iceblink Luck (1990, 4AD (UK), Vertigo (CA), Capitol (US))
1Iceblink Luck
2Mizake The Mizan
3Watchlar

Heaven Or Las Vegas (1990, 4AD (UK), Vertigo (CA), Capitol (US))
1Cherry-Coloured Funk
2Pitch The Baby
3Iceblink Luck
4Fifty-Fifty Clown
5Heaven Or Las Vegas
6I Wear Your Ring
7Fotzepolitic
8Wolf In The Breast
9Road River And Rail
10Frou-Frou Foxes In Midsummer Fires

Reissued by 4AD (remastered) in 2003.

Evangeline (1993, Fontana)
1Evangeline
2Mud and Dark
3Summer-blink

Four Calendar Cafe (1993, Fontana, Capitol (US))
1Know Who You Are At Every Age
2Evangeline
3Bluebeard
4Theft, and Wandering Around Lost
5Oil of Angels
6Squeeze-Wax
7My Truth
8Essence
9Summerhead
10Pur

Snow (1993, Fontana)
1Winter Wonderland
2Frosty the Snowman

Bluebeard (1994, Fontana, Capitol (US))
1Bluebeard
2Three Swept
3Ice-pulse
4Bluebeard (acoustic)

Twinlights (1995, Fontana, Capitol (US))
1Rilkean Heart
2Golden-Vein
3Pink Orange Red
4Half-Gifts

Featured arrangements of Cocteau Twins songs for string quartet.

Otherness (1995, Fontana, Capitol (US))
1Feet-Like Fins
2Seekers Who Are Lovers
3Violaine
4Cherry-Coloured Funk

Featured remixes by Mark Clifford (Seefeel).

Milk & Kisses (1996, Fontana, Capitol (US))
1Violaine
2Serpentskirt
3Tishbite
4Half-Gifts
5Calfskin-Smack
6Rilkean Heart
7Ups
8Eperdu
9Treasure Hiding
10Seekers Who Are Lovers

Tishbite (1) (1996, Fontana)
1Tishbite
2Primitive Heart
3Flock of Soul

Tishbite (2) (1996, Fontana)
1Tishbite
2Round
3Elan

Violaine (1) (1996, Fontana)
1Violaine
2Smile
3Tranquil Eye

Violaine (2) (1996, Fontana)
1Violaine
2Circling Girl
3Alice

BBC Sessions (1999, Bella Union)
1Wax and Wane
2Garlands
3Alas Dies Laughing
4Feathers-Oar-Blades
5Hearsay Please
6Dear Heart
7Blind Dumb Deaf
8Hazel
9The Tinderbox (Of A Heart)
10Strange Fruit
11Hitherto
12From the Flagstones
13Sugar Hiccup
14In Our Angelhood
15My Hue and Cry
16Musette and Drums
17Hitherto
18From the Flagstones
19Musette and Drums
20Pepper-Tree
21Beatrix
22Ivo
23Otterley
24Serpentskirt
25Golden-vein
26Half-Gifts
27Seekers Who Are Lovers
28Calfskin-Smack
29Fifty-fifty clown
30Violaine



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