Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll at Discogs. All tracks from Bluebeard were included in the 2018 release Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years. 1988 CapitolHere, by popular demand, is a complete discography of the Cocteau Twins' releases, not counting bootlegs. Les Cocteau Twins commencent leur carrière en 1979, et se séparent en 1997. The group was founded in the Scottish town of Grangemouth in 1981, when Robin Guthrie (guitar, production) and Will Heggie (bass) met Elizabeth Fraser in the town's disco. Sadly no longer with us but the music will live on and hopefully future generations will discover and fall in love with them and come to recognise that Elizabeth Fraser was possibly the greatest voice ever committed to vinyl. They are pure magic. Show more Written by Cocteau Twins. Biography The Cocteau Twins were a UK post-punk band, named after an early and obscure Simple Minds song. Liz makes you dream, and music seems to get married with the best female voice. Complete your Cocteau Twins collection. The group signed to 4AD Records and planned to record a two-track single. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Treasure - Cocteau Twins on AllMusic - 1984 - The opening two numbers of Treasure are simply… A group whose distinctly ethereal and gossamer sound virtually defined the enigmatic image of the record label 4AD, Cocteau Twins were founded in Grangemouth, Scotland, in 1979. For anyone new to CT browsing the albums on this page, be sure not to overlook The Moon and the Melodies. Their best run, better than the albums for me, all sound great and look great to boot. Elizabeth Fraser does not use any specific language to write lyrics, Unfortunately, I discovered the Cocteau Twins late, but not a day goes by that I feel like listening to Liz, unfortunately many people don't know the CTs, and I'm sorry for them. Everything here is available from 4AD Records (London). They are pure magic. Find Cocteau Twins bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - One of the most distinctive bands of the '80s,… Liz has a voice that'll die with me, and send me off This Mortal Coil. I thank God for John Peel for introducing them to me during his shows. Someone did badly, I had to be born at least 7 years before, and not to bomb Metal, but to know all these bands in their best years. Grab all them mid period 12"s from Spangle Maker through Love's Easy Tears for maximum loveliness. When you hear them for the first time, you immediately fall in love with them, and the lyrics seem to be made on purpose, to let you enter another dimension. No other band has come close to being a true original in the way the Cocteau Twins did, with a sound and style that came from nowhere and was unique to them. They're not supposed to be interpreted!!! Put on a good pair of headphones, close the curtains, maybe light a few candles, lie down somewhere comfortable, and be prepared to drift off into another universe. I never really thought about it until I saw this listing - they really didn't put out that many albums - most were EP's. Find Cocteau Twins discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic. Mixed at Blackwing Studios, London, engineered by John Fryer. What gets my goat is people interpreting Cocteau twins lyrics into English. The group signed to 4AD Records and planned to record a two-track single. A guide to Cocteau Twins: biography, discography, reviews, links. They were formed in Grangemouth by Robin Guthrie (guitars, drum machine) and Will Heggie (bass), adding Elizabeth Fraser (vocals) in 1981 and replacing Heggie with multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde in 1983. This discography catalogs the first editions of these recordings as released … Cocteau Twins were a Scottish gothic rock and dream pop band whose discography contains nine studio albums, seven compilations, and numerous EPs and singles. Only "The Pink Opaque" and the last two albums have been released in the US, but any competent US record store should carry most of the stuff listed here. In the years since, several additional collections and special editions have been released by various record labels. The Cocteau Twins were a UK post-punk band, named after an early and obscure Simple Minds song. Too bad, but for about twenty abundant years, I discovered the 4AD, and I'm enjoying the various sounds of those years, discovering groups that excite me in hearing them and the CTs are the best, but the others are no less, Ivo is a genius who put under his label, the biggest bands, that music has ever produced, A huge influence on me, growing up as a teenager throughout the mid 80's, and I suppose, up until now. Seeing them live in the Sadler's Wells in London was. Cocteau Twins were a Scottish dream pop band active from 1979 to 1997. Guide D'Utilisation de la Base De Données, https://www.discogs.com/Harold-Budd-Elizabeth-Fraser-Robin-Guthrie-Simon-Raymonde-The-Moon-And-The-Melodies/master/4496, https://musictales.club/article/emotion-over-meaning-enigmatic-lyrics-cocteau-twins-languages-glossolalia, Great music, Weird Music, Important Music, The Great Rock Discography Survey: Martin C Strong's Best Artists And Songs In 1995, SƘƩLƩTÖƝ ƘİSS ƦɅĐIØ ' ' ' women of deathrock, Meat Beat Manifesto Satyricon Sleeve Notes. “Bluebeard” has appeared in live performances, and was performed live on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”—Cocteau Twins’ first television appearance in the US. Explorez les références de Cocteau Twins sur Discogs. … Unfortunately, I discovered the Cocteau Twins late, but not a day goes by that I feel like listening to Liz, unfortunately many people don't know the CTs, and I'm sorry for them. New Releases. Le style du groupe se caractérise par des tendances post-punk et dream pop. Some of them are atrocious!!! Pun definitely intended. Cocteau Twins were a Scottish gothic rock and dream pop band whose discography contains nine studio albums, seven compilations, and numerous EPs and singles. Cocteau Twins produced an extensive body of work between 1982 and 1996—over 140 songs—and appeared in or were the subject of a handful of collections, collaborations and special appearances. Liz Fraser gets a lot of credit, but what really makes the Cocteau Twins sound is that dreamy guitar of Robin Guthrie. Complete your Cocteau Twins collection. They become a drug that you cannot get rid of, if they are one of the bands favored by Robert Smith, who understands music, and not a little, it makes me more and more sure that I am a marvel. This is in my top 10 albums of all time, and my favorite from the Cocteau Twins. Why ruin it? Cocteau Twins multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde stepped to the forefront with his first solo, Blame Someone Else (Bella Union, 1997). Achetez les Vinyles, CDs de Cocteau Twins, et plus encore sur la Marketplace Discogs. Discography. Produced by Ivo Watts-Russell. Scottish post-punk/ethereal/dream pop band formed in 1981 in Grangemouth, Falkirk and disbanded in 1997. The group was founded in the Scottish town of Grangemouth in 1981, when Robin Guthrie (guitar, production) and Will Heggie (bass) met Elizabeth Fraser in the town's disco. Digitally remastered and re-released in 2005 as part of Lullabies to Violaine. Sleeve design by 23 Envelope. Cocteau Twins [ˈkɒktoʊ ˈtwɪnz]1 est un groupe de heavenly voices britannique, originaire de Grangemouth, en Écosse. Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh, engineered by Jon Turner. "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" has the same charting position as The Spangle Maker EP. Liz makes you dream, and music seems to get married with the best female voice. Lullabies to Violaine: Singles and Extended Plays 1982-1996, "Cocteau Twins - Full Official Chart History", "Cocteau Twins announce new 4-CD set, Treasure Hiding – The Fontana Years", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cocteau_Twins_discography&oldid=990003304, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, compilation album, joint release by 4AD (UK) and, compilation album of 8 BBC sessions recorded between 1982 and 1996, limited edition (10,000 units worldwide), four-disc box set of single and EP tracks, first two of the four discs in box set shown above, last two of the four discs in box set shown above, This page was last edited on 22 November 2020, at 06:42. First band I ever went to see in early 80's... and the first time I left N. Ireland. I'm a fan of Cure, I think listening to both of them, in a playlist where there are only Cure and CT is a unique, magical experience. I have been a fan of the Cocteaus since first hearing their ethereal otherworldly music in the early 80's and their music has lived with me ever since.