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Garlands, the first album by the Cocteau Twins published in September 1982 by the 4AD record label lay the groundwork for that unique post-punk, shoegaze and dream pop combination that the Scottish band would develop until the early 90s. Liz Garland imposes a totally atypical vocal bolstered by a dreamy charisma and which would later see dizzying acrobatics, to which Robin Guthrie adds a wall of sound: his reverb-filled guitar paints electric and often impressionist landscapes. Guthrie also pilots the machines, notably an omnipresent TR-808 which offers a nice balance against the dreamlike guitar/voice solo. On the bass is Will Heggie, who would leave the adventure in due course, replaced in 1984 by Simon Raymonde who is more inspired in this field. In hindsight, even though Garlands remains one of the greatest albums of the 80s, these Cocteau Twins appear to still be searching for some identity, too stuck in the same universe as The Cure and Siouxsie & The Banshees. However, Liz Garland and Robin Guthrie would eventually cut their ties with the cold wave and broaden the colour of their sound to deliver gems such as Treasure (1984), Victorialand (1986), Blue Bell Knoll (1988) and Heaven or Las Vegas (1990). ©️ Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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1
Blood Bitch
00:04:39

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

2
Wax and Wane
00:04:03

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

3
But I'm Not
00:02:43

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

4
Blind Dumb Deaf
00:04:05

Elizabeth Fraser, Composer, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer, Lyricist - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

5
Shallow Then Halo
00:05:14

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

6
The Hollow Men
00:05:04

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

7
Garlands
00:04:30

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

8
Grail Overfloweth
00:05:29

Elizabeth Fraser, Lyricist - Robin Guthrie, Composer - Cocteau Twins, MainArtist - Universal, MusicPublisher - Will Heggie, Composer - Momentum 3 Music Ltd, MusicPublisher

2019 4AD Ltd 2019 4AD Ltd

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Garlands, the first album by the Cocteau Twins published in September 1982 by the 4AD record label lay the groundwork for that unique post-punk, shoegaze and dream pop combination that the Scottish band would develop until the early 90s. Liz Garland imposes a totally atypical vocal bolstered by a dreamy charisma and which would later see dizzying acrobatics, to which Robin Guthrie adds a wall of sound: his reverb-filled guitar paints electric and often impressionist landscapes. Guthrie also pilots the machines, notably an omnipresent TR-808 which offers a nice balance against the dreamlike guitar/voice solo. On the bass is Will Heggie, who would leave the adventure in due course, replaced in 1984 by Simon Raymonde who is more inspired in this field. In hindsight, even though Garlands remains one of the greatest albums of the 80s, these Cocteau Twins appear to still be searching for some identity, too stuck in the same universe as The Cure and Siouxsie & The Banshees. However, Liz Garland and Robin Guthrie would eventually cut their ties with the cold wave and broaden the colour of their sound to deliver gems such as Treasure (1984), Victorialand (1986), Blue Bell Knoll (1988) and Heaven or Las Vegas (1990). ©️ Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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