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They were active from 1979 to 1997 and became known for their innovativeness, their instrumentation and the atmospheric feel, plus their non-lyrical vocals.
 
They were active from 1979 to 1997 and became known for their innovativeness, their instrumentation and the atmospheric feel, plus their non-lyrical vocals.
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The original members were Elizabeth Fraser (vocals), Robin Guthrie (guitar, drum machine) and Will Heggie (bass guitar), who was replaced by multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde early in the band's career.
 
The original members were Elizabeth Fraser (vocals), Robin Guthrie (guitar, drum machine) and Will Heggie (bass guitar), who was replaced by multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde early in the band's career.
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While the entire band earned much critical praise, Elizabeth Fraser's distinctive soprano vocals received the most attention, at times barely decipherable.
 
While the entire band earned much critical praise, Elizabeth Fraser's distinctive soprano vocals received the most attention, at times barely decipherable.
  

Latest revision as of 20:03, 10 February 2020

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Info and Intro

Cocteau Twins were a Scottish band who had an incredible influence on many genres, also building a huge following within the Gothic scene.

They were active from 1979 to 1997 and became known for their innovativeness, their instrumentation and the atmospheric feel, plus their non-lyrical vocals.

The original members were Elizabeth Fraser (vocals), Robin Guthrie (guitar, drum machine) and Will Heggie (bass guitar), who was replaced by multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde early in the band's career.

While the entire band earned much critical praise, Elizabeth Fraser's distinctive soprano vocals received the most attention, at times barely decipherable.

Albums List

1) Garlands (1982)

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2) Head over Heels (1983)

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3) Treasure (1984)

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4) Victorialand (1986)

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5) The Moon and the Melodies (1986) (in collaboration with Harold Budd)

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6) Blue Bell Knoll (1988)

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7) Heaven or Las Vegas (1990)

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8) Four-Calendar Café (1993)

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9) Milk and Kisses (1996)

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Members Name Check

  • Elizabeth Fraser – vocals (1979–1997)
  • Robin Guthrie – guitars, bass, drum machine (1979–1997)
  • Will Heggie – bass (1979–1983)
  • Simon Raymonde – bass, guitars, piano (1983–1997)

External Links

Band Website