Tag: Elizabeth Fraser

Elizabeth Fraser to debut new music, revisit Cocteau Twins songs at 1st show in 14 years

Elizabeth Fraser to debut new music, revisit Cocteau Twins songs at 1st show in 14 years

Elizabeth Fraser this week announced she will precede her two sets at the Antony-curated Meltdown festival with an August concert in Bath, England, that will be her first full performance in 14 years and which will find the singer debuting new material and ‘performing re-interpretations of Cocteau Twins songs.’

The Week in Rock: April 29-May 5, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 29-May 5, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes items about the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, The Stone Roses, Public Image Ltd., Mission of Burma, Soundgarden, Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, The Cure’s Porl Thompson and Bob Mould — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser to make rare solo appearances at UK’s Meltdown festival

Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser to make rare solo appearances at UK’s Meltdown festival

Elizabeth Fraser, the unforgettable voice of the Cocteau Twins, will return to the concert stage this summer for a pair of rare performances at the Antony-curated Meltdown festival at London’s Royal Albert Hall, which are being billed as her first solo concerts since the Cocteaus split up in 1998.

Milestones: Elizabeth Fraser is 47 today; see 1985 TV report on ‘Cocteau Twins fever’

Milestones: Elizabeth Fraser is 47 today; see 1985 TV report on ‘Cocteau Twins fever’

Elizabeth Fraser — the incomparable voice of the Cocteau Twins — turns 47 today, and to mark the occasion, we present what has to be one of the odder moments in the dreampop group’s history: a pair of TV news reports from WBNS in Columbus, Ohio, about the so-called ‘Cocteau Fever’ surrounding the band’s Sept. 19, 1985, concert in that city.

Elizabeth Fraser breaks silence about aborted Cocteau Twins reunion, releases new single

Elizabeth Fraser breaks silence about aborted Cocteau Twins reunion, releases new single

Tweet Eilzabeth Fraser, the reclusive former frontwoman of the Cocteau Twins, recently broke her silence about the fabled dreampop act’s aborted 2005 reunion in what’s […]