Tag: Simon Raymonde

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

The 4AD label next month will release remastered editions of the Cocteau Twins’ first and fourth studio albums — 1982’s Garlands and 1986’s Victorialand — on 140-gram black vinyl, completing the effort to put all of the band’s studio albums back in print on vinyl. Details right here.

Cocteau Twins’ 1993-1996 output compiled on ‘Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years’ box set

Cocteau Twins’ 1993-1996 output compiled on ‘Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years’ box set

The Cocteau Twins’ latter-period work — spanning the years 1993 to 1996 — will be compiled this fall on a new four-disc, 53-track box set that will include the dreampop icons’ final two albums plus two discs’ worth of B-sides, EP tracks, live radio sessions and rarities. Check out the full tracklist right here.

New releases: Morrissey, Snowbird featuring Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde

New releases: Morrissey, Snowbird featuring Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde

This week’s new releases include the physical release of Morrissey’s new single on 7-inch and 12-inch vinyl, plus the debut album from Snowbird, the new project featuring the Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde and Massive Attack collaborator Stephanie Dosen.

Vintage Video: Full Cocteau Twins concert from 1990’s ‘Heaven or Las Vegas’ tour

Vintage Video: Full Cocteau Twins concert from 1990’s ‘Heaven or Las Vegas’ tour

Credit for this week’s installment of Vintage Video goes to Cocteau Twins bassist Simon Raymonde, who came across this rare footage of his band on YouTube — a seemingly complete concert filmed Nov. 1, 1990, at London’s Town & Country Club during the ‘Heaven or Las Vegas’ tour — and posted it on Facebook.

Cocteau Twins’ ‘Stars and Topsoil’ best-of set to be reissued on double white vinyl

Cocteau Twins’ ‘Stars and Topsoil’ best-of set to be reissued on double white vinyl

Beggars Archive will reissue the Cocteau Twins’ 18-track compilation ‘Stars and Topsoil: A Collection (1982-1990)’ — originally released by 4AD in 2000 and spanning 1982 debut ‘Garlands’ through 1990’s ‘Iceblink Luck’ EP — in the U.K. early next year on a 2LP set on white vinyl.

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 […]