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Cocteau Twins: Milk And Kisses (Fontana)

Review and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, May 1996

AN UNFORGIVABLE THING happened in 1994. The Cocteau Twins released arguably their finest album to date, Four Calendar Cafe, only to have it roundly ignored ...

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Cocteau Twins' Liz Fraser (2000)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, July 2000

Ms Fraser on singing and singers; on being a Cocteau Twin; her relationship with Robin Guthrie; friends and conspiritors such as Peter Gabriel, Damon Albarn and Jeff Buckley.

File format: mp3; file size: 72.9mb, interview length: 1 h 19' 38" sound quality: ***

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The Cocteau Twins: Fun From Falkirk - Fat Chance?

Interview by Don Watson, NME, November 1982

FRIDAY night is cardboard-box-kicking night. ...

Cocteau Twins: Heavenly Twins

Interview by Helen Fitzgerald, Melody Maker, March 1983

LAST SEPTEMBER a very strange thing happened. Three unknown scruffy Scottish urchins took the indie charts by storm with, a debut album, called Garlands, an ...

Cocteau Twins: Head Over Heels (4AD)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, Fall 1983

THE COCTEAU TWINS are innocents aboard the jolly roger of "positive-punk" specimens, blushing songbirds amidst the mascara'd goth macaws of Gene Loves Jezebel and Xmal ...

Cocteau Twins: Cocteau Cabinet

Interview by Chris Roberts, Sounds, January 1986

A new year and a new starter for THE COCTEAU TWINS who team up with CHRIS ROBERTS for talk, turkey and all the trimmings. ...

Cocteau Twins: Victorialand

Review by Mat Snow, NME, April 1986

A PRE-RAPHAELITE beauty sweeps through trailing fronds and hothouse blooms... ...

Cocteau Twins: Heaven Or Las Vegas

Review by Martin Aston, Q, October 1990

"THIS WARM BATH of a record is a sensual invitation to wallow in an opiate haze of drifting melody" – Q's review of The Cocteau ...

Cocteau Twins: Dreams of Consciousness

Interview by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, September 1993

ROBIN IS NOT HERE today. He is housebound with chicken pox, "covered in spots from head to foot, it's fucking terrible. I got it from ...

Cocteau Twins: Botanic Rites

Interview by Max Bell, Vox, October 1993

Three years after their split from spiritual home 4AD Records, the Cocteau Twins return with a new album, Four Calendar Cafe, looking to eclipse the ...

Cocteau Twins

Retrospective by David Stubbs, Uncut, October 2000

"Some people know why they make music, I suppose. But we never talk about what we're doing. Ever" – Simon Raymonde, 1990 ...

The Cocteau Twins: We Are Not Amused

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, October 2000

"FUCKING HELL," says the tiny, tortured woman as she shakes her birdlike head. "I just wish I knew what the fucking hell happened. ’Cause everyone’s ...

Cocteau Twins: Stars And Topsoil

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, November 2000

AFTER THE singles box set, a single-CD retrospective from the unique trio. ...

The Cocteau Twins

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Dig, The (Japan), Fall 2000

ONE OF the hardest jobs I’ve ever had as a music writer – as a music fan – is defending the Cocteau Twins against people ...

The Cocteau Twins

Retrospective and Interview by Jim Irvin, Word, The, April 2006

IN THE SUMMER of 1981, a member of staff at the Earl's Court branch of Beggars Banquet Records noticed an odd-looking couple loitering outside the ...

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