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Cocteau Twins: Beacon Theater, New York NY

Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 10 January 1991

THE COCTEAU twins are the prototypal ethereal postpunk group, their diaphanous music aerated by layers of rippling guitars and Liz Fraser's virtuoso wordless vocals. Prone to titles like 'Froufrou Foxes in Midsummer Fires' and 'Pearly-Dewdrop's Drops', the reclusive Scottish trio makes entrancing — if sometimes precious — pop music.

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