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Cocteau Twins: Two's Company

Jon Wilde, ZigZag, October 1983

WHEN THE Cocteau Twins narrowed down to a two-piece (Robin and Elizabeth) in June of this year, they settled down for some rethinking and some rigorous re-channelling of energies. Quitting their tour support with OMD in Germany with four gigs remaining, it was patently obvious that this re-thinking was essential.

I talked to guitarist, Robin, about the effects of that demanding tour that took them through Britain, France and Germany, abruptly finishing (for them at least) one eventful night in Hamburg. This was to be their last performance with bassist Will.

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