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Interview by Helen Fitzgerald, Sounds, 11 September 1982
Helen Fitzgerald gets intoxicated by the exotic mixture of the Cocteau Twins. ...
Interview by Chris Roberts, Sounds, 4 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. ...
Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Dig, The (Japan), Fall 2000
ONE OF the hardest jobs Ive ever had as a music writer – as a music fan – is defending the Cocteau Twins against people ...
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 ...
Interview by 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 ...
Live Review by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 19 November 1990
Impassioned Vagueness Of Cocteau Twins ...
Interview by John Robb, Sounds, 15 September 1990
The COCTEAU TWINS are back with a new album, a new baby and the same old "cathedral of sound". But as JOHN ROBB discovers, it's ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 10 December 1983
Robin and Elizabeth are the Cocteau Twins. They live together in London's Muswell Hill and have created an enormously successful musical partnership. PAUL MORLEY attempts ...
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 ...
Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, April 1987
Unlistenable early tapes. Refusals to appear on Top Of The Pops. Information-free record sleeves. A mistrust of people "who can play all the strings on ...
Retrospective and Interview by Jim Irvin, The Word, 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 ...
Interview by Helen Fitzgerald, Melody Maker, 19 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 ...
Review by David Quantick, The Word, May 2006
THE COCTEAU TWINS, in their 15-year career, were extremely fond of the EP format, so it makes sense for 4AD to bring all these together ...
Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 18 July 2000
Ms. Fraser on singing and singers; on being a Cocteau Twin; on her relationship with Robin Guthrie; on friends and co-conspirators like Peter Gabriel, Damon Albarn and sometime beau Jeff Buckley.
File format: mp3; file size: 72.9mb, interview length: 1 h 19' 38" sound quality: ***
Review by Mat Snow, NME, 12 April 1986
A PRE-RAPHAELITE beauty sweeps through trailing fronds and hothouse blooms... ...
Live Review by Simon Warner, The Guardian, 15 February 1994
THE CORE TRIO, more triplets than twins, have become weary of the media tag locating them as other-worldly beings, cult objects disconnected from the realities ...
Interview by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, 11 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 ...
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