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On December 7, 2020.

On December 7, 2010, Harold Montgomory Budd died aged 84. He was musician (piano, keyboards, guitar), composer, professor, and poet, noted for his work in the avant-garde minimalist scene in the USA in the 60’. His work in avant-garde, jazz, minimalism, ambient, and neoclassical music brought him world recognition, especially through his collaboration with Brian Eno and Robin Guthrie. He also collaborated with Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Graham Haynes, Simon Raymonde, Elizabeth Fraser, Eralso Bernocchi, Bill Nelson, Clive Wright, Jaki Liebezeit, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz, Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble.  

On January 27, 1992.

On January 27, 1992, “4AD” label released “Spooky”, the second Lush studio album. It was recorded July – October, 1991, at “September Sound” in London, and was produced by Robin Guthrie.

Personnel:

  • Miki Berenyi– vocals, guitar
  • Emma Anderson– vocals, guitar
  • Steve Rippon – bass
  • Chris Acland– drums

Track listing:

  1. Stray – Miki Berenyi
  2. Nothing Natural – Emma Anderson
  3. Tiny Smiles – Emma Anderson, Miki Berenyi
  4. Covert – Miki Berenyi
  5. Ocean – Miki Berenyi
  6. For Love – Miki Berenyi
  7. Superblast! – Emma Anderson
  8. Untogether – Miki Berenyi
  9. Fantasy – Emma Anderson
  10. Take – Miki Berenyi
  11. Laura – Emma Anderson
  12. Monochrome – Emma Anderson

On September 1, 1982.

On September 1, 1982, “4AD” label released “Garlands”, the debut Cocteau Twins studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by Ivo Watts-Russell, Elizabeth Frazer, Robin Guthrie and Will Heggie.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Robin Guthrie– guitar, drum machine
  • Will Heggie– bass guitar
  • Eric Radcliffe, John Fryer– engineering
  • 23 Envelope– sleeve design, photography, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks written by Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, Will Heggie.

  1. Blood Bath
  2. Wax and Wane
  3. But I’m Not
  4. Blind Dumb Deal
  5. Shallow Then Hallo
  6. The Hollow Men
  7. Garlands
  8. Grail Overfloweth

In March 1996.

milk-and-kisses

In March 1996, “Fontana” label released “Milk & Kisses”, the eighth and the final Cocteau Twins studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Pors Poulhan” in Bretagne and “September Sound” in London, and was produced by Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie and Simon Raymonde.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser – vocals
  • Robin Guthrie – guitars, bass, drum machine
  • Simon Raymonde – bass, guitars, piano
  • Engineering – Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, Simon Raymonde, Des Ward, Lincoln Fong, Mitsuo Tate
  • Photography – Spiros Politis

Track listing:

All tracks by Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie and Simon Raymonde.

  1. Violaine
  2. Serpentskirt
  3. Tishbite
  4. Half-Gifts
  5. Calfskin Smack
  6. Rilkean Heart
  7. Ups
  8. Eperdu
  9. Treasure Hiding
  10. Seekers Who Are Lovers

 

On September 19, 1988.

cocteau-twins-blue-bell-knoll-lp

On September 19, 1988, “4AD” label released “Blue Bell Knoll”, the fifth Cocteau Twins album. It was recorded in 1988, at “September Sound” in Twickenham, England, and was produced by Cocteau Twins.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Robin Guthrie– guitar
  • Simon Raymonde– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, and Simon Raymonde.

  1. Blue Bell Knoll
  2. Athol-Brose
  3. Carolyn’s Fingers
  4. For Phoebe Still a Baby
  5. The Itchy Glowbo Blow
  6. Cico Buff
  7. Suckling the Mender
  8. Spooning Good Singing Gum
  9. A Kissed Out Red Floatboat
  10. Ella Megalast Burls Forever

 

On September 17, 1990.

cocteau_twins-heaven_or_las_vegas

On September 17, 1990, “4AD” label released “Heaven or Las Vegas”, the sixth Cocteau Twins album.  It was recorded in 1990, at “September Sound” in Twickenham, England, and was produced by Cocteau Twins.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser – vocals
  • Robin Guthrie – guitar
  • Simon Raymonde – bass guitar
  • Andy Rumball – photography
  • Paul West – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Cocteau Twins.

  1. Cherry-Coloured Funk
  2. Pitch the Baby
  3. Iceblink Luck
  4. Fifty-Fifty Clown
  5. Heaven or Las Vegas
  6. I Wear Your Ring
  7. Fotzepolitic
  8. Wolf in the Breast
  9. Road, River and Rail
  10. Frou-Frou Foxes in Midsummer Fires

On April 14, 1986.

Victorialand

On April 14, 1986, “4AD” label released “Victorialand”, the fourth Cocteau Twins album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Cocteau Twins.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Robin Guthrie– guitar
  • Richard Thomasof Dif Juz – saxophone and tabla

Track listing:

.All tracks by Elizabeth Fraser and Robin Guthrie.

  1. Lazy Calm
  2. Fluffy Tufts
  3. Throughout the Dark Months of April and May
  4. Whales Tails
  5. Oomingmak
  6. Little Spacey
  7. Feet-Like Fins
  8. How to Bring a Blush to the Snow
  9. The Thinner the Air

 

On October 31, 1983.

Cocteau Twins

On October 31, 1983, “4AD” label released “Head over Heels”, the second Cocteau Twins studio album. This was Elizabeth Fraser and Robin Guthrie first album as a duo. The album was recorded in 1983 at the “Palladium Studios” in Edinburgh, and was produced by Cocteau Twins and John Fryer.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Robin Guthrie– guitar, bass guitar, drum machine
  • Ally – saxophone
  • 23 Envelope– sleeve art design

Track listing:

All compositions by Elizabeth Fraser and Robin Guthrie.

  1. When Mama Was Moth
  2. Five Ten Fiftyfold
  3. Sugar Hiccup
  4. In Our Angelhood
  5. Glass Candle Grenades
  6. In the Gold Dust Rush
  7. The Tinderbox
  8. Multifoiled
  9. My Love Paramour
  10. Musette and Drums