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Felt: Ignite the Seven Cannons

On September 20, 1985, “Cherry Red” label released “Ignite the Seven Cannons”, the fourth Felt studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Robin Guthrie.

Personnel:

  1. Lawrence – vocals, guitar
  2. Maurice Deebank – lead guitar
  3. Martin Duffy – keyboards, backing vocals 
  4. Marco Thomas – bass guitar
  5. Gary Ainge – drums
  6. Elizabeth Fraser – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Lawrence and Maurice Deebank.

  1. My Darkest Light Will Shine
  2. The Day the Rain Came Down
  3. Scarlet Servants
  4. I Don’t Know Which way to Turn
  5. Primitive Painters
  6. Textile Ranch
  7. Black Ship in the Harbour
  8. Elegance
  9. Serpent Shade
  10. Caspian Sea
  11. Southern State Tapestry

Dif Juz: Extractions

On July 1, 1985, “4AD” label released “Extractions”, the third Dif Juz studio album. It was recorded in April 1985, at “Palladium Studios” in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was produced by Robin Guthrie.

Personnel:

  • Alan Curtis – guitar
  • David Curtis – guitar
  • Gary Bromley – bass
  • Richard Thomas – percussion, saxophone
  • Elizabeth Fraser – voice

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Curtis, David Curtis, Gary Bromley and Richard Thomas.

  1. Crosswinds
  2. A Starting Point
  3. Silver Passage
  4. The Last Day
  5. Love Insane
  6. Marooned
  7. Two Fine Days (And a Thunderstorm)
  8. Echo Wreck
  9. Twin and Earth

Harold Budd

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

Cocteau Twins: Milk & Kisses

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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, engineer
  • Robin Guthrie – guitars, bass, drum machine, engineer
  • Simon Raymonde – bass, guitars, piano, engineer
  • Des Ward, Lincoln Fong, Mitsuo Tate – engineer
  • Spiros Politis – photography

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.

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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.

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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 Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie and Simon Raymonde.

Personnel:

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

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 Elizabeth Fraser and Robin Guthrie.

Personnel:

  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Robin Guthrie– guitar
  • Richard Thomasof Dif Juz – saxophone, 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 Elizabeth Frazer, Robin Guthrie and John Fryer.

Personnel:

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

Track listing:

All tracks 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