Tag Archives: Cocteau Twins

Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel - 1979 TV Specail

25/4/17 – Kate Bush And Peter Gabriel – Another Day – Christmas Special – 1979 / This Mortal Coil Featuring Elizabeth Fraser – Another Day – 1984 / Roy Harper – Another Day – 1970

An odd choice of mood for a Christmas special as Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush duet on Roy Harper’s classic song of regret. Another Day was originally released on Harper’s first album for Harvest Records, Flat, Baroque And Berserk (1970) the album reaching No.20 on the UK chart. The song was also covered by This […]

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5/2/16 – Cocteau Twins – Iceblink Luck – 1990

Iceblink Luck was the most commercial sounding track that the Cocteau Twins ever released even receiving airplay and scraping into the UK Top 40 at No.38, showing that they could be accessible and still be good. Iceblink Luck was an uplifting piece, happy even. You could make out words instead of just sounds and the melodies were beautiful, […]

Felt Primitive Painters Cover Art 1985

20/4/15 – Felt – Primitive Painters (Featuring Elizabeth Fraser) – 1985

Produced by Robin Guthrie and featuring Elizabeth Fraser on a memorable chorus, Primitive Painters appeared on Felt’s fourth album, Ignite the Seven Cannons released on Cherry Red records in 1985. Felt were led by the enigmatic Lawrence and over a ten year period released ten albums and ten singles before splitting up. This single also […]

Yann Tiersen - Kala - Cover Art - 2005

19/4/15 – Yann Tiersen – Kala (Featuring Elizabeth Fraser) – 2005

A continuing look at some of Elizabeth Fraser’s collaborations takes us to Brittany and the  French Michel Oldfield, Yann Tiersen. Fraser contributes her uncanny made up language to Tiersen’s soundtrack and leaves us where she always does – in awe. Tiersen is most famous for his music to the French cute blockbuster Amelie. The movie soundtrack […]