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Tag: Elizabeth Fraser

Cocteau Twins: Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years (Fontana)

Scottish trio Cocteau Twins shocked their fan base in 1993 by leaving their longtime label home at 4AD for major label Fontana. This era has always been considered problematic, as it found the mysterious group suddenly sounding not so mysterious. This four disc box set compiles all of their releases for the label, and offers up an important rethink about the band’s final chapter.

Twilight Music: Budd/Fraser/Guthrie/Raymonde The Moon and The Melodies (1986)

A gorgeous one-off between The Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd, this obscure little nugget is one of the best records in both parties’ vast, impressive discographies.