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lp CAD211 (1982): Blood Bitch, Wax And Wane, But I'm Not, Blind Dumb Deaf, Shallow Then Hallo, The Hollow Men, Garlands, Grail Overfloweth

cas cd CADC211, CAD211CD (1982): CAD211, Speak No Evil, Perhaps Some Other Aeon, Dear Heart, Hearsay Please, Hazel, Blind Dumb Deaf [R CAD211]

Cocteau Twins are Robin Guthrie, Will Heggie and Elizabeth Fraser. Sleeve by 23 Envelope. CAD211 was produced by Ivo. The last four tracks on CAD211CD were recorded by BBC1 as a Peel Session and features Gordon Sharp. «Speak No Evil» and «Perhaps Some Other Aeon» were unreleased tracks from the Garlands recording session.

Various - An Hour of Eloquent Sounds

cas NONPS1 (1982) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Perhaps Some Other Aeon (demo version) [R CADC211]

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12ep BAD213 (1982): Feathers Oar-Blades, Alas Dies Laughing, It's All But An Ark Lark

cd5 BAD213CD (1992): BAD213

Various - Vinyl Magazine

7 NONVM1 (Jan 1983) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Speak No Evil [CADC211]

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Peppermint Pig

7 AD303 (1983): Peppermint Pig, Laughlines

12ep BAD303 (1983): AD303, Hazel [CADC211]

cd5 BAD303CD (1983): BAD303, AD303, Peppermint Pig (12" version) [R AD303]

Produced by Alan Rankine. Engineered by John Fryer. Sleeve by 23 Envelope. AD303 was limited to 3000 copies.

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Head over Heels

lp CAD313 (1983): When Mama Was Moth, Five Ten Fiftyfold, Sugar Hiccup, In Our Angelhood, Glass Candle Grenades, In The Gold Dust Rush, The Tinderbox (Of A Heart), Multifoiled, My Love Parmour, Musette And Drums

cas cd CADC313, CAD313CD (1983): CAD313, BAD314CD

Exit Will Heggie. Will Heggie later appeared in Lowlife on Nightshift Records. Featuring Ally. Coproduced by John Fryer. Sleeve by 23 Envelope. The sleeves of CAD313 and CAD313CD are quite different.

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Sugar Hiccup

7 AD314 (1983): Sugar Hiccup [CAD313]

One sided promotional single.

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Sunburst And Snowblind

12ep cd5 BAD314, BAD314CD (1983): Sugar Hiccup [R CAD313], Flagstones, Hitherto, Because Of The Whirl-Jack

Coproduced by John Fryer.

Various - A Sampling Above the Rest

7 NONBB1 (1983) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: In The Gold Dust Rush [CAD313], Cocteau Twins: Sugar Hiccup [CAD313]

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7 AD405 (1984): Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops (4:11), Pepper Tree

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The Spangle Maker

12ep BAD405 (1984): Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops (12" remix) (5:13) [R AD405], Pepper Tree [AD405], The Spangle Maker

cd5 BAD405CD (1984): BAD405, Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops [AD405]

Enter Simon Raymonde. Simon Raymonde released some singles with Drowning Craze on Situation Two -- «Storage Case» (SIT 3), «Trance» (SIT 13), and «Heat» (SIT 16). The 12" is available with 2 cover versions: The initial copies have an embossed sleeve, the cover of the other ones are completely flat.

Various - Dreams and Desires

cas NONPS6 (1984) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops (demo) [R AD405]

Various - Indie City

lp cas NONNME5 (lp), NONNME5 (cas) (1984) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: The Spangle Maker [BAD405]

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lp cd CAD412, CAD412CD (1984): Ivo, Lorelei, Beatrix, Persephone, Pandora (for Cindy), Amelia, Aloysius, Cicely, Otterley, Donimo

cas CADC412 (1984): CAD412CD, BAD501CD, AD501

blank 412 (poster) (1984)

Engineered by Jon Turner and Drostan Madden. Sleeve by 23 Envelope, Yvonne and Pierrot.


lp cas NONCT3 (lp), NONCT3 (cas) (1984): CAD412CD, BAD501CD, AD501

Released in Canada as VOG13350.

Various - Vertigo Sampler

lp NONVS1 (1984) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Ivo [CAD412], Cocteau Twins: Pandora [CAD412]

Various - NME Readers' Pollwinners '84

7 NONNME2 (1984) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Ivo (new version) [R CAD412]

Various - State Of Affairs

cas NONPS2 (1984) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: In Our Angelhood [R CAD313]

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7 AD501 (1985): Aikea-Guinea, Kookaburra

12ep cd5 BAD501, BAD501CD (1985): AD501, Quisqouse, Rococo

blank 501 (poster) (1985)

Sleeve by 23 Envelope.


12ep NONCT6 (1985): Lorelei [CAD412], Pandora [CAD412], Aikea-Guinea [AD501], Kookaburra [AD501]

Released in Canada as DJV156.

Various - UK Buzz #001

lp NONCOL9 (1985) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops [AD405]

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Tiny Dynamine

12ep cd5 BAD510, BAD510CD (1985): Pink Orange Red, Ribbed And Veined, Pain Tiger, Sultitan Itan

Sleeve by 23 Envelope.

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Echoes In A Shallow Bay

12ep cd5 BAD511, BAD511CD (1985): Great Spangled Fritillary, Melonella, Pale Clouded White, Eggs And their Shells

Sleeve by 23 Envelope.

Various - Discreet Campaigns, Rorschach Testing, RT #1

cas NONDC1 (1985) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pale Clouded White (edit) [R BAD511]

Various - Womad Talking Book - Volume Three: An Introduction To Europe

lp NONWOM1 (1985) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pink Orange Red [R BAD510]

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Tiny Dynamine / Echoes In A Shallow Bay

lp cd BAD510/511, BAD510/511CD (1985): BAD510CD, BAD511CD

Sleeve by 23 Envelope. BAD 510/511 was a double 12". Released in Canada on a 12" (COQT6/7).

Various - Department of Enjoyment

cas NONNME1 (1985) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Millemillenary

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The Pink Opaque

cd CAD513CD (1985): Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops [AD405], Pepper Tree [AD405], The Spangle Maker [BAD405], Wax And Wane [R CAD211], Musette And Drums [CAD313], Hitherto [BAD314], From The Flagstones [CTBOX2], Millemillenary [NONNME1], Lorelei [CAD412], Aikea-Guinea [AD501]

Sleeve by 23 Envelope. Released in the US on LP (EMC8040), cassette (EMCT8040) and CD (EMCD8040)

Various - Document: Pleasantly Surprised 82-85

cas NONPS12 (1985) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Perhaps Some Other Aeon (demo version) [NONPS1], Cocteau Twins: In Our Angelhood [NONPS2]

Interview Picture Disc

lp cd NONCT7 (lp), NONCT7 (cd) (1985)

Interview released by Baktabak on lp (BAK2016) and cd (ABCD010).

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lp cas cd CAD602, CADC602, CAD602CD (1986): Lazy Calm, Fluffy Tufts, Throughout The Dark Months of April And May, Whales Tails, Oomingmak, Little Spacey, Feet-like Fins, How To Bring A Blush To The Snow, The Thinner The Air

Featuring Richard Thomas (Dif Juz). Sleeve by 23 Envelope. This is a Elizabeth Fraser/Robin Guthrie release.

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Speak No Evil

7 NONCT14 (1986): Speak No Evil [CADC211], Sky To Speak [R (*Orange Appled*)]

Released by the fan club, limited edition of 500 of ordinary vinyl and marbled vinyl. «Speak No Evil» is a demo for an unreleased 45 from 1982 and only released as a flexi-disc in a Dutch magazine. «Sky To Speak» is unreleased track left off of "Victorialand" album. Later released in Melody Maker vinyl Conflict 2 in a different re-mixed version, under different title «Orange Appled».

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Love's Easy Tears

7 AD610 (1986): Love's Easy Tears, Those Eyes That Mouth

12ep BAD610 (1986): AD610, Sigh's Smell Of Farewell

cd5 BAD610CD (1986): BAD610, AD610, Orange Appled

Sleeve by 23 Envelope and Nigel Grierson. BAD610CD released in the US on 12" (88561-8141-1), CD (88561-8141-2) and cassette.

Various - Vinyl Conflict

7 NONMM4 (1986) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Orange Appled [BAD610CD]

Various - Lonely Is An Eyesore

lp cas cd lp lp video CAD703, CADC703, CAD703CD, CADD703, CADX703, VAD703 (1987) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Crushed [CT1CD]

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Blue Bell Knoll

lp cas cd lp CAD807, CADC807, CAD807CD, CADT807 (1988): Blue Bell Knoll, Athol-Brose, Carolyn's Fingers, For Phoebe Still A Baby, The Itchy Glowbo Blow, Cico Buff, Suckling The Mender, Spooning Good Singing Gum, A Kissed Out Red Floatboat, Ella Megalast Burls Forever

Initial quantities of CAD807 featured a gatefold cover. Sleeve by Paul West, Jeremy Tilston and Juergen Teller. Released in the US on gatefold LP and non-gatefold LP (c1-90892), advance cassette and cassette (c4-90892) and CD (c2-90892). CADT 807 is 4AD's only DAT release.

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Blue Bell Knoll Selections

cas NONCT1 (1988): Blue Bell Knoll [CAD807], Athol-Brose [CAD807], A Kissed Out Red Floatboat [CAD807], Ella Megalast Burls Forever [CAD807]

Promo released in Canada by Vertigo (PROC 12).

Carolyn's Fingers

7 NONCT9 (7") (1988): Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807], Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807]

12 cd NONCT9 (12"), NONCT9 (cd) (1988): Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807], Ella Megalast Burls Forever [CAD807]

US release. 7" (7PRO-79477), 12" (SPRO-7940) and cd (DPRO-79405).

A Kissed Out Red Floatboat

12 NONCT10 (1988): A Kissed Out Red Floatboat [CAD807], A Kissed Out Red Floatboat [CAD807]

US release. 12" (SPRO-79512). 33 1/3 rpm.

Various - The Bride Of Post Modern

cd NONBPM1 (1988) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Blue Bell Knoll [CAD807]

Various - Capitol Records New Music Sampler

cas NONCR1 (1988) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807], Cocteau Twins: A Kissed Out Red Floatboat [CAD807]

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Iceblink Luck

7 cassingle AD0011, ADC0011 (1990): Iceblink Luck [CAD0012], Mizake The Mizan

12ep cassingle cd5 BAD0011, BADC0011, BAD0011CD (1990): ADC0011, Watchlar

Sleeve by Paul West and Andy Rumball. Original quantities of the 12" included a poster. BAD0011 released in the US on cassette (4JM-44618) and 12". Also released as a 3" CD in Germany by Rough Trade (RTD 120.1087.3). Also released as a 1-track promo CD in the US by Capitol (DPRO-79686).

Various - Red Tape

cas NONRT1 (Oct 1990) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pitch the Baby [R CAD0012]

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Heaven Or Las Vegas

lp cas cd CAD0012, CADC0012, CAD0012CD (1990): Cherry-Coloured Funk, Pitch The Baby, Iceblink Luck, Fifty-Fifty Clown, Heaven Or Las Vegas, I Wear Your Ring, Fotzepolitic, Wolf In The Breast, Road River And Rail, Frou-Frou Foxes In Midsummer Fires

Sleeve by Paul West and Andy Rumball. Released in the US on LP (c1-93669), CD (c2-93669), advance cassette and cassette (c4-93669). This is the last release from Cocteau Twins on 4AD. They have now signed to Polygram Records outside America, and to Capitol in the US.

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Heaven or Las Vegas

cd5 NONCT2 (1990): Heaven or Las Vegas [CAD0012]

Promo released in Canada by Vertigo (CDP 432).

I Wear Your Ring

12 NONCT4 (12") (1990)

cd5 NONCT4 (cdsingle) (1990): I Wear Your Ring [CAD0012]

Promos released by Capitol in the US (SPRO-79564 & DPRO-79498).

4AD Catalog Sampler

cas NONCT5 (1990)

Promo released by Capitol in the US (4XPRO-79901).

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Heaven Or Las Vegas

12ep cd5 NONCT11 (12"), NONCT11 (cdsingle) (1990): Heaven Or Las Vegas (edit) [R CAD0012], Dials [CT1CD], Heaven Or Las Vegas [CAD0012]

Promotional CD single. Released in the US by Capitol on 12" with plain white sleeve with blue sticker (SPRO-7941/79427), cd with no insert and red sticker (DPRO-79291), cd with insert and green cd (DPRO-79291A) and 12" with picture sleeve. Sleeve by Paul West and Andy Rumball.

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cd5 NONCT13 (1990): Athol-Brose [CAD807], Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807], Iceblink Luck [CAD0012]

Released in Japan with a sleeve quite similar to «Iceblink Luck». «Athol-Brose» was used in a Japanese car commercial, so that may be why it was released on a single...

Various - Gigantic! 2

cas cd NONMM1 (cas), NONMM1 (cd) (1990) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: The High Monkey-Monk [CT1CD]

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10 Disc CD Collection

blank CTBOX1 (1991): BAD303CD, BAD314CD, BAD501CD, AD501, BAD510CD, BAD511CD, BAD0011CD, ADC0011, CT1CD (cd), BAD213CD, BAD213, BAD405CD, BAD405, BAD610CD, BAD610, AD610

The «Iceblink Luck» cd is not a picture disc. The American box uses ordinary jewel cases, the English uses slimline jewel cases. The American version only has printing on the front of the inserts. Cloth-bound deep-red box. Also released in Japan by Columbia in a cardboard slipcase that included a booklet (COCY-5144/53).


cd CT1CD (1991): Dials, Crushed, High Monkey Monk, Oomingmak (instrumental) [R CAD602]

Included in the CT box set. The version of ``Oomingmak'' included here is the music played while the titles are rolling on the "Lonely is an Eyesore" video.

Cocteau Twins Collector Disk KRBE 104

cd NONCT8 (1991): Sigh's Smell Of Farewell [BAD610], Wax And Wane [CAD211], Sugar Hiccup [CAD313], Lorelei [CAD412], Little Spacey [CAD602], Carolyn's Fingers [CAD807], Plain Tiger, Iceblink Luck [CAD0012]

Promo released in the US by Capitol (DPRO-79354). «Plain Tiger» written by Fraser/Guthrie/Hinnigan.

Cocteau Twins

lp cd NONCT12 (lp), NONCT12 (cd) (1991): Aikea-Guinea [AD501], High Monkey-Monk [CT1CD], Sigh's Smell of Farewell [BAD610], Pearly-Dewdrops'Drops [AD405], Dials [CT1CD], Hazel [CADC211], Quisqouse [BAD501], Sugar Hiccup [CAD313], Orange Appled [BAD610CD], Pink Orange Red [BAD510]

Promotional release for the box set from Capitol. It has the same cover as the bonus CD in the box set.

Various - Lilliput

cd Lilliput1&2 (1992) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: The Spangle Maker [BAD405]

Various - Volume 5

cd NONVOL5 (Dec 1992) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Frosty the Snowman

Various - Volume 15

cd NONVOL15 (1996) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Circling Girl

Various - Volume 17

cd NONVOL17 (1997) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Touch Upon Touch

Various - Clustered and Clipped

cd 4ADCD1 (1998) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Aikea-Guinea [AD501]

Various - Uncut CD

cd NONVAR25 (Nov 1998) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Pearly Dewdrops Drop (7" Version)

Various - Kiddy's Got Four Fingers

cd PUP1 (1998) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Crushed [CT1CD]

Various - Breakdown

cd CAN001CD (1999) (excerpt): Cocteau Twins: Fifty-Fifty Clown [CAD0012]

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Lullabies to Violaine

blank CTBOX2 (2005): Feathers-Oar-Blades (04:27) [BAD213], Alas Dies Laughing (03:38) [BAD213], It's All But An Ark Lark (08:04) [BAD213], Peppermint Pig (7" version) (03:24) [R AD303], Laughlines (03:20) [AD303], Hazel (02:49) [CADC211], Sugar Hiccup (12" version) (03:38) [R CAD313], From The Flagstones (03:38), Hitherto (03:52) [BAD314], Because Of Whirl-Jack (03:27), The Spangle Maker (04:40) [BAD405], Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops (alternate version) (04:47) [R AD405], Pepper-Tree (03:58) [AD405], Aikea-Guinea (alternate version) (03:57) [R AD501], Kookaburra (03:19) [AD501], Quisquose (04:10), Rococo (03:06) [BAD501], Pink Orange Red (04:38) [BAD510], Ribbed And Veined (03:55) [BAD510], Plain Tiger (04:02) [NONCT8], Sultitan Itan (03:50) [BAD510], Great Spangled Fritillary (04:02) [BAD511], Melonalla (04:01), Pale Clouded White (05:00) [BAD511], Eggs And Their Shells (03:04) [BAD511], Love's Easy Tears (03:36) [AD610], Those Eyes, That Mouth (03:38) [AD610], Sigh's Smell Of Farewell (03:34) [BAD610], Orange Appled (02:50) [BAD610CD], Iceblink Luck (03:16) [CAD0012], Mizake The Mizan (03:00) [AD0011], Watchlar (03:16) [BAD0011], Evangeline (04:30), Mud And Dark (03:40), Summer-Blink (03:11), Winter Wonderland (02:51), Frosty The Snowman (02:55) [NONVOL5], Bluebeard (03:55), Three-Swept (03:37), Ice-Pulse (03:46), Bluebeard (Acoustic Version) (03:05) [R CTBOX2], Rilkean Heart (Acoustic Version) (02:22), Golden-Vein (Acoustic Version) (02:50), Pink Orange Red (Acoustic Version) (04:31) [R BAD510], Half-Gifts (Acoustic Version) (04:15), Feet-Like Fins (05:32) [CAD602], Seekers Who Are Lovers (05:41), Violaine (05:08), Cherry-Coloured Funk (05:46) [CAD0012], Tishbite (03:12), Primitive Heart (04:08), Flock Of Soul (03:37), Round (03:36), An Elan (04:37), Violaine (03:47) [CTBOX2], Smile (04:27) [CAD1017], Tranquil Eye (03:53), Circling Girl (03:34) [NONVOL15], Alice (04:28)

4 CD collection of all the Cocteau Twins EPs and singles.

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