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Heaven Or Las Vegas

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User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply. The songs “Cherry-coloured funk,” “Pitch the baby,” and “Frou-frou foxes in midsummer fires,” were performed live with new arrangements by Elizabeth Fraser during her Meltdown Festival solo performances in 2012.

No idea what she's singing about, don't really care, but it's something about being in either Heaven or Las Vegas. After dreaming off, we wake up to 'Iceblink Luck', with that lovely bell-like guitar and melodious bass and glorious chorus. Using new masters created from high definition files transferred from the original analogue tapes, both albums are being pressed on 180g heavyweight vinyl and come with download codes. This was the last Cocteau Twins recording to appear on the 4AD label, and was simultaneously released on Capitol Records in the United States. An alternate version of “Pitch the baby” was recorded and released on the Mute Records/4AD compilation “Red Tape.

The group earned critical praise for their ethereal, effects-laden sound and the soprano vocals of Fraser, whose lyrics often eschew any recognisable language.

Related Artists - Drowning Craze, Elizabeth Fraser, Faye Wong, John Grant, Lost Horizons, Lowlife, Mandalay, Robin Guthrie, Simon Raymonde, Sun's Signature, The Czars, Violet Indiana. but in the meantime, I shall wear my headphones and just be carried along in a swirling marvellous mass of magical music. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. Condition - This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description). I only "discovered" the Cocteau Twins a couple of weeks ago, thanks to Steve Lamacq on 6 Music when he played the whole albumn on one of his shows and I knew then and there, that I had to have this album!

Iceblink luck” was featured as b-side on a 1990 Japan-only release of the single “Athol-Brose” (from the LP Blue Bell Knoll). Heaven or Las Vegas followed in 1990 and is recognised as their most commercially successful release, reaching number seven in the UK album charts. The following songs have appeared in live performances: “Cherry-coloured funk,” “Pitch the baby,” “Iceblink luck,” “Fifty-fifty clown,” “Heaven or Las Vegas,” “I wear your ring,” “Wolf in the breast,” and “Road, river, and rail.

com | 11-Nov 2022 Cocteau Twins win inaugural ‘modern Scots classic’ album award The Herald Scotland | 6-Oct 2022 Cocteau Twins featured on Spotify’s ‘Bandsplain’ podcast NEWS | 16-Sep 2021 Miley Cyrus Performs Cover of “Heaven or Las Vegas” … in Las Vegas NEWS | 06-Jul 2021 “Six Definitive Songs: The ultimate beginner’s guide to Cocteau Twins” Far Out | Jul 2021 BBC Radio 6 Inducts Heaven or Las Vegas Into Music Album Club BBC Radio 6 | 30-Jun 2021 Re-creating the Sound of Cocteau Twins: Guitars, Synth Keys, and Drum Machine Beats YouTube | 10-Apr 2021 The Genius of… ‘Heaven or Las Vegas’ by Cocteau Twins Guitar.With tracks as majestic as the title track, ‘Cherry-Coloured Funk’ and ‘Iceblink Luck’, who’s to argue? Then regretted after a year or so and got a different pressing (probably UK) but it wasn’t the same. with Fraser’s famously incoherent vocals at their most intelligible, it’s the product of hours of obsessive studio craft. From the promising, slightly down-tempo 'Cherry-Coloured Funk', the album moves into the lilting, almost circular 'Pitch the Baby'. Fraser simply captivates; her vocals are the clearest, most direct they've ever been, purring with energy and life.



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