Lullabies to Violaine, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
When 4AD released the lavish and extensive Lullabies to Violaine, they also split the original four-disc release into two separate volumes. This, the first volume, covers the Cocteau Twins' 4AD era, from the beginning through Heaven or Las Vegas -- the singles/EPs Lullabies, Peppermint Pig, Sunburst and Snowblind, The Spangle Maker, Aikea-Guinea, Tiny Dynamine, Echoes in a Shallow Bay, Love's Easy Tears, and Iceblink Luck. With the exception of the 12" mixes of "Peppermint Pig" and "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops," everything that appeared on the original releases is contained here, though Robin Guthrie does supply alternate mixes of "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" and "Aikea-Guinea" ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
When 4AD released the lavish and extensive Lullabies to Violaine, they also split the original four-disc release into two separate volumes. This, the first volume, covers the Cocteau Twins' 4AD era, from the beginning through Heaven or Las Vegas -- the singles/EPs Lullabies, Peppermint Pig, Sunburst and Snowblind, The Spangle Maker, Aikea-Guinea, Tiny Dynamine, Echoes in a Shallow Bay, Love's Easy Tears, and Iceblink Luck. With the exception of the 12" mixes of "Peppermint Pig" and "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops," everything that appeared on the original releases is contained here, though Robin Guthrie does supply alternate mixes of "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" and "Aikea-Guinea" (which won't make a lick of difference to 999 out of 1,000 fans).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/2006
  • Label: 4ad / Ada
  • UPC: 652637251326
  • Catalog Number: 72513
  • Sales rank: 12,631

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Feathers-Oar-Blade (4:26)
  2. 2 Alas Dies Laughing (3:38)
  3. 3 It's All But an Ark Lark (8:04)
  4. 4 Peppermint Pig (3:24)
  5. 5 Laughlines (3:19)
  6. 6 Hazel (2:49)
  7. 7 Sugar Hiccup (3:37)
  8. 8 From the Flagstones (3:38)
  9. 9 Hitherto (3:52)
  10. 10 Because of Whirl-Jack (3:26)
  11. 11 The Spangle Maker (4:40)
  12. 12 Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops (4:47)
  13. 13 Pepper-Tree (3:58)
  14. 14 Aikea-Guinea (3:57)
  15. 15 Kookaburra (3:18)
  16. 16 Quisquose (4:10)
  17. 17 Rococo (3:05)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Pink Orange Red (4:37)
  2. 2 Ribbed and Veined (3:55)
  3. 3 Plain Tiger (4:01)
  4. 4 Sultitan Itan (3:49)
  5. 5 Great Spangled Fritillary (4:02)
  6. 6 Melonella (4:01)
  7. 7 Pale Clouded White (4:59)
  8. 8 Eggs and Their Shells (3:04)
  9. 9 Love's Easy Tears (3:35)
  10. 10 Those Eyes, That Mouth (3:38)
  11. 11 Sigh's Smell of Farewell (3:34)
  12. 12 Orange Appled (2:49)
  13. 13 Iceblink Luck (3:15)
  14. 14 Mizake the Mizan (3:00)
  15. 15 Watchlar (3:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cocteau Twins Primary Artist
Elizabeth Fraser Vocals, Group Member
Robin Guthrie Guitar, Group Member
Simon Raymonde Bass Guitar, Group Member
Technical Credits
Elizabeth Fraser Composer
John Fryer Producer
Robin Guthrie Composer, Mastering
Alan Rankine Producer, Audio Production
Ivo Watts-Russell Audio Production
Simon Raymonde Composer
Ken Thomas Engineer
Will Heggie Composer
John Madden Engineer
Chris Bigg Assistant Art Director
Walter Coelho Mastering
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