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Cocteau Twins

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Cocteau Twins

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Cocteau Twins on 29 July 2019. Cocteau Twins has been played over 270 times on NTS, first on 18 February 2012. Cocteau Twins's music has been featured on 199 episodes.

Cocteau Twins were an innovative and influential Scottish dream pop band. Forming in 1979 in Grangemouth, Scotland, UK (the name taken from an obscure song by fellow Scots Simple Minds), they built a sound based on woozy atmospherics and singer Elizabeth Fraser's unmatchable vocals, most of which featured lyrics of made-up words and words plucked at random from the dictionary.

Their first release was "Garlands" in…

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