Cocteau Twins discography


Cocteau Twins discography
Cocteau Twins discography
Releases
Studio albums 9
Compilation albums 7
Singles 19

Cocteau Twins were a gothic rock and dream pop band who have released nine studio albums, seven compilations, and numerous EPs and singles.

Contents

Albums

Year Album Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1][2]
UK Indie
[3]
BEL
[4]
CAN
[5]
NZ
[6]
SWE
[7]
U.S.
[8]
1982 Garlands
  • Released: 1 September 1982
  • Label: 4AD (CAD211)
4
1983 Head over Heels
  • Released: 31 October 1983
  • Label: 4AD (CAD313)
51 1
1984 Treasure
  • Released: 1 November 1984
  • Label: 4AD (CAD412)
29 2 34 32
1986 Victorialand
  • Released: April 1986
  • Label: 4AD (CAD602)
10 1
The Moon and the Melodies 46 1[12]
1988 Blue Bell Knoll
  • Released: 19 September 1988
  • Label: 4AD (CAD807)
15 1 109
1990 Heaven or Las Vegas
  • Released: 17 September 1990
  • Label: 4AD (00102)
7 99
1993 Four-Calendar Café
  • Released: 1 November 1993
  • Label: Fontana (518 259-2)
13 22 78
1996 Milk and Kisses
  • Released: March 1996
  • Label: Fontana (514 501-2)
17 48 53 99

Singles

Year Title Peak chart position Album
UK
[1][2]
UK Indie
[3]
IRE
[14]
NZ
[15]
U.S. Mod
[16]
1982 Lullabies (EP)
  • Released: September 1982
11
1983 Peppermint Pig (EP)
  • Released: February 1983
2
Sunburst and Snowblind (EP)
  • Released: 7 November 1983
86 2
1984 "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" (7")
  • Released: 2 April 1984
29 1
The Spangle Maker (12")
  • Released: 2 April 1984
1985 Aikea-Guinea (EP)
  • Released: 4 March 1985
41 1 38
Tiny Dynamine (EP)
  • Released: 15 November 1985
52 1
Echoes in a Shallow Bay (EP)
  • Released: 29 November 1985
65 1 48
1986 Love's Easy Tears (EP)
  • Released: October 1986
53 1
1988 "Carolyn's Fingers" NR 2 Blue Bell Knoll
1990 "Iceblink Luck"
  • Released: 28 August 1990
38 22 4 Heaven or Las Vegas
"Heaven or Las Vegas"
  • Released: October 1990
NR 9
1993 "Evangeline"
  • Released: September 1993
34 Four-Calendar Café
Snow (EP)
  • Released: December 1993
58
1994 "Bluebeard"
  • Released: 14 February 1994
33 Four-Calendar Café
1995 Twinlights (EP)2
  • Released: September 1995
59
Otherness (EP)3
  • Released: October 1995
59
1996 "Tishbite"
  • Released: March 1996
34 Milk and Kisses
"Violaine"
  • Released: October 1996
56
  • 2 - "acoustic" EP, voice and piano.
  • 3 - remixed by Mark Clifford of Seefeel, companion to Twinlights

Compilations

Year Title Additional information
1985 The Pink Opaque
  • Released: 30 December 1985
compilation album, joint release by 4AD (UK) and Relativity Records (US)
1991 The Box Set
  • Released: 4 November 1991
ten-disc box set consisting of all EPs up to that point and one disc of bonus material
1999 BBC Sessions
  • Released: 27 September 1999
compilation album of 8 BBC sessions recorded between 1982 and 1996
2000 Stars and Topsoil
  • Released: 16 October 2000
compilation album (1982–1990)
2005 Lullabies to Violaine: Singles and Extended Plays 1982-1996
  • Released: 21 November 2005
limited edition (10,000 units worldwide), four-disc box set of single and EP tracks
2006 Lullabies to Violaine, Volume 1: Singles and Extended Plays 1982-1990
  • Released: 20 March 2006
first two of the four discs in box set shown above
2006 Lullabies to Violaine, Volume 2: Singles and Extended Plays 1993-1996
  • Released: 20 March 2006
last two of the four discs in box set shown above

References

  1. ^ a b "UK Chartlog". zobbel.de. http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_C.HTM. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "UK Chartstats". chartstats.com. http://www.chartstats.com/artistinfo.php?id=3989. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Indie Hits "C"". Cherry Red Records. http://www.cherryred.co.uk/books/indiehits/c.htm. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Belgium — Album positions". ultratop.be. http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?key=40551&cat=a. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  5. ^ "Canada — Album positions". RPM (magazine). http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.2961&volume=63&issue=12&issue_dt=May%2006%201996&type=1&interval=24&PHPSESSID=v2a76h62to0aart05gg0u3agj2. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  6. ^ "NZ — Album positions". charts.nz.org. http://charts.org.nz/showitem.asp?interpret=Cocteau+Twins&titel=Aikea-Guinea&cat=s. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Sweden — Album positions". swedishcharts.com. http://swedishcharts.com/search.asp?cat=a&search=Cocteau. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  8. ^ "US — Album positions". allmusic.com. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p3932/charts-awards/billboard-albums. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  9. ^ "Garlands British sales certification". BPI. http://bpi.co.uk/platinum/platinumright.asp?rq=search_plat&r_id=1342. Retrieved 28 December 2008. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Head over Heels British sales certification". BPI. http://bpi.co.uk/platinum/platinumright.asp?rq=search_plat&r_id=21877. Retrieved 28 December 2008. [dead link]
  11. ^ "Treasure British sales certification". BPI. http://bpi.co.uk/platinum/platinumright.asp?rq=search_plat&r_id=21878. Retrieved 28 December 2008. [dead link]
  12. ^ "Indie Hits "B"". Cherry Red Records. http://www.cherryred.co.uk/books/indiehits/b.htm. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  13. ^ "Heaven or Las Vegas British sales certification". BPI. http://bpi.co.uk/platinum/platinumright.asp?rq=search_plat&r_id=1193. Retrieved 28 December 2008. [dead link]
  14. ^ "Ireland — Singles positions". www.irishcharts.ie. http://www.irishcharts.ie/search/placement. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  15. ^ "NZ — Singles positions". charts.org.nz. http://charts.org.nz/showitem.asp?interpret=Cocteau+Twins&titel=Aikea-Guinea&cat=s. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  16. ^ "US — Singles positions". allmusic.com. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p3932/charts-awards/billboard-singles. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 

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