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EPs and Singles Box Set

EPs and Singles Box Set

  • November 1991
  • 4AD / Capitol
  • CTBOX1

Track listing

  1. Lullabies
    • Feathers-Oar-Blades
    • Alas Dies Laughing
    • It’s All But An Ark Lark
  2. Peppermint Pig
    • Peppermint Pig (7-inch version)
    • Laugh Lines
    • Hazel
    • Peppermint Pig (12-inch version)
  3. Sunburst and Snowblind
    • Sugar Hiccup (12-inch version)
    • From the Flagstones
    • Hitherto
    • Because of Whirl-Jack
  4. The Spangle Maker
    • The Spangle Maker
    • Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops (12-inch version)
    • Pepper-Tree
    • Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops (7-inch version)
  5. Aikea-Guinea
    • Aikea-Guinea
    • Kookaburra
    • Quisquose
    • Rococo
  6. Tiny Dynamine
    • Pink Orange Red
    • Ribbed and Veined
    • Sultitan Itan
    • Plain Tiger
  7. Echoes in a Shallow Bay
    • Great Spangled Fritillary
    • Melonella
    • Pale Clouded White
    • Eggs and Their Shells
  8. Love’s Easy Tears
    • Love’s Easy Tears
    • Those Eyes, That Mouth
    • Sigh’s Smell of Farewell
    • Orange Appled
  9. Iceblink Luck
    • Iceblink Luck
    • Mizake the Mizan
    • Watchlar
  10. Bonus Disc of Rare or Previously Unreleased Material
    • Dials
    • Crushed
    • The High Monkey-Monk
    • Oomingmak (Instrumental)

Available formats

  • CD
  • Digital

Performers

Release notes

  • All Bonus Disc tracks written, recorded and produced by Cocteau Twins.
  • “Dials” originally appeared on the promotional release single for Heaven or Las Vegas, and was used as the prelude music for the 1990-91 Heaven or Las Vegas Tour in 1990/91.
  • “Crushed” was originally released on the 4AD compilation Lonely Is An Eyesore in 1987.
  • “The High Monkey-Monk” was originally released on the Melody Maker compilation tape Gigantic II in 1990.
  • “Oomingmak” is an instrumental version of the original song, which appeared on the 1986 LP Victorialand, and was featured in a television commercial in support of animal rights.

Listen and buy online

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Videos

  • Live performance of "Hazel," Brixton Ace, London, November 1982.
  • Live televised performance of "From the Flagstones," 1983.
  • "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" official video © 4AD 1984.
  • "Aikea-Guinea" official video © 4AD 1985.
  • Live televised performance of "Pink Orange Red" on 'The Tube,' 1985.
  • "Love's Easy Tears" official video © 4AD 1986.
  • "Crushed" official video © 4AD 1987.
  • "Iceblink Luck" official video © 4AD 1990.

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