“Review of ‘Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops’”
- By Tony Parsons
- NME/New Musical Express
- 21-Apr 1984
In the Cocteau Twins scheme of things, putting on a black dress and looked (sic) pained = a cosmic Piaf!
A plodding tortuous dirge = a mark of sensitivity! Screeching like a doolally fishwife = passion! These precious little people are one of the finest arguments I’ve ever heard for bring back National Service. ▣
(ED: OUCH. It still sold thousands of copies.)