Stars and Topsoil promotional poster.
Stars and Topsoil: A Collection (1982 - 1990)
- October 2000
- CAD 2K19
- 37 min, 42 sec
- Blind Dumb Deaf
- Sugar Hiccup
- My Love Paramour
- Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops
- Pink Orange Red
- Pale Clouded White
- Lazy Calm
- The Thinner the Air
- Orange Appled
- Cico Buff
- Carolyn’s Fingers
- Fifty-Fifty Clown
- Iceblink Luck
- Heaven or Las Vegas
- All songs written by Fraser/Guthrie/Raymonde except “Sugar Hiccup,” “My Love Paramour,” “Lazy Calm,” and “The Thinner the Air” by Fraser/Guthrie. “Blind Dumb Deaf” by Fraser/Guthrie/Heggie.
- All songs produced by Cocteau Twins except “Blind Dumb Deaf” produced by Ivo/Cocteau Twins. “Sugar Hiccup” and “My Love Paramour” produced by Cocteau Twins and John Fryer.
- Mastered by Robin Guthrie and Walter Coelho.
- Will Heggie plays bass guitar on “Blind Dumb Deaf.”
- Art direction, Vaughan Oliver at v23. Photography, Dominic Davies. Graphic Design, Martin Andersen. Original sleeve photography by Nigel Grierson. Original sleeve designs by Vaughan Oliver.
- Peaked at #63 on the UK album chart.
Listen and buy online
- “Twin Piques”. David Stubbs. Uncut. 2000.
- Review of Stars and Topsoil. Chris Roberts. Uncut. 2000.
- “We Are Not Amused”. Barney Hoskyns. MOJO. Oct 2000.