“This mountain of pleasure. I want to get lost in it. Sleep like a baby. Until I don’t know where you end or I begin. Until I just carry it me.” “Tishbite”
- March 1996
- Fontana/Mercury & Capitol
- 11 min, 23 sec
- Tishbite (edit)
- Primitive Heart
- Flock of Soul
- Written, produced and engineered by Cocteau Twins.
- Additional engineering by Des Ward, Mitsuo Tate and Lincoln Fong.
- Photography by Spiros Politis. A Blue Source sleeve.
- Peaked at #34 on UK album chart.
- Sleeve features excerpts of lyrics from “Tishbite.”
- A promotional video was produced for “Tishbite.”
- “Tishbite” has appeared in live performances.
- Digitally remastered and re-released in 2005 as part of Lullabies to Violaine.
- All tracks from Tishbite were included in the 2018 release Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years.
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“Tishbite” © 1995 Mercury Records.
- “The truth is not perfect: Robin Guthrie on the Cocteau Twins’ major label years”. Sonic Cathedral. 31-May 2020.
- Cocteau Twins: “Touch Upon Touch”. Volume. 1996.
- “Shedding the Ethereal Legacy”. Marci Cohen. B-Side. May 1996.
- “Cocteau Twins”. Ronald P. Vincent. Raygun. May 1996.
- “The Cocteau Twins”. Tim Tucker. Total Guitar. May 1996.
- “East is East and West is West And Here the Twins Shall Meet”. Jennie Ruggles. Addicted to Noise. May 1996.
- “Heaven Handed”. James Rotondi. Guitar Player. Apr 1996.
- Untitled. Barney Hoskyns. MOJO. 1996.
- Interview with Robin Guthrie. Mike Gee. The i. 1996.
- Interview. Ozone. 1996.
- Untitled. DotMusic. Mar 1996.
- “Really Twins Again”. Tim Rollins. Music Monitor. 1996.