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Cocteau Twins - BBC Sessions album

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Complete your Cocteau Twins collection. There is a vinyl release titled The BBC Sessions which has only 12 songs on it. It's incredibly hard to find information on.

It's familiar somehow, but over-produced into something usually described as otherworldly or ethereal. The Cocteau Twins are the perfect example of twomb-rock. Twins are together in the womb. And the Cocteau Twins were also womb to the development of a new generation of independent rock, including groups such as Dead Can Dance and Pale Saints. Q: Why such an odd track listing for the BBC Sessions Double CD? A: The selections for this double album may seem a bit sporadic, there is a big chunk of their musical career missing for one good reasox8A.

On the surface, this isn't as essential a release as other BBC sessions LPs. Because the Cocteaus used drum machines, the backing tracks and the rhythms replicate the known versions much more than other bands forced to record live in the studio. Yet BBC Sessions is still a whopper of a treat for fans and the uninitiated, two hours of sound that builds and builds until one is overcome with unspeakable, barely understood emotions. At 30 songs on two CDs, it's an overview that sheds light on the masterful way the trio mutated so subtly, until their artistically premature end.

BBC Sessions is an album of BBC studio recordings by the band Cocteau Twins released in 1999 by Bella Union in the UK and Rykodisc in the US. The album spanned the band's career from the early 1980s through the 1990s. Much of the first disk was taken from a series of early '80s Peel sessions. com/BBC Sessions (Cocteau Twins album). Live at the BBC. Live at the BBC, or BBC Recordings or variants: Live at the BBC may refer to: Live at the BBC (The Beatles album), 1994. Live at the BBC (The Beautiful South album). Live at the BBC (Robert Cray album), 2008. Live at the BBC (Curved Air album), 1995. Live at the BBC (Sandy Denny album), 2007. Live at the BBC (Dire Straits album), 1995. Live at the BBC (Electric Light Orchestra album), 1999. Live at the BBC (Fairport Convention album), 2007. Much of the first disk was taken from a series of early 1980s Peel sessions. The second disk contained several tracks recorded during the group's performance on the 1980s Radio 1 series Saturday Live. The compilation peaked at No. 87 on the UK Albums Chart.

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BBC Sessions Compilation album by Cocteau Twins Released 12 October 1999 Recorded. BBCSessions is an album of BBC studio recordings by the band CocteauTwins released in 1999 by Bella Union as BELLACD14. The album spans the bands career from the early 80s through the 90s. Much of the first disk is taken from a series of early 80s John Peel sessions, The second disk contains several tracks recorded during the group ' s performance on SaturdayLive. The compilation peaked at 87 on the UKAlbumsChart.


John Peel, 15th July 1982
1-1 Wax And Wane 3:50
1-2 Garlands 4:19
1-3 Alas Dies Laughing 3:29
1-4 Feathers-Oar-Blades 2:19
John Peel, 31st January 1983
1-5 Hearsay Please 4:23
1-6 Dear Heart 3:37
1-7 Blind Dumb Deaf 3:41
1-8 Hazel 3:22
John Peel, 4th October 1983
1-9 The Tinderbox (Of A Heart) 4:46
1-10 Strange Fruit 1:52
1-11 Hitherto 3:57
1-12 From The Flagstones 3:32
Kid Jensen, 10th October 1983
1-13 Sugar Hiccup 3:41
1-14 In Our Angelhood 3:56
1-15 My Hue And Cry 3:02
1-16 Musette And Drums 3:00
Saturday Night Live, 3rd December 1983
2-1 Hitherto 3:56
2-2 From The Flagstones 3:55
2-3 Musette And Drums 3:33
John Peel, 5th September 1984
2-4 Pepper-Tree 4:12
2-5 Beatrix 4:06
2-6 Ivo 3:03
2-7 Otterley 3:34
Mark Radcliffe, 12 March 1996
2-8 Serpentskirt 4:29
2-9 Golden-Vein 3:46
2-10 Half-Gifts 2:44
2-11 Seekers Who Are Lovers 3:50
Robert Elms, 10th April 1996
2-12 Calfskin Smack 4:23
2-13 Fifty-Fifty Clown 4:27
2-14 Violaine 3:15


  • Artwork By [Art], Design – Russell Mills
  • Artwork By [Image Melts], Design [Assistant] – Michael Webster
  • Engineer – Dave Dade (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4), Harry Parker (tracks: 1-5 to 1-8), Lincoln Fong (tracks: 2-8 to 2-11), Mike Engles (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4, 1-13 to 1-16), Nick Gomm (tracks: 2-4 to 2-7), Paul Strudwick (tracks: 2-12 to 2-14)
  • Producer – Barry Andrews* (tracks: 2-4 to 2-7), Dale Griffin (tracks: 1-5 to 1-8, 1-13 to 1-16), Jim Lahat (tracks: 2-12 to 2-14), John Walters (tracks: 1-9 to 1-12), John Owen Williams* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4), Lis Roberts (tracks: 2-8 to 2-11), Mark Radcliffe (tracks: 2-1 to 2-3), Suzanne Gilfilian (tracks: 2-12 to 2-14)


℗ BBC 1982, 1983, 1984 & 1996
© Bella Union 1999
Made in UK

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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5033826701320
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): SONOPRESS 52085486/BELLACD14-CD1 22
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): SONOPRESS 52085522/BELLACD14-CD2 21
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1 & CD2): IFPI LP 73
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 & CD2): IFPI 0783

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BELLACD14 Cocteau Twins BBC Sessions ‎(2xCD, Dig) Bella Union BELLACD14 UK 1999
RCD 10497 ADV Cocteau Twins BBC Sessions ‎(2xCD, Album, Promo) Rykodisc RCD 10497 ADV US 1999
BELLACD14P Cocteau Twins BBC Sessions ‎(2xCD, Album, Promo) Bella Union BELLACD14P UK 1999
BELLACD14 Cocteau Twins BBC Sessions ‎(2xCD, Album) Bella Union BELLACD14 UK 1999
BELLACD14 Cocteau Twins BBC Sessions ‎(2xCD, Album) Bella Union BELLACD14 UK Unknown

Cocteau Twins - BBC Sessions album
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Performer: Cocteau Twins
Title: BBC Sessions
Category: Rock
Country: UK
Released: 1999
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