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Heaven Or Las Vegas

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Description: Heaven or Las Vegas is a 1990 album by Scottish rock group Cocteau Twins, their last for the music label 4AD. In terms of chart positions, it is the most successful Cocteau Twins album, reaching number seven in the UK. The album is noteworthy for the musical evolution the band was showing at the time. The lyrics of vocalist Elizabeth Fraser are more intelligible; many of them concern her newborn daughter Lucy Belle. Guitarist Robin Guthrie was experiencing problems with drug addiction, and as a result of his decreased time in the studio, bassist Simon Raymonde's playing is more in the forefront. Despite 4AD label president Iv ... (more)
Manufacturer: 4AD
Release date: 17 September 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0652637001228 UPC: 652637001228
Tags: 1990 (2), Pop Rock (1), Scotland (1), Dream Pop (1), New Wave (1), Post-Punk (1), Ambient Pop (1)
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"Just under the icy synthesizers and effects-laden guitars of early Cocteau Twins albums, Elizabeth Fraser's nimble, otherworldly voice peers up at the surface, hinting at pop accessibility without ever fulling committing. But on the Scottish band's 1990 album, Heaven or Las Vegas, Fraser's voice rose to the forefront, no longer submerged. Rather than crafting instrumental textures involving Fraser's voice, Heaven presents paintings whose principal color is her voice, and sacrifices none of the d"


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