Cocteau Twins – Head Over Heels
Besides Natasha and me, I’ve never heard anyone else saying that this is their favourite Cocteau Twins album. I have no idea why. From “When Mama Was Moth” to “Musette & Drums”, there’s not a single misstep or dull moment. No guitar player’s sound is as immersive and gigantic as Robin Guthrie’s, nor as distinctive. Players like Robin (and singers like Elizabeth Fraser, come to think of it) have always taught me to find my own unique voice and embrace it. This album was really important for my growth as a musician.

Musette & Drums: 

 

For number 4 in You The Living’s top 10 Goth/dark albums please got here

 

 

Previous articleyou The Living top 10 favourite albums : number 2
Next articleYou The Living’s top 10 Goth/dark albums : number 4
Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here