The Moon And The Melodies
First ever vinyl reissue of the 1986 collaborative album by Harold Budd & Cocteau Twins!

The Moon And The Melodies

Cocteau Twins

€ 24,95
  • LP
Label
4AD
Expected release
23 August 2024
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Description

On 23 August, almost forty years after it was initially released, The Moon and the Melodies by Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd is being reissued on vinyl for the first time remastered, from the original tapes, by Robin Guthrie himself.

The Moon and the Melodies is a singular record within the Cocteau Twins’ catalogue unusually ethereal, even by their standards, and largely instrumental, guided by the free form improvisations of Harold Budd, an ambient pioneer who had drifted into their orbit as if by divine intervention. Building on the atmospheric bliss of Victorialand, released earlier the same year, it signalled a possible future for the trio, yet it was a path they’d never take again. 

Tracklist

A

  • 1.Sea, Swallow Me03:09
  • 2.Memory Gongs07:28
  • 3.Why Do You Love Me?04:52
  • 4.Eyes Are Mosaics04:10

B

  • 5.She Will Destroy You04:18
  • 6.The Ghost Has No Home07:36
  • 7.Bloody And Blunt02:13
  • 8.Ooze Out And Away, Onehow03:39

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