On this website I have made an effort to sketch the beauty of the music of the Cocteau Twins, a band from Scotland consisting of Robin Guthrie, Elizabeth Fraser and Simon Raymonde. In all the band were together from 1982-1996, during which period they delivered eight studio albums, many more EP's and singles and several other projects.

For those unfamiliar with the band's work this short history will introduce them to the main facts and figures of the Cocteau Twins' career.

This site contains reviews of every single track they created. You can look it up by album or EP on the left, or go to the complete list of songs.

If you are new to the Cocteaus this site may well give you a good impression of their music, and may even encourage you to purchase a few of their albums. Visitors well accustomed to their music might enjoy reading all the reviews and see whether they agree or not. Experienced Cocteau fans will try their hand at the quizzes provided as well. And even for Cocteau experts the acoustic quizzes should provide a challenge.

In any case: I hope you enjoy the contents of this site as much as I enjoyed creating it!

Special features
Cocteau quiz section
Do you...
• Only just know the band?
Try the Beginners quiz
• Have a few CD's by them?
Take the Novice quiz
• Own all of their albums?
Take the Medium quiz
• Own most of their stuff?
Go to the Advanced quiz
• Know their CD's by heart?
Show it in the Expert quiz

• The ultimate Cocteau test:
Two acoustic quizzes.
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in October 2022.