The Pink Opaque

Label
4AD
Release date
1985
Running length
10 tracks
Running time
39:48

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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 The Spangle Maker 4:40 25,567
2 Millimillenary 3:40 12,843
3 Wax and Wane 4:03 49,213
4 Hitherto 3:53 30,294
5 Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops 4:11 36,107
6 From the Flagstones 3:29 29,176
7 Aikea-Guinea 3:57 29,150
8 Lorelei 3:42 133,283
9 Pepper-Tree 4:03 22,079
10 Musette and Drums 4:10 41,428

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  • strom-z

    totally agree enchant. I would change tons of stuff about their "Stars and Topsoil" collection really (sadly that seems much more popular), but this is simply a perfect compilation. startin with the Spangle Maker, Hitherto into PDD, the ticking clock on Pepper Tree blasting into Mussette and Drums feels also even better than on the original discs.

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • enchant

    Whoever put this compilation together knew what was up. Most of the time compilations don't compare to albums very well in terms of quality, but this is all kinds of amazing and is one of my absolute favorite Cocteau Twins releases. I need this on vinyl!

    30 Oct 2013 Reply
  • strom-z

    a truly great compilation of their earlier stuff, all songs really good and with such highlights as "drops", "lorelei" and of course the most epic ending "m&d" this might really be my favorite release of theirs

    13 Jan 2013 Reply
  • AnUnholyVoid

    Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops. <3

    22 Dec 2012 Reply
  • ummagma

    If you are a Cocteau Twins lover, please also listen to Ummagma (strongly influenced by these beautiful Scots) at www.lastfm.com/music/Ummagma or FULL ALBUMS at http://ummagma.bandcamp.com - Good vibes to lovers who are seekers!

    17 Oct 2012 Reply
  • mutinyonark

    costs me alot more than it should have to have just ordered this one - you can't put a price tag on how timeless this one is

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
  • silverlage

    Never heard it but plan on soon. T&B

    17 Jul 2011 Reply
  • juglans7

    my first CT album, heavy dark black vinyl. Changed my life. Best band ever

    23 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Cocteaulady

    Yes, ALL song are fucking brilliant on this... I can have this on repeat for weeks.

    10 Jan 2010 Reply
  • ashleyrobb

    i will always love this!

    2 Nov 2009 Reply
  • ron6deathorgy

    All the songs are.. UTTERLY FUCKING AMAZING.

    21 Aug 2009 Reply
  • retro_trash

    i have to say wax and wane is amazing

    3 Feb 2009 Reply
  • ativke

    Wax and Wane is the only song on this compilation that isn't UTTERLY FUCKING AMAZING. imho

    21 Feb 2007 Reply

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