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Harold Budd, Simon Raymonde, Robin Guthrie & Elizabeth Fraser Biography The Moon and the Melodies (1986) is the product of a one-off collaboration between the Scottish group Cocteau Twins and the American composer Harold Budd. The Cocteau Twins refused to sign the album with the band's name and used their individual names instead.

The album has the characteristic style — heavily-treated guitar sounds and strangely euphoric vocalising — that can be heard in the group's other work from the same period, for… read more

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  • Avatar for Kiyoshi_95
    Harold Budd should have just joined Cocteau Twins. [4]
  • Avatar for TheGordy
    4AD itself tags this as "Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd": http://www.4ad.com/releases/2382
  • Avatar for menyauthe
    Some releases don't really have a "correct tag," but this is definitely the one the most people have decided to use.
  • Avatar for Serious_music
    Is this a correct tag?
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    Harold Budd ■ Elizabeth Fraser ■ Robin Guthrie ■ Simon Raymonde
  • Avatar for KuriousBanana
    @JapkoReloaded - They are all artists in their own right and, instead of trading in on the Cocteau Twins 'brand', this album was released as a stand alone work. If you have a problem with that you need to get out more.
  • Avatar for prince-paradox
    I don't listen to this album very often, but when I do, it stuns me. Beautiful, beautiful music. [2]
  • Avatar for JapkoReloaded
    Because band names are too mainstream.
  • Avatar for NM_chillandill
    Harold Budd should have just joined Cocteau Twins. [3]
  • Avatar for Kind_of_blue85
    Harold Budd should have just joined Cocteau Twins. [2]

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