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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…

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  • 4AD itself tags this as "Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd": http://www.4ad.com/releases/2382
  • Some releases don't really have a "correct tag," but this is definitely the one the most people have decided to use.
  • Is this a correct tag?
  • Harold Budd ■ Elizabeth Fraser ■ Robin Guthrie ■ Simon Raymonde
  • @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.
  • I don't listen to this album very often, but when I do, it stuns me. Beautiful, beautiful music. [2]
  • Because band names are too mainstream.
  • Harold Budd should have just joined Cocteau Twins. [3]
  • Harold Budd should have just joined Cocteau Twins. [2]
  • @Sonicjr01- It makes sense to me : )

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