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This article is about the EP. For the song, see lullaby.
EP by Cocteau Twins
Released October 1982
Label 4AD
Producer Ivo Watts-Russell

Lullabies is an EP by the Scottish rock group Cocteau Twins, released on 4AD records on 1 November 1982. The EP features three non-album tracks and was released just a few months after their debut album.

The EP featured a louder and more driving sound than the debut album. All three tracks were voted by listeners into John Peel's end of year Festive 50 (see

The EP was reissued in 1991 as part of The Box Set, and again in 2005 as part of the Lullabies to Violaine compilation. Alternate versions of "Feathers-Oar-Blades" and "Alas Dies Laughing" are available on the Cocteau Twins' BBC Sessions release.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Feathers-Oar-Blades"
  2. "Alas Dies Laughing"
  3. "It's All But An Ark Lark"


Produced by Ivo Watts-Russell. Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh and engineered by Jon Turner. Mixed at Blackwing Studios, London, and engineered by John Fryer. All tracks written by Cocteau Twins.

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