Love's Easy Tears

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Love's Easy Tears
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EP by Cocteau Twins
Released 1 September 1986
Studio Good Earth Studios, London
Genre Dream pop
Length 13:32
Label 4AD - BAD 610
Producer Cocteau Twins
Cocteau Twins chronology
Victorialand
(1986)Victorialand1986
Love's Easy Tears
(1986)
The Moon and the Melodies
(1986)The Moon and the Melodies1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Love's Easy Tears is an EP by the Scottish band Cocteau Twins. It was released by 4AD in September 1986 as a 12" single, and was later re-released as a CD single with a fourth track, Orange Appled, included. It was the eighth EP released by the band, their last EP for 4AD, and their last EP until 1993's Snow.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and produced by Cocteau Twins

7": 4AD / AD 610 (UK)[edit]

  1. "Love's Easy Tears" - 3:36
  2. "Those Eyes, That Mouth" - 3:37

12": 4AD / BAD 610 (UK)[edit]

  1. "Love's Easy Tears" - 3:36
  2. "Those Eyes, That Mouth" - 3:37
  3. "Sigh's Smell of Farewell" - 3:33

CD: 4AD / BAD 610 CD (UK)[edit]

  1. "Love's Easy Tears" - 3:36
  2. "Those Eyes, That Mouth" - 3:37
  3. "Sigh's Smell of Farewell" - 3:33
  4. "Orange Appled" - 2:46
  • CD released in 1991

Reception[edit]

The EP was critically well received. Michael Fischer of The Michigan Daily described it as "ethereal romanticism" that made "for the closest thing in pop to a music for Gothic cathedrals".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Love's Easy Tears at AllMusic
  2. ^ Fischer, Michael (March 23, 1987). "Cocteau Twins - Love's Easy Tears". The Michigan Daily. Retrieved 30 December 2011.