Lullabies (EP)

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EP by Cocteau Twins
Released 1 October 1982
Recorded Palladium Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland
Genre Post-punk, gothic rock, ethereal wave
Length 16:14
Label 4AD
Producer Cocteau Twins
Cocteau Twins chronology
Peppermint Pig
(1983)Peppermint Pig1983
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Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Lullabies is an EP by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins. It was released on 1 October 1982, just a month after their debut album, Garlands. The EP contained three non-album tracks, and featured a louder and more driving sound than the album.


Lullabies was recorded at Palladium Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland and was mixed at Blackwing Studios in London.


Lullabies was released on 1 October 1982, just a few months after their debut album, Garlands.

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" were included on the Cocteau Twins' BBC Sessions release.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Cocteau Twins (Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, Will Heggie).

No. Title Length
1. "Feathers-Oar-Blades" 4:31
2. "Alas Dies Laughing" 3:39
3. "It's All But an Ark Lark" 8:04


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