Lullabies to Violaine, Volume 2

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Lullabies to Violaine, Vol 2
Box set by Cocteau Twins
Released 21 March 2006
Recorded 1990 - 1996
Genre Dream pop
Label 4AD - DAD 2514 CD
Cocteau Twins compilations chronology
Lullabies to Violaine, Vol 1
(2006)
Lullabies to Violaine, Vol 2
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Martin C. Strong (7/10)[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10)[2]
PopMatters (5/10)[3]
Stylus Magazine (B)[4]

Lullabies to Violaine, Vol 2 is a Cocteau Twins boxset released by 4AD Records 21 March 2006. Comprising 2 CDs, the boxset collects the tracks from every Cocteau Twins EP from Evangeline to Violaine. It is a repackaged version of the third and fourth CDs of the 4-CD box set Lullabies to Violaine released in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie and Simon Raymonde; except where indicated.

CD one[edit]

Evangeline
  1. "Evangeline" (4:29)
  2. "Mud And Dark" (3:40)
  3. "Summer-Blink" (3:10)
Snow
  1. "Winter Wonderland" (Dick Smith, Felix Bernard) (2:51)
  2. "Frosty The Snowman" (Jack Rollings, Steve Nelson) (2:55)
Bluebeard
  1. "Bluebeard" (3:54)
  2. "Three-Swept" (3:37)
  3. "Ice-Pulse" (3:46)
  4. "Bluebeard" (Acoustic Version) (3:05)
Twinlights
  1. "Rilkean Heart" (Acoustic Version) (2:21)
  2. "Golden-Vein" (Acoustic Version) (2:50)
  3. "Pink Orange Red" (Acoustic Version) (4:30)
  4. "Half-Gifts" (Acoustic Version) (4:14)

CD two[edit]

Otherness
  1. "Feet-Like Fins" (5:31)
  2. "Seekers Who Are Lovers" (5:40)
  3. "Violaine" (5:07)
  4. "Cherry-Coloured Funk" (5:46)
    • remixed by Mark Clifford
Tishbite
  1. "Tishbite" (3:12)
  2. "Primitive Heart" (4:07)
  3. "Flock Of Soul" (3:36)
  4. "Round" (3:36)
  5. "An Elan" (4:36)
Violaine
  1. "Violaine" (3:47)
  2. "Smile" (4:27)
  3. "Tranquil Eye" (3:53)
  4. "Circling Girl" (3:33)
  5. "Alice" (4:27)

Notes[edit]

  • Evangeline: Released September 1993
  • Snow: Released December 1993
  • Bluebeard: Released February 1994
    • Recorded and mixed at September Sound, London.
  • Twinlights: Released September 1995
    • Recorded and mixed at September Sound, London. Additional recordings at Wessex, London.
  • Otherness: Released October 1995
    • Mixed at September Sound and Polyfusion, London.
  • Tishbite: Released March 1996
  • Violaine: Released October 1996
    • Recorded at September Sound, London.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Essential Rock Discography: Volume 1: 222. 2006.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Abebe, Nitsuh (29 March 2006). "Cocteau Twins - Lullabies to Violaine: Singles and Extended Plays 1982-1996, Vol. 1 - 4AD; 2006". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Bergstrom, John (31 March 2006). "Cocteau Twins: Lullabies to Violaine Volume 1". PopMatters. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Powell, Mike (31 March 2006). "The Cocteau Twins - Lullabies to Violaine, Vol. 1-2". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 25 February 2013.