Stars and Topsoil

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Stars and Topsoil – A Collection (1982–1990)
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Greatest hits album by Cocteau Twins
Released 16 October 2000
Recorded 1981–1990
Genre Ethereal wave, dream pop
Length 72:14
Label 4AD
Cocteau Twins chronology
BBC Sessions
(1999)
Stars and Topsoil – A Collection (1982–1990)
(2000)
Lullabies to Violaine
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Stars and Topsoil – A Collection (1982–1990) is a compilation album by the Scottish band Cocteau Twins, released on the 4AD label in October 2000. The album featured tracks released during the group's time on 4AD between 1982 and 1990, covering every Cocteau Twins album from Garlands through Heaven or Las Vegas. The collection peaked at No. 63 on the UK Albums Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Fraser/Guthrie/Raymonde; except where indicated.

  1. "Blind Dumb Deaf" (Fraser/Guthrie/Heggie) - 3:47
  2. "Sugar Hiccup" (Fraser/Guthrie) - 3:41
  3. "My Love Paramour" (Fraser/Guthrie) - 3:38
  4. "Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops" - 4:11
  5. "Lorelei" - 3:43
  6. "Pandora" - 5:26
  7. "Aikea-Guinea" - 3:57
  8. "Pink Orange Red" - 4:38
  9. "Pale Clouded White" - 4:59
  10. "Lazy Calm" (Fraser/Guthrie) - 6:34
  11. "The Thinner The Air" (Fraser/Guthrie) - 3:16
  12. "Orange Appled" - 2:50
  13. "Cico Buff" - 3:46
  14. "Carolyn's Fingers" - 3:06
  15. "Fifty-Fifty Clown" - 3:11
  16. "Iceblink Luck" - 3:18
  17. "Heaven or Las Vegas" - 4:55
  18. "Watchlar" - 3:17
Tracks taken from

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. Review: Stars and Topsoil: A Collection 1982-1990. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-02-28.
  2. ^ "Cocteau Twins / Artist / Official Charts". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-11-08.