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Garlands (album) by Cocteau Twins 

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Garlands
Garlands by Cocteau Twins (1982)
Overall rank: 2,806th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 106 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1982 (50th)
Top albums of the 1980s (455th)
Best albums of all time (2,806th)

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Cocteau Twins bestography

Garlands is ranked 6th best out of 16 albums by Cocteau Twins on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Cocteau Twins is Heaven Or Las Vegas which is ranked number 304 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,233.

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Garlands rankings

Garlands ratings

Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 106 votes)
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45/100
5 days ago
52/100
 
50/100
01/07/2019 22:31
70/100
 
75/100
11/02/2018 08:17
88/100
 
80/100
10/26/2018 22:18
78/100
 
95/100
08/10/2018 11:55
90/100

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Rating:  
95/100
From ExTeaSea 08/10/2018 11:56
Magical lovely dark sound. Truly a great band.
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20/100
From Nobodyisemo 07/16/2017 22:09
The songwriting improves rapidly with succeeding releases. Thabkfully, they realized they didn't need to be so minor. 'Blind Dumb Deaf' is fine. The sound is so compact here; what they needed was somewhere to echo.
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85/100
From LittleM1971 07/03/2015 09:48
At this stage the Siouxsie & The Banshees influence is coming through too strong to be the truly unique band that they would go on to become.
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Rating:  
50/100
From KGB 06/16/2015 18:10
The lush Cocteau Twins sound had yet to mature. This one's reedy and forgettable.
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5/100
From timtooky 04/02/2014 15:17
oblique and hypnotic songs which sound like simple minds on heavy drugs. the singer has a yodeling voice - in my ears it sounds unprofessional.
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Rating:  
90/100
From Timo 11/21/2013 19:25
Their sound is unique. I quite like bands which allow the bass to have a big role.
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