Cocteau Twins United Kingdom

The best album credited to Cocteau Twins is Heaven Or Las Vegas which is ranked number 224 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 8,683.

Cocteau Twins is ranked number 144 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 17,458.

Cocteau Twins official website: http://www.cocteautwins.com

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Cocteau Twins best albums

The following albums by Cocteau Twins are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Total albums: 17. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Cocteau Twins.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Cocteau Twins bestography composition

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1980s 9 0%
1990s 5 0%
2000s 3 0%
2010s 0 0%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 10 59%
Yes 7 41%

Cocteau Twins best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 90 (209 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 89 (194 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 87 (141 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Treasure)
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Rating: 87 (164 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 86 (106 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Treasure)
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Rating: 85 (54 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Blue Bell Knoll)
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Rating: 85 (45 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Blue Bell Knoll)
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Rating: 84 (126 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Treasure)
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Rating: 84 (55 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Head Over Heels)
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Rating: 84 (141 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 84 (110 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Treasure)
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Rating: 84 (102 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Treasure)
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Rating: 84 (140 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 84 (37 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Victorialand)
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Rating: 84 (50 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Head Over Heels)
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Rating: 83 (134 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 83 (133 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Rating: 82 (44 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Head Over Heels)
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Rating: 82 (125 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Heaven Or Las Vegas)
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Cocteau Twins ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 67 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 83.8/100, a mean average of 83.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 85.2/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 12.7.

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From 06/08/2018 15:57
Cocteau Twins are among the most unique artists I've recently found. Her vocal harmonies are absolutely amazing, even though the lyrics are hard to understand and don't make much sense (it took me a while to figure out that she actually sings in English). With that being said, the two highest rated albums, Treasure and Heaven or Las Vegas, are dream pop classics, full of breathtaking atmosphere and beauty. The rest of their discography is kinda forgettable, but then again, not many musicians are able to maintain a flawless legacy.
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From 11/29/2017 04:08
Possibly the most criminally underrated artist of all time. Treasure and Heaven or Las Vegas are both masterpieces and should be the template for textural guitar, vocal melody and harmony, and songwriting excellence.
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From 02/12/2015 10:48
This class act has seldom been replicated or reprised, and among the few bands that have tried so, they don't inherit the very spiritual essence that makes Cocteau Twins so unique. CT are not perfect on every album of course, but they have so many brilliant works to showcase, each of which is a different type of dream; for instance, Treasure feels like a dark and gloomy dream, Heaven or Las Vegas a sweet dream, Head over Heels a devilish dream!

Oh and music aside, don't you find the artworks of their album covers aesthetically bewitching? They're pure art from my perspective!
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From 12/14/2012 00:44
They were such a great band. Liz Fraser's voice so beautiful. And those crazy non-sensical song titles!!
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From 11/23/2012 08:53
Liz has one of the most stunning and influential voices in music history. Without them there would be no MBV making them more influential and just plain better.
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From 08/17/2010 20:28
Beat song: "Spangle Maker"
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From 04/28/2010 21:28
Brilliant band. It's so sad that so many people haven't heard of their music it's so blissful and magical. Heaven or Las Vegas is their most stunning work as it sounds like a living dream and Treasure is a magical masterpiece that sounds like it's been buried at the bottom of the ocean for a 1000 years. Genius.
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