Heaven or Las Vegas

Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1990 Ratings: #30 / 308
User Score
Based on 861 ratings
1990 Ratings: #2
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

Deciding to scale back the overly pretty sound on Blue Bell Knoll while experimenting with more accessibility -- -- the Twins ended up creating their best album since Treasure.

morningsbell
100
You know what?
If you can make something sound epic yet so emotionally personal,
You can take my money.
Is this album perfect? No. But it is one of the most beautiful things I've listened to.
Tielur
100
Letting this album play over and over again while walking around your neighborhead at 12am is something otherworldly and I highly advise it. Cocteau Twins provide some of the most lush and thought provoking dream pop, and yes I still have no idea what Elizabeth is saying, and to be honest I'd rather not know just to keep my mind running.
comunismin
60
i don't understand this one
exception
92
so i was trying to think of something to say, but i really have no words to describe this album. its absolutely breathtaking.
fav tracks: heaven or las vegas, wolf in the breast, frou-frou foxes in midsummer fires
Supertartory
89
Roll the dice and see what you get…
Heaven or Las Vegas is one of those albums I could just get lost in, I could sit back and have it on repeat for hours and just get lost in these dreamy, heavenly sounds that the Cocteau Twins create, it all comes together perfectly to create one of the dreamiest albums I have ever heard, and to think this came out in 1990! It’s insane honestly.

Each song here all fit together perfectly to create this… sort of depressing narrative about a ... read more
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Track List

  1. Cherry-Coloured Funk
  2. Pitch the Baby
  3. Iceblink Luck
  4. Fifty-Fifty Clown
  5. Heaven or Las Vegas
  6. I Wear Your Ring
  7. Fotzepolitic
  8. Wolf in the Breast
  9. Road, River and Rail
  10. Frou-Frou Foxes in Midsummer Fires
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Added on: November 29, 2012