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Listen: “All Wishes Are Ghosts” by Cocteau Twins’ offshoot Snowbird

on January 09, 2014, 12:44pm

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Snowbird — the duo comprised of Cocteau Twins multi-instrumentalist Simon Raymonde and singer-songwriter Stephanie Dosen — will issue their debut album, moon, on February 4th via Raymonde’s own Bella Union label. The LP’s slated to feature a number of guests, including Radiohead’s Phil Selway and Ed O’Brien and Midlake’s Eric Pulido and McKenzie Smith.

Cocteau Twins disbanded in 1997, but Raymonde noted in a press release, “It would be a little odd if it [Snowbird] didn’t remind people of Cocteau Twins.” Below, listen to Snowbird’s latest, an elegant piano-pop number titled “All Wishes Are Ghosts”, and see if you hear any resemblances (via Pitchfork).

moon Tracklist:
01. I Heard The Owl Call My Name
02. All Wishes Are Ghosts
03. Charming Birds From Trees
04. Where Foxes Hide
05. Amelia
06. Bears on my Trail
07. Porcelain
08. Come To The Woods
09. We Carry White Mice
10. In Lovely
11. Heart Of The Woods

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