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Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

August 1983
4AD Records
CAD 313

37 minutes, 1 second

History

Alternate sleeve artwork

 

Track Listing

When Mama Was Moth
Five Ten Fiftyfold
Sugar Hiccup
In Our Angelhood
Glass Candle Grenads
In the Gold Dust Rush
The Tinderbox (of a heart)
Multifoiled
My Love Paramour
Musette and Drums

Formats

Vinyl
Compact Disc
Audio Cassette

Crew

Elizabeth Fraser
Robin Guthrie

Release Notes

  • Produced by Cocteau Twins and John Fryer at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh.
  • Engineered by Jon Turner.
  • Special thanks to Ally for saxophone on "Five Ten Fiftyfold."
  • Art direction and design by 23 Envelope.
  • Lyrics from "When Mama Was Moth," "Glass Candle Grenades," "The Tinderbox (of a heart)," and "My Love Paramour" are printed on the inner sleeve of the vinyl release.
  • The EP Sunburst and Snowblind was included on the UK and Canadian cassette and CD versions of Head Over Heels.
  • The track "Musette and Drums" appears on the 1985 compilation The Pink Opaque.
  • Remastered versions of "Sugar Hiccup" and "My Love Paramour" appear on the 2000 compilation Stars and Topsoil.
  • The following songs have appeared in live performances: "Sugar Hiccup," "My Love Paramour," and "Musette and Drums."
  • An instrumental track, "My Hue and Cry," was recorded during this period but never released until a Radio Sessions version appeared in 1999 on the BBC Sessions.
  • Head Over Heels was digitally remastered and re-released, with original artwork, by 4AD in 2003.