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Heaven or Las Vegas

Heaven or Las Vegas

September 1990
4AD Records
CAD 0012

Capitol Records (USA)

37 minutes, 42 seconds

History

 

Track Listing

Cherry-coloured funk
Pitch the baby
Iceblink luck
Fifty-fifty clown
Heaven or Las Vegas
I wear your ring
Fotzepolitic
Wolf in the breast
Road, river and rail
Frou-frou foxes in midsummer fires

Formats

Vinyl
Compact disc
Audio cassette

Crew

Elizabeth Fraser
Robin Guthrie
Simon Raymonde

Additional Live Crew

Mitsuo Tate
Ben Blakeman

Release Notes

  • Written, recorded, and produced by Cocteau Twins at September Sound, London.
  • Sleeve design by Paul West. Photography by Andy Rumball.
  • The following songs have appeared in live performances: "Cherry-coloured funk," "Pitch the baby," "Iceblink luck," "Fifty-fifty clown," "Heaven or Las Vegas," "I wear your ring," "Wolf in the breast," and "Road, river, and rail."
  • Promotional videos were produced for "Iceblink luck" and "Heaven or Las Vegas."
  • An alternate version of "Pitch the baby" was recorded and released on the Mute Records/4AD compilation "Red Tape."
  • A version of "Cherry-coloured funk," remixed by Mark Clifford, appears on the 1995 EP Otherness.
  • The songs Iceblink Luck, Fifty-Fifty Clown and Heaven or Las Vegas appear on the 2000 compilation Stars and Topsoil.
  • This was the last Cocteau Twins recording to appear on the 4AD label, and was simultaneously released on Capitol Records in the United States.
  • Heaven or Las Vegas was digitally remastered and re-released by 4AD in 2003.
  • Voted #18 of "Scotland's 100 Best Rock and Pop Albums" in 2003