On this day in history (November 1, 1984), Cocteau Twins released their 3rd studio album Treasure on 4AD. This album features one of the bands marquee songs, Lorelei. Many claim that this album marks the beginning of the ethereal sound for Cocteau Twins.
Charts and Accolades
- PopMatters listed this on the 12 Essential Alternative Rock albums from the 80’s
- Treblezine listed this as the Best Dreampop album
- Slant Magazine charted this as the #74 best albums of the 80’s.
- NME magazine listed Treasure as the 37th best album of 1984
- Pitchfork magazine listed Treasure as the 98th best album of the 80’s.
- Robert Smith, from The Cure, called this one of the most romantic albums ever recorded, and played it as he got ready on his wedding day.
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