Cocteau Twins ‎– Treasure

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Ivo 3:53
Lorelei 3:42
Beatrix 3:11
Persephone 4:17
Pandora (For Cindy) 5:35
Amelia 3:29
Aloysius 3:26
Cicely 3:27
Otterley 4:03
Donimo 6:11

Versions (68)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album) 4AD CAD 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
50297 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album) 4AD 50297 France 1984 Sell This Version
CADC 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Bla) 4AD CADC 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CADC 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Cle) 4AD CADC 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CADC 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Cre) 4AD CADC 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CADC 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Whi) 4AD CADC 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
206 699, 206 699-620, 206 699-8 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD, 4AD, 4AD 206 699, 206 699-620, 206 699-8 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
206 699, 206 699-620, 206 699-8 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD, Virgin, 4AD, 4AD 206 699, 206 699-620, 206 699-8 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 Israel 1984 Sell This Version
70297 A Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD, Virgin 70297 A France 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 412 Ireland 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, Promo) 4AD CAD 412 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, TP) 4AD CAD 412 UK 1984 Sell This Version
VOG 1 3350, COCT 5 Cocteau Twins Treasure + Aikea-Guinea(LP, Album + 12", EP) Vertigo, Vertigo VOG 1 3350, COCT 5 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
VOG4-1 3350 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album) Vertigo VOG4-1 3350 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
28VB-1024, CAD-412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) Virgin, 4AD 28VB-1024, CAD-412 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
630705 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) Edisom, Lda. 630705 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
58017 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album) 4AD 58017 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
CAD 412, 28VB-1024 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, Promo) 4AD, Virgin CAD 412, 28VB-1024 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
58017 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl) PolyGram 58017 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
CAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD CAD 412 CD UK 1986 Sell This Version
CAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD CAD 412 CD Germany 1986 Sell This Version
CAD 412 CD, CAD412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD, 4AD CAD 412 CD, CAD412 CD UK 1986 Sell This Version
839 993-2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Vertigo 839 993-2 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
104.8379 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE) Virgin 104.8379 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
30CY-1660 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD 30CY-1660 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
C4 96418 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records C4 96418 US 1988 Sell This Version
CY-4412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD CY-4412 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
SX-T 144 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE) 4AD, Tonpress SX-T 144 Poland 1989 Sell This Version
CDP 7 96418 2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records, 4AD CDP 7 96418 2 US 1991 Sell This Version
MG 0663 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, RE, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 0663 Poland 1991 Sell This Version
ZN 003 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE) Zona Records ZN 003 Lithuania 1991 Sell This Version
ZN 003 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE, Lam) Zona Records ZN 003 Lithuania 1991 Sell This Version
RTD 120.0016.2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD, Rough Trade RTD 120.0016.2 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
868032 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, Sec) 4AD 868032 France 1993 Sell This Version
CDP 7 96418 4 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7 96418 4 US 1993 Sell This Version
SON 48 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Sonic Records (2) SON 48 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
CAD 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album) 4AD CAD 412 Philippines 1996 Sell This Version
CAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RP) 4AD CAD 412 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
JPCD 9710635 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) ООО "ДОРА", Grammy JPCD 9710635 Russia 1998 Sell This Version
RCCY-1041 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD RCCY-1041 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD, CAD412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM) 4AD, 4AD GAD 412 CD, CAD412 CD UK 2002 Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM) 4AD GAD 412 CD US 2003 Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM) 4AD GAD 412 CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
TECI-24272 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Imperial Records (13), 4AD TECI-24272 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
TECI-21340 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Imperial Records (13), 4AD TECI-21340 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM) 4AD, Союз GAD 412 CD Russia 2007 Sell This Version
WPCB-20035 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD WPCB-20035 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
VIN180LP023 Cocteau Twins Treasure Deluxe(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, 180) Vinyl 180 VIN180LP023 UK 2010 Sell This Version
VIN180LP018 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Vinyl 180, 4AD VIN180LP018 UK 2010 Sell This Version
CAD3710 Cocteau Twins Treasure(LP, Album, RE, RM) 4AD CAD3710 Europe 2018 Sell This Version
CDP 7 96418 2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7 96418 2 US Unknown Sell This Version
SON 48 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Sonic Records (2) SON 48 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
6412-2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) Roadrunner Records, 4AD, Beggars Banquet Music 6412-2 Brazil Unknown Sell This Version
CAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE) 4AD, BNE - Brand New Entertainment CAD 412 CD Israel Unknown Sell This Version
30240 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, Fir) 4AD 30240 France Unknown Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) 4AD GAD 412 CD UK Unknown Sell This Version
GAD 412 CD Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) 4AD GAD 412 CD UK Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 7 96418 2 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, RP) Capitol Records CDP 7 96418 2 US Unknown Sell This Version
0777 7 86803 2 1 Cocteau Twins Treasure(CD, Album, RE, Thi) 4AD 0777 7 86803 2 1 France Unknown Sell This Version
50297 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, RE) 4AD 50297 France Unknown Sell This Version
CADC 412 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, RE, Cle) 4AD CADC 412 UK Unknown Sell This Version
JM 090 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Jam (5) JM 090 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
SONC 48 Cocteau Twins Treasure(Cass, Album, Whi) Sonic Records (2) SONC 48 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

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carl.jules.988

carl.jules.988

July 14, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710

Important note: this is not a "all analog vinyl" reissue, it used digital high transferred resolution files from the analog tapes. 4ad clearly announced on their website that this pressing used <<New masters created from high definition files transferred from the original analogue tapes>>
http://4ad.com/news/870
https://web.archive.org/web/20180707235610/http://4ad.com/news/870
Ahoyskin

Ahoyskin

May 29, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
Beware of ordering through 4AD direct in the USA. Matador does the shipping and my copy came with a visible seam split in the inner sleeve. They wouldn't even attempt to reconcile the issue in any way, they just told me it was normal.
skint007

skint007

May 19, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
I have listened to this last night, along with HEAD OVER HEELS, and both of them sound nice, I did not have originals to compare them with. Good pressings , dead silent, i’m happy.
Kraftwerker1967

Kraftwerker1967

April 25, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, CAD 412
Still got my original vinyl pressing of this. In excellent condition, as is the inlay sleeve. Sell it? No bloody chance!!! One of my favourite albums of all-time. Liz's voice is unreal, and the music is exceptional. What a classic!!!???
steve.cureboi

steve.cureboi

April 8, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
This is hands down the worst remaster yet. The dynamic range has been squashed even more than the last time (which is going some). Stick with the original which is still, by far, a better product than this.
discophage

discophage

March 28, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
Terrible sound. Based on the dramatic Robin Guthrie CD remastering. Apparently the other Cocteau reissues are not much better. Shame on you 4 AD.
maxal

maxal

March 27, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, CAD 412
[I wrote this because of Garlands, but as I mention TREASURE I copy it here too.]

Garlands is such a strange album. I have written a few bits here on Discogs, but have not yet brought myself to chain this album to words . . .

I love all of Cocteau Twins' releases, but Garlands definitely has a place of its own in my heart. Many 'fans' don't like Garlands. Others say Cocteau Twins albums get better, one after the other until Heaven and Las Vegas (the professed pinnacle). Obviously personal taste affects assessment of how to rank a Cocteau Twins album. It is hard to 'pick a favourite', kicking the others off the pedestal.

I'd say the best CT albums are the first three and between the first three there is a kind of odd journey - emerging a primordial state (Garlands); raw, seeing for the first time, all is a dazzle and there is little difference between blindness and sight. The journey continues in Limbo (Head over Heels); and finally there is arrival, or transcendance (Treasure). Of course I love the CT albums succeeding these three as the gems are all undoubtedly still present. (Alice is a wonderful track - and Dif Juz's Love Insane with Elizabeth Fraser's vocals is one of my favourite tracks . . .). But for those first three albums there seems to be something more complete / completely perfect.

Treasure is certainly a beauty, and with the track titles - godly, with a small G. It is a finely polished gem. Donimo is like arriving at the pearly gates, wings aflutter. Lorelei evokes the feeling of having been in heaven and passed straight through it. What else is there? Listen to Lorelei from 2 minutes twenty secs onwards: 'de dow de dow de dow de dow de dowwww . . . wwwwwop!' this part of the song effortlessly conveys a past yearning for heaven, twiddling thumbs to the turned face of beauty.

Head over Heels is also a beauty with its extraordinary position between two other perfect albums. "When Mama Was queer, I broke down in my womb" . . . this first track has the raw, vital sound of the album it is leaving, Garlands, but there is a new twinkling of purity, the future sound of CT: listen to this track, you'll hear what I mean. My Love Paramour - can you imagine if a piece of music like this were to emerge again today? And then the final track, Musette and Drums - insinuating the fusion of hard and soft, the delicate musette and the beating of drums.

To get back to the feeling of Garlands as a Cocteau Twins album in a territory of its own, part of the reason for this is the different line-up, having Will Heggie's bass. But also, Garlands has a rawer sound, almost grating - this gets to the magic of the album. Garlands seems to fuse the beauty of sound with its discordant opposite better than I have heard in other music. This fusion reveals a kind of pure light as it first emerges from its partner, darkness. It's difficult to put into words, once put in words they seem too small: sacred / profane, a religious feeling of being shown something secret, a lot of people have spoken like this to me of this album.

Blind Dumb Deaf seems to evoke some kind of fated, unrelenting, inescapable entrance into reality, "by the method of faith, I'll swear that I'm part of it." Swearing into a reality which could be both horrific and wonderful - the only reality. And then the title track itself, Garlands. I do love the opening track of Blood Bitch, it's supremely powerful with it's bass. However, if Blood Bitch weren't there, then Garlands could be. Garlands starts off with a strange build up of discordant screeches (very much like the sound of Gordon Sharpe's Cindytalk at that time). It's a bit like a train approaching. The music then hits you like a train. Garlands therefore is the perfect beginning album for the CT journey.

By the way, most of the Cocteau Twins' lyrics are words. I really wish Elizabeth would publish them - she obviously worked on them very hard and they do contribute to the beauty of the sound.

I mentioned Gordon Sharpe of Cindytalk. He appears with vocals in some of the extra tracks of Garlands. I wish there were more of these collaborations: his voice with Elizabeth's would be the perfect accompaniment. Camoufalge Heart is a stunning Cindytalk album (along with Wappinschaw and In This World.) Cindytalk is the best group 4AD didn't release - Gordon Sharpe did some work with This Mortal Coil.
noeluk

noeluk

March 16, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
I believe this RE comes with download codes. Are they for HiRes/24bit wav files, or just standard 320k mp3s? Thanks.
congress_records

congress_records

March 15, 2018
edited 9 months ago
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, RE, RM, CAD3710
I bought this (and the Head Over Heels) reissue tonight because my record store had these out a day early. I was waiting with baited breath for this Treasure reissue ever since it was announced.

As with the other recent 4AD vinyl reissues of the Cocteau back-catalog, this sounds absolutely sublime. In fact, and maybe it's because Treasure is such an early release, the mastering job here is truly stunning and makes for what I believe is the finest Cocteau Twins reissue yet, and I'm about as big a fanboy of CT as you'll find. The stereo image is totally crisp and enveloping, and between the songs there is dead silence, as dead as it gets. Seriously, the music totally comes to life and sings out of the speakers. So rich and detailed, you hear all the melodies that are embedded deep in these songs. Physically, the record is totally flat, no warping, and the hole is precisely centered. Perfect.

The jacket is matte (like the other reissues), and like those other reissues the record comes in a printed sleeve. Nothing overly 'deluxe' or anything, but still very beautiful/high quality, great resolution on the gorgeous art.

This is the ultimate pressing from the ultimate album of the ultimate band. So absolutely thrilled 4AD is going through and gifting us Cocteau fans with these reissues. Don't hesitate to pull the trigger on this one.

Now, please, 4AD: give us Victorialand!!!
OnlyLeura

OnlyLeura

January 24, 2018
referencing Treasure, LP, Album, CAD 412
Heavyweight black vinyl reissue (cut from brand-new HD 96/24 masters) is releasing 16 Mar 2018 on 4AD.