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The First Time I Heard Cocteau Twins (First Time I Heard #2)
by Scott Heim
The First Time I Heard Cocteau Twins is Part II in an ongoing series where musicians and writers tell their stories of first hearing the music of an iconic artist or band. In this second volume (following the opening installment, which covered Joy Division / New Order), forty different musicians and writers remember their initial experiences hearing the seminal dreampop / ...more
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Since I am a huge Cocteau Twins fan, this was a special book. If you are a fan, you will always remember the first time you heard the angelic vocal, The otherworldly guitars that seem to haunt you. Now first time was in 1982. The first album, Garlands. I was separated from of now ex wife and read about this band from Scotland. I had to try. I am so glad I did. It started a whole lifetime of listening pleasure and mood changes throughout my life. They have been a part of my second marriage. As a ...more
Scott Heim was born in Hutchinson, Kansas in 1966. He grew up in a small farming community there, and later attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence, earning a B.A. in English and Art History in 1989 and an M.A. in English Literature in 1991. He attended the M.F.A. program in Writing at Columbia University, where he wrote his first novel, Mysterious Skin. HarperCollins published that book in ...moreMore about Scott Heim...
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