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The band Cocteau Twins was founded in 1981. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Grangemouth. Generally, music journalists would define Cocteau Twins’s style within the genre/s of ethereal wave, dream pop, gothic rock, post-punk, and other rock music.

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This Mortal Coil

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Slowdive are an English rock band that formed in Reading, Berkshire in 1989. The band consists of Rachel Goswell on vocals and guitar, Simon Scott on drums, Neil Halstead on vocals and guitar, Nick Chaplin on bass and Christian Savill on guitar. Several other ... [wikipedia]
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Dead Can Dance

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My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine are a rock band formed in Dublin in 1983. Since 1987, its lineup has consisted of founding members Kevin Shields (vocals, guitar, sampler) and Colm Ó Cíosóig (drums, sampler), with Bilinda Butcher (vocals, guitar) and Debbie Googe (bass). T... [wikipedia]
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Lush were an English rock band formed in London in 1987. The original line-up consisted of Miki Berenyi (vocals, guitar), Emma Anderson (vocals, guitar), Steve Rippon (bass) and Chris Acland (drums). Phil King replaced Rippon in 1991. They were one of the firs... [wikipedia]
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Siouxsie And The Banshees

Siouxsie and the Banshees were a British rock band, formed in London in 1976 by vocalist Siouxsie Sioux and bass guitarist Steven Severin. They have been widely influential, both over their contemporaries and with later acts. Mojo rated guitarist John McGeoch ... [wikipedia]
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Robin Guthrie

Robin Andrew Guthrie (born 4 January 1962) is a Scottish musician, songwriter, composer, record producer and audio engineer, best known as the co-founder of the alternative rock band Cocteau Twins. During his career Guthrie has performed guitar, bass guitar, k... [wikipedia]
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Galaxie 500

Galaxie 500 was an American alternative rock band that formed in 1987 and split up in 1991 after releasing three albums.... [wikipedia]
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Pale Saints

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Tamaryn Brown is a New Zealand songwriter and singer based in Los Angeles. Since 2008, Tamaryn has released four studio albums, an EP and several singles. Her multifaceted style melds various genres such as dream pop, shoegaze, post-punk, gothic rock, synth-po... [wikipedia]
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Harold Budd Simon Raymon

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The Sundays

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Beach House

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The Jesus And Mary Chain

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What Genre is Cocteau Twins?

Cocteau Twins genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Cocteau Twins. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of ethereal wave, dream pop, gothic rock, post-punk, and other rock music.

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