Heaven or Las Vegas (1990) The title, Heaven or Las Vegas , might be a jab at the many people who've called this British band's music "heavenly." And in fact… Cocteau Twins Rock
Music Review

Heaven or Las Vegas (1990)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Cocteau Twins; Genre: Rock

The title, Heaven or Las Vegas, might be a jab at the many people who've called this British band's music ''heavenly.'' And in fact the album does have Vegas-like pop hooks and rhythms floating inconclusively through the songs. But that just makes the proceedings — with singer Liz Fraser's pillowy voice swaddled in echo — sound even more appealing. And odder. B-

Originally posted Sep 21, 1990 Published in issue #32 Sep 21, 1990 Order article reprints