The Cocteau Twins

The Cocteau Twins. “Twins” who were really a thrupple, like their unrelated cousins, the Thompson Twins. Many aspects in life are not what they appear to be, on the surface, or even on deeper levels. So few singers convey the fervor or electricity that Elizabeth Fraser’s voice does. But what is she saying? Sure, you can google the lyrics to “Carolyn’s Fingers,” but do we even want to? The haunting minor to major, the sweeping range of motion. I’m left with an impression even more unique in the “not knowing,” in the “questioning what is.” Here is another band, Sigor Ros, who are attributed to creating an entirely new language, Hopelandic: