Sounding more like the recording engineer accidentally fed only the reverb buss to the 2 channel master instead of the intended mix of “dry and wet”, the Cocteau Twins’ ethereal, reverb drenched Head Over Heels released in 1983 became a much imitated template for “wave”, “shoe gazing” and other musical genres that followed in its wake.

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Cocteau Twins
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Head Over Heels
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4AD CAD 3709 180g LP+ MP3 download card
Cred Prod: 
Cocteau Twins and John Fryer
Cred Eng: 
Jon Turner
Cred Mix: 
Jon Turner
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Sounding more like the recording engineer accidentally fed only the reverb buss to the 2 channel master instead of the intended mix of “dry and wet”, the Cocteau Twins’ ethereal, reverb drenched Head Over Heels released in 1983 became a much imitated template for “wave”, “shoe gazing” and other musical genres that followed in its wake.