Hear an excerpt from the ethereal pop legend’s operatic score for an upcoming miniseries.
Since disbanding her influential dream pop band, Cocteau Twins, Elizabeth Fraser has remained fairly quiet in the music world. Though she’s worked with artists including Massive Attack and released a pair of singles, her last full-length statement remains Cocteau Twins’ 1996 final album Milk & Kisses. Now Fraser has teamed with her husband Damon Reece for her most extensive project since then, as Loaded report.
The pair have composed an operatic score for the upcoming series Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells — a four-part mini-series set to debut on Sky Arts January 28. The consists of four adaptations of stories by H.G. Wells and includes performances by Michael Gambon, Ray Winstone and Rupert Graves. Watch the trailer below to hear some of Fraser and Reece’s score.
In 2012, Fraser described having an album’s worth of solo material and put to rest any hope of a Cocteau Twins reunion.