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Simon Raymonde

Biography

Most referred to as the Cocteau Twins’ bassist from 1984 until their break up, Simon Raymonde, the son of noted pop songwriter and arranger Ivor Raymonde, in fact lower his teeth in Drowning Craze, a short-lived post-punk group in Situation Two that released a trio of singles just before disbanding. After spending over ten years as an essential cog within the Cocteau Twins’ machine, Raymonde and previous bandmate Robin Guthrie create the Bella Union label release a several information by like-minded works. He also became significantly active with creation responsibilities, twiddling knobs and offering assistance for Bella Union performers the Czarz, the Autumns, Lift to see, and Rothko, along with the past due Billy Mackenzie. Raymonde spent some time working sporadically along with his personal musical endeavors; he wrote, created, and played several devices for Nanaco’s past due-’90s recordings and released the single record Blame ANOTHER PERSON in 1997 on Bella Union.

Quick Facts


Full Name Simon Raymonde
Profession Music Producer, Bassist
Nationality English
Parents Ivor Raymonde
Music Groups Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, Snowbird, The Lillies
Music Songs Fyt, Song To The Siren, Cherry-Coloured Funk, Heaven or Las Vegas, Ice Blink Luck, Carolyn's Fingers, Sugar Hiccup, Alice, Lorelei, Donimo, Know Who You Are at Every Age, Fotzepolitic, Blue Bell Knoll, Fifty-Fifty Clown, Persephone, Lazy Calm, Rilkean Heart, Seekers Who Are Lovers, Those Eyes, That Mouth, Pitch the Baby, Pink Orange Red, Millimillenary, I Wear Your Ring, Sixteen Days / Gathering Dust, Violaine, You and Your Sister, Crushed, Serpentskirt, A Kissed Out Red Floatboat, Kangaroo, Half-Gifts, Ivo
Albums Twinlights, Four-Calendar Café, Heaven or Las Vegas, Blue Bell Knoll, The Moon and the Melodies, Victorialand, Aikea-Guinea, Luminus Love In 23
Movies Beautiful Noise, Walk Away Renee


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#Fact
1 Son of actor/musician Ivor Raymonde.
2 Founded, w/Robin Guthrie, the UK record label Bella Union Records in 1997.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 2016 writer: "IVO"
Califórnia 2015 writer: "Beatrix"
White Bird in a Blizzard 2014 writer: "Sea, Swallow Me" - as Simon Philip Raymonde
Test 2013/I writer: "Lorelei"
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 writer: "Pearly Dew Drops Drop"
The Lovely Bones 2009 writer: "Alice" 2006
S. Darko 2009 writer: "Heaven or Las Vegas" - as Simon Philip Raymonde
Parashat Ha-Shavua 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
27 Dresses 2008 writer: "Cherry Coloured Funk"
Mysterious Skin 2004 writer: "Crushed"
Joyride 1997 writer: "Ivy & Neet"
Nowhere 1997 writer: "Seekers Who Are Lovers The Otherness Mix"
The Doom Generation 1995 writer: "Summerblink"
Highlander: The Final Dimension 1994 producer: "Bluebeard" / writer: "Bluebeard"
Mad Dog and Glory 1993 writer: "Iceblink Luck" 1990
Baywatch TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1993 music - 1 episode, 1993

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beach Boys 1999

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walk Away Renee 2011 Documentary music supervisor

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Not Me, Murphy 2013/I very special thanks
Mysterious Skin 2004 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beautiful Noise 2014 Documentary Himself
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man 2006 Documentary Himself
Later... With Jools Holland 1994 TV Series Himself
The Old Grey Whistle Test 1984 TV Series Himself

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