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StanInBlack wrote:Drums and Wires is where it all really begins (I think that's the general consensus, but it's definitely the case for me) but as great as Drums and Wires is, it feels like a light snack compared to the banquets that would follow.
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I can only take XTC in small doses though otherwise they make me seasick. Prime example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPTtlHmrwHg
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Andy Partridge: "I honestly thought "Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down" would get to number one!"

Also Andy Partridge: "*atonally singing* Yaaaachtiiiing's FiiiiIIIINE..."
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StanInBlack wrote:Andy Partridge: "I honestly thought "Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down" would get to number one!"

Also Andy Partridge: "*atonally singing* Yaaaachtiiiing's FiiiiIIIINE..."
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For the fans on here:
https://burningshed.com/store/ape?utm_s ... 08+04+2022

"Andy Partridge - My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 2 EP (CD / Vinyl)

My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 2 presents four more gems resulting from Andy Partridge’s post XTC period as a songwriter for hire writing for other artists. CD and vinyl editions in stock and shipping now. My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 1 is also available on vinyl"
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Nice - I heard the first one wasn't too great - anyone heard it?

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MiB81 wrote: 10 Apr 2022, 10:59 For the fans on here:
https://burningshed.com/store/ape?utm_s ... 08+04+2022

"Andy Partridge - My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 2 EP (CD / Vinyl)

My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 2 presents four more gems resulting from Andy Partridge’s post XTC period as a songwriter for hire writing for other artists. CD and vinyl editions in stock and shipping now. My Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 1 is also available on vinyl"
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Acquired the brand new repressing of “Mummer”. Don’t really like the alternative sleeve artwork, but musically, lyrically it’s a very fine album. A very good repressing, excellent sound quality, excellent quality vinyl, and interestingly proclaiming to be pressed in England. I rate Mummer higher than quite a lot of XTC albums, one of their best imho
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https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/ ... Cv7XBFvc8Y

Enjoyable but bittersweet interview.


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theraven1979 wrote: 20 Oct 2022, 15:33 https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/ ... Cv7XBFvc8Y

Enjoyable but bittersweet interview.


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Jake wrote:Acquired the brand new repressing of “Mummer”. Don’t really like the alternative sleeve artwork, but musically, lyrically it’s a very fine album. A very good repressing, excellent sound quality, excellent quality vinyl, and interestingly proclaiming to be pressed in England. I rate Mummer higher than quite a lot of XTC albums, one of their best imho
Keep meaning to buy this. I also like this album.

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I've been checking some of the Steven Wilson remixes. Wow is all I can say.

Also I'm getting through some of the XTC material that's been a grey area bar a dozen or so tracks from Big Express onwards (Oranges & Lemons I already knew). Some great material. Some of it takes time to appreciate like the 'Apple Venus' stuff. I tend to prefer the pastoral, orchestral approach they acquired later on.
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markorbit wrote:I've been checking some of the Steven Wilson remixes. Wow is all I can say.

Also I'm getting through some of the XTC material that's been a grey area bar a dozen or so tracks from Big Express onwards (Oranges & Lemons I already knew). Some great material. Some of it takes time to appreciate like the 'Apple Venus' stuff. I tend to prefer the pastoral, orchestral approach they acquired later on.
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