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Xtc drums and wires

Loved this album; its experimental in places original lyrically kinda witty early British punk pop electronica

Drums and Wires-Good album !!

Besides the single "making plans for nigel" which i love, there are plenty of other songs on this very good XTC to enjoy. "Reel by Reel" and "life begins at the top" are just a couple to mention, check it out, different but good like the band themselves.


Formed: 1976 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

XTC was one of the smartest -- and catchiest -- British pop bands to emerge from the punk and new wave explosion of the late '70s. From the tense, jerky riffs of their early singles to the lushly arranged, meticulous pop of their later albums, XTC's music has always been driven by the hook-laden songwriting of guitarist Andy Partridge and bassist Colin Moulding. While popular success has eluded them in both Britain and America, the group has developed a devoted cult following in both countries that...
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