History Music / XTC

7th Mar '18 1:03:26 PM nombretomado
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* RecordProducer: They got ToddRundgren to produce ''Skylarking'' and ended up with acrimony. Partridge is still kind of pissed off by Rundgren's JerkAss-ish behaviour. They haven't really complained about the other producers they worked with.

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* RecordProducer: They got ToddRundgren Music/ToddRundgren to produce ''Skylarking'' and ended up with acrimony. Partridge is still kind of pissed off by Rundgren's JerkAss-ish behaviour. They haven't really complained about the other producers they worked with.
18th Feb '18 10:32:32 AM thelivingtoad
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The band's other two initial members were keyboardist Barry Andrews (who left after two albums in 1979 and was replaced by Gregory), and drummer Terry Chambers (who left in 1983 when the band's retirement from touring severely cut into his income, and was replaced by a series of session musicians for each album).

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The band's other two initial members were keyboardist Barry Andrews (who left after two albums in 1979 and was replaced by Gregory), Gregory; Andrews wound up joining [[Music/KingCrimson Robert Fripp & The League of Gentlemen]] shortly thereafter and later formed his own group, Shriekback), and drummer Terry Chambers (who left in 1983 when the band's retirement from touring severely cut into his income, and was replaced by a series of session musicians for each album).
13th Dec '17 11:15:24 AM DavidDelony
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** The cover of ''Oranges And Lemons'', based on a radio station poster my Milton Glaser, is done in the style of a late '60s album.

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** The cover of ''Oranges And Lemons'', based on a radio station poster my by Milton Glaser, is done in the style of a late '60s album.
13th Dec '17 11:14:13 AM DavidDelony
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* UpdatedRerelease: The band's CD reissues added B-sides from the singles released from each album to the running order as bonus tracks. The early versions took the unusual step of putting them right in the middle of the track listing rather then appending them to the end.

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* UpdatedRerelease: The band's CD reissues added B-sides from the singles released from each album to the running order as bonus tracks. The early versions took the unusual step of putting them right in the middle of the track listing rather then appending them to the end. Later reissues tacked the bonus tracks onto the end of the albums, in keeping with the standard practice.
28th Jun '17 6:14:43 AM TrippyDippy
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* DoubleMeaningTitle: "Don't Lose Your Temper", which is about a guy telling his partner not to lose her fiery attitude (i.e. her temper) because he's in love with her wild side.

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* DoubleMeaningTitle: The B-side "Don't Lose Your Temper", which is about a guy telling his partner not to lose her fiery attitude (i.e. her temper) because he's in love with her wild side.



* TruckDriversGearChange: Occurs in "When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty", "Respectable Street", "Rocket from a Bottle", "Towers of London", "Ball and Chain", "Senses Working Overtime", "Great Fire" (which is itself a rewrite of "Senses"), "Me and the Wind", "The Everyday Story of Smalltown", "You're the Wish You Are I Had", "Bike Ride to the Moon", "Another Satellite", "You're a Good Man Albert Brown", "Pale and Precious", "Easter Theatre".

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* TruckDriversGearChange: Occurs in "When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty", "Respectable Street", "Rocket from a Bottle", "Towers of London", "Don't Lose Your Temper", "Ball and Chain", "Senses Working Overtime", "Great Fire" (which is itself a rewrite of "Senses"), "Me and the Wind", "The Everyday Story of Smalltown", "You're the Wish You Are I Had", "Bike Ride to the Moon", "Another Satellite", "You're a Good Man Albert Brown", "Pale and Precious", "Easter Theatre".
28th Jun '17 6:11:16 AM TrippyDippy
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* DoubleMeaningTitle: "Don't Lose Your Temper", which is about a guy telling his partner not to lose her fiery attitude (i.e. her temper) because he's in love with her wild side.
29th May '17 10:43:12 PM NWolfman
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Andy Partridge's song Creator/Harry|Partridge is a well-respected web animator.

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Younger tropers may be more familiar with Andy Partridge's song Creator/Harry|Partridge is a well-respected son, web animator.
animator Creator/HarryPartridge.
29th May '17 10:42:07 PM NWolfman
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Andy Partridge's song Creator/Harry|Partridge is a well-respected web animator.
27th May '17 5:27:56 PM nombretomado
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* They recorded a ''{{Viz}}'' promotional single as "Johnny Japes and his Jesticles".

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* They recorded a ''{{Viz}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Viz}}'' promotional single as "Johnny Japes and his Jesticles".
26th May '17 11:15:15 AM TrippyDippy
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You can vote for your favourite XTC album by heading over to the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestAlbumXTC Best Album crowner]].

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You can vote for your favourite XTC album by heading over to the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestAlbumXTC Best Album crowner]]. You can also vote for your favourite XTC track [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/Sandbox/BestSongXTC here!]]
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