History Music / XTC

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!]]
20th Apr '17 8:31:41 PM DavidDelony
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* WorstAid: Andy Partridge's collapses during the 1982 tour were caused by his then-wife Marianne throwing away his supply of Valium, apparently unaware of the severity of benzodiazepine withdrawal.
9th Apr '17 11:23:26 PM Mdumas43073
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/xtc.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:XTC circa 1989. Left to right: David Gregory, Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding]]

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/xtc.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:XTC [[caption-width-right:300:XTC circa 1989. Left to right: David Gregory, Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding]]
Moulding.]]



->''"Drowning here in summer's cauldron''
->''Under mats of flower lava''
->''Please don't pull me out, this is how I would want to go"''
-->--'''XTC''', "Summer's Cauldron"

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->''"Drowning here in summer's cauldron''
->''Under
cauldron\\
Under
mats of flower lava''
->''Please
lava\\
Please
don't pull me out, this is how I would want to go"''
-->--'''XTC''', -->-- "Summer's Cauldron"
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