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Drums and Wires

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XTC: Making Plans for Nigel


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Description: CD version 2002. Most Americans' first taste of XTC came from this CD, originally released in 1979. The band's first full-length without cofounder Barry Andrews, it was a cavalcade of Andy Partridge's neuroses and paranoia. Although it contained two quirky bona fide pop songs--the calling card "Making Plans for Nigel" and the breezy "Life Begins at the Hop"--the music as a whole was as jagged as Partridge's attitude. "Complicated Game" and "Scissor Man" have the singer's haunting howl echoing and whispering throughout, sounding like a fun house operator gone mad, while "Real by Reel, ... (more)
Manufacturer: Caroline
Release date: 6 August 2002
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724385065323 UPC: 724385065323
Tags: Pitchfork 70s (1), 1970s (1), Pop (1), New Wave (1), M (1)
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