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XTC Members and Albums

British rock band formed in 1976 in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Members 
Name
Born Role
Andy John Partridge  Valletta, Malta, 11 November 1953 vocals and guitar
Colin Ivor Moulding  Swindon, Wiltshire, England, 17 August 1955 bass, vocals
Barry Andrews  West Norwood, London, England, 12 September 1956 keyboards
Terry Chambers  Swindon, Wiltshire, England, 16 July 1955 drums
David Gregory Swindon, Wiltshire, England, 21 September 1952 guitar, keyboards
Release
Album
Songs
1978,
Virgin
White Music 1. 'Radios in Motion'
2. 'X Wires'
3. 'This is Pop'
4. 'Do What You Do'
5. 'Statue of Liberty'
6. 'All Along the Watch Tower'
7. 'Atom Age'
8. 'Set Myself on Fire'
9. 'I'm Bugged'
10. 'New Town Animal'
11. 'Spinning Top'
12. 'Neon Shuffle'
1978,
Virgin
Go 2 1. 'Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!)'
2. 'Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian)'
3. 'Buzzcity Talking'
4. 'Crowded Room'
5. 'The Rhythm
6. 'Red'
7. 'Beatown'
8. 'Life is Good in the Greenhouse'
9. 'Jumping in Gomorrah'
10. 'My Weapon'
11. 'Super-Tuff'
12. 'I am the Audience'
1979,
Virgin
Drums And Wires
1. 'Making Plans for Nigel'
2. 'Helicopter'
3. 'Day In Day Out'
4. 'When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty'
5. 'Ten Feet Tall'
6. 'Roads Girdle the Globe'
7. 'Real by Reel'
8. 'Millions'
9. 'That is the Way'
10. 'Outside World'
11. 'Scissor Man'
12. 'Complicated Game'
1980,
Virgin
Black Sea
1. 'Respectable Street'
2. 'Generals and Majors'
3. 'Living Through Another Cuba'
4. 'Love at First Sight'
5. 'Rocket From a Bottle'
6. 'No Language in Our Lungs'
7. 'Towers of London'
8. 'Paper and Iron (Notes and Coins)'
9. 'Burning with Optimism's Flames'
10. 'Sgt. Rock (is Going to Help Me)'
11. 'Travels in Nihilon'
1982,
Virgin
English Settlement 1. 'Runaways'
2. 'Ball and Chain'
3. 'Senses Working Overtime'
4. 'Jason and the Argonauts'
5. 'No Thugs in Our House'
6. 'Yacht Dance'
7. 'All of a Sudden (It's Too Late)'
8. 'Melt the Guns'
9. 'Leisure'
10' It's Nearly Africa'
11. 'Knuckle Down'
12. 'Fly on the Wall'
13. 'Down in the Cockpit'
14. 'English Roundabout'
15. 'Snowman'
1983,
Virgin
Mummer 1. 'Beating of Hearts'
2. 'Wonderland'
3. 'Love on a Farmboy's Wages'
4. 'Great Fire'
5. 'Deliver Us From the Elements'
6. 'Human Alchemy'
7. 'Ladybird'
8. 'In Loving Memory of a Name'
9. 'Me and the Wind'
10. 'Funk Pop a Roll'
1984,
Virgin
The Big Express 1. 'Wake Up'
2. 'All You Pretty Girls'
3. 'Shake You Donkey Up'
4. 'Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her, Kiss Her'
5. 'This World Over'
6. 'The Everyday Story of Smalltown'
7. 'I Bought Myself a Liarbird'
8. 'Reign of Blows (Vote No Violence!)'
9. 'You're the Wish You Are I Had'
10. 'I Remember the Sun'
11. 'Train Running Low on Soul Coal'
1985,
Virgin
25 O'Clock 1. '25 O'Clock'
2. 'Bike Ride to the Moon'
3. 'My Love Explodes'
4. 'What in the World??...'
5. 'Your Gold Dress'
6. 'The Mole from the Ministry'
1986,
Virgin
Skylarking 1. 'Summer's Cauldron'
2. 'Grass'
3. 'The Meeting Place'
4. 'That's Really Super, Supergirl'
5. 'Ballet for a Rainy Day'
6. '1000 Umbrellas'
7. 'Season Cycle'
8. 'Earn Enough for Us'
9. 'Big Day'
10. 'Another Satellite'
11. 'Mermaid Smiled'
12. 'The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul'
13. 'Dying'
14. 'Sacrificial Bonfire'
1989,
Virgin
Psonic Psunspot 1. 'Vanishing Girl'
2. 'Have You Seen Jackie?'
3. 'Little Lighthouse'
4. 'You're a Good Man, Albert Brown
(Curse You Red Barrel)'
5. 'Collideascope'
6. 'You're My Drug'
7. 'Shiny Cage'
8. 'Brainiac's Daughter'
9. 'The Affiliated'
10. 'Pale and Precious'
1989,
Virgin
Oranges & Lemons
1. 'Garden of Earthly Delights'
2. 'The Mayor of Simpleton'
3. 'King for a Day'
4. 'Here Comes President Kill Again'
5. 'The Loving'
6. 'Poor Skeleton Steps Out'
7. 'One of the Millions'
8. 'Scarecrow People'
9. 'Merely a Man'
10. 'Cynical Days'
11. 'Across This Antheap'
12. 'Hold Me My Daddy'
13. 'Pink Thing'
14. 'Miniature Sun'
15. 'Chalkhills and Children'
1992,
Virgin
Nonsuch
1. 'The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead'
2. 'My Bird Performs'
3. 'Dear Madam Barnum
4. 'Humble Daisy'
5. 'The Smartest Monkeys'
6. 'The Disappointed'
7. 'Holly Up On Poppy'
8. 'Crocodile'
9. 'Rook'
10. 'Omnibus'
11. 'That Wave'
12. 'Then She Appeared'
13. 'War Dance'
14. 'Wrapped In Grey'
15. 'The Ugly Underneath'
16. 'Bungalow'
17. 'Books Are Burning'
1999,
Cooking Vinyl
Apple Venus Volume 1 1. 'River of Orchids'
2. 'I'd Like That'
3. 'Easter Theatre'
4. 'Knights in Shining Karma'
5. 'Frivolous Tonight'
6. 'Greenman'
7. 'Your Dictionary'
8. 'Fruit Nut'
9. 'I Can't Own Her'
10. 'Harvest Festival'
11. 'The Last Balloon'
2000,
Cooking Vinyl 
Wasp Star
(Apple Venus Volume 2)
1. 'Playground'
2. 'Stupidly Happy'
3. 'In Another Life'
4. 'My Brown Guitar'
5. 'Boarded Up'
6. 'I'm The Man Who Murdered Love'
7. 'We're All Light'
8. 'Standing In For Joe'
9. 'Wounded Horse'
10. 'You And The Clouds Will Still Be Beautiful'
11. 'Church of Women'
12. 'The Wheel and The Maypole'

Notes

1. UK version.
2. Released under the pseudonym of the 'Dukes of Stratosphear'.

Sources

Bertoncelli, R., C. Thellung et al. 24,000 dischi: guida a tutti i dischi degli artisti e gruppi più importanti. Milano: Zelig, 2006.

Larkin, C., ed. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 5th edn. London: Omnibus Press, 2007.

Wasserstein, S., ed. Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, vol. 2. New York, etc: Schirmer Reference, 2004.

XTC/Dukes of Stratosphear. White Music, Go 2, Drums And Wires, Black Sea, English Settlement, Mummer, The Big Express, 25 O'Clock, Skylarking, Psonic Psunspot, Oranges & Lemons, Nonsuch [LP liner notes]. Virgin, 1978-1992.

XTC. Apple Venus Volume 1, Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2) [LP/CD liner notes]. Cooking Vinyl, 1999-2000.


 






 


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