XTC ‎– English Settlement

Virgin ‎– V2223
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Runaways 4:51
A2 Ball And Chain 4:28
A3 Senses Working Overtime 4:45
A4 Jason And The Argonauts 6:03
B1 No Thugs In Our House 5:16
B2 Yacht Dance 3:52
B3 All Of A Sudden (It's Too Late) 5:18
C1 Melt The Guns 6:31
C2 Leisure 5:01
C3 It's Nearly Africa 3:54
C4 Knuckle Down 4:26
D1 Fly On The Wall 3:11
D2 Down In The Cockpit 5:35
D3 English Roundabout 3:50
D4 Snowman 4:26

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Very first edition: embossed cover with green lettering, opening from the top.
Otherwise identical to XTC - English Settlement.
Released with two printed inner sleeves.
Recorded at The Manor, Oxfordshire, England, August 1981.
Ⓟ & © 1982

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): V-2223-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): V-2223-B2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): V-2223-C2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): V-2223-D3 WADDIES 6X RULES HIC!
  • Matrix / Runout (All 4 sides, stamped): TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side A runout, etched): V-2223-A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side B runout, etched): V-2223-B1
  • Matrix / Runout ( Variant 2 Side C runout, etched): V-2223-C1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side D runout, etched): V-2223-D2 WADDIES 6X RULES HIC!
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 All 4 sides, stamped): TOWNHOUSE

Other Versions (5 of 65) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
4036-2 XTC English Settlement(CD, Album, RE) Geffen Records 4036-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
BAN 2223 XTC English Settlement(LP, Album) Virgin BAN 2223 Israel 1982 Sell This Version
404 446 XTC English Settlement(Cass, Album) Virgin 404 446 France 1982 Sell This Version
25VB-1071 XTC English Settlement(LP, Album) Virgin 25VB-1071 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
TCV 2223 XTC English Settlement(Cass, Album) Virgin TCV 2223 UK 1982 Sell This Version


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January 6, 2015
there is a music cassette Virgin 404446 for France 1982


March 18, 2014

A supreme recording. Excellent music, lyrically pertinent (even now) and to my ear near perfect production. One of the highlights of my collection.