XTC ‎– Transistor Blast

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Cooking Vinyl ‎– COOKCD152
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4 × CD
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Studio Sessions
1-1 Intro
Voice – Andy Partridge
0:49
1-2 Life Begins At The Hop 4:20
1-3 Scarecrow People 4:13
1-4 Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her 4:21
1-5 Ten Feet Tall 2:54
1-6 Garden Of Earthly Delights 5:34
1-7 Runaways 4:41
1-8 When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty 3:07
1-9 I'm Bugged 3:35
1-10 Another Satellite 4:21
1-11 You're The Wish You Are I Had 3:24
1-12 Crosswires 2:10
1-13 Roads Girdle The Globe 5:03
Studio Sessions
2-1 No Thugs In Our House 5:23
2-2 One Of The Millions 4:26
2-3 Real By Reel 3:49
2-4 The Meeting Place 3:08
2-5 Meccanic Dancing 2:36
2-6 Poor Skeleton Steps Out 3:27
2-7 Into The Atom Age 2:27
2-8 The Rhythm 2:55
2-9 This World Over 4:33
2-10 Snowman 4:42
2-11 Danceband 2:41
2-12 Making Plans For Nigel 4:07
2-13 Jason And The Argonauts 5:42
1978/79 Live In Concert Recordings
3-1 Radio's In Motion 3:21
3-2 Crosswires 2:06
3-3 Science Friction 3:34
3-4 Statue Of Liberty 2:58
3-5 The Rhythm 2:55
3-6 I'll Set Myself On Fire 3:27
3-7 Newtown Animal In A Furnished Cage 1:55
3-8 All Along The Watchtower
Written-By – Bob Dylan
5:58
3-9 Beatown 3:24
3-10 This Is Pop 2:37
3-11 Danceband 2:49
3-12 Neon Shuffle 4:33
Live In Concert Hammersmith Palais 22.12.80
4-1 Life Begins At The Hop 3:55
4-2 Burning With Optimism's Flames 4:29
4-3 Love At First Sight 3:03
4-4 Respectable Street 3:52
4-5 No Language In Our Lungs 4:58
4-6 This Is Pop 2:49
4-7 Scissor Man 4:58
4-8 Towers Of London 5:13
4-9 Battery Brides 7:21
4-10 Living Through Another Cuba 3:29
4-11 Generals And Majors 4:47
4-12 Making Plans For Nigel 4:21
4-13 Are You Receiving Me? 3:16

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Subtitled "The Best Of The BBC Sessions" on the bottom of the box.

CD1 and CD2 contain studio-recordings made for & transmitted on various radio shows (recorded/transmitted) by the BBC:
• John Peel Show: 1-12 (20.6.77/24.6.77); 1-9, 2-7, 2-11 (21.9.77/26.9.77); 2-5, 2-8 (13.11.78/23.11.78); 1-1, 1-5, 1-13, 2-3 (8.10.79/15.10.79).
• Kid Jensen Show: 1-2, 1-8, 2-12 (21.5.79/31.5.79); 1-7, 2-1, 2-10, 2-13 (14.1.82/25.1.82).
• Bruno Brookes Show Oct. 1984: 1-4, 1-11, 2-9 (-/19-22.11.84).
• Sunday Live: 1-1, 2-4 (-/22.2.87).
• Richard Skinner Show: 1-3, 2-6 (16.3.89/5.4.89).
• Andy Kershaw Show: 1-6, 2-2 (16.3.89/11.6.89).

CD3 contains recordings from two live performances in 1978 and 1979:
• recorded for Sight & Sound In Concert at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London (9.3.78): 3-1, 3-2, 3-4, 3-6 to 3-8, 3-10 to 3-12.
• recorded for In Concert at Paris Theatre, London (17.1.79): 3-3, 3-5, 3-9.

CD4 was entirely recorded for In Concert at Hammersmith Odeon (22.12.80) and is identical to XTC - In Concert-246

Released as paper-laminated cardboard box with 4 printed slim jewel cases (4 colors of plastic) and a 12 page booklet with liner-notes by Colin Moulding and Andy Partridge.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 11297 15522 8
  • Barcode: 711297155228
  • Label Code: LC 7180
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Mirrored): D2180 COOKCD 152 DISC 1 ꞉∙ 1:0 [Nimbus logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Mirrored): D2181 COOKCD 152 DISC 2 ∙ 1:1 [Nimbus logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3, Mirrored): D2182 COOKCD 152 DISC 3 ∙ 1:0 [Nimbus logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD4, Mirrored): D2183 COOKCD 152 DISC 4 ∙ 1:0 [Nimbus logo]
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, Written twice): IFPI L123
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2 to CD4, Written twice): IFPI L122
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): ifpi 2335
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, Variant 1): ifpi 2304
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, Variant 2): ifpi 2312
  • Mould SID Code (CD3): ifpi 2304
  • Mould SID Code (CD4): ifpi 2322

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TVT 3240-2, COOK CD 152 XTC Transistor Blast(4xCD, Comp + Box) TVT Records, Cooking Vinyl TVT 3240-2, COOK CD 152 US 1998 Sell This Version
PCCY-01309 XTC Transistor Blast(4xCD, Comp + Box) Canyon International PCCY-01309 Japan 1998 Sell This Version

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