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XTCNonsuch

Label:Geffen Records – GEFD-24474, Virgin – GEFD-24474
Format:
CD, Album
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock, Pop
Style:Alternative Rock, Pop Rock

Tracklist

1The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
DrumsDave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Bells [Church], Vocals [Cheers]Dave Gregory
Vocals [Cheers]Gus Dudgeon
Written-By, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Trombone, Vocals [Cheers]Andy Partridge
5:00
2My Bird Performs
DrumsDave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals, PercussionAndy Partridge
Electric Guitar, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Brass]Dave Gregory
Flugelhorn, TrumpetGuy Barker
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, BassColin Moulding
3:51
3Dear Madam Barnum
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Whistle [Acme Thunderer], Performer [Circus Band], Backing VocalsDave Gregory
Bass, Backing VocalsColin Moulding
DrumsDave Mattacks
Vocals [Ringmaster]Gus Dudgeon
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Tambourine, Performer [Circus Band]Andy Partridge
2:53
4Humble Daisy
Bass, Backing VocalsColin Moulding
DrumsDave Mattacks
Synthesizer, Electric Guitar, Backing VocalsDave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, PercussionAndy Partridge
3:36
5The Smartest Monkeys
Drums, TambourineDave Mattacks
Electric GuitarAndy Partridge
Synthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings]Dave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, BassColin Moulding
4:18
6The Disappointed
CelloRose Hull
DrumsDave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings]Dave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, Arranged By [Strings]Andy Partridge
3:23
7Holly Up On Poppy
DrumsDave Mattacks
Synthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Electric Guitar [12-string], Backing Vocals, PianoDave Gregory
Written-By, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsAndy Partridge
3:04
8Crocodile
Drums, Sampler [Amphibious Sample]Dave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, SoloistDave Gregory
Written-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric GuitarAndy Partridge
3:56
9Rook
CelloRose Hull
Flugelhorn, TrumpetGuy Barker
Piano, SynthesizerDave Gregory
TambourineGus Dudgeon
Written-By, Vocals, Tambourine, Shaker, Arranged By [Strings And Brass]Andy Partridge
3:45
10Omnibus
Acoustic Guitar, Backing VocalsDave Gregory
Bass, Backing VocalsColin Moulding
Drums, Sampler [Drum Samples]Dave Mattacks
TrumpetGuy Barker
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Programmed By [Keyboard Programming], Synthesizer, Shaker, Arranged By [Brass]Andy Partridge
3:20
11That Wave
Drums, PercussionDave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals, Soloist [Guitar]Dave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric GuitarAndy Partridge
3:34
12Then She Appeared
Drums, Percussion, Sampler [Sitar Sample]Dave Mattacks
Electric Guitar, Electric Guitar [12-string], SynthesizerDave Gregory
Written-By, Vocals, Electric Guitar, PercussionAndy Partridge
3:52
13War Dance
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, SynthesizerDave Gregory
Drums, Shaker, PercussionDave Mattacks
ShakerAndy Partridge
Written-By, Vocals, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Arranged By [Strings And Brass]Colin Moulding
3:23
14Wrapped In Grey
Bass, Backing VocalsColin Moulding
CelloRose Hull
DrumsDave Mattacks
Piano, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings]Dave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Tambourine, PercussionAndy Partridge
3:46
15The Ugly Underneath
Drums, PercussionDave Mattacks
Organ [Hammond], E-Bow, Synthesizer, Backing VocalsDave Gregory
PercussionGus Dudgeon
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric GuitarAndy Partridge
2:37
16Bungalow
Bell Tree, Backing VocalsAndy Partridge
DrumsDave Mattacks
Synthesizer, Piano, Backing VocalsDave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, BassColin Moulding
2:49
17Books Are Burning
Bass, Backing VocalsColin Moulding
Chorus [End Chorus]Gus Dudgeon, Neville Farmer, XTC
Drums, TambourineDave Mattacks
Synthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Electric Guitar, Soloist [Electric Guitar, Second And Fourth], Backing VocalsDave Gregory
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Soloist [Electric Guitar, First And Third]Andy Partridge
4:51
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Credits

Notes

Very similar to this release, but without anything moulded in the inner hub ring.

May include a catalog insert pitching other albums by XTC, with text by Andy Partridge.

Recorded at Chipping Norton Studios, Oxfordshire, England, July - October 1991.
Digitally recorded using the Mitsubishi system - thanks to Hilton Sound Services.
Mixed at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, South Wales,
November - December 1991.

Mastered at Masterdisk, New York.

Front cover illustration from John Speed's Map of Surrey 1611.

All Songs Published © 1992 Virgin Songs, Inc. BMI
©℗ 1992 Virgin Records Ltd.
Made in U.S.A.
Manufactured and distributed in the United States by Uni Distribution Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (text): 7 2064-24474-2 0
  • Barcode: 720642447420
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-012763 1
  • SPARS Code: DAD

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Nonsuch (CD, Album, DADC)Geffen Records, VirginGEFD-24474US1992
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Nonsuch (CD, Album)Virgin, VirginCDV 2699, 262 792Europe1992
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Nonsuch (Cassette, Album, Dolby HX Pro, B NR)Geffen Records, VirginGEFC-24474US1992
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Nonsuch (2×LP, Album)VirginV 2699UK1992
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Nonsuch (Cassette, Album, Promo)VirginCDV 2699UK1992

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