XTC ‎– Nonsuch

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Geffen Records ‎– GEFD-24474
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1 The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Bells [Church], Vocals [Cheers] – Dave GregoryVocals [Cheers] – Gus DudgeonWritten-By, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Trombone, Vocals [Cheers] – Andy Partridge
5:00
2 My Bird Performs
Drums – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Backing Vocals, Percussion – Andy PartridgeElectric Guitar, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Brass] – Dave GregoryFlugelhorn, Trumpet – Guy BarkerWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass – Colin Moulding
3:51
3 Dear Madam Barnum
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Whistle [Acme Thunderer], Performer [Circus Band], Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryBass, Backing Vocals – Colin MouldingDrums – Dave MattacksVocals [Ringmaster] – Gus DudgeonWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Tambourine, Performer [Circus Band] – Andy Partridge
2:53
4 Humble Daisy
Bass, Backing Vocals – Colin MouldingDrums – Dave MattacksSynthesizer, Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Percussion – Andy Partridge
3:36
5 The Smartest Monkeys
Drums, Tambourine – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar – Andy PartridgeSynthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings] – Dave GregoryViola – Florence LovegroveWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Bass – Colin Moulding
4:18
6 The Disappointed
Bass – Colin MouldingCello – Rose HullDrums – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings] – Dave GregoryViola – Florence LovegroveWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, Arranged By [Strings] – Andy Partridge
3:23
7 Holly Up On Poppy
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums – Dave MattacksSynthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Electric Guitar [12-string], Backing Vocals, Piano – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Andy Partridge
3:04
8 Crocodile
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums, Sampler [Amphibious Sample] – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Soloist – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar – Andy Partridge
3:56
9 Rook
Cello – Rose HullFlugelhorn, Trumpet – Guy BarkerPiano, Synthesizer – Dave GregoryTambourine – Gus DudgeonViola – Florence LovegroveViolin – Gina Griffin, Stuart GordonWritten-By, Vocals, Tambourine, Shaker, Arranged By [Strings And Brass] – Andy Partridge
3:45
10 Omnibus
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryBass, Backing Vocals – Colin MouldingDrums, Sampler [Drum Samples] – Dave MattacksTrumpet – Guy BarkerWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Programmed By [Keyboard Programming], Synthesizer, Shaker, Arranged By [Brass] – Andy Partridge
3:20
11 That Wave
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums, Percussion – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Backing Vocals, Soloist [Guitar] – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar – Andy Partridge
3:34
12 Then She Appeared
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums, Percussion, Sampler [Sitar Sample] – Dave MattacksElectric Guitar, Electric Guitar [12-string], Synthesizer – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Percussion – Andy Partridge
3:52
13 War Dance
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer – Dave GregoryDrums, Shaker, Percussion – Dave MattacksShaker – Andy PartridgeWritten-By, Vocals, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Arranged By [Strings And Brass] – Colin Moulding
3:23
14 Wrapped In Grey
Bass, Backing Vocals – Colin MouldingCello – Rose HullDrums – Dave MattacksPiano, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Strings] – Dave GregoryViola – Florence LovegroveViolin – Gina Griffin, Stuart GordonWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Tambourine, Percussion – Andy Partridge
3:46
15 The Ugly Underneath
Bass – Colin MouldingDrums, Percussion – Dave MattacksOrgan [Hammond], E-Bow, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryPercussion – Gus DudgeonWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar – Andy Partridge
2:37
16 Bungalow
Bell Tree, Backing Vocals – Andy PartridgeDrums – Dave MattacksSynthesizer, Piano, Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Bass – Colin Moulding
2:49
17 Books Are Burning
Bass, Backing Vocals – Colin MouldingChorus [End Chorus] – Gus Dudgeon, Neville Farmer, XTCDrums, Tambourine – Dave MattacksSynthesizer, Organ [Hammond], Electric Guitar, Soloist [Electric Guitar, Second And Fourth], Backing Vocals – Dave GregoryWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Soloist [Electric Guitar, First And Third] – Andy Partridge
4:51

Credits

Notes

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 (Printed): 7 2064-24474-2 0
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-012763 1
  • Other (SPARS): DAD

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDV 2699, 262 792 XTC Nonsuch(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin CDV 2699, 262 792 UK 1992 Sell This Version
CDV 2699, CDV 2699 V5 XTC Nonsuch(CD, Album) Virgin, Emi-Odeon Saic CDV 2699, CDV 2699 V5 Argentina 1992 Sell This Version
GEFD-24474 XTC Nonsuch(CD, Album, RE) Geffen Goldline, Geffen Records GEFD-24474 US Unknown Sell This Version
CAR 50678 XTC Nonsuch(CD, Album, RE, RM) Caroline Records CAR 50678 US 2002 Sell This Version
V 2699 XTC Nonsuch(2xLP, Album) Virgin V 2699 UK 1992 Sell This Version

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