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  • 'Urgh! A Music War' Week: XTC
    And finally, for day five of my look at Never Found musical acts of the 80s featured in the concert film Urgh! A Music War , I bring you XTC . XTC is just about my favorite band ever (second only to The Who). They really did deserve greater success in the States than they were able to achieve. Sure, their song Dear God got …
    July 5, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times

  • Colin Meloy in Seattle Times
    At the moment, XTC is well and truly in the fridge. Purely, really, for the reason that Colin doesn't want to write anymore. He's either taking a break, or that break could become permanently in place. He told me some months back that he's not... Andy Partridge http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Partridge&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-MlQo0z1LCzbrlALC-AKA18sJ7A Malaysia Star http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.star-ecentral.com/music/sleeve/notes.asp%3Ffile%3Darchives/sleeve/2007/2/12/12AndyPartri%26date%3D2/12/2007&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEKPpUPRcr52g8rW6bhfsngqLt3yw Feb 11, 2007 111575 146348 xtc I think it's in my bone structure, the idea of creating pop songs," said Meloy, who grew up in Helena, Mont. "It's like writing poetry. There is a structure. That quality played into my love of bands like XTC and Robyn Hitchcock and Squeeze....
  • Ben Gibbard in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Everybody's probably going to do folk versions or cover it just the way it is,says singer Ben Gibbard. "We wanted to be the complete opposite. So, ours sounds like Death Cab trying to be early XTC."

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