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Life Begins At The Hop - XTC - Drums And Wires (CD, Album)

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  1. The album that followed the lineup change, Drums and Wires, marks a turning point for the band, with a more subdued set of songs that reflect an increasing songwriting proficiency. The aimless energy of the first two albums is focused into a cohesive statement with a distinctive voice that retains their clever humor, quirky wordplay, and decidedly British flavor.
  2. Album · · 15 Songs. Sign In For You Browse Radio Sign In Drums and Wires XTC Rock · Preview SONG TIME Making Plans for Nigel. 1. PREVIEW Helicopter. 2. PREVIEW Day in Day Out. 3. PREVIEW When You're near Me I Have Difficulty Life Begins at the Hop.
  3. Drums and Wires was recorded in four weeks at the newly built Town House studio in London with producer Steve Lillywhite and engineer Hugh Padgham, who were beginning to develop their signature gated reverb production technique, as demonstrated on the album opener and lead single "Making Plans for Nigel". Lyrically, the album focuses on the trappings or titillations of the modern world, with several .
  4. XTC - Drums and Wires music CD album at CD Universe, Remastered reissue of album features the classic 'Making Plans For Nigel',Virgin Records,
  5. While both albums had plenty to offer, it was the one-two-three punch of non-LP hit "Life Begins At The Hop," Top 20 follow-up "Making Plans For Nigel" (#17 UK) and third album 'drums and wires' (Aug. ) that really broke the band wide. Andrews had been replaced by multi-instrumentalist and fellow Swindon native and pal Dave Gregory.5/5(1).
  6. "Life Begins at the Hop" is a single by XTC released in and their fifth single. Keyboardist Barry Andrews was replaced by second guitarist Dave Gregory prior to its recording. The song title references the s' rock 'n' roll classic "At the Hop".The song was bassist Colin Moulding's first A-side composition for the group. "Homo Safari", the B-side, was the first in Andy Partridge's.
  7. Drums and Wires is much more than XTC's breakthrough hit single. The first side of the old vinyl is one of the greatest runs of guitar pop tunes of the late 70s, while the second half of the album is a touch more experimental, with tunes like "Millions", "Scissor Man" and "Complicated Game" seeing the band push the sonic envelope of guitar pop.
  8. XTC - Drums & Wires music CD album at CD Universe, Making Plans for Nigel is XTC's first English Top 20 hit and both it and the underground gem Helicopter introduce.
  9. Aug 10,  · 15 videos Play all XTC - Drums and Wires (Full album) Lawsome; Gary Numan - Records In My Life (full Life Begins At The Hop (Remastered ) - Duration: XTC.

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