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Rainbow Drops & Finger Pops
Live at the Rainbow - 1979

1. Beatown; 2. Real by Reel; 3. The Rhythm; 4. Roads Girdle the Globe; 5. Science Friction; 6. Life Begins at the Hop; 7. Helicopter; 8. Battery Brides; 9. Making Plans for Nigel; 10. Scissor Man; 11. Instant Tunes; 12. Outside World; 13. Life is Good in the Greenhouse; 14. Crowded Room; 15. Radios in Motion; 16. Are You Receiving Me?; 17. Set Myself On Fire; 18. Meccanic Dancing; 19. This is Pop; 20. Dance Band; 21. Statue of Liberty.
Free single (karaoke mix): 1. Chain of Command ; 2. Limelight; 3. Ten Feet Tall.

Recorded live by The Manor Mobile, September 17th 1979

2001. Vergin CD VG2129 - CD3 VGDJ30

Courtesy by The Red Curtain

 


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Star Park

1. Star Park; 2. Yabber Yabber Yabber; 3. Saturn Boy; 4. Walking 'Cross The Ceiling; 5. Neon Shuffle; 6. Do You Really.

1999. Sonic.021. "A School Guide To XTC" Cd included, 6 songs - 1972.

 


 

Andy Partridge - the '97 demos

1. Playground; 2. The Wheel And The Maypole; 3. A Harvest Festival; 4. The Ship Trapped In The Ice; 5. My Train Is Coming (Revisted); 6. We're All Light;  7. Wounded Horse; 8. I Don't Wanna Be Here; 9. Stupidly Happy; 10. Didn't Hurt A Bit (Instrumental); 11. Papersnow.

1997. Apple Venus 1&2 - demos

 


 

Andy Partridge - the '96 demos

1. River of Orchids; 2. You and the Clouds Will Still be Beautiful; 3. Wonder Annual; 4. I'd Like That; 5. Knight in Shining Karma; 6. Easter Theatre; 7. Prince of Orange; 8. (Some Lovely) My Brown Guitar; 9. The Last Ballon; 10. Church of Women; 11. Dame Fortune; 12. The Greenman; 13. Bumper Cars; 14. Your Dictionary; 15. I Can't Own Her.

1996. Apple Venus 1&2 - demos


from James And The Giant Peach demos:

1. All I Dream Of Is A Friend; 2. The Stinking Rich Song; 3. Don't Let Us Bug Ya; 4. Everything Will Be Allright; 5. My Train Is Coming (alt. version).

1993.

 


 

Demos 8 - Be Brought Up In The Lap Of Luxury

1. Looking for Footprints (5'32); 2. Do the Dwarf (4'26); 3. Gold (3'30); 4. Melt the Guns (1'06); 5.Spare a Penny (3'25); 6. Blue Overall (3'30); 7. Monkeys In Humanskin Suits (1'31); 8. Cheap Perfume (2'40); 9. Raising A Family In A House Full of Mice (3'22); 10. Now We All Dead (3'44); 11. Me And The Wind (3'59); 12. Bags of Fun With Buster (4'34); 13. Us Being Us (2'50); 14. Susan Revolving (0'49); 15. Nicely Nicely Jane (2'15).

1995. Demos from 1977 to 1989 - CD Extatic Japan.

 


Demos 7 - Jules Verne's Sketch Book and Early Session

1. Young Cleopatra; 2. Motorcycle Landscape; 3. Happy Families; 4. Glow; 5. Moonlit Drive; 6. Broomstick Rhythm; 7. Work; 8. Ra Ra for Red Rocking House; 9. Disque Bleu; 10. Mopti Fake; 11. Little Lighthouse; 12. Shaking Skin House; 13. Obscene Procession; 1977 Session: 14. Let's have fun; 15. Fireball XL5.

1995. Bootleg. Andy Home Demo. Canada Fun Club - Tape.

 


 

Demos 6 - Skylarking Demos and Other

1. Summer's Cauldron; 2. Grass; 3. The Meeting Place; 4. That's Really Super, Supergirl; 5. Ballet for a Rainy Day; 6. 1,000 Umbrellas; 7. Season Cycle; 8. Big Day; 9. Mermaid Smiled; 10. Dying; 11. Sacrificial Bonfire; 12. Gangway Electric Guitars; 13. Ban the Bomb; 14. Do You Really?; 15. Quicksilver; 16. Collideascope; 17. This is the End.

1995. Bootleg. 1977 Demos.

 


Demos 5 - "The Big Express" and various demos

"The Big Express'' Demos: 1. All You Pretty Girls; 2. Bought Myself A Liarbird; 3. Seagulls Screaming; 4. Everyday Story Of Smalltown; 5. Train Running Low On Soul Coal; 6. You're The Wish You Are I Had; 7. Reign Of Blows;
"25 O'Clock'' Demos (Dukes of Stratosphear): 8. 25 O'Clock; 9. Bike Ride To The Moon; 10. My Love Explodes;
Instrumental Demos: 11. Spy In Space; 12. Jump The Cup; 13. Ocean's Daughter (Soundtrack From The Film ``Ocean's Daughter''); 14. Familiar; 15. Primal Gawery; 16. Aqua Dream..

1994. Bootleg.

 


Demos 4 Helium Kids Tracks And Covers

Helium Kids Demos: Adrenalin; Private Eye; In Love With The Hurt; Shark In The Pool; Cafe; Star Park; Yabber, Yabber, Yabber; Saturn Boy; Walkin' Across The Ceiling; Saturn Boy II.
XTC Early Demos: Purple Haze; Community Worker Breakdown; Whole Lotta Age. (various demo tracks)

1994. Bootleg

 


 

XTC U.S.A. 1980

1. Love at First Sight (3'30); 2. Respectable Street (3'38); 3. No Language in Our Lungs (5'26); 4. This is Pop (2'22); 5. Scisser Man (sic) (5'01); 6. Towers of London (5'35); 7. Battery Brides (7'35); 8. Living Through Another Cuba (3'39); 9. Generals and Majors (4'49); 10. Making Plans for Nigel (4'22); 11. Are You Receiving Me? (3'15)

1992. Recorded Live during the 1980 U.S.A. Tour. Distribuited by Red Line - Italy
Same record of BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert - Hammersmith Palais, London, 22 Dec 1980 and Transistor Blast cd 4.

 


 

The Bull With the Golden Guts

1. Ridgeway Path (0'56); 2. Goodbye Humanosaurus (3'10); 3. Space Wray (1'46); 4. Rocket (4'50); 5. Goosey Goosey (3'53); 6. Blue Beret (3'06); 7. Zonked Right Out (On Life) (5'14); 8. My Train Is Coming (2'38); 9. Child Crusade (2'39); 10. Difficult Age (3'40); 11. Was a Yes (extract) (1'30); 12. No One Here Available (0'20); 13. Don't You Ever Dare Call Me Chickenhead (2'11); 14. Everything (3'23) 15. This Is the End (4'33).

1992. North American Fan Club, limited edition - CT Little Express Canada. 

 


 

K-Rocking In Pasadena

1. Intro Dialogue; 2. Scarecrow People; 3. Dialogue; 4. Mayor of Simpleton; 5. Dialogue; 6. Medley: Senses Working Overtime/Grass/Love on a Farmboy's Wages; 7. Dialogue; 8. Blue Beret; 9. Dialogue; 10. Medley: Great Fire/Dear God/Big Day; 11. Dialogue; 12. King for a Day; 13. Dialogue; 14. Medley: Rock the Boat/Hungry Heartbeats/Welcome to the Garden of Earthly Delights; 15. Dialogue on K.R.O.Q.; 16. Dialogue on K.I.S.S.; 17. King for a Day; 18. Dialogue.

1992. Bootleg. Acoustics sessions. Tracks 1-15 from live on K.R.O.Q.-FM, Pasadena, CA. 29 May 1989. Tracks 16-18 from live on K.I.S.S.-FM, Los Angeles, CA. 30 May 1989. Good recording.

 


 

Kings for a Day

WBCN: 1. Scarecrow People; 2. Senses Working Overtime; 3. Grass; 4. Love on a Farmboys Wages; 5. King for a Day; 6. Mayor of Simpleton; 7. Great Fire; 8. Dear God; 9. Big Day;
WFXX: 10. Scarecrow People; 11. Senses Working Overtime; 12. Grass; 13. Love on a Farmboys Wages; 14. Blue Beret; 15. One of the Millions; 16. Pink Thing; 17. Garden of Earthly Delight; 18. Mayor of Simpleton; 19. King for a Day.

In 1989 XTC embarked on a short promotional tour of America. On May 15th they arrived in Boston and in the morning appeared live on local radio station WBCN qhere they were interviewed and performed acoustic version of new and old songs. In the afternoon the whole thing was reinverted for another local radio station, WFXX. This CD contains the best of both interviews plus all 18 tracks performed and provides a unique insight into XTC and their music.

1992. Bootleg. Acoustics sessions from WBCN-FM Boston and WFNX-FM Boston, May 15 1989. Very bad recording.

 


 

Acoustic Tales

1. Scarecrow People (4'12); 2. Mayor of Simpleton (3'42); 3. Medley: Senses Working Overtime; Grass; Love on a Farmboy's Wages; 4. Blue Beret; 5. Medley: Great Fire; Dear God; Big Day; 6. King for a Day; 7. Medley: One of the Millions; Hungry Heart Beats; Garden of Earthly Delights; 8. Train Running Low on Soul Coal (2'35); 9. Poor Skeleton Steps Out (3'20); 10. Here Comes President Kill Again (3'46); 11. King for a Day (3'30); 12. Garden of Earthly Delights (5'30); 13. Scare Crow People (4'00); 14. One of the Millions (3'26); 15. The Meeting Place (3'00); 16. Earn Enough For Us (2'44).

1991. Bootleg. The first 7 songs from Acoustical Oranges & Lemons. Other songs, very bad recording, from BBC Session 1987/89.

 


thanks to
Marco Odino

Live in Genova

1. Respectable Street; 2. Burning With Optimism's Flames; 3. Runaway; 4. Jason and the Argonauts; 5. Melt the Guns; 6. Snowman; 7. Ball and Chain; 8. No Thugs in Our House; 9. Senses Working Overtime; 10. All Along the Watchtower; 11. No Language in Our Lungs; 12. Towers of London; 13. Making Plans for Nigel; 14. Living Through Another Cuba; 15. Generals and Majors; 16. . Real by Reel; 17. Sgt. Rock (is Going to Help Me).

Italy - Genova Teatro Massimo 16.3.1982

 


 

Live in Amsterdam

1. Ball and Chain; 2. No Thugs in Our House; 3. Senses Working Overtime; 4. All Along the Watchtower; 5. No Language in Our Lungs; 6. Towers of London; 7. Making Plans for Nigel; 8. Living Through Another Cuba; 9. Generals and Majors; 10. Real by Reel; 11. Sgt. Rock (is Going to Help Me); 12. Life Begins at the Hop.

Holland - Amsterdam Paradiso 03.03.1982 - Concert from English Settlement tour

 


 

XTC Rockpalast - Live

1. Respectable Street; 2. Towers of London; 3. Runaways; 4.Jason and the Argonauts; 5. Burning With Optimism's Flames; 6. Snowman; 7. Ball and Chain; 8. Sgt. Rock; 9. No Thugs in Our House; 10. Senses Working Overtime; 11. Making Plans for Nigel; 12. Living Through Another Cuba; 13.Generals and Majors.

Germany - Markthalle Hamburg 10 February 1982 - Concert from English Settlement tour

 


 

Emerald City New Jersey

1. Real By Reel; 2. Life Begins At The Hop; 3. When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; 4. Respectable Street; 5. Sgt. Rock (is going to help me); 6. No Language in Our Lungs; 7. Ball and Chain; 8. Paper and Iron (Notes and Coins); 9. Love at First Sight; 10. Roads Girdle the Globe; 11. Scissor Man; 12. Towers of London; 13. Burning With Optimism's Flames; 14. Making Plans for Nigel; 15. Living Through Another Cuba; 16. Generals and Majors; 17. This is Pop; 18. Helicopter; 19. Statue of Liberty; 20. Outside World;

U.S.A. - Emerald City, Cherry Hill, NJ, April 17, 1981, FM Broadcast 
Same concert of Live in Philadelphia, with encore tracks and Dj comments.

 


World War Three

1. This Is Pop; 2. Are You Receiving Me?; 3. Battery Brides; 4. Living Through Another Cuba/Generals and Majors; 5. Traffic Light Rock; 6. Real By Reel; 7. Generals and Majors; 8. Respectable Street; 9. Love At First Sight; 10. Helicopter; 11. Making Plans For Nigel.

1980 ? LP - Takes 1, 2: Live in Australia 1979; 3: London, Rainbow Theathre 17.9.1979; 4: London, Lyceum 12.10.1980; 5: Studio; others from Apeldoorn, Berg and Boss 8.8.1980.

 


XTC LIVE

1. Life Begins At The Hop; 2. Burning With Optimism's Flames; 3. Love At First Sight; 4. Respectable Street; 5. No Language In Our Lungs; 6. This Is Pop?; 7. Scissor Man; 8. Towers Of London; 9. Battery Brides; 10. Living Through Another Cuba; 11. Generals and Majors; 12. Making Plans For Nigel; 13. Are You Receiving Me?

1980. BBC Concert - Hammersmith Palais

 


 

XTC - live at the Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, Michigan

01. Real By Reel; 02. When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; 03. Life Begins at the Hop; 04. The Rhythm; 05. Meccanic Dancing; 06. Roads Girdle the Globe; 07. Ten Feet Tall; 08. Helicopter; 09. This Is Pop; 10. Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian); 11. Instant Tunes; 12. Crowded Room; 13. Complicated Game; 14. Making Plans For Nigel; - Intermission (no XTC - crowd noise and DJ chatter); 15. Outside World; 16. Dance Band; 17. Statue of Liberty; - Mystery Announcer (no XTC - DJ chatter).

U.S.A. - January 22, 1980 - broadcast on WUTF FM - Detroit

 


 

Fab Foursome in Philly

1. Reel by Reel (5'08); 2. Life Begins At the Hop (3'58); 3. When You're Near Me (3'44); 4. Respectable Street (4'21); 5. Sgt. Rock (3'59); 6. No Language in Our Lungs (5'00); 7. Ball and Chain (4'07); 8. Paper and Iron (4'24); 9. Love At First Sight (3'29); 10. Roads Gobble the Globe (4'41); 11. Scissor Man (5'50); 12. Towers of London (6'28); 13. Burning With Optimism (4'41); 14. Making Plans (4'52); 15. Living Through Another Cuba (5'26); 16. Generals and Majors (4'23).

1979 (?). Live in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1979. Home Records - Made in Italy 1994. Good recording. The booklet contains some live photos. Transcription of the titles it is inaccurate.

 


Live at the Edge, Toronto 1978

1. Beatown; 2. Meccanic Dancing; 3. The Rhythm; 4. Battery Brides; 5. Cross Wires; 6. Crowed Room; 7. Super-Tuff; 8. She's So Square; 9. Into The Atom Age; 10. Radios in Motion; 11. New Town Animal in a Furnished Cage; 12. This is Pop; 13. Heatwave; 14. I'm Bugged; 15. I am the Audience; 16. Medley: Do What You Do; Dance Band; 17. Science Friction.

1978. Not in the titles, it is present also Red. Trashy the recording.

 

 

 

 

 

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