Drums and Wires

XTC - Drums and Wires
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Based on 110 ratings
1979 Ratings: #13
Liked by 8 people
August 17, 1979 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin Records / Label
New Wave / Genres
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verniers
92
this makes my eyes roll to the back of my head when those riffs and basslines kick in. such a sexy album; i have no complaints about that, of course. so close to perfection.

fave tracks: all except millions

least fave track: millions
usedtobe
92
Holy guacamole, this fucking rips, so hard. Wildly eccentric new wave tunes with glorious guitar tones and excellent drumming.
lucacdornelles
76
SONGS RANKED:
12. Millions
11. Scissor Man
10. Outside World
9. Complicated Game
8. Roads Girdle the Globe
7. That Is the Way
6. Day In Day Out
5. Real By Reel
4. When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty
3. Ten Feet Tall
2. Helicopter
1. Making Plans for Nigel
arsmoriendiou81
95
Highlighting an XTC album is always a difficult task, but when you’re talking post-punk or new wave, there’s really only a couple contenders. XTC have one of the most fascinating career progressions in music. From their highly-energetic, eclectic, punkish new wave of their first album, to the pastoral, acoustic-driven songs found on English Settlement, XTC seem to have something for everybody. Let us not forget XTC’s psychedelic pop masterpiece Skylarking, the incredibly ... read more
CheapandLethal
50
Very uninspiring
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