From new wave to college rock to alternative pop, British band XTC forged a highly creative discography that spanned several decades. During that time, they achieved moderate success in the UK marketplace and managed to land the majority of their LPs on the US Billboard 200 album chart. Their greatest triumph was to score consistently high marks with music critics and to maintain a fervent fan base throughout their career, along with influencing many younger bands.
XTC took several years to find its identity and its full, original lineup. Singer and guitarist Andy Partridge and bassist Alan Moulding first began playing together in 1972 as Swindon, England glam rock band The Helium Kidz. In 1973, drummer Terry Chambers joined,... Read More