XTC - Apple Venus Volume 1

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XTC - Apple Venus Volume 1

Apple Venus Volume 1

The transcendental [B]'Harvest Festival'[/B] manages to make eyes meeting over a table of tinned peaches and digestive biscuits sound as momentous as [B]Brian Molko[/B] being made England manager...

It's an odd equation, but genius and laziness tend to go together. The reputation of Swindon's XTC as one of Britain's most inventive pop groups has been simmering gently due in no small part to the fact that they've done bugger-all for seven years. However, no sooner do they venture out from in front of the TV than they've got two albums ready to release....

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  • Jan 18, 1999

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Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2)

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Always one of the more interesting and innovative of the post-punk/pop crossover bands...

  • Jun 2, 2000

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XTC News

XTC members work on new album

XTC members work on new album

‘Monstrance’ will be released in April

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XTC - Apple Venus Volume 1: Wikipedia Album Entry

XTC's eleventh and second to last album (Not counting their Pseudonym album Psonic Psunspot) Originally released in 1999, This is also Dave Gregory's last record with XTC. He left during the sessions for this album.

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