The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls

The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls

As well as reproductions of all the original issues (see below), The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls, a 256-page edition of Limelight, is packed with new articles and interviews.

2017 highlights include:

Andy Partridge on childhood, children and creativity

Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers on the art of the rhythm section

Dave Gregory on Drums and Wires, Black Sea and English Settlement

XTC on some surprising musical influences

• Comedians Phill Jupitus, Kevin Eldon, Stewart Lee, Joanna Neary and Paul Putner on their favourite XTC songs

• Clive Jackson of Doctor and the Medics on being produced by Andy Partridge

Belinda Blanchard on starring in the video for Dear God

Peter Mills on the link between Thomas Hardy and XTC

Mark Fisher on XTC puns and wordplay

• Watch the YouTube trailer

“A sumptuous compendium . . . The most comprehensive and incisive book about XTC yet published.” Dom Lawson, Prog Magazine, September 2017

“Music publication of the year.” Dave Jennings, Louder than War, September 2017

“Varied, surprising and fun.” Samantha Burke, Cent Magazine, September 2017

“Dotted throughout those original pages and some relaxed, genuinely insightful interviews; Partridge in particular is on outspoken form throughout. Fans new and old will pore over this.”Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, September 2017

“A delicious thing to dive in and out of.” Iain Lee, Talk Radio, September 2017

Get your copy of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls now!