XTC - Black Sea
Arty, post punk songs though the tunes and instrumental parts aren't as memorable as its classic predecessor
Drums & Wires. This may be because I've had Drums & Wires for years and have gradually grown to love it. Furthermore,
I already knew 3 of the best (known) tracks on Black Sea - the singles Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me) and Generals &
Majors and indie / rap / funk of Living Through Another Cuba - before hearing the album and when this is the case, the other
tracks on the album can often sound disappointing. Probably a grower though I suggest you buy the edgier Drums & Wires
or a singles compilation instead
Released - 1980
Acquired by me: 9.12.02 - Borrowed (Library)
XTC - The Singles 1978-85
Singles compilation ranging from excellent,
imaginative, slightly left-field post punk pop to the less memorable later numbers. Several fantastic songs.
- 1986 ?
Acquired by Me: 20.11.00 - Borrowed (Library)