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XTC: Andy Partridge, Pop's Dan Archer

Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, 11 October 1986

An everyday story of pop music folk. Nine years on and XTC are still waiting to break it big in the USA. Their noise used to annoy but now they're content to mellow with age. So what chance have three balding, fat garden gnomes from the West Country got in today's high pressure pop stakes? Plenty, reckons slip of a lad ROY WILKINSON.

Total word count of piece: 1229

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