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The Great XTC Problem

Craig W. Thomas, Rock's Backpages, 2006

Back at the start of 2002 I wrote this essay for XTC and their management, partly because I wanted to do a book on the band, but also because I was very passionate about the disrepair their career was still in, even though their recent releases, 2000's Apple Venus Vol 1 and 2001's Wasp Star, had had the UK's music critics falling over themselves to praise the records and their makers.

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