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  1. Mar 17,  · Big Day: XTC’s “Skylarking,” with Improved Sound, to Get CD Reissue March 17, By Mike Duquette 7 Comments Four years after it was upgraded for vinyl, XTC’s Skylarking will get the same sonic upgrade on CD next month.
  2. Produced by Todd Rundgren, the album was famously the most troublesome recording experience of XTC 's career, yet the combination of the 'quintessentially English' band and the American 'studio wizard' resulted in one of the most successful and artistically accomplished albums of the mid-late s.
  3. Ironically, Skylarking had little to do with new wave and everything to do with the lush, post-psychedelic pop of the Beatles and Beach Boys. Combining the charming pastoral feel of Mummer with the classicist English pop of The Big Express, XTC expand their signature sound by enhancing their intelligently melodic pop with graceful, lyrical arrangements and .
  4. Skylarking is the fourth and perhaps most anticipated release in a series of expanded XTC album reissues, including Surround mixes, new stereo mixes and High-Resolution stereo mixes by Steven Wilson, along with a wealth of extra audio and visual material. All copies sold through Burning Shed come with an exclusive postcard.
  5. Big Day This song is by XTC and appears on the album Skylarking (). You must enable javascript to view this page. This is a requirement of our licensing agreement with music Gracenote.
  6. Apr 26,  · Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the masterful chamber-pop of XTC.
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  8. Big Day Lyrics: It's your big day, your big day / So you want to tie the knot / Tie it tight, don't let it rot, the memory of this day / Are you deafened by the bells? / Could be heaven, could be.
  9. The full album has only been on vinyl in 2LP deluxe editions playing at 45RPM. When it came time to master the album on vinyl in , Andy Partridge - still never entirely happy with the overall sound of the finished album - took it to award-winning mastering engineer John Dent, who noticed something that had never previously been spotted/5(19).

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