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XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Tracklist

1Bushman President
Written-By – Andy Partridge
3:10
2Pulsing Pulsing
Written-By – Andy Partridge
1:36
3Making Plans For Nigel
Written-By – Colin Moulding
4:13

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
VS 282XTC Making Plans For Nigel ‎(7", Single, Ltd)VirginVS 282UK1979
VA 67009XTC Making Plans For Nigel ‎(7", Mono, Promo)VirginVA 67009US1979
2814 185XTC Making Plans For Nigel / Life Begins At The Hop ‎(7", Single, Promo)Virgin2814 185France1979
100 918, 100 918-100XTC Making Plans For Nigel ‎(7", Single)Virgin, Virgin100 918, 100 918-100Germany1979
K-7668XTC Making Plans For Nigel ‎(7", Single)VirginK-7668Australia1979

Credits

  • Bass, VocalsColin Moulding
  • DrumsTerry Chambers
  • EngineerHugh Padgham
  • Engineer [Tape Operator]George Chambers
  • Guitar, VocalsAndy Partridge, David Gregory
  • Mastered ByJonz
  • ProducerSteve Lillywhite
  • Sleeve, ArtworkCooke Key
  • Sleeve, Illustration [Illustrations]Steve Shotter

Notes

There was a limited edition version of this release that can be found here.

Label notes: [A-side] 'From the album "Drums and Wires" - V 2129'. 'Virgin Music Publishers Ltd'.

Other sleeve notes: 'Recorded at the Town House Goldhawk Road, London.', Bushman President is No 2 in the Homo Safari series of six.'
Also: 'Companion Games By XTC
Vera and Charlie's son played Bass and sang.
Eileen and Peter's son played Drums.
Margaret and Roy's son played Guitar and sang.
Vera and John's son played Guitar and sang.
Marie and Geoffrey Lillywhite's son Steve produced it.
Ursula and Charlie Padgham's son Hugh Engineered it.
Helen and Ronnie Chamber's son George operated the tape recorder.'

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd.

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, variant 1): VS 282 A2 SOUND CLINIC
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, variant 1): VS 282 B3 JONZ
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, variant 2): VS 282 A2 SOUND CLINIC
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, variant 2): VS 282 B4 JONZ

Companies

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Mastered At – The Sound Clinic

Info

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XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Performer: XTC

Title: Making Plans For Nigel

Country: UK

Release date: 1979

Label: Virgin

Style: New Wave, Punk

Catalog: VS 282

Genre: Rock / Pop

Size MP3: 2756 mb

Size FLAC: 1426 mb

Rating: 4.2 / 5

Votes: 885

Record source: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo

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