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XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

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XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 446 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 156 Mb
BLU-RAY -> 31.0 Gb | 1080p | DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 / LPCM 2.0 / 5.1 | 24-96 | ISO Image
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 29 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1979, 2014 Ape House / Panegyric | APEBD103
Rock / New Wave / Alternative / Indie Rock

The revolutionary Drums And Wires, from 1979, is the second in a series of expanded XTC album reissues, including 5.1 Surround mixes, new stereo mixes and High-Resolution stereo mixes of the original material, along with a wealth of extra audio and visual material. All copies come with an exclusive postcard signed by Andy Partridge (while stocks last). Steven Wilson produced the mixes with the input of founder band member Andy Partridge and the full approval of the band. This cd/blu-ray edition is presented in special packaging with an expanded booklet and sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory.
XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

The second release in the XTC Surround series, a new edition of the band’s classic third album from 1979, at the time a breakthrough for the band, containing their first UK hit single “Making Plans for Nigel”, and introducing the 2 guitar line-up featuring Dave Gregory alongside principal songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, and drummer Terry Chambers.

Featuring new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes made from the original multitrack tapes by Steven Wilson. Also included are 11 bonus tracks mixed into stereo and 5.1, the original stereo album mix, instrumental mixes, promo videos, and other bonus material, all in high resolution 96/24 audio.

SW produced the new mixes with the input of founder band member Andy Partridge and the full approval of the band.

Presented in special packaging with an expanded booklet and sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory, this is the cd and blu-ray version.

The CD features the new stereo album mix and 6 bonus tracks – Chain of Command, Limelight, Life Begins at the Hop, Homo Safari, Ten Feet Tall (electric version), and Wait ‘Til Your Boat Goes Down.
XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

Blu-Ray contents:
- a 5.1 Mix of the album in 96/24 LPCM.
- original mix, and a new album mix by Steven Wilson, both in high resolution 96/24 LPCM stereo
- new stereo and 5.1* mixes of 11 additional tracks from the period, originally released as singles or bonus tracks
- exclusive instrumental versions of all new mixes in 96/24 LPCM stereo
- exclusive Andy Partridge home demos and Colin Moulding work tapes for songs written for the album
- 5 separate sessions marking the complete evolution of the album & associated recordings.
- promo videos for Making Plans for Nigel and Life Begins at the Hop
- a virtual boxed set on a single Blu-Ray disc!

11 bonus tracks remixed into stereo and 5.1:
1. Life Begins at the Hop*
2. Homo Safari
(A+B side to Life Begins at the Hop single, UK release April 1979)
3. Chain of Command
4. Limelight
(A+B side to free single included with initial pressing of Drums and Wires, UK release August 1979)
5. Bushman President
6. Pulsing Pulsing
(B-sides to Making Plans for Nigel single, UK release Sep 1979)
7. Wait Til Your Boat Goes Down
8. Ten Feet Tall – electric version
(A+B side to Wait Til Your Boat Goes Down single, UK release March 1980)
9. Officer Blue
(Drums and Wires out-take – B-side to Respectable Street single, UK release March 1981)
10. Over Rusty Water
(Drums and Wires out-take – B-side to No Thugs in Our House single, UK release May 1982)
11. Sleepyheads
(Drums and Wires out-take, first released on Coat of Many Cupboards box set, UK release 2002)
* (Life Begins at the Hop is the original stereo master due to multitrack tapes being unavailable, the 5.1 version is a Penteo upmix)
XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}


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tracklist CD:
01 - Making Plans For Nigel
02 - Helicopter
03 - Day In Day Out
04 - When Youre Near Me I Have Difficulty
05 - Ten Feet Tall
06 - Roads Girdle the Globe
07 - Real by Reel
08 - Millions
09 - That is the Way
10 - Outside World
11 - Scissor Man
12 - Complicated Game
13 - Chain of Command
14 - Limelight
15 - Life Begins at the Hop
16 - Homo Safari
17 - Ten Feet Tall Electric Version
18 - Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down

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XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD103 rel 2014}


see also:
XTC - Nonsuch (1992) {CD+BLU-RAY Ape Records The Surround Sound Series APEBD110 rel 2013}


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