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XTC Discography: Unauthorized Releases

XTC
John Peel Session

bootleg
2011 January
Recorded in session with John Peel, 1977.
She's so square; Crossed wires; Radio in motion; Science friction.

XTC
Life Begins at the Rock
Live at Blindtext 1982

bootleg
2011 January
sourced from West German television broadcast of a live show at Markthalle, Hamburg, on 10 February 1982.
Respectable Street; Towers Of London; Runaways; Jason And The Argonauts; Burning With Optimism's Flames; Snowman; Ball And Chain; Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me); No Thugs In Our House; Senses Working Overtime; Making Plans For Nigel; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals And Majors; Real By Reel; Life Begins At The Hop.

XTC
Peel Sessions

bootleg
2009 August?
Recorded in session with John Peel, 1977.
She's so square; Crossed wires; Radio in Motion; Science friction; Atom Age; Dance band; Heat wave; I'm bugged; Statue of liberty.

XTC
Homo Safari in Beantown

bootleg
2009?
Recorded at the Paradise Theater, Boston, MA - January 29, 1980, same show as Live.
Homo Safari/Beatown; Real by Reel; When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; Life Begins at the Hop; The Rhythm; Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!); Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; This Is Pop?; Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian); Crowded Room; Complicated Game; Making Plans for Nigel; Radios in Motion; Are You Receiving Me?; Outside World; Dance Band; Statue of Liberty.

XTC
Videos 1977-1982

pirate
2005
video transfer from Look Look.
includes Opening; This Is Pop; Statue Of Liberty; Are You Receiving Me?; Life Begins At The Hop; Making Plans For Nigel; Towers Of London; Respectable Street; Generals And Majors; All Of A Sudden (It's Too Late); Ball And Chain; Senses Working Overtime.

XTC
This Is Pop 1977 - 1982

pirate
2005
PROMO VIDEOS 1978 - 1982: This Is Pop; Stature Of Liberty; Are You Receiving Me; Life Begins At The Hop; Making Plans For Nigel; Towers Of London; Sense's Working Overtime; TOP OF THE POPS 1979 - 1982: Life Begins At The Hop [17.5.79.]; Making Plans For Nigel [4.10.79.]; Making Plans For Nigel [No.28, 18.10.79.]; Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me) [5.2.81.]; Sense's Working Over Time [21.1.82.]; Sense's Working Overtime [4.2.82.]; TV APPEARANCES 1977 - 1982: Science Friction [Promo Clip 1977]; LIVE MANCHESTER [So It Goes, Granada TV 11.77.]: Neon Shuffle; OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST 14.2.78: Radios In Motion; FESTIVAL HALL, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 6.9.80. [Australian TV]: Outside World; Life Begins At The Hop; Generals & Majors; Respectable Street; No Language In Our Lungs; Meccanic Dancing; Love A First Sight; Paper & Iron (Notes & Coins); Scissor Man; Towers Of London; Reel By Real; This Is Pop; When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; Battery Brides; Helicopter; Are You Receiving Me?; Making Plans For Nigel; Into The Atom Age; Stature Of Liberty.

XTC
Rare Mixes, B's & Live from the '80s

pirate
2005
pirated from various releases. disc 1: tracks 1-8 from a 1978 show; tracks 9-13 are from a 1982 show; 14 live B-side from the Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me) single; 15-16 are live B-sides from the Japanese pressing of the Making Plans for Nigel single; 17-18 live B-sides from the Love on a Farmboy's Wages 12" single. disc 2: tracks 1-7 from Acoustical Oranges & Lemons; 8 is from the BBC TV Special XTC Play at Home; 9-14 are from 1989 BBC sessions; 15-16 are from a 1987 BBC session; 17 from the The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead single; 18 from the 1967: Through the Looking Glass compilation.
CD 1: Radios In Motion (3'08); Statue Of Liberty (2'54); Set Myself On Fire (3'29); New Town Animal (1'54); All Along The Watchtower (6'23); This Is Pop (2'39); Dance Band (2'49); Neon Shuffle (4'16); No Thugs In Our House (5'05); Senses Working Over Me (4'44); Making Plans For Nigel (4'38); Sgt. Rock (3'49); Life Begins At The Top (3'08); Living Through Another Cuba/ Generals & Majors (Live) (7'24); This Is Pop (Live) (2'33); Are You Receiving Me? (Live) (3'00); Burning With Optimism's Flames (Live) (4'22); English Roundabout/ Cut It Out (Live) (7'32); CD 2: Scarecrow People (4'03); Mayor Of Simpleton (3'45); Senses Working Overtime - Grass - Love On A Farmboy's Wages (5'59); Blue Beret (3'02); Great Fire - Dear God - Big Day (5'05); King For A Day (3'16); One Of The Millions - Hungry Heart Beats - Garden Of Earthly Delights (4'37); Train Running Low On Soul Coal (2'35); Poor Skeleton Steps Out (3'20); Here Comes President Kill Again (3'31); King For A Day (3'31); Garden Of Earthly Delights (5'26); Scare Crow People (4'07); One Of The Millions (4'12); The Meeting Place (3'04); Earn Enough For Us (2'57); The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead (Demo) (4'45); Strawberry Fields Forever (4'08).

The Complete Revolver
collection video
2004
ATV music TV show from the 70's, presented by Peter Cook, includes XTC: This is pop.

XTC
Primer or First Reader Volume 2
Demos and Sessions

bootleg
2004?
Chapter 1: All you pretty girls; Bought Myself a Liarbird; Seagulls Screaming; Everyday Story of Smalltown; Train Running Low on Soul Coal; You're the Wish You are I Had; Reign of Blows; 25 O'clock; Bike Ride to the Moon; My Love Explodes; Spy in Space; Jump the Cup; Ocean's Daughter; Familiar; Primal Gawery; Aqua Dream; Chapter 2: Summer's Cauldron; Grass; The Meeting Place; That's Really Super, Supergirl; Ballet for a Rainy Day; 1,000 Umbrellas; Season Cycle; Big Day; Mermaid Smiled; Dying; Sacrificial Bonfire; Gangway Electric Guitars; Ban the Bomb; Do You Really?; Quicksilver; Collideascope; This is the End; Chapter 3: Young Cleopatra; Motorcycle Landscape; Happy Families; Glow; Moonlit Drive; Broomstick Rhythm; Work; Ra Ra for Red Rocking House; Disque Bleu; Mopti Fake; Little Lighthouse; Shaking Skin House; Obscene Procession; Let's Have Fun; Fireball XL5; Chapter 4: Be Brought Up in the Lap of Luxury: Looking for Footprints; Do the Dwarf; Gold; Melt the Guns; Spare a Penny; Blue Overall; Monkeys in Humanskin Suits; Cheap Perfume; Raising a Family in a House Full of Mice; Now We All Dead; Me and the Wind; Bag of Fun with Buster; Us Being Us; Susan Revolving; Nicely Nicely Jane.

XTC
Primer or First Reader Volume 1
Demos and Sessions

bootleg
2004?
Chapter 1: Chain Of Command; Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; Making Plans For Nigel; Officer Blue; Making Plans For Nigel; Chain Of Command When You're Near Me I Have Difficulties; Officer Blue; Towers Of London; Cuba Dub; Ball And Chain; Punch And Judy; Chapter 2: Books are Burning; Wrapped in Grey; That Wave; Ugly Underneath; Crocodile; Holly Up On Poppy; Then She Appeared; Rook; Omnibus; Goosy Goosy; Rocket; Goodbye Humanosaurus; I'm the Man Who Murdered Love; Where Did All the Ordinary People Go; It Didn't Hurt a Bit; It's Snowing Angel; Chapter 3: Mayor of Simpleton; Blue Beret; Miniature Sun; Chalkhills and Children; Here Comes President Kill Again; Merely a Man; My Train is Coming; Hold Me My Daddy; Across the Antheap; Poor Skeleton Steps Out; The Loving; Pink Thing; Brainge's Daughter [sic]; Everything; Don't Ever Call the Chickenhead [sic]; Ella Guru; Chapter 4: Adrenalin; Private Eye; In Love With the Hurt; Shark in the Pool; Cafe; Star Park; Yabber, Yabber, Yabber; Saturn Boy; Walkin' Across the Ceiling; Saturn Boy II; Purple Haze; Community Worker Breakdown; Whole Lotta Age.

XTC
Rockpalast 1982

bootleg
2004?
recorded live at Rockpalast, Hamburg, West Germany, February 10, 1982.
Respectable Street; Towers of London; Runaways; Jason and the Argonauts; Burning With Optimism's Flame; Snowman; Ball and Chain; Sgt. Rock; No Thugs in Our House; Senses Working Overtime; Making Plans for Nigel; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Life Begins at the Top.

Times Square
The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

counterfeit
2003?
soundtrack includes XTC: Take This Town.

XTC
The Very Best of XTC

pirate
2003?
Side 1: Grass; Senses Working Overtime; The Meeting Place; That's Really Super Supergirl; Wake Up; Wonderland; Great Fire; Melt The Guns; Sacrificial Bonfire; Washaway; All Of A Sudden; Side 2: Fly On The Wall; Earn Enough For Us; Big Day; Shake You Donkey Up; The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul; Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her, Kiss Her; Red Brick Dream; Love On A Farmboys Wages; Jason and The Argonauts; Runaways; Snowman; All You Pretty Girls.

Andy Partridge
Beyond Z

pirate
2002?
rarities, demos and outtakes.
Disc One: All You Pretty Girls; Bags Of Fun With Buster; Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead; Ballet For A Rainy Day; Books Are Burning; Brainiac's Daughter; Chalkhills And Children; Commerciality; Crocodile; Dear God; Down A Peg; Dying; Ella Guru; Find The Fox; Grass; Hold Me My Daddy; Holly Up On Poppy; I Feel Blue; I'm The Man Who Murdered Love; King For A Day; Love On A Farmboy's Wages; Mayor Of Simpleton; Me And The Wind; Disc Two: Miniature Sun; Now We All Dead; Omnibus; 1,000 Umbrellas; Poor Skeleton Steps Out; Pot Won't Hold Our Love; Rook; Senses Working Overtime; Skeletons; Stupidly Happy; Summer's Cauldron; That Wave; The Disappointed; The Mayor Of Simpleton (Live); The Meeting Place; The Smartest Monkeys; The Wheel And The Maypole; Ugly Underneath; Wake Up; We're All Light; Where Did The Ordinary People Go; Wonderland; Wrapped In Grey.

Andy Partridge
From A to Z

pirate
2002?
rarities, demos and outtakes.
DISC 1: All I Dream Of Is A Friend; Always Winter Never Christmas; Ban The Bomb; Blue Beret; Broomstick Rhythm; Bumper Cars; Bungalow; Cairo; Candymine; Car Out Of Control; Cheap Perfume; Cherry In Your Tree; Chickenhead; Child Crusade; Community Worker Breakdown; Dame Fortune; Didn't Hurt A Bit; Difficult Age; Disque Blue; Do The Dwarf; Don't Let Us Bug Ya; Dripping Basin; Everything Decays; Everything Will Be Alright; Everything; Forgotten Language; DISC 2: Gangway Electric Guitars; Glow; Goodbye Humanosaurus; Goosey Goosey; Great Fire-Dear God-Big Day Medley; History Of Rock & Roll; I Am The Walrus; I Don't Wanna Be Here; I'd Like That; If 6 Was 9; It's Snowing Angels; Jump The Cup; Kaleidoscope; King For A Day; Let's Make A Den; Lie For A Lie; Little Lighthouse; Living In A Haunted Heart; Mates; Mayor Of Simpleton; Mermaid Smiled; Millions-Pink Thing-Garden Of Earthly Delights Medley; Monkeys In Humanskin Suits; Moonlit Drive; Mopti Fake; DISC 3: Motorcycle Landscape; My Paint Heroes; My Train Is Coming; Nicely Nicely Jane; Obscene Procession; Orange Dust; Paper And Iron; Papersnow; Playing My Fano; Prince Of Orange; Psychedelic Christmas; Pupil Hayes; Quicksilver; Ra Ra For Red Rockinghorse; Raising A Family In A House Full Of Mice; Ridgeway Path; Rip Van Ruben; Rocket; Scarecrow People; Senses-Grass-Farmboy's Wages Medley; Shaking Skin House; Shaving Brush Boogie; DISC 4: Silver Sewing Machine; Slight Return; Some Lovely (my Brown Guitar); Space Wray; Spare A Penny #2; Strawberry Fields Forever; Susan Revolving; Terrorism; The Ship Trapped In The Ice; The Stinking Rich Song; The Troubles; Then She Appeared; Third Stone From The Sun; This Is The End; Visit To The Doctor; Was A Yes; When We Get To England; Whole Lotta Age; Wonder Annual; Work; Young Cleopatra; Zonked Right Out On Life.

Andy Partridge
Jules Verne's Sketchbook

pirate
2002
demos and rare recordings.
Young Cleopatra; Motorcycle Landscape; Happy Families; Glow; Moonlit Drive; Broomstick Rhythm; Work; Ra Ra For Red Rockinghorse; Disc Bleu; Mopti Fake; Little Lighthouse; When We Get To England; Shaking Skin House; Obscene Procession; Dripping Basin; Ridgeway Path; Strawberry Fields (w/Dave Gregory); Omnibus; Crocodile; I Don't Want To Be Here; Gangway, Electric Guitars; Space Wray; Chickenhead; Bags of Fun with Buster.

XTC
Gothic Venus Underground

pirate
2002
rare releases, unreleased recordings and demos.
Ridgeway Path; I Don't Want To Be Here; That's Really Super Supergirl; The Meeting Place; The World Is Full Of Angry Young Men; Wonder Annual; The Good Things; The Troubles; The Disappointed; Crocodile; Blue Beret; Playing My Fano; Goodbye Humanosaurus; Where Did The Ordinary People Go?; The Man Who Murdered Love; It Didn't Hurt A Bit; My Train Is Coming; Omnibus; Wrapped In Grey; Train Running Low On Soul Coal; Goosy Goosy; Let's Make A Den; Space Wray; Always Winter, Never Christmas; Jump The Cup.

Andy Partridge
Zonked Right Out On Life

pirate
2002
mostly Andy Partridge demos.
This Is Andy; The History of Rock and Roll; The Ship Trapped In The Ice; My Paint Heroes; Rip Van Ruben; Zonked Right Out (on Life); Prince of Orange; Candymine; Goodbye Humanosaurus; Playing My Fano; Wonder Annual; Everything; Child Crusade; Papersnow; Bumper Cars; Some Lovely (My Brown Guitar); It's Snowing Angels; Was A Yes; Dame Fortune; This Is The End; Difficult Age; Haunted Heart; Everything Will Be Allright; All I Dream Of is A Friend.

XTC
3D Compact Disc
Live and Unreleased Vintage XTC

bootleg
2001
Live in Birmingham & Liverpool 1977 + Early Demos, Helium Kidz and Go 2 out-takes.
Live at Rebecca's, Birmingham 17/11/77: Hang Onto the Night; Crosswires; Let's Have Fun; Radios in Motion; I'm Bugged; New Town Animal in a Furnished Cage; Into the Atom Age; All Along the Watchtower; She's So Square; Do What You Do; Live at Eric's, Liverpool 26/11/77: Dance Band; Science Friction; Neon Shuffle; Traffic Light Rock; Helium Kidz Demos: Yabber Yabber Yabber; Neon Shuffle; XTC Demos: Refridgeration Blues; Quicksilver; Saturn Boy; Go 2 out-takes: Cheap Perfume; Things Fall to Bits; I Overheard; bonus interview: “What do you remember of 1977?”.

XTC
Rainbow Drops & Finger Pops
Live at the Rainbow - 1979

bootleg
2001
Recorded live by The Manor Mobile, September 7th, 1979.
Beatown; Real by Reel; The Rhythm; Roads Girdle the Globe; Science Friction; Life Begins at the Hop; Helicopter; Battery Brides; Making Plans for Nigel; Scissor Man; Instant Tunes; Outside World; Life is Good in the Greenhouse; Crowded Room; Radios in Motion; Are You Receiving Me?; Set Myself On Fire; Meccanic Dancing; This is Pop; Dance Band; Statue of Liberty; plus bonus disc: Chain of Command (karaoke mix); Limelight (karaoke mix); Ten Feet Tall (karaoke mix).

XTC
XTC (1) 1978 - 1986
Album Collection 1978 - 1986

pirate
2001
pirate collection in MP3 format.
includes songs from White Music, Go 2, Drums & Wires, Black Sea, English Settlement, Mummer, The Big Express and Skylarking.

XTC
Reel by Reel

bootleg
2001?
14 tracks recorded live at Paradise Theatre, Boston, January 30, 1980 (but listed as Hurrahs, New York, 1981), 3 tracks recorded live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, May 1981, plus 3 bonus tracks. The London tracks and the bonus tracks are pirated from previously released singles.
also known as Reel To Reel.
Boston: Reel to Reel [sic] (3'39); When you're really having difficulty [When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty] (4'06); Life begins at the hop (3'42); The rhythm (2'52); Ten feet tall (3'19); Helen of Troy [Helicopter] (3'28); This is pop (2'56); Battery Brides (6'13); Making plans for Nigel (4'09); Radios in Motion (3'27); Are you receiving me? (3'00); Outside World (2'53); Dance Band (3'49); Statue of Liberty (2'47); London: Burning with optimism's flame (4'20); English Roundabout (3'19); Cut it out (4'28); Bonus studio tracks: Red Brick Dream (2'03); Egyptian Solution (5'13); Cockpit Dance Mixture (6'01).

XTC
Quirk & Jerk

bootleg
1999
Emerald City, Cherry Hill, NJ, April 17, 1981, FM Broadcast, same show as Fab Foursome in Philly, except bonus tracks from URGH! A Music War and Rockpalast, West Germany, Feb. 10, 1982.
One: Real By Reel; Life Begins At The Hop; When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; Respectable Street; Sgt. Rock (is going to help me); No Language in Our Lungs; Ball and Chain; Paper and Iron (Notes and Coins); Love at First Sight; Roads Girdle the Globe / Scissor Man; Towers of London; Burning With Optimism's Flames; Making Plans for Nigel; Two: Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; This is Pop; Helicopter; Statue of Liberty; Outside World; Bonus Tracks: Respectable Street (live UK 1980); German 1982 FM Broadcast: Respectable Street; Towers of London; Runaways; Jason and The Argonaut; Burning With Optimism's Flames; Snowmen; Senses Working Overtime; Making Plans For Nigel; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Real By Reel; Life Begins At The Hop.

XTC
A School Guide To XTC
Una Guida Scolastica

bootleg
1999 November
96 page guide to XTC, Dukes Of Stratosphear, solo works, compilations and tributes, includes photos, discography, story, interviews, and CD. book written by Massimiano Bucchi.
Star Park: Star Park; Yabber Yabber Yabber; Saturn Boy; Walking 'Cross The Ceiling; Neon Shuffle; Do You Really.

XTC
Swindon Youth Club 1979

bootleg
1999?
radio broadcast from the U.K. in 1979.

XTC
Rejected Songs

bootleg
1999
Apple Venus Sessions not included on Apple Venus 1&2.
The Ship Trapped in the Ice; I don't Want to be Here; Wonder Annual; Prince of Orange; Dame Fortune; Bumper Cars; All I Dream of is a Friend; Oh What a Peach (The Stinking Rich Song); Don't Let Us Bug You; Everything Will be Alright; Cherry in Your Tree; Candymine.

XTC
Demos From Apple Venus

bootleg
1999
Apple Venus Vol. 1: River of Orchids; I'd Like That; Easter Theatre; Knights in Shining Karma; The Green Man; Your Dictionary; I Can't Own Her; Harvest Festival; The Last Balloon; Apple Venus Vol. 2: You and the Clouds; Some Lovely (My Brown Guitar); Church of Women; Playground; The Wheel and The Maypole; We're All Light; Wounded Horse; Stupidly Happy.

XTC
Radios in Motion

bootleg
1998?
tracks 1-16 are live from Hurrah's NYC 16 January 1980, track 17 is from UK Television So It Goes November 1977, track 18 is from BBC London 21 September 1977, track 19 is from URGH! A Music War 1981.
Beatown; Real by Real [sic]; When You're Near Me [sic]; Life Begins At The Hop; Rhythm; Roads Girdles The World [sic]; Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; This Is Pop; Battery Brides; Instant Tunes; Crowded Room; Complicated [sic]; Making Plans For Nigel; Radios In Motion; Are You Receiving Me?; Science Friction; Neon Shuffle; Heatwave; Respectable Street.

XTC
A New Kind of Dance
Live March 1982 - Amsterdam Holland

bootleg
1998?
Ball and Chain; No Thugs in Our House; Senses Working Overtime; All Along the Watchtower; No Language in Our Lungs; Towers of London; Making Plans for Nigel; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Real by Reel; Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me). bootleg, live March 1982, Amsterdam, Holland.

XTC
It's Very Very Easy
Live January 1980 - Paradise Theater, Boston

bootleg
1998?
bootleg, recorded live at the Paradise Theatre, Boston, January 30, 1980, same show as Live.
Looking for Footprints; Beantown; Real by Reel; When You're Near Me I have Difficulty; Life Begins at the Hop; The Rhythm; Meccanik Dancing; Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; This Is Pop; Batter Brides; Complicated Games; Making Plans for Nigel; Radios in Motion; Are You Receiving Me?; Outside World; Dance Band; Statue of Liberty.

XTC
Demos 8
Be Brought Up In The Lap Of Luxury

bootleg
1995
demos from 1977 to 1989.
Looking For Foot Prints [sic]; Do The Dwarf; Gold; Melt The Guns; Spare A Penny; Blue Overall; Monkeys In Humanskin Suits; Cheap Perfume; Easing A Family In A House Full Of Mice [sic]; Now We Are Dead; Me And The Wind; Bags Of Fun With Buster; Us Being Us; Susan Revolving; Nicelly Nicelly Julie [sic].

XTC
At The Edge

bootleg
1995?
bootleg, recorded at The Edge, Toronto, on 9, 10, or 11 January 1979. sound quality: fair/poor.
Beatown; Meccanic Dancing; The Rhythm; Battery Brides; Cross Wires; Crowded Room; Super-Tuff; She's So Square; Into the Atom Age; Radios In Motion; Red; New Town Animal In A Furnished Cage; This Is Pop; Heatwave; I'm Bugged; I Am the Audience; [Medley:] Do What You Do; Dance Band; Science Friction.

XTC
Demos 7
Jules Verne's Sketchbook and Early Session

bootleg
1995
bootleg, sound: bad to awful.
Canada Fanclub Cassette: Young Cleopatra; Motorcycle Landscape; Happy Families; Glow; Moonlit Drive; Broomstick Rhythm; Work; Ra Ra for Red Rocking House; Disque Bleu; Mopti Fake; Little Lighthouse; Shaking Skin House; Obscene Procession; 1977 Session: Let's Have Fun; Fireball XL5.

XTC
Demos 6
Skylarking Demos and Others

bootleg
1995
bootleg/pirate, demos, outtakes, 1977 sessions.
Summer's Cauldron; Grass; The Meeting Place; That's Really Super, Supergirl; Ballet for a Rainy Day; 1,000 Umbrellas; Season Cycle; Big Day; Mermaid Smiled; Dying; Sacrificial Bonfire; Gangway Electric Guitars; Ban the Bomb; Do You Really?; Quicksilver; Collideascope; This is the End.

XTC
Fab Foursome In Philly

bootleg
1994
bootleg, recorded live in Philadelphia, ostensibly 1979, actually recorded at Emerald City, Cherry Hill, NJ, April 17, 1981, from FM broadcast in 1981. sound quality: good, trebly.
Reel By Reel (5'08); Life Begins At The Hop (3'58); When You're Near Me (3'44); Respectable Street (4'21); Sgt. Rock (3'59); No Language In Our Lungs (5'00); Ball And Chain (4'07); Paper And Iron (4'24); Love At First Sight (3'29); Roads Gobble The Globe [sic] (4'41); Scissor Man (5'50); Towers Of London (6'28); Burning With Optimism [sic] (4'41); Making Plans [sic] (4'52); Living Through Another Cuba (5'26); Generals And Majors (4'23).

XTC
Live

bootleg
1994
bootleg, recorded live at the Paradise Theatre, Boston, January 30, 1980.
Beatown; Real By Reel; When Your Near Me I have Difficulty; Life Begins At The Hop; The Rhythm; Mecanik Dancing (Oh We Go !); Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; This Is Pop ?; Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian); Crowded Room; Complicated Game; Making Plans For Nigel; Radios In Motion; Are You Receiving Me ?; Outside World; Dance Band; Statue of Liberty.

XTC
Demos 5
“The Big Express” and Various Demos

bootleg
1994
bootleg.
“The Big Express” Demos: All You Pretty Girls; Bought Myself A Liarbird; Seagulls Screaming; Everyday Story Of Smalltown; Train Running Low On Soul Coal; You're The Wish You Are I Had; Reign Of Blows; “25 O'Clock” Demos (Dukes of Stratosphear): 25 O'Clock; Bike Ride To The Moon; My Love Explodes; Instrumental Demos: Spy In Space; Jump The Cup; Ocean's Daughter (Soundtrack From The Film “Ocean's Daughter”); Familiar; Primal Gawery; Aqua Dream.

XTC
Demos 4
Helium Kids Tracks And Covers

bootleg
1994
bootleg, various demo tracks.
Helium Kids Demos: Adrenalin; Private Eye; In Love With The Hurt; Shark In The Pool; Cafe; Star Park; Yabber, Yabber, Yabber; Saturn Boy; Walkin' Across The Ceiling; Saturn Boy II; XTC Early Demos: Purple Haze; Community Worker Breakdown; Whole Lotta Age.

XTC
Demos 3
“Oranges & Lemons” Sessions

bootleg
1994
bootleg, demos for Oranges & Lemons.
Mayor of Simpleton; Blue Beret; Miniature Sun; Chalkhills and Children; Here Comes President Kill Again; Merely A Man; My Train Is Coming; Hold Me My Daddy; Across This Antheap; Poor Skeleton Steps Out; The Loving; Pink Thing; Brainge's Daughter [sic]; Everything; Don't Ever Call The Chickenhead [sic]; Ella Guru.

XTC
Demos 2
“Nonsuch” Sessions

bootleg
1994
bootleg, demos for Nonsuch.
Books Are Burning; Wrapped In Grey; That Wave; Ugly Underneath; Crocodile; Holly Up On Poppy; Then She Appeared; Rook; Omnibus; Goosy Goosy; Rocket; Goodbye Humanosaurus; I'm The Man Who Murdered Love; Where Did All The Ordinary People Go; It Didn't Hurt A Bit; It's Snowing Angel.

XTC
Demos

bootleg
1994
bootleg, all demos, mostly from Drums and Wires.
Chain Of Command; Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; Making Plans For Nigel; Officer Blue; Making Plans For Nigel; Chain Of Command; When You're Near Me I Have Difficulties; Officer Blue; Towers Of London; Cuba Dub; Ball And Chain; Punch And Judy.

XTC
Nonsuch

counterfeit
1992?
The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead; My Bird Performs; Dear Madam Barnum; Humble Daisy; The Smartest Monkeys; The Disappointed; Holly Up On Poppy; Crocodil [sic]; Rook; Omnibus; The She Appeared; War Dance; Wrapped In Grey; The Ugly Underneath; Bungalow; Books Are Burning.
The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead; My Bird Performs; Dear Madam Barnum; Omnibus; That Wave; Then She Appeared; War Dance; The Disappointed; Holly Up On Poppy; Crocodile; Wrapped In Grey; The Ugly Truth [sic]; Bungalow; Books Are Burning.

XTC
U.S.A. 1980

pirate
1992
pirate, from BBC In Concert - 246.
Love at First Sight (3'30); Respectable Street (3'38); No Language in Our Lungs (5'26); This is Pop (2'22); Scisser Man [sic] (5'01); Towers of London (5'35); Battery Brides (7'35); Living Through Another Cuba (3'39); Generals and Majors (4'49); Making Plans for Nigel (4'22); Are You Receiving Me? (3'15).

XTC
K-Rocking In Pasadena

bootleg
1992
bootleg, tracks 1-15 live on KROQ-FM Pasadena, California, 29 May 1989, tracks 16-18 live on KIIS-FM Los Angeles, California, 30 May 1989.
KROQ: Intro Dialogue; Scarecrow People; Dialogue; Mayor of Simpleton; Dialogue; Medley: Senses Working Overtime/Grass/Love on a Farmboy's Wages; Dialogue; Blue Beret; Dialogue; Medley: Great Fire/Dear God/Big Day; Dialogue; King for a Day; Dialogue; Medley: Rock the Boat/Hungry Heartbeats/Welcome to the Garden of Earthly Delights; Dialogue on K.R.O.Q.; KIIS: Dialogue on K.I.S.S.; King for a Day; Dialogue.

XTC
Kings For A Day

bootleg
1992?
SPQR6CD
bootleg, taken from WBCN-FM Boston and WFNX-FM Boston, 15 May 1989, acoustic radio tour broadcasts.
WBCN: Scarecrow People; Senses Working Overtime; Grass; Love on a Farmboys Wages; King for a Day; Mayor of Simpleton; Great Fire; Dear God; Big Day; WFXX: [sic] Scarecrow People; Senses Working Overtime; Grass; Love on a Farmboys Wages; Blue Beret; One of the Millions; Pink Thing; Garden of Earthly Delight; Mayor of Simpleton; King for a Day.

XTC
Jazon I Argonauci

pirate
1991?
Jason and the Argonauts.

XTC
To Prawie Afryka

pirate
1991?
It's Nearly Africa.

XTC
Science Friction

pirate
1991?
Science Friction.

XTC
Acoustic Tales

bootleg
1991?
bootleg, the first seven tracks were mastered from Acoustical Oranges & Lemons, vinyl surface noise is present. Train Running Low on Soul Coal is the acoustic version from the BBC TV Special XTC Play at Home. the remaining tracks are from BBC Sessions on 6 April 1989, 11 June 1989, and January 1987.
Scarecrow People (4'12); Mayor of Simpleton (3'42); Medley: Senses Working Overtime; Grass; Love on a Farmboy's Wages; Blue Beret; Medley: Great Fire; Dear God; Big Day; King for a Day; Medley: One of the Millions; Hungry Heart Beats; Garden of Earthly Delights; Train Running Low on Soul Coal (2'35); Poor Skeleton Steps Out (3'20); Here Comes President Kill Again (3'46); King for a Day (3'30); Garden of Earthly Delights (5'30); Scare Crow People (4'00); One of the Millions (3'26); The Meeting Place (3'00); Earn Enough For Us (2'44).

XTC
This is Live!

bootleg
1991
pirate, possibly same as Black Sea Tour '81, from BBC College Concert #9, except for I'll Set Myself on Fire from Towers of London single.
Live Begins At The Hop [sic]; Burning With Optimism's Flame; Love At First Sight; Respectable Street; No Language In Our Lungs; This Is Pop; Scissor Man; Towers Of London; Battery Brides; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals And Majors; I'll Set Myself On Fire.

XTC
In Motion

bootleg
1991?
bootleg, from BBC session recorded in 1977 and original demo recordings.
Radios in Motion (BBC version); Cross Wires (BBC version); Let's Have Fun (BBC version); Fireball XL5 (BBC version); Science Friction (BBC version); I'm Bugged (BBC version); Newtown Animal in a Furnished Cage (BBC version); Hang On To The Night (BBC version); All Along The Watchtower (BBC version); She's So Square (BBC version); Making Plans for Nigel (demo); Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down (demo); 10ft Tall (demo); Officer Blue (demo); Disco (Looking For Footprints) (demo); Chain of Command (demo); When You're Near Me (demo).

XTC
Studiosongs 1-11

pirate
1990?
pirate of Look Look.
This Is Pop; Statue Of Liberty; Are You Receiving Me?; Life Begins At The Hop; Making Plans For Nigel; Towers Of London; Respectable Street; Generals And Majors; All Of A Sudden (It's Too Late); Ball And Chain; Senses Working Overtime.

XTC
Scissor Man

pirate
1990?
Scissor Man.

XTC
Super-Tuff

pirate
1990?
Super-Tuff.

XTC
Travels in Nihilon

pirate
1990?
Travels in Nihilon.

XTC
Deliver Us From The Elements

pirate
1990?
Deliver Us From The Elements.

Mr. Partridge
The Rotary

pirate
1990?
The Rotary.

XTC
Do What You Do

pirate
1990?
Do What You Do.

XTC
Dance Band

pirate
1990?
Dance Band (2'10 fade).

XTC
Shore Leave Ornithology

pirate
1990?
attributed to XTC but in actuality performed by Mr. Partridge.
Shore Leave Ornithology (2'30 fade).

XTC
Steam Fist Futurist

pirate
1990?
attributed to XTC but in actuality performed by Mr. Partridge.
Steam Fist Futurist (2'25 fade).

XTC
Clap Clap Clap

pirate
1990?
attributed to XTC but in actuality performed by Mr. Partridge.
Clap Clap Clap (2'10 fade).

XTC
Don't Loose Your Temper

pirate
1990?
Don't Loose Your Temper [sic] (1'55 fade).

XTC
Generals and Majors

pirate
1990?
Generals and Majors (2'04 fade).

XTC
All Along the Watchtower

pirate
1990?
All Along the Watchtower (2'24 fade).

XTC
Dance With Me, Germany

pirate
1990?
Dance With Me, Germany (2'14 fade).

XTC
Last Live Show

bootleg
1990
49'36, live in London, 22 December 1980, bootleg, claims to be a promotional item, booklet printed on textured matte stock.
Love at First Sight; Respectable Street; No Language in Our Lungs; This is Pop?; Scissor Man; Towers of London; Battery Brides; Bushman President; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Making Plans for Nigel; Are You Receiving Me?.

XTC
Acoustical Oranges & Lemons

bootleg
1989
bootleg, recorded live during the 1989 acoustic radio tour at KROQ-FM, Los Angeles, 29 May 1989.
Scarecrow People; Mayor of Simpleton; b/w Medley: Senses Working Overtime; Grass; Love on a Farmboy's Wages; also Blue Beret; Medley: Great Fire; Dear God; Big Day; b/w King for a Day; Medley: Rock the Boat [One of the Millions]; Hungry Heart Beats [Pink Thing]; Welcome to the Garden of Earthly Delights [sic].

XTC
Making Plans for Andy

bootleg
1989
bootleg, taken from a BBC concert, 1978, and an Amsterdam Paradiso concert, 1982.
Radios in Motion; Statue of Liberty; Set My Self on Fire; New Town Animal; All Along the Watch Tower; This is Pop; Dance Band; Neon Shuffle; Traffic Light Rock; Looking for Footprints; No Thugs in Our House; Senses Working Over Time; Making Plans for Nigel; Sgt Rock; Life Begins at the Hop.
Looking for Footprints from Flexipop! flexi-disc, and Traffic Light Rock from Record Mirror single. also contains two tracks by The Spys.
Radios in Motion (3'10); Statue of Liberty (3'00); Set Myself on Fire (3'30); New Town Animal (1'45); All Along the Watchtower (6'12); This is Pop (3'00); Dance Band (2'21); Neon Shuffle (4'45); No Thugs in Our House (5'08); Senses Working Over Me [sic] (4'42); Making Plans for Nigel (4'40); Sgt Rock (3'50); Life Begins at the Top [sic] (3'07).

XTC
Look, Up In The Sky

bootleg
1989
bootleg, demos from Skylarking: Dream Down; Gangway; Extrovert; Season Cycle; Mermaid Smiled; Supergirl; Little Light House; 1000 Umbrellas; Rah Rah Red Rocking Horse; Let's Make A Den; Sacrificial Bonfire; Grass; Meeting Place; Dying; Big Day; Terrorism; Obscene Procession; The Troubles; Find The Fool.

XTC
Black Sea Tour '81

pirate
1989
pirate album, from BBC Rock Hour #212, except for Set Myself on Fire from Towers of London single.
Side 1 (27'00): Life Begins at the Hop; Burning With Optimism's Flame; Love at First Sight; Respectable Street; No Language in Our Lungs; This is Pop?; Sensor Man [sic]; Side 2 (24'30): Towers of London; Battery Brides; Bushman President; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Set Myself on Fire.

XTC
Black Sea Live!
60 Minute Show of XTC
Full Live Album & Full Live EP Set

bootleg
1988
live, probably recorded at the Hammersmith Palais, London, 22 December 1980, probably pirated from BBC In Concert - 246.
Side A (face A of 12"): Life Begins at the Hop; Burning With Optimism's Flames; Love at First Sight; Respectable Street; No Language in Our Lungs; This is Pop?; Side B (face A of 7"): Scissor Man; Side C (face B of 7"): Towers of London; Side D (face B of 12"): Battery Brides; Living Through Another Cuba; Generals and Majors; Making Plans for Nigel; Are You Receiving Me?.

Merry Christmas from CBS Records
Soundtrack to the film “One Size Fits All” Radio Special

compilation bootleg
1983 March
includes XTC: Making Plans for Nigel (live, recorded at Cherry Hill, NJ (Emerald City) 17 April 1981).

XTC
English Settlement
Vol. 2

pirate
1982?
Melt The Guns; It's Nearly Africa; English Roundabout; Knuckle Down; b/w Down In The Cockpit; Leisure; Snowman; Fly On The Wall.

XTC
English Settlement

pirate
1982
Senses Working Overtime; Jason And The Argonauts; All Of A Sudden (It's Too Late); Fly On The Wall; Down In The Cockpit; Snowman; b/w Melt [sic]; Knuckle Down; No Thugs In Our House; Yacht Dance; Runaways; Ball And Chain.

XTC
BBC Concert
Hammersmith Palace

pirate
1982?
live at the Hammersmith Palais, London, 22 December 1980, pirated from BBC In Concert - 246.
Side 1: Life Begins At The Hop (3'37); Burning With Optimism's Flames (4'15); Love At First Sight (2'55); Respectable Street (3'02); No Language In Our Lungs (4'48); This is Pop (2'23); Scissor Man (4'50); Side 2: Towers of London (5'12); Battery Brides (7'18); Living Through Another Cuba / Generals and Majors (7'42); Making Plans for Nigel (4'20); Are You Receiving Me (2'55).

XTC
World War Three

bootleg
1981
tracks on side 1 are pirated B-sides, side 2 pirated from Dutch TV broadcast of live concert at Berg en Bos, Apeldoorn, Holland, 8 August 1980.
Side 1: This is Pop (live in Australia 1979); Are You Receiving Me? (live in Australia 1979); Battery Brides (London, Rainbow Theatre 17.9.1979); Living Through Another Cuba (London, Lyceum 12.10.1980); Generals and Majors (London, Lyceum 12.10.1980); Traffic Light Rock; Side 2: Real by Reel; Generals and Majors; Respectable Street; Love at First Sight; Helicopter; Making Plans for Nigel.

Happy Porpak's Live Punk Sampler Vol. 1
compilation bootleg
1981?
includes XTC: Complicated Game (live).

XTC
The Rhythm

bootleg
1980 March
recorded live at Hurrah's, New York, on 16 January 1980, late show.
Real by Reel; When You're Near Me I Have Difficulty; Life Begins at the Hop; The Rhythm; Roads Girdle the Globe; Ten Feet Tall; Helicopter; This is Pop?; Battery Bridges [sic]; Instant Tunes; Crowded Room; Complicated Games; Making Plans for Nigel; Radios in Motion; Are You Receiving Me?.

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