Concise XTC Discography
Last update: 4 August 2019

A concise XTC discography (more of an overview, really). All releases are official UK releases unless otherwise specified.

Contents: XTC · The Dukes of Stratosphear · Other Extracurricular and Solo Works · Books


Title Release Date Notes
Science Friction 1977 Oct 7" single
3D-EP 1977 Nov 12" single
Statue of Liberty 1978 Jan 7" single
White Music 1978 Jan album
This is Pop? 1978 Mar 7" single
Go 2 1978 Oct album
GO+ 1978 Oct 12" EP
Are You Receiving Me? 1978 Oct 7" single
Life Begins at the Hop 1979 Apr 7" single
Drums and Wires 1979 Aug album
Chain of Command 1979 Aug free 7" single
Making Plans for Nigel 1979 Sep 7" single
Limelight 1979 Oct free 7" single (US)
Ten Feet Tall 1980 Mar 7" single (US)
Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down 1980 Mar 7" single
Generals and Majors 1980 Aug double 7" single
Black Sea 1980 Sep album
Towers of London 1980 Oct double 7" single
Take This Town 1980 Nov compilation 7" single
Sgt. Rock (is Going to Help Me) 1980 Dec 7" single
Eighties Goldies 198? collection (FR)
Love At First Sight 1981 Jan 7" single (CA)
Respectable Street 1981 Mar 7" single
XTC Live and More 1981 Aug collection LP (JA)
5 Senses 1981 Sep collection 12" EP (CA)
Senses Working Overtime 1982 Jan 7"/12" single
English Settlement 1982 Feb album
Looking for Footprints 1982 Feb 7" flexi
Ball and Chain 1982 Feb 7"/12" single
Ball and Chain 1982 10" single (CA)
No Thugs in Our House 1982 May 7" single
Waxworks: Some Singles 1977-1982 1982 Nov singles collection LP
Beeswax: Some B-Sides 1977-1982 1982 Nov B-sides collection LP
Great Fire 1983 Apr 7"/12" single
Wonderland 1983 Jun 7" single
Mummer 1983 Aug album
Love on a Farmboy's Wages 1983 Sep 7"/12" single
All You Pretty Girls 1984 Sep 7"/12" single
The Big Express 1984 Oct album
This World Over 1984 Oct 7"/12" single
Wake Up 1985 Jan 7"/12" single
Grass 1986 Aug 7"/12" single
Skylarking 1986 Oct album
Earn Enough for Us 1986 7" single (CA/OZ)
The Meeting Place 1987 Feb 7"/12" single
Dear God 1987 Jun 7"/12"/CD single
The Compact XTC: The Singles 1978-85 1987 singles CD
Mayor of Simpleton 1989 Jan 7"/12"/CD3 single
Oranges & Lemons 1989 Feb album
King for a Day 1989 Apr 7"/12"/CD3/CS single
The Loving 1989 Aug 7"/12"/CD3/CS single
Explode Together (The Dub Experiments 78-80) 1990 Aug collection CD
Rag & Bone Buffet (Rare Cuts & Leftovers) 1990 Sep collection CD
Collectors' Edition 1990 3-CD box set
The Tiny Circus of Life 1992 Jan collection CD (FR)
The Disappointed 1992 Mar single (all formats)
Nonsuch 1992 Mar album
The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead 1992 May 7"/12"/CD5/CS single
Demo Tracks 1992 Jul collection CD (JA)
BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert 1992 Nov live CD
Drums and Wireless: BBC Radio Sessions 77-89 1994 Oct collection CD
Fossil Fuel - The XTC Singles 1977-92 1996 Sep singles collection
Upsy Daisy Assortment - The Sweetest Hits 1997 Jun collection CD (US)
The Greatest 1998 Mar collection CD (JP)
Transistor Blast 1998 Nov 4-CD box set
Apple Venus Volume 1 1999 Feb album
Easter Theatre 1999 Apr CD single
I'd Like That 1999 Jun CD single
Homespun - The Apple Venus Volume One Home Demos 1999 Sep demo album
Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2) 2000 May album
I'm The Man Who Murdered Love 2000 May CD single (US)
Homegrown (The Wasp Star Home Demos) 2001 May demo album
Coat of Many Cupboards 2002 Mar 4-CD box set
Instruvenus 2002 Oct instrumental album (JP)
Waspstrumental 2002 Oct instrumental album (JP)
Apple Box (Apple Venus Vol 1 + Wasp Star + demos) 2005 Oct 4-CD box set
Apple Bite 2005 Oct sampler EP
Where Did The Ordinary People Go? 2005 Dec download single (US)
Apple Vinyls 2006 Dec 13-7" box set

The Dukes of Stratosphear

Title Release Date Notes
25 O'Clock 1985 Apr album
Mole From the Ministry 1985 Apr 7" single
You're a Good Man Albert Brown 1987 Jul 7"/12" single
Psonic Psunspot 1987 Aug album
Chips from the Chocolate Fireball 1987 Sep? collection CD

Other Extracurricular and Solo Works

Title Release Date Notes
Record Mirror ("Traffic Light Rock" live) 1977 Dec compilation 7" EP
Hope and Anchor Front Row Festival ("I'm Bugged" / "Science Friction" live) 1978 Sep compilation album
Mr Partridge: Take Away/The Lure of Salvage 1980 Feb album
Miniatures (Andy Partridge: "The History of Rock 'n' Roll") 1980 Oct compilation album
The Colonel: Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen 1980 Oct 7" single
Times Square ("Take This Town") 1980 Oct soundtrack album
URGH! A Music War ("Respectable Street" live) 1981 May soundtrack album
The Three Wise Men: Thanks for Christmas 1983 Nov 7" single
Jules Verne's Sketchbook (Andy Partridge's Home Demo Recordings of Un-released XTC material from 82-86. Volume 1.) 1987 Nov fan club cassette (CA)
Johnny Japes and His Jesticles: Bags of Fun with Buster 1987 Dec 7" single
She's Having a Baby ("Happy Families" remix) 1988 Feb soundtrack album (US)
Fast & Bulbous ("Ella Guru") 1988 Jun compilation album
“If 6 Was 9” (David Dreams: "Third Stone from the Sun") 1990 May compilation album
Through the Looking Glass (Colin's Hermits: "Strawberry Fields") 1990 compilation album
Place of General Happiness - Lyrics by Ernest Noyes Brookings, Vol. 2 ("Rocket") 1991 Jul compilation album (US)
Window Box 1991 Sep fan club cassette (CA)
The Bull With The Golden Guts (A Collection of Andy Partridge Home Demos) 1993 Mar fan club cassette (CA)
Martin Newell: The Greatest Living Englishman (featuring the New, Improved Andy Partridge) 1993 Nov collaboration album
Carmen Sandiego Out of This World ("Cherry In Your Tree") 1994 Apr compilation album (US)
Andy Partridge/Harold Budd: Through the Hill 1994 Jun? collaboration album
Andy Partridge: A Hello Selection 1994 Nov CD single (US)
A Testimonial Dinner (Terry and the Lovemen: "The Good Things") 1995 Oct compilation album (US)
Without The Beatles (Colin's Hermits: "I Am The Walrus") 1996 compilation album (DE)
Dave Gregory: Remoulds 1998 covers album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 1 2002 Dec demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 2 2002 Dec demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 3 2003 Jul demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 4 2003 Jul demos album
The Wish List (The Dukes of Stratosphear: "Open a Can (of Human Beans)" 2003 Oct compilation album
Peter Blegvad & Andy Partridge: Orpheus - The Lowdown 2003 Nov collaboration mini album (JP)
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 5 2004 Sep demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 6 2004 Sep demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 7 2006 Sep demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 8 2006 Sep demos album
Andy Partridge: Fuzzy Warbles Collector's Album 2004 Sep box set
Monstrance: Winterwerk 2007 Apr download single
Monstrance: Monstrance 2007 Apr collaboration album
Monstrance: Fine Wires Humming A New Song 2007 Oct collaboration EP


Title Publication Date Notes
XTC, Testi con traduzione a fronte (by Paolo Bertrando) 1982 book (IT)
XTC (by Vittorio Azzoni) 1986 book (IT)
Chalkhills and Children (by Chris Twomey) 1996 Mar book
XTC: Song Stories (by Neville Farmer) 1998 Sep book
XTC: Art sonique et vieilles querelles (by Philippe Bihan) 1999 Mar book (FR)

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