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This is Pop? UK 7" single back cover

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  1. BBC version (Peel Session).
    Recorded 21 September 1977 at BBC Studio Maida Vale 4.
    Produced by Malcolm Brown. Engineered by Dave Dade.
    First broadcast 26 September 1977 on “Top Gear with John Peel”, BBC Radio 1.
    Not released.
    Andy Partridge (guitar, vocal)
    Colin Moulding (bass, vocals)
    Barry Andrews (keyboards, saxophone)
    Terry Chambers (drums)

  2. Single version, 2'08.
    Produced by Robert John Lange.
    Engineered by Bill Price.
    Released in March 1978 as the B-side to the This is Pop? single in the U.K.
    Also available as a bonus track on compact disc releases of White Music.
    Andy Partridge: Guitar - Voice
    Colin Moulding: Bass - Voice
    Barry Andrews: Keyboards
    Terry Chambers: Merely Drums

  3. Promotional video (using the single version).
    Not commercially released.

  4. "MKII Deluxe", studio version.
    Recorded at Manor Studios, Oxfordshire, in October 1977, during sessions for White Music.
    Produced by John Leckie. Engineered by Alan Douglas.
    Mixed by XTC.
    Released on 25 March 2002 on Coat of Many Cupboards in the U.K.
    Andy Partridge - Guitar and Vocals
    Colin Moulding - Bass and Vocals
    Barry Andrews - Keyboards and Vocals
    Terry Chambers - Drums

    Colin: “I sometimes think that women love their beauty ‘enhancers’ just as much as their fellas. Are they attached more to their attachments than their attachments? Are sun beds better than their partners beds? This song is about women's love for their machines. I know what you're thinking. Can this be extended, for want of a better word, to the bedroom? I can assure you I was as white as the driven slush when this song was written and that no such thought entered my mind.”

    Andy: “Like Liberace on a drunken camel. Colin offered up a new ditty to the other three of us to tackle. We made a sort of an Arabic clockwork quadruped for him to ride, and you wonder why he never climbed on.”

[Thanks to R. Stevie Moore]


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artwork for XTC: Peel Sessions from Mondo de Muebles



She likes it hot
She likes a tan
She steals my infra-red
When I'm gone
Oh no can it be
We're heading for a heatwave
Her hair is bleached
Like it's been boiled
She browns herself
In a sea of Olive oil
And I come around
And she's relaxing
In the conservatory
She's born to brown
She's born to rust
She's in love
With a MarkII deluxe
Oh no can it be
We're heading for a heatwave

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