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XTC - Skylarking - 200g Import Vinyl Record LP

XTC - Skylarking - 200g Import Vinyl Record LP

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Remastered From the Corrected Polarity Masters At Loud Mastering and Available On Single 200g Vinyl For the First Time!

XTC's ever-popular Todd Rundgren produced Skylarking available on a single vinyl LP with all 15 tracks for the first time ever! It comes beautifully mastered for single LP from the corrected polarity masters by Jason at Loud Mastering and pressed on 200g vinyl with lyric sheet included. The original LP didn't include "Dear God." After "Dear God" was a hit, "Mermaid Smiled" was dropped on later versions to include the track. The full album has only been on vinyl in 2LP deluxe editions playing at 45RPM.

Released in 1986, XTC's ambitious eighth album is a pop masterpiece built around a lush song-cycle with songwriting and arrangements greatly influenced by the post-psychedelic pop work of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and The Kinks. Encompassing themes of birth, death, love, passing of the seasons, and religion, Colin Moulding's 5-songs here wonderfully complement those of Andy Partridge whose material dominates the rest of the atmospherically rich set. In addition to "Dear God," it is home to the singles "Grass" and "The Meeting Place."

  1. Summer's Cauldron
  2. Grass
  3. The Meeting Place
  4. That's Really Super, Supergirl
  5. Ballet for a Rainy Day
  6. 1000 Umbrellas
  7. Season Cycle
  8. Earn Enough for Us
  9. Big Day
  10. Another Satellite
  11. Mermaid Smiled
  12. The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul
  13. Dear God
  14. Dying
  15. Sacrificial Bonfire

Shipping & Returns

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Thirty days if unopened, you pay the postage to us. If the item is defective or the delivery person folded it, please reach out ASAP for us to fix the issue. After 30 days, you own it!

Care Instructions

Keep away from the sun.

Never place it next to a Justin Bieber record.

Treat it like your grandma, you know if she was a record. Know what I mean? Tender care, don't talk back, and never interupt during Murder She Wrote. Wait - what the hell was I writing about-

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