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Complicated Game : Inside the Songs of XTC (Paperback) (Andy Partridge & Todd Bernhardt)

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Revolution In The Shed offers a unique insight into the work of one of Britain's most original and influential songwriters. It is also an unprecedentedly revealing and instructive guide to how songs and records are made.

Developed from a series of interviews conducted over many months, the book explores in detail some thirty XTC songs--including well-know singles such as 'Senses Working Overtime' and the controversial 'Dear God'--from throughout the group's thirty-year career. It casts new light on the writing of lyrics, the construction of melodies and arrangements, the process of recording, and the workings of the music industry. But it is also filled with anecdotes about Partridge, his XTC bandmates, and their adventures around the world, all told with the songwriter's legendary humor.

Number of Pages: 398
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Instruction + Study / Songwriting
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Author: Andy Partridge & Todd Bernhardt
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2016
TCIN: 50922349
UPC: 9781908279781
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-6702

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