Andy Partridge may have been “the creative force” in XTC, but bassist Colin Moulding wrote some of the band’s most kickin’ tunes: “Making Plans For Nigel,” “Generals and Majors,” and this buoyant dance tune from Drums & Wires. And, as you Brits say, he was fit as f**k. Mr. Partridge, not so much. The band, one of New Wave’s best, genuinely seems to be enjoying themselves as they joyride in a fake pink Caddy and dance around a bunch of pretty girls.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.