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Prairie Prince, Dave Gregory and Todd Rundgren

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What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book attracts an elite readership Drummer Prairie Prince is delighted as XTC guitarist Dave Gregory signs his copy of the book before both pose with Skylarking producer Todd Rundgren after his gig in London on 6 April 2019.





From the editor of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls comes a musical exploration of one of the most essential pop groups of the 20th century. 
What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Bookis a compelling 228-page volume in which some of the world's leading musicians and keenest fans come together to discuss what makes XTC so very special.
£17.99 + free UK p&p (international p&p from £5)
Full details: https://www.xtclimelight.com/

Cats, dogs and What Do You Call That Noise?

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Reviews of What Do You Call That Noise?

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Here are some of the lovely things people are saying about What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book. Thanks to those fine publicists Shauna McLarnon of Shameless PR and Sarah Palmer for getting the word out.




"The legacy of XTC receives the treatment it deserves"Malestar General 25/2/19: "A lo largo de algo más de 220 densas páginas y con muy poco material gráfico, el enorme legado de XTC recibe el tratamiento que merece. Es un libro, en principio, para (muy) fans, pero bienvenido sea si anima a unos cuantos lectores adicionales a descubrir la música de una banda tan poco y mal conocida como -creo- imprescindible." READ MORE
"Jam-packed with fun"The Irish Times 2/3/19: "The book is a lovely conceit, from its Enid Blyton-esque front cover to chapters that show linearity the door: 10 year olds are given XTC albums to review, musicians are asked for their favourite XTC songs, fans explain what the lyrics meant to them in times of conflict (the d…

Interviews about What Do You Call That Noise?

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Thank you to everyone who has taken an interest in What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book in advance of its publication. I've been talking to as many people the very wonderful publicistsSarah PalmerandShauna McLarnon of Shameless PRcan throw at me. Here are some recent chats you might like to hear:



Click the 22:30 tab for this TalkRADIO interview with Iain Lee. I come on just after the man who thinks he's Jesus. Listen out for Lee's proposal to release a recording of the TC&I live shows.

This is a wide-ranging conversation with Tom Gallo of Look at My Records! about all things XTC.


And another expansive interview, this time with Norman B for the Life Elsewhere podcast.


This time talking to Jammerzine about all things XTC.




In the week of release, this is the first of a two-part chat with James Thomas of BBC Radio Wiltshire. From about an hour in.



Part two of my chat with James Thomas of BBC Radio Wiltshire covers the importance of Swindon to the music of XTC. From…