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XTC - This Is Pop?


On this date in 1978, XTC released their third single, "This Is Pop?" (fourth if you include the 3D EP). It was backed by "Heatwave". The A side appeared on their debut album, White Music. The B side was a non-LP track but was added as a bonus track when the album was re-released on CD. The Swindon, England post punk/new wave band called it quits in 2006 when Colin Moulding expressed a desire to call it quits. Andy Partridge didn't feel that it would be XTC without the both of them.

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