XTC - The Big Express LP


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Label: Panegyric

The Big Express is the seventh studio album by XTC, originally released in 1984. it was one of XTC's harder-edged albums, in contrast to the pastoral Mummer and Skylarking which were released in sequence with it. The seventh track, "I Bought Myself a Liarbird" is about their former manager, Ian Reid. Working titles considered for the album were: Coalface, Shaking Skinheads, and Bastard Son of Hard Blue Rayhead.