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XTC United Kingdom 

See also: The Dukes Of Stratosphear.

The best album by XTC is Skylarking which is ranked number 393 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 5,892.

XTC is ranked number 189 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 14,634.

Members who like this artist also like: Talking Heads, The Clash and Joy Division.

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XTC best albums

The following albums by XTC are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

SkylarkingUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1986Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 1986:6Rank Score:5,892
Rank in 1980s53Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  81/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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2.

English SettlementUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1982Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1982:16Rank Score:2,115
Rank in 1980s158Overall Rank:992
Average Rating:  79/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3.

Drums And WiresUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1979Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1979:22Rank Score:1,771
Rank in 1970s259Overall Rank:1,168
Average Rating:  79/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Black SeaUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1980Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1980:42Rank Score:1,005
Rank in 1980s302Overall Rank:1,864
Average Rating:  78/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Apple Venus Volume 1United Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1999Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1999:44Rank Score:868
Rank in 1990s446Overall Rank:2,090
Average Rating:  76/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Oranges And LemonsUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1989Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1989:36Rank Score:728
Rank in 1980s385Overall Rank:2,416
Average Rating:  77/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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NonsuchUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1992Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1992:58Rank Score:613
Rank in 1990s552Overall Rank:2,744
Average Rating:  76/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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MummerUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1983Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1983:63Rank Score:363
Rank in 1980s661Overall Rank:4,130
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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United Kingdom The Dukes Of Stratosphear
Year of Release:1987Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1987:73Rank Score:297
Rank in 1980s779Overall Rank:4,824
Average Rating:  79/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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25 O'ClockUnited Kingdom The Dukes Of Stratosphear
Year of Release:1985Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1985:86Rank Score:200
Rank in 1980s1,028Overall Rank:6,580
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 189

This may not be a complete discography for XTC. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

XTC best tracks

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1.Making Plans For Nigel
(from the album Drums And Wires)
 88/100 (57 votes)
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2.Senses Working Overtime
(from the album English Settlement)
 87/100 (46 votes)
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3.Generals And Majors
(from the album Black Sea)
 87/100 (26 votes)
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4.Mayor Of Simpleton
(from the album Oranges And Lemons)
 86/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Summer's Cauldron
(from the album Skylarking)
 86/100 (66 votes)
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6.Respectable Street
(from the album Black Sea)
 85/100 (23 votes)
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7.Grass
(from the album Skylarking)
 85/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.King For A Day
(from the album Oranges And Lemons)
 84/100 (23 votes)
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9.Earn Enough For Us
(from the album Skylarking)
 84/100 (65 votes)
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10.That's Really Super, Supergirl
(from the album Skylarking)
 83/100 (62 votes)
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11.Sgt. Rock (Going To Help Me)
(from the album Black Sea)
 83/100 (23 votes)
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12.No Thugs In Our House
(from the album English Settlement)
 83/100 (30 votes)
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13.1000 Umbrellas
(from the album Skylarking)
 83/100 (64 votes)
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14.Wake Up
(from the album The Big Express)
 82/100 (12 votes)
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15.Season Cycle
(from the album Skylarking)
 82/100 (61 votes)
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16.Towers Of London
(from the album Black Sea)
 82/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.The Meeting Place
(from the album Skylarking)
 82/100 (66 votes)
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18.All You Pretty Girls
(from the album The Big Express)
 82/100 (14 votes)
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19.Complicated Game
(from the album Drums And Wires)
 82/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Ball And Chain
(from the album English Settlement)
 82/100 (29 votes)
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XTC ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 52 votes)
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70/100
06/11/2017 03:34
74/100
 
80/100
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80/100
 
75/100
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80/100
 
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XTC comments

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From TheHutts 12/22/2016 17:37
No Rag and Bone Buffet?
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From kickerofelves 08/11/2016 18:45
For anyone new to XTC I would recommend listening to a couple of their albums before deciding if you like them or not (or go for the singles collection Fossil Fuel.) The early stuff is MASSIVELY different to the later stuff. I think most people start with Skylarking but the first one I heard was Drums and Wires, and it's still my favorite.
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From JCB79 12/04/2015 16:49
My favorite band, you really can't go wrong with XTC.
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95/100
From Ottokar 08/03/2014 10:08
What a band! For 15 years each album was better than the last - I can't think of any other band where I would say that.
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From DoomFace 06/20/2014 14:46
XTC are criminally overlooked and underrated, and they are SO good. it's crazy - go swindon!
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85/100
From Fedfan 10/20/2012 21:05
one of the most underrated bands ever !
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95/100
From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 17:35
Amazing group. XTC can very well sit on the shoulders of giants like the Beatles and the Stones. Lots of groups can put out great songs...this group put out great ALBUMS.
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