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In Loving Memory Of A Name - XTC - Mummer (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Mummer is the sixth studio album by the English band XTC, released on 30 August It reached No. 51 on the UK album chart and No. on the U.S. Billboard album charts. The album title refers to a Mummers play.A working title considered for the album was Fruit Fallen From God's Garden.. It spawned three UK singles; "Great Fire", "Wonderland" and "Love on a Farmboy's Wages" (reached Genre: Progressive pop.
  2. Take for instance the enchanting 'Ladybird', or 'Love on a Farmboy's Wages' or 'In Loving Memory of a Name' - great songs telling poignant stories - each song has a purpose and a tale to tell. Although not their greatest album, Mummer is certainly up there with the best and is well worth investigating/5(66).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Mummer on Discogs/5(2).
  4. Mummer is the black sheep of XTC's eighties albums, an intensely transitional album recorded after Andy Partridge's nervous breakdown on stage permanently ended their career as a touring band. Half of the album sounds like the logical followup to English Settlement, while the rest vaguely points towards the gnarled, thorny pop that would make up a significant chunk of The Big Express.
  5. Nov 26,  · "In Loving Memory of a Name" is a song by Colin Moulding. It appeared on the album Mummer. A promo video was made for the XTC episode of .
  6. Cassette Virgin / VL Mummer 33 rpm. Mummer was the first XTC album with the band as a studio only proposition. and “In Loving Memory of a Name” points the direction to the type of material that they would perfect in the second half of the decade.
  7. Mummer, the first album to follow Andy Partridge's mental breakdown, which led to XTC's retirement from touring, is very much the work of an eccentric in isolation. The album is a collection that builds on the groundwork of English Settlement with gentle, acoustic songs that evoke pastoral images and peaceful times. There are moments of real inspiration, resulting in some of the band's finest.