Colin Moulding

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Colin Moulding (born 17 August 1955, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England) is a founding member of the new wave rock/pop group XTC, its second songwriter, vocalist, and bassist.


White Music (1978)[edit]

  • We have the pool
    Ah - No that's cruel
    Why do you take me for
    A fool?
    Try the rails
    It's just not me
    No No No
    No - Siree
    • "Set Myself On Fire"

Go2 (1978)[edit]

  • What makes you wander far
    Don't know who you are
    Now if the vibe is right
    I'll go out tonight
    • "Buzzcity Talking"

Drums And Wires (1979)[edit]

  • We're only making plans for Nigel
    He has his future in a British steel
    We're only making plans for Nigel
    Nigel's whole future is as good as sealed
    • Making Plans For Nigel

Black Sea (1980)[edit]

  • Generals and Majors ah ah
    They're never too far
    away from men who made the grade
    out in a world of their own
    They'll never come down
    until the battle's lost or made
    • "Generals And Majors"

English Settlement (1982)[edit]

  • You caught mum chasing dad with a knife
    You ran away to escape from the fights
    Now you're lost in a maze of neon light
    And she's worried, he's worried, she's worried, oh...
    • "Runaways"

Mummer (1983)[edit]

  • Can't you see
    Love and affection
    When it's put
    In your direction
    Wrapped in your mysterious wonderland
    • "Wonderland"
  • Oh Lord deliver us from the elements
    We at your mercy and your reverence
    Oh Lord deliver us from the elements
    We've no defence we are impotent
    • "Deliver Us From The Elements"
  • England can never repay you
    You gave your life to be buried alongside
    The place you loved
    The sermons attended when you were young
    Still echo round these churchyard walls
    • "In Loving Memory Of A Name"

The Big Express (1984)[edit]

  • Yes, I weeping, a teardrop attack
    I give emotion at the drop of a hat
    When I remember days at school
    I remember many things, but
    Most of all, I remember the sun
    • "I Remember The Sun"

Skylarking (1986)[edit]

  • Shocked me too the things we used to do on grass
    It would shock you too the things we used to do on grass
    Grass, grass.
    Things we did on grass
    • "Grass"
  • The scapegoat blood spilled
    Spittled and grilled it crackled and spat
    And children grew fat on the meat
    Change must be earnt
    • "Sacrificial Bonfire"

Nonsuch (1992)[edit]

  • Yes I'm talking about this war dance
    A patriotic romance
    And I know all you poets
    Have seen it all before
    About the stirring of those young hearts
    Back in the first world war
    • "War Dance"

Apple Venus Volume 1 (1999)[edit]

  • Pour ourselves a glass of stout
    And let our Rael Brook shirts hang out
    Nothing makes us more content
    To let us wallow in a bit of nonsense
    • "Frivolous Tonight"
  • Some people say
    That I am out of my tree
    Or just a strawberry fool
    Someday they'll see
    Till then I'll blow you a raspberry
    'Cos apples and pears are me
    • "Fruit Nut"

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