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|1. River Of Orchids - XTC|
|2. I'd Like That - XTC|
|3. Easter Theatre|
|4. Knights In Shining Karma - XTC|
|5. Frivolous Tonight|
|7. Your Dictionary - XTC|
|8. Fruit Nut|
|9. I Can't Own Her - XTC|
|10. Harvest Festival - XTC|
|11. The Last Balloon - XTC|
If you chance upon this review, please take note and buy and listen and love Apple Venus, XTC's masterpiece.
Right after I had completed the majority of my collection of their older albums, they made a comeback with this excellent release, which ranks among their best.
This album is a much more solid compilation than "Nonsuch"; every song here is brilliantly arranged and performed.
Apple Venus Volume 1 (1999) was the long-awaited album from England's XTC following a "strike" with Virgin Records. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Todd7
This one slipped under my radar when it first came out and I only recently got around to buying it and hearing it for the first time. Well, I'm impressed. Read morePublished on February 9, 2013 by Donald E. Gilliland
I come back to AV Vol 1. again and again. If you're on the fence, go ahead and get it - you won't be disappointed.Published on June 1, 2011 by Nicole D.
i am shocked by the talent of one andy partridge. my HERO! his voice is sooooo good. his songwriting is beyond anyone alive today. really not even close. Read morePublished on March 30, 2010 by elliott smith
I think this is an album that grows on you with each listen. Lush, introspective, a natural progression for Andy Partridge & XTC. Read morePublished on June 8, 2009 by chicvibe
XTC has been going steadily downhill since Oranges & Lemons. This album is the end of Andy Partridge's songwriting career and easily one of the worst albums I've every tried to... Read morePublished on December 21, 2008 by Mugwomp McGillicuddy
The punk-turned-Britpop group XTC released this fine album in 1999 on the independent TVT label following a seven year "hiatus/strike" with their former label. Read morePublished on October 4, 2008 by Moldyoldie
I picked this album up when I was in my early twenties -- the malnourished years. Eager to be distracted by another (long-awaited) wit-filled XTC recording clad in clever chord... Read morePublished on September 21, 2008 by g. edward weitl
Cronopio "Adriana A." (México) wrote : for the fundamentalist and nostalgics outthere Apple Venus may sound too orchestrated , over produced and pretentious . Read morePublished on September 14, 2008 by Gerardo Martinez Casas