About Drums and Wires
The second release in the XTC Surround series as remixed by SW is a new edition of the band’s classic third album from 1979, at the time a breakthrough for the band, containing their first UK hit single “Making Plans for Nigel”, and introducing the 2 guitar line-up featuring Dave Gregory alongside principal songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, and drummer Terry Chambers.
Released in both CD/Blu-Ray and CD/DVDA editions, both featuring new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes made from the original multitrack tapes. Also included is the original stereo mix and additional bonus material. The Blu-ray edition particularly is a virtual boxed set on a single disc, containing well over 100 separate tracks, with the additional material being drawn from single A+B-sides, instrumental mixes, demos, rehearsal tapes, and promo videos, all in high resolution.