Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Life Begins at the Hop
3:47
2 Helicopter
3:54
3 Making Plans for Nigel
4:12
4 Ten Feet Tall
3:11
5 When You’re Near Me I Have Difficulty
3:20
6 That Is the Way
2:56
7 Real by Reel
3:47
8 Millions
5:35
9 Outside World
2:39
10 Roads Girdle the Globe
4:49
11 Scissor Man
3:58
12 Complicated Game
4 4:47

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Terry Chambers (tracks 2–3, 5–12)
bass guitar:
Colin Moulding (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8, 10–11)
bass guitar and other instruments:
Colin Moulding (track 12)
electric guitar:
Dave Gregory (XTC) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8, 10–12)
Andy Partridge (tracks 2–3, 5, 8, 10–12)
background vocals:
Colin Moulding (track 5)
Andy Partridge (track 3)
choir vocals:
Terry Chambers (track 10)
Dave Gregory (XTC) (track 10)
Colin Moulding (track 10)
choir vocals and lead vocals:
Andy Partridge (track 10)
composer:
Colin Moulding (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
Andy Partridge (tracks 2, 5, 7–12)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 3)
guest trumpet:
Dick Cuthell (track 6)
guest choir vocals:
Al Clark (track 10)
Hugh Padgham (track 10)
Jumbo Van Reinen (track 10)
Steve Warren (track 10)
lead vocals:
Colin Moulding (tracks 3, 6)
Andy Partridge (tracks 2, 5, 7–9, 11–12)
lyricist:
Colin Moulding (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
Andy Partridge (tracks 2, 5, 7–12)
producer:
Steve Lillywhite (tracks 1–3, 5–12)
Phil Wainman (track 4)
additionally sampled by:
mash-ups:
remasters:
Complicated Game (2000 Ian Cooper remaster) by XTC (track 12)
Millions by XTC (track 8)
Outside World by XTC (track 9)
Real by Reel by XTC (track 7)
Roads Girdle the Globe by XTC (track 10)
Scissor Man by XTC (track 11)
That Is the Way by XTC (track 6)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 477) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Tajuton humppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Franzi (track 3)
later versions:
Cut It Out (live) (track 11)
recording of:
Complicated Game (track 12)
Helicopter (track 2)
Millions (track 8)
Outside World (track 9)
Real by Reel (track 7)
Scissor Man (track 11)
Ten Feet Tall (track 4)
That Is the Way (track 6)