Song of the Day, November 18: Season Cycle by XTC

XTCSeasonToday’s song is a thematic centerpiece of XTC’s finest album. Skylarking has strong natural rhythms, and Season Cycle represents them well. A joyous celebration of all that nature has to offer, it finds Andy Partridge in especially fine voice. With his best naive wonder, he points out the seasonal changes on his ride through the year. The music conveys the feeling of a cycling tour, moving round and round as the lyrics whirl by. It’s a lovely conceit, beautifully exectuted.

Enjoy this fun song today.

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About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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