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Andy Partridge, BBC Radio Swindon studios, Dec '05

Andy Partridge, Radio Swindon, Dec '05

Interview with Andy Partridge

Listen online to our mammoth brand new interview with Swindon's most famous son - XTC singer/songwriter Andy Partridge.

In one of his most honest and revealing interviews ever, XTC supremo Andy Partridge recently sat down with presenter Sandy Martin for a lengthy chat due to be broadcast on BBC Radio Swindon on New Year's Day at 2.00pm.

Andy with BBC Radio Swindon's Sandy Martin

Andy with BBC's Sandy Martin

The man who has inspired current top bands such as The Kaiser Chiefs, Franz Ferdinand, Block Party and The FutureHeads, also revealed the songs and artists that mean the most to him.

In the 90 minute interview, which you can listen to in two parts by clicking the Real Audio links below, Andy answers just some of the following questions - What was the first single he bought with his own money? What is his relationship with XTC's Colin Moulding really like? What does he think of his hometown of Swindon? And will he ever play live again?

If you are a hardcore fan of XTC - one of the most influential British bands of all time - this interview will be a fascinating, rare insight into the mind of the band's reclusive frontman.

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