Entertainment Today June 6, Disc Domain. XTC. Homegrown. TVT. reviewed by David Bash. This is the second disc (Homespun was the first) by XTC in a series of home demos of recordings which ultimately led to the finished CDs, Apple Venus Volumes 1 and fourschosevergedickmarpblogaticanin.coown concentrates on the demos for Volume 2, or Wasp Star, and is a clear window into the genesis of these songs.
"Homegrown" is a collection of demos for pieces on XTC's "Wasp Star"-- if you haven't checked out the album, you should definitely look there first. Each piece on "Wasp Star" is represented on at least one track here (sometimes more) and it provides a much more intimate portrait of the creative process than "Homespun" did for "Apple Venus"/5(8).
Homegrown (The Wasp Star Home Demos) The Songs Recording Info Reviews Discographical Info: Released by Idea Records U.K. on 21 May , the package features various early versions of "The Man Who Murdered Love" and other songs from the album Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2).The 24 page colour booklet contains reproductions of the handwritten lyrics and ideas for the songs.
Product Description Finally available as a domestic U.S. release at a lower price, XTC's Apple Box is a 4 cd set containing the complete Apple Works recordings, including "Apple Venus" and "Wasp Star," plus their associated demo cds ("Homespun" & "Homegrown") which gives a fascinating insight into XTC's /5(5).