Various: King For A Day
a fan tribute to XTC (Volume 2)

With the permission of the curator of the original project Richard Pedretti-Allen, Happy Puppy is extremely proud to present the second of a series of volumes of the King For A Day: fan tribute to XTC project, originally called Chalkhills Children.

There were three compilations in 1996-98 released on cassette, and then the grand idea of collecting those tapes with a call for new recordings surfaced in 2001.

This volume features tracks that were originally released on the second volume released to the Chalkhills fanclub in 1997.

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Tracks: (128 kbps)

1. Collideascope - Philip McEachern
2. Disque Bleu - John Hedges
3. Chalkhills And Children - Kendrick & Inoue
4. Living In A Haunted Heart - Harrison Sherwood
5. Books Are Burning - Myrick & McEachern
6. Real By Reel - The Paranoids
7. Summer Grass - Simon Knight
8. Easter Theatre - Top 40
9. Down A Peg - Randy Christopher
10. Blue Overall - Eric Adcock
11. Dear Madam Barnum - Ira Lieman
12. Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her, Kiss Her - Naoyuki Isogai

released March 4, 2012

KING FOR A DAY Credits (not in any particular order)

Executive Producer, lackey and procrastinator: Richard Pedretti-Allen


ART LAYOUT and INTEGRATION by Elena Kagarlitsky

Mastering: Peter FitzPatrick at Shabby Road
Additional audio production and file work: Kirk D. Barnett
Alternative technologies: James Driscoll

Thanks to Robert Wegmann for his support of this project, all the contributors, Phish for allowing the free distribution of concert recordings, and all those who sent extra tracks and CDs of their own material.

Lastly, to XTC in all their incarnations and phases of growth... if we could thank you in the most descriptive, effusive, eloquent and/or glistening prose imaginable, you still wouldn't understand the value of your music to us... so, simply thanks and don't stop.