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Back after 25 years, the classic 1980s fanzine about XTC is on sale again. The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls is a 256-page edition of Limelight, featuring the original copies published between 1982 and 1992 plus new material for 2017, including interviews with Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Terry Chambers.

Put together by founding editor Mark Fisher, The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls brings together 256 pages of XTC goodness to celebrate the fanzine's 35th anniversary and the band's 40th anniversary.

2017 highlights of this new edition include:

Andy Partridge on childhood, children and creativity

Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers on the art of the rhythm section

Dave Gregory on Drums and Wires, Black Sea and English Settlement

• Comedians Phill Jupitus, Kevin Eldon, Stewart Lee, Joanna Neary and Paul Putner on their favourite XTC songs

Full contents list here

Limelight was a fanzine created for and by the fans of Swindon's finest. In those far-off pre-internet days, it was one of the few ways people could keep up to date with what XTC were up to.

Like its Canadian sister fanzine, The Little Express, Limelight featured news, interviews and articles about all things XTC. Every edition sold out and original copies have become collectors' items.

Like the band, the contents were varied, surprising and fun. There were articles about Victorian architecture, discussions about the band's artwork, illustrations by Andy Partridge and interviews with fellow musicians.

It was great. And now it's back – with even more essential reading than ever.

Get your copy of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls now!

Cover artwork by Mark Thomas: http://www.markthomasillustration.com

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