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XTC - Senses Working Overtime album download
Performer: XTC
Title: Senses Working Overtime
Country: Mexico
Released: 1982
Style: New Wave, Pop Rock
Rating: 4.1/5
FLAC size: 1267 mb | MP3 size: 1342 mb | WMA size: 1612 mb
Genre: Rock

Senses Working Overtime" is a song written by Andy Partridge of the English rock band XTC, released as the lead single from their 1982 album English Settlement. He based the song on Manfred Mann's "5-4-3-2-1" (1964). The album and single became the highest-charting records XTC would ever have in the UK, peaking at number five and number 10, respectively.

Senses Working Overtime was released in advance of XTC’s 1982 album English Settlement. It became a top ten hit in the UK. In the United States, the video for Senses was regularly played on the then fledgling cable channel, MTV. The song’s arrangement features Colin Moulding’s work on the fretless electic bass. Senses Working Overtime" Track Info. Written By Andy Partridge. Release Date February 12, 1982.

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Senses Working Overtime. New-Wave XTC. 乐队列表 New-Wave XTC Senses Working Overtime. Band Name XTC. Album Name Senses Working Overtime. Senses Working Overtime. 2. Blame the Weather.

On this page you can listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. An English Settlement outtake, it appeared in 1982 as a B-side to the "Senses Working Overtime" 7" single. XTC - Tissue Tigers (The Arguers).

Senses Working Overtime" is a single by XTC released in 1982. it hit the Top Ten and helped English Settlement reach on the album charts, but it would also be their last Top 40 entry for a decade. It has subsequently been covered by both Spacehog on the XTC tribute album A Testimonial Dinner: The Songs of XTC and by Mandy Moore on Coverage. The video for "Senses Working Overtime" shows the band performing the song in an otherwise empty yet colorful room. The video was released on the Look Look video compilation. Senses Working Overtime" (Andy Partridge).

Senses Working Overtime is found on the album Making Plans for Andy. Found on more albums: Waxworks: Some Singles 1977-1982 Kings for a Day Kings for a Day Disappointed English Settlement Compact XTC: The Singles 1978-1985 Senses Working Overtime Upsy Daisy Assortment Fossil Fuel: The XTC Singles 1977-1992. XTC – Senses Working Overtime.

Album: The Compact XTC, 2003. XTC were a New Wave band from Swindon, England, active between 1976 and 2005. Though the band enjoyed some significant chart success, including the UK hits "Making Plans For Nigel" (1979) and "Senses Working Overtime" (1982), they are better known for their long-standing critical success than for making hit records.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A Senses Working Overtime
Composed By – A. Partridge*
B1 Blame The Weather
Composed By – C. Moulding*
B2 Tissue Tigers (The Arguers)
Composed By – A. Partridge*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
  • Recorded At – The Manor
  • Designed At – Ansell Sadgrove
  • Lacquer Cut At – The Town House
  • Pressed By – CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton


  • Design – Ken Ansell
  • Engineer – Hugh Padgham
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Howard Gray
  • Photography By – Allan Ballard
  • Producer – Hugh Padgham, XTC


7" in standard paper sleeve. A limited edition version with a fold-out sleeve exists here.

'Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd'
(P) 1982 Virgin Records Ltd

Charted from 23-01-82 for 9 weeks.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etching A side, variant 1): VS 462-A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching B side, variant 1): VS 462-B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching A side, variant 2): VS 462 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching B side, variant 2): VS 462 B2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 3): VS 462 A1 TOWNHOUSE C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 3): VS 462 B1 TOWNHOUSE ⋀
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped both sides, all variants): TOWNHOUSE

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
S-696 XTC Senses Working Overtime = Los Sentidos Saturados ‎(7", Single) Virgin S-696 Mexico 1982
VS 508, VS 462 XTC Senses Working Overtime ‎(7") Virgin, Virgin VS 508, VS 462 South Africa 1982
14-02875 XTC Senses Working Overtime ‎(7", Single, Promo) Epic, Virgin 14-02875 US 1982
VS 46212 XTC Senses Working Overtime ‎(12", Single, Promo) Virgin VS 46212 Australia 1982
SL-7075 XTC Senses Working Overtime = Los Sentidos Saturados ‎(12", Single) Virgin SL-7075 Mexico 1982