Chalkhills and Children
by XTC

Album: Oranges and Lemons (1989)

Songfacts®:

  • Andy Partridge: "This is largely about my rejection of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. I'm mundane. I like to gravitate toward the kids, privateness. I'm not into fame at all. When I get a slightly swelled head, it's nice to be punctured and drift down to earth and become stable again. Show business is really a dream and not what life's about. Life's about the glorious everyday. It's not really me when I'm treated like a famous person. This is real-life. Earth-colored." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    David - Kingswinford, United Kingdom

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  • Ron from Atlanta, GaOne of my favorite XTC songs.
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