Yesterday’s post was a fun one for me. Everyone really went above-and-beyond in their selections, and I discovered some bands I’d never run across.

Today, however...

I’m gonna be lucky not to have to cheat on the bonus quote. (Edit: I did.) Thank goodness for kalaeth’s Portuguese entry, or this would be really short.

X is for XTC

...and a Partridge in a pear tree (sorry). Went with their first hit in the States instead of something obvious like “Dear God” or “Senses Working Overtime”, partly because Drums and Wires is one of my favorite 80s albums. It also includes (in my opinion) one of the best driving songs ever.

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Play Me Out, Kalaeth!

X: For X, and you might be starting to see a pattern here, Xeque-Mate, “Checkmate” with Filhos do Metal, “sons of metal”. They were active from 79 up till 89 and have recently rejoined :

Cheating is heartily encouraged today! ;)

(...just two more letters to go!)