XTC Working On New LP

XTC, Backstreet Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Ramones, Tori Amos...

Innovative British pop band XTC will release a new studio album,

tentatively expected to hit stores in January. According to the group's

U.S. label, TVT Records, the album will have an acoustic sound and

will feature the band backed by a symphony orchestra. Guitarist Dave

Gregory, who has since left the band, does appear on this release.