XTC To Release 'Apple' Home Demos

British pop-rockers XTC will release a collection of home demos Oct.

5 featuring early versions of songs from their February-released LP

Apple Venus Volume One. The 11-track disc, titled Homespun —

The Apple Venus Volume One Home Demos, features the same track sequence

as well as complete lyrics, which were not offered by the original release.

"We put together Homespun because everyone likes to be voyeuristic,"

guitarist Andy Partridge said in a statement issued by TVT Records. "And

XTC admirers more than anyone else seem to have a voyeuristic streak." XTC

plan to release Apple Venus Volume 2 in the spring.