New wave multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter who has written most of the songs for the band XTC.
He co-founded XTC in 1972 with Colin Moulding, five years before the band released their first album.
He wrote "The Disappointed," "Senses Working Overtime," and "Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me)."
After divorcing his wife Marianne, he began a long-term relationship with Erica Wexler.
He has collaborated with synthpop artist Thomas Dolby .