"Wonderland" is a single by XTC released in June 1983, written by Colin Moulding and taken from the album Mummer.
Although they had shifted in a more acoustic direction on their previous album English Settlement, it was with "Wonderland" that their sound could first be described as pastoral, which became their hallmark for the next several years.
This is one of the few songs from the Mummer sessions to feature drummer Terry Chambers prior to his sudden departure from XTC.
Leader Andy Partridge has subsequently described "Wonderland" as one of Moulding's "most beautiful melodies."
And amen to that. This is one of those XTC songs that early on established Moulding as an occasional McCartney to Andy Partridge's Lennon: