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by ryancannell
Sat 16 Feb 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: On Social Media (video)
Replies: 44
Views: 4928

Re: On Social Media (video)

Trevor Horn was a guest on BBC 6Music's Roundtable to review the week's new releases. On Social Media was up first.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002bk3
by ryancannell
Sat 15 Dec 2018, 10:44 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: PSB & Tracey
Replies: 22
Views: 3567

Re: PSB & Tracey

Tracey wrote some nice things about 'The Pop Kids' for last week's New Statesman.

https://www.newstatesman.com/2018/12/i- ... -best-bits
by ryancannell
Sun 04 Nov 2018, 4:08 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Searching for the sounds of ‘88
Replies: 10
Views: 2995

Re: Searching for the sounds of ‘88

He's also made a song based on Domino dancing, Paninaro, and Jean-Michel Jarre's Zoolookologie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnMLOwmAGow
by ryancannell
Tue 23 Oct 2018, 3:45 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Neil Tennant announces new book
Replies: 413
Views: 65516

Re: Neil Tennant announces new book

The full interview from yesterday can now be heard on the Quietus Radio podcast

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the ... 1141717351
by ryancannell
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 11:21 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Pet Shop Boys Songs That Are The Same Song
Replies: 27
Views: 4335

Re: Pet Shop Boys Songs That Are The Same Song

Straight_Talker wrote:
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 5:40 pm
⬆️Add “It always comes as a surprise” to that list..! ⬆️
Oh yes, I hadn't spotted that one!
by ryancannell
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 12:07 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Pet Shop Boys Songs That Are The Same Song
Replies: 27
Views: 4335

Re: Pet Shop Boys Songs That Are The Same Song

The synth lines in the intro of Domino Dancing, Absolutely Fabulous, and Paninaro 95 are very similar.
by ryancannell
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 3:24 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Pet Shop Boys on Youtube
Replies: 1449
Views: 255876

Re: Pet Shop Boys on Youtube

Neil on BBC's Hardtalk Extra in 2007
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK6iTscmUsI
by ryancannell
Sun 24 Sep 2017, 6:36 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Reissues project
Replies: 2452
Views: 472735

Re: Reissues project

ryancannell wrote:
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 12:55 pm

To me, Dancing in the Dusk sounds as if it might have been inspired by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music.

Turns out that it's very similar indeed to Don't Stop the Dance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GF64qS4QH4
by ryancannell
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 10:17 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Name the next Pet Shop Boys album
Replies: 1778
Views: 198807

Re: Name the next Pet Shop Boys album

Pet Shop Boys 2Men
by ryancannell
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 2:08 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Do You Want A New Bitch (Misheard Lyrics - Merged Threads)
Replies: 116
Views: 14284

Re: Do You Want A New Bitch (Misheard Lyrics - Merged Threads)

At one of the ROH shows last year, I think Neil sings an unfortunate malapropism in the line originally written as "While the bankers all get their bonuses". https://youtu.be/xo-aj0Xe5ng?t=3m20s It certainly sounds as if he misses the last syllable, which conjures up all sorts of images. What a c***...
by ryancannell
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 12:55 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Reissues project
Replies: 2452
Views: 472735

Re: Reissues project

I hear similarities between Dancing in the Dusk and Leaving. A similar mood and vocal sound I think? To me, Dancing in the Dusk sounds as if it might have been inspired by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music. The intro and the instrumental backing appear, to my ears, to be noticeably similar to Don't Stop t...
by ryancannell
Tue 29 Aug 2017, 9:57 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Neil's pop theories
Replies: 21
Views: 4706

Re: Neil's pop theories

It brings to mind when Neil quipped that "Taylor Swift is a sort of Mrs Thatcher of pop music" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USOSo67Trn8
by ryancannell
Mon 08 May 2017, 1:39 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Soundography | A Crash Course in Music, One Band at a Time!
Replies: 5
Views: 1569

Re: Soundography | A Crash Course in Music, One Band at a Time!

Thanks for telling us about this podcast, I think it's great. It's made me re-appreciate certain songs, and it's often fascinating hearing people's relationship with music.
by ryancannell
Tue 17 May 2016, 12:29 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Jean-Michel Jarre & Pet Shop Boys - Brick England/Electronica 2
Replies: 343
Views: 62021

Re: Jean-Michel Jarre & Pet Shop Boys - Brick England/Electronica 2

Jean-Michel Jarre talking about Pet Shop Boys and Brick England.

by ryancannell
Sun 03 Apr 2016, 1:28 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Super on Spotify now
Replies: 12
Views: 1699

Re: Super on Spotify now

Nice to see a banner ad for Super on the Spotify app start-page.
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