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by ryancannell
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Rate "Dreamland"
Replies: 125
Views: 8286

Re: Rate "Dreamland"

One other point... credits state Chris Lowe Neil tennant Ollie Alexander In that order..... perhaps this is a Chris track ? It does seem to have started that way, looking at Geowayne Meanwhile, the poppy, highly energetic music had originated with a track Chris had already composed even before the ...
by ryancannell
Sun 18 Aug 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Neil working with DJ Fresh / Remix for PSB?
Replies: 9
Views: 2581

Re: Neil working with DJ Fresh / Remix for PSB?

I wonder what happened with this?
by ryancannell
Tue 13 Aug 2019, 1:34 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Shorter songs - Annoying
Replies: 19
Views: 1649

Re: Shorter songs - Annoying

It's a trend across pop music, and apparently it's all to do with the effect of streaming https://fortune.com/2019/01/17/shorter-songs-spotify/
by ryancannell
Mon 08 Jul 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Mystery Collaboration 1993
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

Re: Mystery Collaboration 1993

I would have said Ian Wright, although he's not really an artist as such
by ryancannell
Mon 08 Jul 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Mystery Collaboration 1993
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

Re: Mystery Collaboration 1993

Sounds about the right time to be Boy George and the Crying Game
by ryancannell
Sat 16 Feb 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: On Social Media (video)
Replies: 44
Views: 6322

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: 4372

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: 3585

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: 78811

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: 5386

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: 5386

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: 1464
Views: 288721

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: 511048

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: 2078
Views: 248321

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: 15272

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***...