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by rojak
Sun 09 Feb 2020, 6:52 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Hotspot ratings
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: Hotspot ratings

A couple of tracks deserve classic status but the big plus is that the album flows remarkably well and quality is pretty consistent. So it gets an eight from me.
by rojak
Sat 01 Feb 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Hotspot - Forum Reactions.
Replies: 628
Views: 75632

Re: Hotspot - Forum Reactions.

Only the Dark : I’m not sure if there is a name for this type of production, but it’s incredibly lavish. Reminds me of the Time Bandits. Lots of velvety depth to it. And again Neil is here to whisper some poetry in your ear. Who would say no? I should write more but it’s so deep in syrupy productio...
by rojak
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 3:05 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Wedding in Berlin: revival of interest?
Replies: 78
Views: 9698

Re: Wedding in Berlin: revival of interest?

The band's website just posted a youtube clip of the church bells that was used for the track. After Stuart transforming it into a warped and ominous sound, I can't help but to speculate if it was meant to allude to the ugly mess that is Brexit, a soured marriage.
by rojak
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Happy people
Replies: 45
Views: 4521

Re: Happy people

Did anyone felt the opening bars sounded like it was from OMD's Dazzle Ships, then it suddenly shifted
and sounded like a track from Electronic's debut album! The mercurial fleet footed quality of the track
amplifies the playful vibe and it's a quality that I hope they continue on future recordings.
by rojak
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 1:15 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Show your love for “Hoping for a Miracle”
Replies: 46
Views: 14056

Re: Show your love for “Hoping for a Miracle”

This ballad is pretty close to perfect, me thinks. Does anyone know what the vocoder line says? And isn't the bridge simply THE sublime high point of the album? It just took my breath away! When Neil goes, Hello, hello, for some reason, i was thinking of David Bowie... Lastly, does the song actually...
by rojak
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Stuart Price Trilogy Top/Worse 5 (2013-2020)
Replies: 56
Views: 10175

Re: Stuart Price Trilogy Top/Worse 5 (2013-2020)

Best 5
Vocal
Fluorescent
Hoping for a miracle
Twenty-something
Will-o-the-wisp

runners up - Inside a dream, Bolshy


Worst 5
Axis
Shouting in the evening
Wedding in Berlin
I don't wanna
Pazzo