Less is More - the next album

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#1 Post by Tom Angel »

I would be very excited by another Introspective. And NOT just because it is behind Danny Baker's head on his BBC4 show this evening (with Boy George)

You could argue that Elysium would have made a perfect 10 track album - and there is something about the FOCUS of a 6 - track extended mixes album is what PSB need to do now - obviously with single mixes for the radio, but not on the album

It could include:

1) Leaving (Side by Side)
2) Vocal
3) Axis

4) Ball starts rolling
5) In my imagination or Colour of a man (a cover based on their remix, but featuring Joel Gibb)
6) Streets Of Philidelphia


Wow! (Not that I've ACTUALLY heard most of it!
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Tom Angel wrote:I would be very excited by another Introspective. And NOT just because it is behind Danny Baker's head on his BBC4 show this evening (with Boy George)

You could argue that Elysium would have made a perfect 10 track album - and there is something about the FOCUS of a 6 - track extended mixes album is what PSB need to do now - obviously with single mixes for the radio, but not on the album

It could include:

1) Leaving (Side by Side)
2) Vocal
3) Axis

4) Ball starts rolling
5) In my imagination or Colour of a man (a cover based on their remix, but featuring Joel Gibb)
6) Streets Of Philidelphia


Wow! (Not that I've ACTUALLY heard most of it!
I want a new album with all-new-songs like they said in Literally.

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nickname wrote:
Tom Angel wrote:I would be very excited by another Introspective. And NOT just because it is behind Danny Baker's head on his BBC4 show this evening (with Boy George)

You could argue that Elysium would have made a perfect 10 track album - and there is something about the FOCUS of a 6 - track extended mixes album is what PSB need to do now - obviously with single mixes for the radio, but not on the album

It could include:

1) Leaving (Side by Side)
2) Vocal
3) Axis

4) Ball starts rolling
5) In my imagination or Colour of a man (a cover based on their remix, but featuring Joel Gibb)
6) Streets Of Philidelphia


Wow! (Not that I've ACTUALLY heard most of it!
I want a new album with all-new-songs like they said in Literally.
I second that.

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nickname wrote:
Tom Angel wrote:I would be very excited by another Introspective. And NOT just because it is behind Danny Baker's head on his BBC4 show this evening (with Boy George)

You could argue that Elysium would have made a perfect 10 track album - and there is something about the FOCUS of a 6 - track extended mixes album is what PSB need to do now - obviously with single mixes for the radio, but not on the album

It could include:

1) Leaving (Side by Side)
2) Vocal
3) Axis

4) Ball starts rolling
5) In my imagination or Colour of a man (a cover based on their remix, but featuring Joel Gibb)
6) Streets Of Philidelphia


Wow! (Not that I've ACTUALLY heard most of it!
I want a new album with all-new-songs like they said in Literally.
Woah, Ok, ok, it's ok. Calm down. Sorry to suggest it. You will see that 5 of those songs ARE new. I see what Neil and Chris are up against now!
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#5 Post by Radiophonic »

I'd really prefer not to have an Introspective Part 2. But, even if that were the case, it shouldn't have to follow the rule of one remixed track, one extended b side or whatever.
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#6 Post by retrofuturist »

I just hope it doesn't sound like their remixes.

Whilst their remixes are serviceable, it would sound too much like Disco 4 (i.e. OK in themselves, but not particularly exciting as an album)

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#7 Post by jasonjohn »

Yeah a new album.

And a disco focus.

Only thing is, I don't want them to feel tied to making an "official" album, since they seem to be rushing this one. So a Disco seems more likely.

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retrofuturist wrote:I just hope it doesn't sound like their remixes.

Whilst their remixes are serviceable, it would sound too much like Disco 4 (i.e. OK in themselves, but not particularly exciting as an album)
I couldn't disagree with you more.
Leaving is amazing, but their remix takes into colossal Frankie goes to Hollywood territory
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#9 Post by retrofuturist »

Greetings,
Tom Angel wrote:I couldn't disagree with you more.
That why if PSB pick up your earlier mention suggestion to QA material with the fans prior to release, I hope they don't pick you to do it. :D

PSB remixes generally have a certain sameness about them, which makes them dull when strung together.

Retro. :)

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#10 Post by tottenhammattspurs »

You know it'll end up being called Disco 5 don't you.....
is is and isnt isnt

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#11 Post by Tom Angel »

I sometimes seriously question if I like the same pet shop boys as everyone else!
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#12 Post by Radiophonic »

tottenhammattspurs wrote:You know it'll end up being called Disco 5 don't you.....
I hope bloody not.

Disco is dead.
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#13 Post by Pani »

'Less is More' - an EP immediately springs to mind. EPs are kind of noble.

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#14 Post by Radiophonic »

I like the idea of two EPs. Less and More :dance:
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#15 Post by Danimal »

A double EP would be a very cool, incredibly indie thing to do!

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