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#271 Post by fluffmoln »

Hey, it might actually be better than Kylie Said To Jason!

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#272 Post by goughsjd »

How is every one hearing this song ??? I'd love to hear it now
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    #273 Post by joncool5 »

    It reminds me of a saag aloo on a Saturday evening
    "In the North-west it rains and it rains. And yet we managed to produce the industrial revolution, trade union movement, the Communist Manifesto and even the goddam computer. Down south, where the sun never sets, you took all our money and what did you produce? Chas and f**king Dave." TONY WILSON

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    #274 Post by joanna``` »

    Is having a spoken word part highly reminiscing a porn film a bad thing tho? :')

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    #275 Post by Barn »

    welll....Apart from being a blatant rip off of Playing With Knives - Bizarre INC. this is certainly not single material. far to many lyrics for today's kids. would make a good B side though.

    Should have released -Inner-Sanctum as the lead single!

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    #276 Post by glennjridge »

    what... in.... the... hell?? I saw people talking about pop kids earlier but assumed they were just referencing the snippets on the site!
    now apparently its exploded everywhere and I'm reading and everyone knows the lyrics whole song and everything! opinions all over the place! cripes sakes I'm sorry I went out shopping

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    #277 Post by Odd »

    I like the chorus! It’s a good song, but I actually think it might benefit from an edit. I am looking forward to hearing the radio edit on Tuesday.

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    #278 Post by Zog »

    I know this is just my opinion, and what I'd like to say but can't would be something like:

    "Are you guys outta ya friggin' minds? This is one of the best lead singles they've produced for a decade. It is utterly fab-tastic, I mean they've pulled out all the stops on this one and half of you still aren't happy. Is there something, some side of the PSB that some fans just don't get?. This is really great stuff. Really great."

    But I'm just thinking of what I'd like to say, glad I kept quiet ;)

    Seriously though, to each his or her own, but I admit to being very suprised by some of the negative reactions (I mean seriously, very suprised). One thing I do agree that this does l remind me for a few seconds here snd there of "Disappointed", but only briefly.

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    #279 Post by Norman3 »

    West End Boy wrote:
    It only has its catchy chorus going for it, but it alone can not make up for the uninspiring verses whose meter somehow seems to be off,
    This struck me too. On first listen the verses seem oddly structured, but I quite like that now, after a few listens. The chorus is fabulous and I can't be the only one who someone very specific it brings to mind. Not really sure what's going on with those 'oh's' though - they sound like a place holder for something else that they've forgotten to put in (however they are in-keeping with the early 90's generic house sound of the track, not an era of music I'm particularly fond of, so maybe the point of them simply isn't to my taste).

    I can understand how some are comparing this to 'Electronic', but I feel they were aiming for a sound of an era rather than harking back to something specific from their own past (though I have just remembered 'one in a million' which is not dis-similar).

    Anyway, 10 out of 10 for the chorus and the blast of nostalgia and sentimentality it brings. 7 out of 10 for the rest.

    Edited to add: it's done it's job. I'm now wondering about how it will fit in with b-sides and on the album, so 'job done' I guess.
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    #280 Post by joepsb »

    not their greatest
    but cmon no other group in the world releases amazing music in their 30th year like Pet Shop Boys

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    #281 Post by HappySad32 »

    Still not heard it and can't find it. Enjoyed reading what others have said though. Sounds very promising. :)

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    #282 Post by Chicago Fire »

    joepsb wrote:not their greatest
    but cmon no other group in the world releases amazing music in their 30th year like Pet Shop Boys
    For me it's among their greatest. A good video would make this brilliant.

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    #283 Post by canveyboy »

    Zog wrote:I know this is just my opinion, and what I'd like to say but can't would be something like:

    "Are you guys outta ya friggin' minds? This is one of the best lead singles they've produced for a decade. It is utterly fab-tastic, I mean they've pulled out all the stops on this one and half of you still aren't happy. Is there something, some side of the PSB that some fans just don't get?. This is really great stuff. Really great."

    But I'm just thinking of what I'd like to say, glad I kept quiet ;)

    Seriously though, to each his or her own, but I admit to being very suprised by some of the negative reactions (I mean seriously, very suprised). One thing I do agree that this does l remind me for a few seconds here snd there of "Disappointed", but only briefly.

    -Zog

    I want to love it - I really do, but it's just not up there with the best or even the worst of their previous singles is it, apart from Single Bilingual maybe. I'm just very underwhelmed. They've done b sides that are far better than this! But like you kind of said - horses for courses
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    #284 Post by Chicago Fire »

    Oh people, pay close attention to the lyrics :D As always.

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    #285 Post by glennjridge »

    Oh this is one of the most vibrant things they have done in a long time....neils vocal sounds powerful and shiny and beautiful...I was worried because my issue with electric was the vocals...they didnt sound like neil patented voice of God tennant. that chorus is insanely catchy! I also love the kinda stuffy lyrics regarding school mixed with the euphoric music. typical everything but the kitchen sink background track. usually I am not usually taken in by a PSB lead single but this is amazing, esepciall that ending chorus with neil saying "I like it here". its great when they have songs with multiple different sections....great job PSB!

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