Best song from "Super"

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Best song

The pop kids
9
7%
Twenty something
15
11%
Groovy
2
1%
The dictator decides
44
33%
Undertow
10
7%
Sad robot world
4
3%
Say it to me
6
4%
Burn
35
26%
Into thin air
9
7%
 
Total votes: 134

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Re: Best song from "Super"

#31 Post by whateverman42 »

themanwhohadeverything wrote:This is the first album since Very that I've not had a promo copy in advance, so it was a interesting listening to it in the car for the first time this morning.

I've glanced at the reviews and my hopes weren't high, but on first (and repeated) listens my favourite track is...

Groovy

... clearly not an opinion shared by many :D
It's in my top 3, and I'd like to vote for it to show it has some respect here, but I love Burn a LOT so I had to vote for that.

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#32 Post by MikeyC »

1. Burn
2. The Dictator Decides
3. Undertow

If we could choose a fourth...

4. Groovy

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#33 Post by mole973102 »

netvor87 wrote:Twenty-Something
This stands out to me!
You gotta have fun!

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#34 Post by GalataPSB »

1. dictator decides
2. twenty something
3. Undertow
4. Burn

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#35 Post by East End Bhoy »

1. Burn
2. The Dictator Decides
3. The Pop Kids
4. Twenty Something
5. Undertow
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#36 Post by MD »

The Dictator decides.
Twenty-Something.
Burn.
"Not everyone is lucky enough to understand how delicious it is to suffer"

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#37 Post by goughsjd »

Burn
Undertow
Say it to me
Dictator decides
Inner sanctum
Twenty something
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    #38 Post by Zog »

    Got my iTunes, and my local Indie vinyl-specialist store/shop, had ordered in a pile of CDs and they are awaiting the vinyl... so I picked up my CD late this afternoon (thank you "Ditch Records", Victoria, BC: DJ vinyl specialists for treating the PSB with the importance and respect they deserve!!!)

    Anyway, to the original question: that's a hard one, since this is the first PSB
    album since Very that there hasn't been a "skipper" (OK, Pazzo is a bit inconsequential). But if I was forced to choose a top three (damn this is hard) it would be "The Dictator Decides", Twenty Something" and "Burn" but there are others that are nipping at the heels of these tracks.

    This us one spectacular bloody album! Far, far more that I excpected. My only criticisms are that a few of the tracks could be
    longer.

    And if they don't release "Burn" as a single they are crazy. But I strongly suspect it may be "Say it to me". The album track sounds like a radio edit, and it may be something they want to do with/for Price, since he co-wrote the track. But "Burn" will "burn" up any dance floor. So they have to release it as a single. Yes, it's simple, straightforward and insanely catchy. No more Parophone now guys: make the RIGHT choice this time!!!

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    #39 Post by Gary1962 »

    1. The Dictator Decides
    2. Twenty Something
    3. Undertow
    If you've done nothing wrong, you've got nothing to fear
    If you've something to hide, you shouldn't even be here!

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    #40 Post by rashomon »

    1. The Dictator Decides
    2. Twenty Something
    3. Burn
    you could say conventional ... and I could claim intentional

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    #41 Post by Effen Vida »

    Zog wrote:Got my iTunes, and my local Indie vinyl-specialist store/shop, had ordered in a pile of CDs and they are awaiting the vinyl... so I picked up my CD late this afternoon (thank you "Ditch Records", Victoria, BC: DJ vinyl specialists for treating the PSB with the importance and respect they deserve!!!)

    Anyway, to the original question: that's a hard one, since this is the first PSB
    album since Very that there hasn't been a "skipper" (OK, Pazzo is a bit inconsequential). But if I was forced to choose a top three (damn this is hard) it would be "The Dictator Decides", Twenty Something" and "Burn" but there are others that are nipping at the heels of these tracks.

    This us one spectacular bloody album! Far, far more that I excpected. My only criticisms are that a few of the tracks could be
    longer.

    And if they don't release "Burn" as a single they are crazy. But I strongly suspect it may be "Say it to me". The album track sounds like a radio edit, and it may be something they want to do with/for Price, since he co-wrote the track. But "Burn" will "burn" up any dance floor. So they have to release it as a single. Yes, it's simple, straightforward and insanely catchy. No more Parophone now guys: make the RIGHT choice this time!!!

    -Zog
    I agree with much of this. Sense has spoken. As has Zog.

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    #42 Post by Actually »

    1. Twenty-something
    2. The dictator decides
    3. Burn
    I'm too weak to be strong

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    #43 Post by markrobertnolan »

    Drem wrote:
    Effen Vida wrote:Twenty-something felt like a bit of a curiosity to me at first, nothing more. How things change. Love it.
    Yes, it significantly grew on me as well, I've sang it in my head while walking the dog today.
    There's no weak song on "Super" apart from "Pazzo!". If only they could make this instrumental as groovy as last third of final track...
    Pazzo?!!!! It is THE MOST Pet Shop Boys thing on the album (apart from the start of "Burn" - which is like the start of a 1986 b side. Pazzo is brilliant. Wash your mouth out.

    I am really struggling to pick a bad track (you know, like "Building a wall" or "Legacy".........)

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    #44 Post by Effen Vida »

    markrobertnolan wrote:
    Drem wrote:
    Effen Vida wrote:Twenty-something felt like a bit of a curiosity to me at first, nothing more. How things change. Love it.
    Yes, it significantly grew on me as well, I've sang it in my head while walking the dog today.
    There's no weak song on "Super" apart from "Pazzo!". If only they could make this instrumental as groovy as last third of final track...
    Pazzo?!!!! It is THE MOST Pet Shop Boys thing on the album (apart from the start of "Burn" - which is like the start of a 1986 b side. Pazzo is brilliant. Wash your mouth out.

    I am really struggling to pick a bad track (you know, like "Building a wall" or "Legacy".........)
    I love Building a Wall. See? That's how this music thing works. Pazzo Schmazzo.

    I like Pazzo too, btw.

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    #45 Post by joncool5 »

    1. Sad Robot World
    2. The Dictator decides
    3. Burn
    "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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