New EP in April: Agenda

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#211 Post by Sage » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 2:33 pm

Track is available for me in Australia now.
It's not the worst, but to me there's not a lot going on with the song.

I find it interesting to recognise Tim Powell's production (Together and Love Etc) on WAWGTDATR and On Social Media.

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#212 Post by G_Goalden » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 2:47 pm

24 hours on and I'm really liking both songs. I wasn't sure about GSAC at first, but after watching it with the video - and the pace of the visuals - I now realise it has a laconic, end-of-the show (world) feel about it. It feels as though it should be the final part of the quadrilogy, but perhaps there is some kind of 'One Thing Leads To Another' type vibe attached to the EP.

OSM seems much more immediate and made even better by the excellently executed video.

I love that I found out about this EP through the music news on 6 Music yesterday (when did that last happen?) and reminds me of when I found the 12" of Being Boring in Leeds HMV without knowing it was even imminent.

I also love that people are unhappy that these four FREE songs aren't up to scratch. PSB still doing irony!

Can't wait for songs 3 & 4.
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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#213 Post by andrewthomas100 » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 3:27 pm

G_Goalden wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 2:47 pm
I also love that people are unhappy that these four FREE songs aren't up to scratch.
All music has been free for years. Last music I bought must be about 8 years ago.

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#214 Post by Tom Angel » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 3:50 pm

Social media is FAR better - love it. It's an italo off-cut from the Very era. Is it Chris doing backing vocals ?

I'm still in shock over GSAC.

But very pleased there is an EP to keep us happy until the album , and that GSAC won't be on it.

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#215 Post by bookshopboy » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 4:00 pm

andrewthomas100 wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 3:27 pm
G_Goalden wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 2:47 pm
I also love that people are unhappy that these four FREE songs aren't up to scratch.
All music has been free for years. Last music I bought must be about 8 years ago.
It's not really free though. Either you pay for it or advertisers pay on your behalf.

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#216 Post by jrusher12 » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 4:04 pm

jasonjohn wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 12:19 pm
One thing does occur to me.

They both fit a particular type of PSB song that would make good show tunes..... I mean, I could image a passage of dialog and drama before both these tracks, wrapped up and summarised by a song, before the lights fade for the next scene.

I guess you could say this about lots of songs, but these suit my ear especially.
Completely agree. Almost like they've been writing another musical....? Surely not?

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#217 Post by Disco. » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 4:23 pm

andrewthomas100 wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 3:27 pm
G_Goalden wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 2:47 pm
I also love that people are unhappy that these four FREE songs aren't up to scratch.
All music has been free for years. Last music I bought must be about 8 years ago.
Well, don’ t you pay for Spotify ? Hate all those commercials

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#218 Post by Disco. » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 4:26 pm

Tom Angel wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 3:50 pm
Social media is FAR better - love it. It's an italo off-cut from the Very era. Is it Chris doing backing vocals ?

I'm still in shock over GSAC.

But very pleased there is an EP to keep us happy until the album , and that GSAC won't be on it.

Good times.
To bad GASC won’t be on the album, hoping for more brexit songs on the album 8)

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#219 Post by lucienchardon » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 5:08 pm

retrofuturist wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 5:26 am
Pompous elitist garbage. Anything better on the flipside...?
You should play it the next time you dj!

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#220 Post by lucienchardon » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 5:12 pm

Pod wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 10:19 am
Future Lover wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 9:17 am
A) Ordinary people are dumb
Why?
Just look at the current UK Top 40 albums chart. Kidding :)

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#221 Post by lucienchardon » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 5:15 pm

leesmapman wrote:
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 12:04 pm
love this
I love it too. Brilliant.

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#222 Post by Sage » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 6:34 pm

Anyone notice the media coverage of Give Stupidity A Chance?

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#223 Post by East End Girl » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 6:48 pm

Second song is great, too.
And I really like the video.

Two fantastic new songs in two days ... and two more to come. What a great week!
It almost feels a bit like Christmas.

Thank you so much, N&C :)

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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#224 Post by y3potential » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 7:11 pm

What Are We Gonna Do About The Rich? Well, the chorus is infectious. It's another football chant..! The overall song has a Pandemonium vibe. The most 'immediate' of the 3 so far to my ears. A solid PSB's B side for me.
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Re: New EP on April: Agenda

#225 Post by Gary1962 » Wed 06 Feb 2019, 7:20 pm

Have to say my opinion on "Give Stupidity A Chance", has changed a bit, the chorus is uplifting and catchy as hell, prefer it over "On Social Media" :)
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