PSB most certainly do excellent "intros"...what's your favourite?

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#16 Post by Future Lover » Thu 11 Apr 2019, 3:27 pm

oh, yeah, "Suburbia (Video Mix)" is amazing as well. I know it's almost identical to the full 12'', but I prefer it.

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#17 Post by domino » Thu 11 Apr 2019, 7:27 pm

3. Paninaro
2. It's a sin (Nightlife-Version)
1. Left to my own devices

On it's own: Somewhere (Extended Mix)
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#18 Post by MikeyC » Fri 12 Apr 2019, 7:57 am

Miracles has a gorgeous intro!

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#19 Post by ArtHist » Fri 12 Apr 2019, 8:12 am

^^^^ Shame about the rest of it ; )

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#20 Post by Future Lover » Fri 12 Apr 2019, 9:36 am

ArtHist wrote:
Fri 12 Apr 2019, 8:12 am
^^^^ Shame about the rest of it ; )
You're cancelled!

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#21 Post by sharky » Fri 12 Apr 2019, 10:05 am

I'm not scared, best pop intro ever

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#22 Post by the8thark » Fri 12 Apr 2019, 8:17 pm

I am going to classify an intro as the music played before the first vocals by Neil (of the first verse) are sung.

Suburbia (Video mix)
The whole dogs barking and then the threatening music playing does contrast the lighter music of the rest of the song really well. it blends into the piano part so well too. For an earlier song it's done really well.

It's a Sin
The whole "and counting" part was cool, but what I really thought was well done is how the intro really drecribed the mood/theme of the entire song. Totally over the top in every way and unapologetically so.

The Sodom and Gomorrah Show
The whole extended intro the song has really sets the theme of the song and the album. Even more than Psychological does. When I hear that intro I always think of a circus. Not a happy circus, one of the circuses where people end up being murdered at. Really evil, a true thriller. I don't need the rest of the song as the intro describes it so well.

Love is a Bourgeois Construct
The classical inspirations for this song are in your face from the first few seconds of the intro. They are blended into the usual Pet Shop Boys sound and before the first vocals are sung you're already hooked. I think how they both modified Henry Purcell's piece and the Michael Nyman interpretation of it together and added in the PSB magic too.
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#23 Post by BoyStrange » Sat 13 Apr 2019, 11:27 pm

I get excited by the intro of "I get excited".

Don't you get excited too?

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#24 Post by York Minster » Sun 14 Apr 2019, 12:45 am

Was That What It Was? Sounds like Art of Noise for a bit
And tryin' to figure out what happened to 'Germaine Propaine'
"He couldn't have fell off that hard" Ain't no way
"What happened to the way you was rappin' when you was scandalous
That Canibus turned into a television evangelist"
Plus he raps with his regular voice [BOOSH! BOOSH!]
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#25 Post by jasonjohn » Sun 14 Apr 2019, 3:43 am

Left To My Own Devices (Disco Mix)

Being Boring (album version with the extended into)

And just to counter all that... Can You Forgive Her? is the punchiest album intro for them ever.... especially following Behaviour

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#26 Post by Greendrake » Sun 14 Apr 2019, 7:17 am

Surprised noone has mentioned I don't know what you want but I can't give it any more yet. The first that came into my mind. Then, Delusions of grandeour.

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#27 Post by ArtHist » Sun 14 Apr 2019, 8:58 am

Electricity. Love the sampled dialogue.

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#28 Post by Undertaker » Sun 14 Apr 2019, 1:24 pm

Its a Sin, Devices, I'm Not Scared, Bourgeois and Memory of the Future are all untouchable.

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#29 Post by onzio » Mon 15 Apr 2019, 9:06 am

York Minster wrote:
Sun 14 Apr 2019, 12:45 am
Was That What It Was? Sounds like Art of Noise for a bit
Was That What It Was? is a materpiece, it has not only a great intro but also a great coda!
I suffer when I read that Neil considers it "a minor work".

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