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#121 Post by drunk14 »

Yeah, I think that it would be a sin to ignore the video element. Anwyay, Did they ever explain why it had happened to "The Pop Kids"?
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#122 Post by leesmapman »

This is a strong, fun track

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#123 Post by Zog »

Catchy :)

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#124 Post by minimal »

Sure, it's a pleasent surprise to have a new PSB single out now. Also, I value the fact to have another feature track in the canon. I usually really like these.

I've listened to Dreamland a couple of times now and I wouldn't call it a worse pop song. However, I do think that it sounds very generic in general; Neil's singing sounds unpleasant several times (especially in the beginning) and basically I have the impression that they wanted to make him Sound like OA. That leads me to the question what the point of a collaboration is when both singers sound pretty similar. Former collaborations profited strongly from the fact that Neil and the guest sounded different. A darker tone of Neils voice could have added a welcome contrast as opposed to OA and also would have added some more semantics/meaning to the track. They've gone the obvious way with Dreamland and, IMHO, miscalculated the fact of vocal production. I do find the lyrics a bit bland, too.

Also, I don't get how the artwork of PSB Releases tend to look more and more cheap. I'm not relating to the pictoral element here. The brick wall of AP is a strong element to have. However, the title of the track and the names of the artists in the bottom right corner look like they've been added with Paint. It just doesn't make any sense how it's done, graphically. For years now, there's a lack of subtlety in Farrow's work, I'm afraid.

Having said that, I'm in a personal state atm where I enjoy that a new PSB single is out whatever it may sound and look like...

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#125 Post by King1968 »

I really like it very catchy and a different sound to super i think their voices really complement each other it's definitely a song which sticks in your head

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#126 Post by Synthrobot »

Really like it. Hope that the words “Years and Years” appear on the title as this will mean more airplay and more exposure.
Looking forward to buying it and hopefully lots of remixes!

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#127 Post by jules »

minimal wrote:
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 6:52 am

I've listened to Dreamland a couple of times now and I wouldn't call it a worse pop song. However, I do think that it sounds very generic in general; Neil's singing sounds unpleasant several times (especially in the beginning) and basically I have the impression that they wanted to make him Sound like OA. That leads me to the question what the point of a collaboration is when both singers sound pretty similar. Former collaborations profited strongly from the fact that Neil and the guest sounded different. A darker tone of Neils voice could have added a welcome contrast as opposed to OA and also would have added some more semantics to the track. They've gone the obvious way with Dreamland and, IMHO, miscalculated the fact of vocal production. I do find the lyrics a bit bland, too.

Also, I don't get how the artwork of PSB Releases tend to look more and more cheap. I'm not relating to the pictoral element here. The brick wall of AP is a strong element to have. However, the title of the track and the names of the artists in the bottom right corner look like they've been added with some with Paint. It just doesn't make any sense how it's done, graphically. For years now, there's a lack of subtlety in Farrow's work, I'm afraid.
We all have particular expectations when a new song comes out.

Everything is fine, for me the voices are perfect. And the wall artwork shows that Farrow made a more complex work than on Super.

Having Neil sung in a darker tone, he would still be blamed anyway.

I can't wait to see this single released and the video (if there is one).

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#128 Post by psbfannyc »

The artwork is from the Berlin Uban subway!

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#129 Post by Dog »

Album is 10 tracks apparently.
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#130 Post by One of the crowd »

This may sound a little bizarre but I hear elements of Misfit by Curiosity Killed The Cat!!
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#131 Post by Bulldog »

Don't like it at all,sorry. Production is ABYSMAL. Neil sounds like he's choking.

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#132 Post by y3potential »

Very catchy. I imagine it'll sound great on the radio. Reminds me of Thursday with hints of Why Don't We Live Together.. :dance:
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#133 Post by canveyboy »

Listening now to Zoe Ball.....excruciating!
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#134 Post by y3potential »

canveyboy wrote:
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 8:24 am
Listening now to Zoe Ball.....excruciating!
She's insufferable. Talking to the listener as if we're all 5 year olds. Where's Smashie and Nicey when you need them, mate..!
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#135 Post by Bulldog »

y3potential wrote:
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 8:23 am
Very catchy. I imagine it'll sound great on the radio. Reminds me of Thursday with hints of Why Don't We Live Together.. :dance:
Actually it starts with the chord of "I want a lover". Stephen Hague should have produced it!
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