Burning the heather

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#421 Post by Ghost within this house » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 1:14 am

Curse of the PSB strikes again, in a slightly different form:

They release a song with the lyric 'it's never too late', one day after it IS too late.

Bye, bye, Britain.
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#422 Post by daveid » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 1:27 am

Ghost within this house wrote:
Fri 13 Dec 2019, 1:14 am
Curse of the PSB strikes again, in a slightly different form:

They release a song with the lyric 'it's never too late', one day after it IS too late.

Bye, bye, Britain.
Never too late to find solace in their music! Christ help us

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#423 Post by Spittingcat » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 1:28 am

Such a good track. What have we done.

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#424 Post by Stussylad7 » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 1:45 am

Decide and it’s remix are amazing. It’s such a shame that people have to spoil it by mentioning politics. Nothing will spoil this for me and never will. Can’t wait for Hotspot

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#425 Post by Future Lover » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 2:14 am

Of course, I imagine this was perfectly timed to coincide with this event. Unfortunately, the darkness has taken us again. Money and fear will always win.

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#426 Post by herts101 » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 5:37 am

Steering away from politics (), wouldn’t Decide sound amazing live?! I can just imagine the epic ending with Neil conducting the crowd. Really enjoying it.


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#427 Post by TallThinMan » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 6:58 am

Lleonard Pler wrote:
Fri 13 Dec 2019, 12:32 am
Decide is the first song in this era that really excites me. I love how it starts dark techno but then ends in euphoria. It's never too late! I think it could have worked as the last song in the album (and to close the trilogy). I might replace WIB with this if the initial reviews about that song are true.
Jesus Christ, the album’s not even out yet and people are talking about re-sequencing it! “It’s lovely Leonardo, but I’m just going to paint some sunglasses over those eyes because I don’t like the way they follow me around the room”.

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#428 Post by MikeyC » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 7:04 am

Probably not for the Greatest Hits tour, but if the tour eventually morphs into the HOTSPOT Tour, I can see "Decide" being the opening/intro music!!

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#429 Post by Boring90 » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 7:53 am

'Decide' is a PSB masterpiece.

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#430 Post by Patrick Bateman » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 8:47 am

Future Lover wrote:
Fri 13 Dec 2019, 2:14 am
Of course, I imagine this was perfectly timed to coincide with this event. Unfortunately, the darkness has taken us again. Money and fear will always win.
At least Neil got his 'people's vote'.

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#431 Post by romy » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 9:26 am

"Decide" is superb.Reminds me a little bit on "one of the crowd",but there are so many "different songs" in it.Perfect.

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#432 Post by rashomon » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 9:58 am

Oh this is delicious!

Agreed with the other thoughts expressed here so far

Disarmed by the orchestral opening and then slammed by one of the phattest bass-lines we’ve heard on a PSB track for eons (yes I said ‘phattest’).

Enjoying the dark rumbling techno overlaid with those electronic farts and burps.

Then building to a classic PSB chord change for a bit of finesse at the end.

Oh and just the right amount of vocals to keep things interesting ... vocoder working overtime

Neil and Chris at their best ....

Would not be out of place on the second half of Alternative I think


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Re: Burning the heather

#433 Post by daveid » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 4:41 pm

I need more time to process Decide. It's quite a mixed bag musically. Hasn't really grabbed me yet.

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Re: Burning the heather

#434 Post by NikacP0kac » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 4:47 pm

daveid wrote:
Fri 13 Dec 2019, 4:41 pm
I need more time to process Decide. It's quite a mixed bag musically. Hasn't really grabbed me yet.
It's time... to make up your mind. :dance:
Have a look at my taste in music:
http://www.last.fm/user/NikacPokac

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#435 Post by Danimal » Fri 13 Dec 2019, 5:14 pm

Downloaded this release first thing and listened to on the drive to work. Decide and it's remix are top drawer PSB bonus material. The remix is one of the best they've commissioned in recent memory, up there with the Tuff City Kids remix of Undertow.
This package would have been an ace CD single, perhaps with this year's Annually or maybe the Decide tracks will make their way onto the Japan CD edition.
If this is indeed dark techno, it makes me hope for the release of the dark techno tracks written during the Super sessions.

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