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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#31 Post by Luke Colorado » Sat 15 Feb 2020, 2:07 am

What have I done to deserve this? ‘20 w/Tracey Thorn.
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#32 Post by boyjohn » Sat 15 Feb 2020, 2:48 am

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I really don't understand the liking for I don't wanna. I find it to be an incredibly dull, repetitive b-side about nothing much at all. Like In his imagination but worse.

I would say Happy people is definitely the best option for a fourth single. I expect it will coincide with Annually - there'll probably be a joint announcement very soon with a pre-order for Literally / CD single and the 12 inch.

As for a fifth? I'd be surprised. Although Electric and Super sort-of had five singles each, the singles from Hotspot have been much more 'traditional' singles with proper releases and formats being released simultaneously. If there were a fifth it may be just some kind of limited edition 12" remix or something. I could be wrong of course

To me, Happy People is much more repetitive than I Don't Wanna. Happy People is pretty much just that catchy riff repeated over and over with not much else except a bit of Neilrap whereas I Don't Wanna has a whole story along with the choruses. And In His Imagination is awesome.
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#33 Post by davidctecno » Sat 15 Feb 2020, 8:06 am

I don't like Happy People and You're the one . Weakests tracks for the album for me.

I prefer Only the dark, I don't wanna or Will o the wisp

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#34 Post by Pod » Sun 16 Feb 2020, 12:11 am

Unlikely, but would love an Andrew Dawson HappySad mix of Happy People.
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#35 Post by NikacP0kac » Sun 23 Feb 2020, 5:29 pm

Shouldn't this come out sometime in March, and therefore be announced already? If it comes out in April, it's all a bit too close to the My Beautiful Laundrette OST and the new Annually.
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#36 Post by Disco. » Sun 23 Feb 2020, 5:38 pm

May/ June maybe, around the time of the tour.

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#37 Post by Luke Colorado » Sun 23 Feb 2020, 6:08 pm

Or Fall for US tour.
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#38 Post by NikacP0kac » Mon 24 Feb 2020, 4:33 pm

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Or Fall for US tour.
Seems far too late for a Hotspot single. Maybe something in conjunction with the often rumoured Di5co?
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#39 Post by andmaste » Mon 24 Feb 2020, 4:41 pm

Maybe a single with New Order to promote the tour?
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#40 Post by rashomon » Mon 24 Feb 2020, 4:45 pm

andmaste wrote:Maybe a single with New Order to promote the tour?
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Re: 4th single off Hotspot

#41 Post by Luke Colorado » Mon 24 Feb 2020, 4:46 pm

Disappointed 2020

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