Can you make Hotspot better?

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Can you make Hotspot better?

#1 Post by markrobertnolan » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 1:23 pm

For me, at least, I can :

1. Willo the wisp.
2. At rock bottom.
3. Happy people.
4. Dreamland.
5. Hoping for a miracle.
6. I don't wanna.
7. Monkey business.
8. No Boundaries.
9. An Open mind.
10. Burning the heather.

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#2 Post by Greendrake » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 2:34 pm

No Only the dark? Hmmm.
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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#3 Post by Marie loves PSB » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 3:57 pm

Get rid of Wedding in Berlin! :up:

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#4 Post by drunk14 » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 4:06 pm

You can always do much better!

Side A
1. Being Boring
2. This Must Be the Place I Waited Years to Leave
3. To Face the Truth
4. How Can You Expect to Be Taken Seriously?
5. Only the Wind

Side B
1. My October Symphony
2. So Hard
3. Nervously
4. The End of the World
5. Jealousy
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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#5 Post by Spittingcat » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 4:07 pm

I can’t “make it better”, but I do have a running order that I much prefer…

Hoping for a miracle
Will-o-the-wisp
I don’t wanna
Decide
Happy People
Wedding in Berlin
Dreamland
Monkey business
Only the dark
Burning the heather (radio edit)
You are the one

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#6 Post by Spittingcat » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 4:27 pm

I like that the album is a mix of slower and energy driven songs… but prefer a good run of energy… rather than the ups and downs of the original/proper running order… with Hoping for a Miracle being an obvious (amazing) album opener/intro, and the other slow numbers closing out the album.

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#7 Post by cupoftea » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 4:42 pm

No its fine as it is.

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#8 Post by Nicholas » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 4:57 pm

LEAVE IT ALONE

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#9 Post by ArtHist » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 5:38 pm

Ditch Wedding. Dreamland is much more palatable now it's in with other tracks.

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#10 Post by Tom Angel » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 6:07 pm

That the PSB have become SO bad at electing their own tracks for albums is cause of constant dismay.

I want people to realise how great the are these days and not hie stuff away on b-sides.

However, I'd like to keep changes to Hotspot to a minimum, as it's got a better feel to it as an album than others - this would be my preferred track listing: And who an earth wood prefer the radio edit of Heather

1. Willo the wisp.
2. You are the one
3. Happy people.
4. Dreamland.
5. Hoping for a miracle.
6. I don't wanna.
7. Monkey business.
8. An open mind
9. Only the dark
10. Burning the heather.
11. Decide
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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#11 Post by Boring90 » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 6:20 pm

Will-o-the-Wisp
You Are the One
Happy People
Dreamland
Hoping for a Miracle

I Don't Wanna
Burning the Heather
Monkey Business
Only the Dark
Decide
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#12 Post by One of the crowd » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 8:33 pm

01: Will-O-The-Wisp
02: Dreamland
03: Happy People
04: An Open Mind
05: Hoping For A Miracle
06: I Don't Wanna
07: Monkey Business
08: Only The Dark
09: The Forgotten Child
10: Burning The Heather
11: You Are The One
12: Decide
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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#13 Post by BoyStrange » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 8:50 pm

Decide (CYA remix)
Will-o-the-wisp
Monkey business (radio edit)
At rock bottom
Hoping for a miracle
Happy people
On social media
The forgotten child
Dreamland
An open mind
Monkey business (Prins Thomas diskomiks)
Burning the heather
Decide

13 tracks; duration 59:55 ...and what a ride it was.

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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#14 Post by Gary1962 » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 9:21 pm

:D I have given the album a bit of an overhaul:

Will-O-The-Wisp
You Are The One
An Open Mind
Happy People
What Are We Going To Do About The Rich
Hoping For A Miracle
I Don't Wanna
Give Stupidity A Chance
Only The Dark
Burning The Heather
Decide
The Forgotten Child

Quite varied but for me, it works really well.
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Re: Can you make Hotspot better?

#15 Post by retrofuturist » Wed 12 Feb 2020, 9:58 pm

Greetings,

Here's the version I listen to...

1. Will O' The Wisp
2. You Are The One (pre-release version with samples)
3. Happy People
4. Dreamland (PSB Remix)
5. Hoping For A Miracle
6. I Don't Wanna
7. Monkey Business
8. Only The Dark
9. An Open Mind
10. Burning The Heather
11. Decide

Retro. :)

P.S. I'm yet to hear At Rock Bottom... waiting for the CD single to arrive in my letterbox.

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