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by TallThinMan
Thu 10 Jun 2021, 5:53 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Long Players Book
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Long Players Book

Browsing in a bookshop today, I came across this “Long Players - Writers on the Albums That Shaped Them” book, edited by Tom Gatti. Turns out it was actually published today. There’s a chapter from Neil in the book about Kraftwerk’s 1978 album The Man-Machine. It’s only a couple of pages. He talks a...
by TallThinMan
Thu 10 Jun 2021, 10:39 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Could we hope for another PSB transformation and what would it be?
Replies: 15
Views: 1063

Re: Could we hope for another PSB transformation and what would it be?

telys wrote: Wed 09 Jun 2021, 6:39 pm Could there be anything that would return them to the top, the talk of the day?
They’re never going to top the charts again. They’ll get a brief mention on the TV news when one or both of them dies.
by TallThinMan
Thu 10 Jun 2021, 6:25 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Could we hope for another PSB transformation and what would it be?
Replies: 15
Views: 1063

Re: Could we hope for another PSB transformation and what would it be?

Luke Colorado wrote: Thu 10 Jun 2021, 3:45 am Retirement. Irrelevance. Death.
…Paninaro, oh-uh-oh.
by TallThinMan
Wed 09 Jun 2021, 6:16 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Interview with Lewis Martineé (Producer: Domino Dancing)
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Interview with Lewis Martineé (Producer: Domino Dancing)

OakeyDokey wrote: Tue 08 Jun 2021, 11:47 pm Is the demo on the Introspective Further Listening from when he got involved or before, I wonder.
I should imagine it’s from before. Normally the boys present a producer with demos as a starting point. There wouldn’t seem to be much point making a demo with a producer.
by TallThinMan
Tue 08 Jun 2021, 6:01 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Interview with Lewis Martineé (Producer: Domino Dancing)
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Interview with Lewis Martineé (Producer: Domino Dancing)

Nice interview and a photo I hadn’t seen before. Thanks for posting.
by TallThinMan
Fri 04 Jun 2021, 1:23 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: 20 years of Further Listening
Replies: 6
Views: 896

Re: 20 years of Further Listening

It's weird to think that their biggest hits occurred during the first 8.5% of their career to date. The Tower Records signing they held in London for the launch of the Further Listening series was the first and so far only, time I've exchanged words with a Pet Shop Boy. Chris was friendly and said &...
by TallThinMan
Wed 02 Jun 2021, 5:39 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Who PSB haven't collaborated with
Replies: 29
Views: 1466

Re: Who PSB haven't collaborated with

I still think another go at a Brian Eno collaboration could be interesting.
by TallThinMan
Tue 01 Jun 2021, 6:15 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Who PSB haven't collaborated with
Replies: 29
Views: 1466

Re: Who PSB haven't collaborated with

Tracy Thorn and I second the suggestion of Calvin Harris.
by TallThinMan
Mon 31 May 2021, 6:58 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?

raggatwin wrote: Mon 31 May 2021, 2:43 pm For all the intelligence of PSBs Chris is actually a bit of a geezer...terrace casual clothes, fast cars, drugs...
Acts like he’s got nothing to prove. Sexy northerner.
by TallThinMan
Fri 28 May 2021, 11:04 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?

greenmile wrote: Fri 28 May 2021, 10:22 pm Is that the car in his Neighbours appearance?

I know nothing about cars so I'm probably wrong.
No, that was a silver Porsche.
by TallThinMan
Fri 28 May 2021, 6:00 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: Wanna buy Chris Lowe’s car?

Disco. wrote: Fri 28 May 2021, 3:27 pm Chris has always liked nice cars. He used to have a Porsche and a Black Ferrari.
Never mind those, he had an Escort XR3i before he bought his Porsche 911 Turbo in the 80s!

I knew Bernard Sumner had a BMW Z1, I never knew Chris did.
by TallThinMan
Wed 26 May 2021, 6:43 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Story of It's A Sin
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Story of It's A Sin

Great find, thanks!
by TallThinMan
Fri 21 May 2021, 1:06 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: SAW Tennant & Lowe
Replies: 55
Views: 7876

Re: SAW Tennant & Lowe

The Princess and Mel & Kim S/A/W records are underrated I feel.
by TallThinMan
Thu 20 May 2021, 5:39 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Neil at the RYOJI IKEDA exhibition in London 20, May 2021
Replies: 21
Views: 1788

Re: Neil at the RYOJI IKEDA exhibition in London 20, May 2021

I read this as Neil being at IKEA at first!
by TallThinMan
Wed 19 May 2021, 4:40 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: The mass-media trilogy
Replies: 5
Views: 738

Re: The mass-media trilogy

Performance is what MCMLXXXIX wanted to be when it grew up.