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by Bulldog
Thu 29 Mar 2018, 7:37 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Smash Hits March 1988
Replies: 22
Views: 2629

Re: Smash Hits March 1988

Undertaker wrote:
Thu 29 Mar 2018, 7:31 pm
So Actually is dreadful according to plinky plonk man :lol:

Paint watched Vince Clarke dry.
Erasure are to Pet Shop Boys what Sally Spectra is to Stephanie Forrester.
by Bulldog
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 1:24 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Reviving the PSB Song Game
Replies: 15
Views: 6954

Re: Reviving the PSB Song Game

Very good. Neil being Brian Wilson around 1965. Should have been included on Elysium instead of insipid fillers like "Breathing space".

My turn: Inside a dream.
by Bulldog
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 1:32 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

"Yes" is a pop album, the only proper bangers were on the "Did you see me coming?" single package (add to that the dub mixes, if you want). Surely Pandemonium is more of a banger than Did You See Me Coming? :shock: I would even argue that All Over the World is too (even though it's slower BPM). Of ...
by Bulldog
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 1:26 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: A third project with Trevor Horn?
Replies: 43
Views: 14208

Re: A third project with Trevor Horn?

Anyway, in my opinion the best thing PSB can do is coming back with the elements of the 80's (ex: the same I put above) but with elements from this era. If I could choose. If I had enough money, I'd try to sign Trevor Horn (old producer), Stuart Price (mature producer) and a relly young producer wo...
by Bulldog
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 1:19 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: A third project with Trevor Horn?
Replies: 43
Views: 14208

Re: A third project with Trevor Horn?

Greetings, I listened to the remastered Please last night and was amazed to hear the contrast between light and shade, the sounds and the silence, the mastery of when to apply a sound, and when to not. In contrast, the current "copy and paste" mode of computer-centric production has indeed led to l...
by Bulldog
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 12:59 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

Well, listening to the instrumentals of Electric and Elysium it's quite obvious that Elysium is the better album. Electric is, to quote PSB, just "lasers and banging". With all the great b-sides I would rank Super between Electric and Elysium. Fundamental, Yes and Elysium is a great later day trilo...
by Bulldog
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 12:53 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

Well, doing a kickass dance album was quite necessary after Yes, TMIT and Elysium. Why? "Yes" had plenty of dance. Their first albums that were summarised by Discography were far from pure dance, and those are the foundations. Electric is on it's own so far. Relentless and Disco are cousins, but no...
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 1:46 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: A third project with Trevor Horn?
Replies: 43
Views: 14208

Re: A third project with Trevor Horn?

It'd be a good thing, but without EMI's financial support he's probably too expensive now.
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 1:40 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

Well, doing a kickass dance album was quite necessary after Yes, TMIT and Elysium. Yet, to stretch that direction across two or three albums you'd really need a different approach on every "chapter", but from the point of view of a fan it's hard to tell what's left to explore with SP. Did he ever us...
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

I mean it just looks like SP isn't that great at "reading" the songs themselves, their peculiarities. It's just one big "ok, let's put some more distortion on vocals" after the other, basically. It works with blatant bangers and some live rearrangements, but with lighter and pop stuff it's just a me...
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 12:24 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Re: Expectations

I don't know, Drico. The idea behind the "trilogy" seems to be "ok, let's beef up every single song we have", which was fine at first - but when it came to Super, it felt like subtlety went completely out of the window. "Into thin air" sounds like some 2001 Saint Ken remix of "Two divided by zero".
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 11:12 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Expectations
Replies: 94
Views: 24543

Expectations

So, are we all particularly excited with the perspective of a third Stuart Price produced album? To be honest I'm a little uncertain. Electric was a career highlight, but hearing it now some of its strength might come from it being a reaction to its anemic predecessor. And Super never really worked ...
by Bulldog
Sat 17 Mar 2018, 10:50 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Years and years & PSB
Replies: 25
Views: 9421

Re: Years and years & PSB

I think PSB could think about the possibility of a new political album and according to the sources this is a political song. Looks like this song is really good. An anthemic song really. It could be the new "Integral". If PSB think this is a good song, they are going to save it to themselves. More...
by Bulldog
Fri 16 Mar 2018, 5:54 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Years and years & PSB
Replies: 25
Views: 9421

Re: Years and years & PSB

The plot thickens .... http://www.popbuzz.com/music/artists/years-and-years/sanctify-lyrics-meaning/ One of the major collabs that had been rumoured for the album was legendary duo Pet Shop Boys who were said to have written a song together but as of yet, the band are not sure exactly when we might...