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What Kraftwork? Papathanassiou who? Aggh, don't deny it, there's more then just Jean Michel... discuss it here!

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plate of chips wrote: Which is another way of saying Stuart Price did most of the music , PSB added vocals few bits here there.
This is the most absurd thing I've read regarding PSB and that includes the rumour that Pet Shop Boys got their name from a sexual practice which involves hamsters.
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Dr_Jones wrote:Pet Shop Boys got their name from a sexual practice which involves hamsters.
You mean they didn't ?? :wink: :smoke:
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plate of chips wrote:Super being PSB by themselves mainly sounds as castoffs from Electric or PSB trying to do Stuart Price.
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Tank is nearly empty.
Also, this is the 2nd most absurd thing I've heard.
1. Super is produced by Stuart Price, and is the 2nd of 3 albums they're going to make with him. So Super is not them trying to be Price, it's Price producing their songs for a 2nd time.

2. Never have I've seen such a prolific band as the Pet Shop Boys. Since 2006 (the year Fundamental came out), they've released 5 albums, a scrore for a ballet and a musical play based on the life of Alan Turing. Plus two albums worth of b-sides and non-album tracks. This says something about the quantity, not the quality. But the albums released in those 10 years include Fundamental and Electric, both regarded as high-quality albums.

Oh, the Dictator Decides is based on a track by Vivaldi btw.
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Fully agreed with Dr_Jones.
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Dr_Jones wrote: Oh, the Dictator Decides is based on a track by Vivaldi btw.
Yes it's Filiae Maestae Jerusalem Rv. 638.
You can recall it from the violin part.
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Dr_Jones wrote:Super is produced by Stuart Price, and is the 2nd of 3 albums they're going to make with him.
Super is not them trying to be Price, it's Price producing their songs for a 2nd time.
It really shows :nod:



Dr_Jones wrote:
This is the most absurd thing I've read regarding PSB.

Also, this is the 2nd most absurd thing I've heard.
Now these are absurd :punch: :wink:

Fan of PSB since (EEB)WEG.
Domino Dancing one the most memorable synth hooks. Love Comes Quickly for me the most poignant synth pop song.

Alan Turing totally dig it.
PSB performing Royal Opera House upon inivitation.
Definitely worth getting tickets.
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Even a big fan of PSB will take the biggest s**t as a masterpiece. They don't see that they are human like you and me and can make (big) mistakes! Nobody is perfect. :wink:

Jean-Michel Jarre have big masters**t too! I don't like so much the 2001-2007 era (Sessions 2000 until Téo & Téa) of him. :wink:

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Wow this album!
Totally blown away!
I think is even better than Electric.
It's like they have more "experience" making this kind of music.
Electric had three of four numbers still on my playing list.
Actually this has everything on my list!

The Dictator Decides is a damn good song.
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http://petshopboys.co.uk/pet-texts/2017 ... ck-england

I'm actually rather pleasantly surprised that PSB still remembers Brick England. Neat video, too.
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http://petshopboys.co.uk/pet-texts/2017-04-04/reissues

Looks very much like we're getting "Further Listening" style special releases. ;)
It is with great regret that Pet Shop Boys have to announce the cancellation of their re-scheduled L'Olympia show on June 5th 2017 because it has been brought to our attention that, under French law, certain integral parts of the show production, in particular the lasers, cannot be used indoors. France is the only country in the world that has this law and no other shows on the SUPER world tour are affected. Attempts to find a suitable outdoor venue in Paris have been fruitless.
Uh... what? Does PSB really use way more lasers than JMJ?
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Finaero wrote:http://petshopboys.co.uk/pet-texts/2017-04-04/reissues

Looks very much like we're getting "Further Listening" style special releases. ;)
It is with great regret that Pet Shop Boys have to announce the cancellation of their re-scheduled L'Olympia show on June 5th 2017 because it has been brought to our attention that, under French law, certain integral parts of the show production, in particular the lasers, cannot be used indoors. France is the only country in the world that has this law and no other shows on the SUPER world tour are affected. Attempts to find a suitable outdoor venue in Paris have been fruitless.
Uh... what? Does PSB really use way more lasers than JMJ?
Very ridiculous explanation from Neil and Chris. Jarre use a lot of lasers too and never got problems with that in France. :roll: :wink:

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Christophe wrote:Very ridiculous explanation from Neil and Chris. Jarre use a lot of lasers too and never got problems with that in France. :roll: :wink:
Guess who lives in France and who doesn't?
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http://petshopboys.co.uk/news/2017-06-0 ... -1985-2012

Continuing the Further Listening series from 2001.

Even though a lot of those tracks have been easily available in the Format compilation album a few years back, there's still enough new stuff to keep me interested. Of course, I already own the 2001 Further Listening editions. ;)

That's how you make a release, Sony. Kraftwerk and PSB are getting it done right.
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Not sure how much of the Jarre re-releases is on Sony and how much on Jarre himself. But the lack of even a single bonus track on his re-releases is inexcusable. Well on top of the terrible remastering of course. Gotta give other artists such as PSB, Kraftwerk, Vangelis and Mike Oldfield a round of applause for that.
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Quite some unreleased songs and demos this time. And also some things I've been looking for for ages (Don't Know What You Want extended mix!!!)

Looking forward to the Yes tracklists too. Let's hope that has the 4 "My Dad's A Birdman" songs they composed for a child's play.
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