Where is the oddest public place you've heard a PSB song?

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Re: Where is the oddest public place you've heard a PSB song?

#31 Post by tucky101 » Thu 14 Feb 2019, 8:05 pm

On my one and only visit to New York.

Walked into an Abercrombie and Fitch (at south street seaport iirc) and they were playing “more than a dream”

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#32 Post by Sandy Shaw » Sat 16 Feb 2019, 12:25 am

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A summer night of 2017, at a gas station close to my house.
There were 2 food trucks on the opposite side of each other, one doing pasta, one doing panini.
I was sitting eating by the pasta one and Go west started playing. A few second later the panini one started playing Suburbia.
All the situation was odd, confusing and out of time, but it was also a complete PSB triumph!

I suppose it would have been beyond surreal if one of them had played The Truck Driver And His Mate.. :lol:
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#33 Post by glennjridge » Sat 16 Feb 2019, 5:26 am

the place is usually not whats odd.....its the song selection. sometimes I have heard deep tracks at the strangest places. I never dreamed...the day would come I would hear "drunk" and "before"at abercrombie and fitch. and "the end of the world" on the muzak system at a movie theater hallway.

yes its clear....someone at abercrombie and fitch is a fan.

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#34 Post by York Minster » Sat 16 Feb 2019, 10:13 am

Before is definitely "mall" music, I could see that playing in a store. Drunk, eh, kind of. The End of the World is a true deep cut.

I was at a bar a few years ago that had one of those jukeboxes where you could literally pick almost any song in existence. Essentially spotify (this was before spotify hit the US though). I played a bunch of very random PSB tracks, and some of them sounded extremely out of place at this upscale bar. The one I remember vividly sounding really bizzare was Single Bilingual. Just sounded like a mess of cacophony. Was a whole lot of fun to pay to play songs like Do I Have To? and Young Offender though.
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#35 Post by DJ Pat » Tue 19 Feb 2019, 9:09 pm

Three old ladies working at a charity shop in Newquay were playing the Daily Mail free cd. I walked in and heard 'Did you see me coming' having never heard it before.

She said ''Yes, it's the....pet...shop... boys...see? It says it there'' She showed me the paper slipcase
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#36 Post by Bulldog » Sat 23 Feb 2019, 7:21 pm

Back in the '90s the album mix of Suburbia was a hit at the local supermarket...

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#37 Post by G_Goalden » Thu 25 Apr 2019, 11:22 pm

I took the family to the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Olympic Park in London today and was pleasently surprised to hear the Elysium album being played.

It was nice to hear Breathing Space before plummeting down the world highest and longest tunnel slide!
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#38 Post by Pod » Sat 27 Apr 2019, 12:44 pm

Old people’s home yesterday. ‘Was it worth it’ came on - surreal and a bit awkward.
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#39 Post by Undertaker » Sat 27 Apr 2019, 7:13 pm

Half time today Notts County v Grimsby Town, they played Getting Away With It. Does that count?

It was the only decent part of the worst game ive ever seen.

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#40 Post by East End Bhoy » Sat 27 Apr 2019, 10:18 pm

A charity toy shop today and Always on my Mind came on - still sounds effortlessly epic
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#41 Post by Gabby » Thu 27 Jun 2019, 5:52 pm

Heard "It's a Sin" at London, ON, Covent Garden Market last Friday. Not sure which vendor was playing it, but they had an 80's mix going on.

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#42 Post by Actually » Thu 27 Jun 2019, 10:19 pm

It's a sin (disco mix) at The Manchester Pub, Blackpool.
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