Which last PSB song made you feel excited (like in the old days)?

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#17 Post by markrobertnolan » Mon 03 Jun 2019, 2:24 pm

Axis and then from Super; "Burn" (and probably the whole album - I LOVE Super - I am JUST getting in to its layers - which are deep and hidden.)

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#18 Post by onzio » Mon 03 Jun 2019, 3:07 pm

markrobertnolan wrote:
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 2:24 pm
Axis and then from Super; "Burn" (and probably the whole album - I LOVE Super - I am JUST getting in to its layers - which are deep and hidden.)
I have a major problem with Burn. I can't listen to it even if it is a quite good song. It is way too similar to Tom Hooker's Looking for Love, and everytime I hear Burn the other song occupies my mind.
It sounds like a complete rip off.
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#19 Post by Future Lover » Mon 03 Jun 2019, 4:28 pm

This question is disrespectful and exactly something nostalgic fans would go for. Maybe stop listening to a band if they're not "just like in the good old days". At least I'm grateful that most of you enjoy the most pandering gay track from the last album. I do too, but I enjoy many more.

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#20 Post by York Minster » Mon 03 Jun 2019, 7:49 pm

I wish I could list Burn. It has some of the right elements to bring that euphoria, but in the end it's a let down. Part of the issue is the repetitive chorus. But more so, it just doesn't build up properly. It drops off in the wrong places and the mixing just doesn't allow for a true euphoric experience. There are almost no lyrics aside from the chorus and it doesn't have any hidden layers that add to that true PSB experience.

Of course Axis has no lyrics at all. However, the album mix takes you through a complete journey. It truly is "electric". Gives me chills everytime. It has real excitement whereas Burn feels sawed off at the edges. The single mix of Axis kind of ruins things, although it's not as bad as, say, the single mix of Vocal which is a complete disaster.
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#21 Post by gehegu » Mon 03 Jun 2019, 10:59 pm

I love Inside a dream. So electric, so dancey so evocative.

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#22 Post by MikeyC » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 1:38 am

York Minster wrote:
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 7:49 pm
I wish I could list Burn. It has some of the right elements to bring that euphoria, but in the end it's a let down. Part of the issue is the repetitive chorus. But more so, it just doesn't build up properly. It drops off in the wrong places and the mixing just doesn't allow for a true euphoric experience. There are almost no lyrics aside from the chorus and it doesn't have any hidden layers that add to that true PSB experience.

Of course Axis has no lyrics at all. However, the album mix takes you through a complete journey. It truly is "electric". Gives me chills everytime. It has real excitement whereas Burn feels sawed off at the edges. The single mix of Axis kind of ruins things, although it's not as bad as, say, the single mix of Vocal which is a complete disaster.

I think its repetitive chorus is an asset... the song is about a simple thing; a simple emotion. There doesn't have to be a complex chorus. It feels like a night out on Fire Island in 1981 (I was only a kid then but that's how I imagine it would feel!).

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#23 Post by nickname » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 3:19 pm

Future Lover wrote:
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 4:28 pm
This question is disrespectful and exactly something nostalgic fans would go for. Maybe stop listening to a band if they're not "just like in the good old days". At least I'm grateful that most of you enjoy the most pandering gay track from the last album. I do too, but I enjoy many more.
I think the explination about why I make a reference to the old days is quite good. I don't see any disrepectful on that.

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#24 Post by Marie loves PSB » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 3:33 pm

psbnyc wrote:
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#25 Post by telys » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 6:37 pm

Marie loves PSB wrote:
Tue 04 Jun 2019, 3:33 pm
psbnyc wrote:
Sun 02 Jun 2019, 6:50 pm
The Pop Kids
Me too! :up:
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#26 Post by ZiggyPSB » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 7:51 pm

Love is a bourgeois construct

btw there was no "old days" for me. I entered the fandom in the mid 2000s so the old days have been long gone.
This is a song about boys and girls. You hear it playing all over the world.
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#27 Post by telys » Tue 04 Jun 2019, 8:25 pm

ZiggyPSB wrote:
Tue 04 Jun 2019, 7:51 pm
Love is a bourgeois construct

btw there was no "old days" for me. I entered the fandom in the mid 2000s so the old days have been long gone.
I came in in 1987 as a little kid, guess it was the It's a sin-hype but my first record was Disco so the first excitement was that whole album, the Love comes quickly-mix seemed so long and mysterious, the West End girls-mix more like a journey. I have never wandered off the PSB-path after that.

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#28 Post by Greendrake » Wed 05 Jun 2019, 11:52 am

One-hit wonder, Undertow. Such a same none of them was performed live!

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#29 Post by Pod » Wed 05 Jun 2019, 11:33 pm

Vocal
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#30 Post by Andie » Thu 06 Jun 2019, 10:31 am

Fluorescent :dance:
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