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Do you have the feeling of a "non surprising" album to come?

Well, it's the third part of a triology. It's a bit more of the same. Not too much surprising.
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Electric and Super had many differences between them. The new album is going to be very surprising.
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Do you have the feeling of a "non surprising" album to come?

#1 Post by nickname » Sat 12 Jan 2019, 2:35 pm

What do you think?.

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#2 Post by Bulldog » Sat 12 Jan 2019, 8:59 pm

I wish they went back to the Electric formula, because they seem to give their best with longer tracks these days, whereas their standard pop writing is a little weary. But it'll probably be a megapop thing, not too different from Super. A proper surprise would be a mellow album, but I'm not really convinced Stuart Price is the right producer for that. I might be wrong though... So maybe the right idea would be an album with 6 minutes ballads...

...and the most obvious thing we can expect is another Purcell-based song.
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#3 Post by Ghost within this house » Sat 12 Jan 2019, 9:24 pm

Dark and electronic.... with all their pop songs saved for the album after the completion of the Trilogy.

I actually think we might be in for back-to-back albums in 2019 and 2020/early 2021, mirroring what happened with Elysium and Electric. I'm not sure they've got another 'banging with lasers' world tour in them (at least not anytime soon), so I'd be surprised if there was a tour on the back of the 3rd Price album. It seems a good strategy to release the 3rd Price album (and whatever 'interpretative dance' thing they've got going on on the side) to span the 2nd half of 2019 and most of 2020, then a short break, then a classic 'white cover' 'late period' pop album in 2021, followed by a tour (which might, I suspect, turn out to be their last).
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#4 Post by jules » Sun 13 Jan 2019, 1:28 am

I believe it will be a mixed bag, with more downtempo tracks than on Super. I hope they won't do an album with long tracks like on electric.
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#5 Post by Pod » Sun 13 Jan 2019, 2:17 pm

Loved Electric and Super so carry on lads!
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#6 Post by Danimal » Sun 13 Jan 2019, 4:10 pm

I think it's entirely possibly we could get an Electric/Super type album as the primary disc with an extra disc of the dark techno type of material previously mentioned. Being the last of the Price trioligy it's entirely possible they'll wish to do something special to mark the occasion.

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#7 Post by nickname » Sun 13 Jan 2019, 6:59 pm

Neil said they had been writing poppy songs. So, I think we can expect that from them.

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#8 Post by domino » Sun 13 Jan 2019, 10:23 pm

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Sun 13 Jan 2019, 6:59 pm
Neil said they had been writing poppy songs. So, I think we can expect that from them.
Chris said that on an Q&A, too. Neil than replies that they had this "superelectric manifesto" for Fundamental, but when they worked on it, it turns out to be one of there most orchestrated albums.

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#9 Post by York Minster » Mon 14 Jan 2019, 2:35 am

I expect nothing.
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#10 Post by Actually » Tue 15 Jan 2019, 5:10 pm

I'm imagining an electronic poppy & bouncy album…perhaps they finally get to use their album title Bounce.
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#11 Post by Bulldog » Thu 17 Jan 2019, 1:49 am

The thing's that in order to bring out an uberpop album they need a strong visual concept too. That would mean bringing back costumes and all the rest of it, and hopefully trying to push Farrow a little harder. But that will probably be easier once the SP era is done, and I'm not sure I want to wait for 2022 to get something really fresh.
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#12 Post by jasonjohn » Fri 25 Jan 2019, 12:31 pm

Ghost within this house wrote:
Sat 12 Jan 2019, 9:24 pm
I actually think we might be in for back-to-back albums in 2019 and 2020/early 2021, mirroring what happened with Elysium and Electric.
Agree with this.

Third Price:
  • Short number of tracks like Elec. Longer tracks like Elec.
  • Probably not too different tonally to Elec and Super
  • High energy

Not long after.... another Fundamental type eclectic album.... Neil rambling / orchestrations / mixed production

It's inevitable they will make the post-Price album more thematic and richer production (than pure dance).

Also inevitable they will do something as a commentary of current world events..... just not sure what album that would be! Or if its an entire album (like Fundy pretty much was)

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#13 Post by Parkol » Fri 25 Jan 2019, 1:40 pm

Price will produce it, so.. it will be the same, I am afraid. Is it good? I don't know, but I believe in PSB more than in Stuart Price.

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#14 Post by Ghost within this house » Fri 25 Jan 2019, 6:25 pm

I reckon we'll get news after the Asia tour.
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#15 Post by Ghost within this house » Fri 25 Jan 2019, 6:25 pm

Possibly with a tidbit or two during the Asia Tour press....
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