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by pierre
Tue 20 Sep 2016, 11:19 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: "SUPER" - album reviewed by forum members
Replies: 189
Views: 19758

Re: "SUPER" - album reviewed by forum members

Pet Shop Boys, Super - CD Review 01/04/2016 Verdict : Better than Disco 2. Drico. I know I'm a bit late to the party, but it's only this week that I've written my review of Super. So I was wondering how it compared with those of the old guard in here. I've just browsed tens of pages to find Drico's...
by pierre
Sun 21 Jul 2013, 4:59 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: PET SHOP BOYS - ELECTRIC UK NUMBER 3
Replies: 167
Views: 17003

Re: PET SHOP BOYS - ELECTRIC UK NUMBER 3

Do we know if this increased chart position translates into higher sales? Or if it's just the product of calmer week of releases?
by pierre
Fri 12 Jul 2013, 11:23 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Electric: Diary of a Listener
Replies: 31
Views: 3652

Re: Electric: Diary of a Listener

I came back on the forum just to see this review. :)
by pierre
Mon 07 Jan 2013, 1:57 pm
Forum: All Other Polls
Topic: Memory Of The Future Chart Position...
Replies: 113
Views: 11967

Re: Memory Of The Future Chart Position...

Are we sure the physical EPs and the digital bundles were chart eligible?

The remix one seems a tad long to me but I don't know what makes an EP chart eligible nowadays.
by pierre
Mon 10 Dec 2012, 10:09 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Only Connect
Replies: 11
Views: 1607

Only Connect

Pethead was one of the clues in Only Connect (BBC Four) tonight. It was to be put in the same group as Maggot, Smiler and Little Monster.

This made me a little giddy inside! :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:32 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

PSB love Hold On, for some unfathomable reason. :D

Well, now, back to the snooker. :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:21 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

Legacy and My October Symphony are the two glaring omissions here, but let's be glad with what we had. :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:13 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

The trumpet player is a bit hesitant there. :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:11 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

The use of the choir on this has been lauded by Neil at least three times... Let's hear it.
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:07 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

That Turing piece is amazing.... So they have to segue it with an absolute disgrace of a song.. How Pet Shop Boys! :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:05 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

Really impressive this. I'm still not sure how this is going to be released and/or performed, but it sounds great.
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:02 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

Very 70s sci-fi this. :)
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 9:57 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

Even with an orchestra, For All Of Us is still a staggeringly weak song. :(
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 9:54 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

Drico One wrote:They jumped the shark 25 years ago. They're playing hopscotch on its back now - skilfully.
:D
by pierre
Thu 06 Dec 2012, 9:54 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)
Replies: 468
Views: 34492

Re: Salford Concert To Be Aired By Radio 2 (OS)

That version of The Survivors really is the orchestra done well though. :) Wow!