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by alternativeformat
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 7:39 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: The xx/"Performance" as a PSB song
Replies: 5
Views: 2152

Re: The xx/"Performance" as a PSB song

The xx do exert an unusual level of discipline in their design work, don't they?

I'm a big fan of the reflective silver foil they used on the physical edition of this new album.
by alternativeformat
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 4:29 pm
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: The xx/"Performance" as a PSB song
Replies: 5
Views: 2152

The xx/"Performance" as a PSB song

Is anyone besides me listening to the new xx album and fantasizing about PSB covering "Performance"? It has the makings of one of their showstoppers (or -starters, actually).
by alternativeformat
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 12:57 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Community / FAQs
Topic: Grateful fan
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

Grateful fan

Hi, I finally just joined up to the Community! I liked "West End girls" and "Love comes quickly" and their videos way back when, but I was a passive fan until the day I brought home Behavior in the autumn of 1990 and became a lifelong devotee. I always feel grateful my favorite band truly loves what...
by alternativeformat
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 12:38 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Community / FAQs
Topic: New Avarar: beard officially 2 years old;)
Replies: 7
Views: 4112

Re: New Avarar: beard officially 2 years old;)

I liked the evocative story, Zog, of your first encounter with "Discoteca", at night, on the road. I always think of mine, a more sun-drenched experience, lunch hour on the day of release, a warm day, walking around Union Square in New York, listening (via a Discman, it must have been) to the drums ...
by alternativeformat
Wed 25 Jan 2017, 3:13 am
Forum: Pet Shop Boys Discussion
Topic: PSB doing a remix of The Pretenders' song "Let's Get Lost"???
Replies: 64
Views: 12432

Re: PSB doing a remix of The Pretenders' song "Let's Get Lost"???

Alone was among my top albums last year, lots of good rock-tinged pop, including "Let's get lost". I'm always a sucker for slide guitar. A remix could be cool, bit I'm expecting we're simply going to hear a new duet version. It's easy to picture Neil handling the verse with the five-syllable words....