The New Album Info Thread

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#286 Post by glennjridge »

keep hitting the sites. didnt a sight accidentally upload samples in the past for one of their albums? maybe we will get lucky again! I think someone said Heather is in fact a single so maybe B-sides sometime soon also.

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Dog wrote:According to the 6 Music interview, the album is called Hotspot as a reference to Berlin being the “hotspot” of the Cold War. The wi-fi link is secondary... It’s also a naff, brash reference to a nightclub, reflecting that side of the music. It’s purposefully less tasteful than some of their previous titles.
One thing I like about the title "Hotspot" is how it's like an answer to a word game based on the letters in "pet shop boys", (albeit allowing for the repeated use of the "t").

While I might have asked for a cover as flat and graphic as the first two in the trilogy, the artwork resonates with the title for me; it's like an image through volcanic fumes. The iconic duo dissolving into the heat of the upward draft. I like it.

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#288 Post by wieske »

There's a new teaser on their Facebook page. Sounds really exciting!
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#289 Post by wieske »

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#290 Post by canveyboy »

wieske wrote:
Fri 15 Nov 2019, 11:03 am
Here it is...

https://www.facebook.com/petshopboys/vi ... 375789018/
That teaser is more bloody like it. Sounds like Axis. There’s hope yet!!
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#291 Post by scousepsbfan »

wieske wrote:
Fri 15 Nov 2019, 11:03 am
Here it is...

https://www.facebook.com/petshopboys/vi ... 375789018/
Now, that definitely sounds exciting.
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#292 Post by MikeyC »

The teaser sounds gorgeous! And very Pet Shop Boys! x

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#293 Post by rashomon »

The Samurai meets Axis

Is that a train I hear at the end? Berlin underground I guess
you could say conventional ... and I could claim intentional

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#294 Post by karnsculpture »

Yes I think you can hear the word "Berlin" in there at the end. Anyway, this and the 2 songs we have to date seem to indicate an eclectic sounding album, not one that will all be in the same vein.

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#295 Post by rashomon »

with this harder electro sounding snippet, the guitarsy ballad of Heather and the soul-pop of Dreamland ...

This album should be titled Disconnected
you could say conventional ... and I could claim intentional

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#296 Post by y3potential »

rashomon wrote:
Fri 15 Nov 2019, 11:46 am
The Samurai meets Axis

Is that a train I hear at the end? Berlin underground I guess

I seem to recall Chris mention, maybe in a recent Literally, that they wanted to record the trains or ambience of the underground.. I’d have to dig it out but it was something like that.
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#297 Post by alternativeformat »

[Sorry this got posted twice. My Android app gives me an error message and makes it seem it didn't post what I wrote; but I've finally caught on.]
Dog wrote:According to the 6 Music interview, the album is called Hotspot as a reference to Berlin being the “hotspot” of the Cold War. The wi-fi link is secondary... It’s also a naff, brash reference to a nightclub, reflecting that side of the music. It’s purposefully less tasteful than some of their previous titles.
One of the things I like about the title "Hotspot" is how it's like an answer to a word game based on the letters in "pet shop boys", (albeit one that allows the repeated use of the "t").

While I might have asked for a cover flat and graphic to match the first two in the trilogy, the artwork resonates with the title for me; it's like an image through volcanic fumes. The iconic duo dissolving into the heat of an upward sulfuric draft. I like it.

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#298 Post by Bjossi »

Teasing us with Dreamland and Heather and then casually dropping the most exciting teaser afterwards is so PSB.

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#299 Post by Tom Angel »

So, is actually the best Pet shop boys album title ever.

Shame peter Gabriel got there first.
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#300 Post by daveid »

Tom Angel wrote:
Fri 15 Nov 2019, 3:45 pm
So, is actually the best Pet shop boys album title ever.

Shame peter Gabriel got there first.
I thought you wrote "So, is actually the best pet shop boys album title ever?" and the answer is "Yes".

I'm even more confused now.

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