3rd single "Monkey Business" (Jan 2020)

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Re: 3rd single "Monkey Business" (Jan 2020)

#241 Post by Boring90 » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 12:32 am

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#242 Post by glennjridge » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 1:05 am

This is probably the first single in a long time that to me sounded like it could be a conventional smash hit. most of the other singles to me sounded like patented PSB songs, which to me always sounded kinda out of step somehow with the music of today, this song however sounds like something some artist would have a hit with.

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#243 Post by DJAMIX » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 1:46 am

Pod wrote:
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Interesting what they have done with diskomiks = Disco Mix
I have a 10” by the grid that has a mix of his on it. It seems to be his ‘motif’.
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#244 Post by Den » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 3:28 am

Cover could be from 2009;
same sunglasses?
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#245 Post by glennjridge » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 4:44 am

ah.. a still from the infamous swedish meatballs interview

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#246 Post by Parkol » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 10:09 am

it's on repeat!
Amazing song!!!

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#247 Post by TallThinMan » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 2:10 pm

Parkol wrote:
Sat 04 Jan 2020, 10:09 am
it's on repeat!
Amazing song!!!
Same here! I love it!

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#248 Post by rashomon » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 2:32 pm

I'm not sure what's wrong with me. I've still only heard it once and I was fairly meh about it.

I've not since had any inclination to play it again ...whereas with any other previous PSB song I always play it on repeat in quick succession as soon as released.

Maybe I'm waiting for the commute back to work next week to give it another go ... or hoping for the album version to give the context and improvement I think it needs ... dunno.

Glad to hear fans of the song are finding details to excite on repeat listens though.
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you could say conventional ... and I could claim intentional

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#249 Post by rashomon » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 2:38 pm

(double post - sorry)
you could say conventional ... and I could claim intentional

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#250 Post by BimboDuncan » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 3:32 pm

I love it. I've played it pretty much constantly since it came out.

Graham Norton has just played it on his Radio 2 show - the third time I've heard it on Radio 2 in the last two days - which is more than Dreamland. And it's Record of the Week next week so will get played a lot.

It sounds great on the radio, not at all out of place as many recent PSB singles have. It has a real confidence to it, which isn't always the case for PSB songs when you hear them in the context of national radio.

I still don't think it will be a hit (however you measure that these days) as N&C's days of hit singles have long gone. But it will keep them in the public consciousness either positively or negatively. I'm a member of a lot of online Glastonbury groups and there's a lot of downright nasty (mostly homophobic) comments in response to the rumour that they will play this year's festival despite two previous triumphant appearances. I do believe that the negative comments from many Brits who say they don't like PSB are rooted in homophobia. Which is really sad in 2020.
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Re: 3rd single "Monkey Business" (Jan 2020)

#251 Post by ArtHist » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 4:06 pm

rashomon wrote:
Sat 04 Jan 2020, 2:32 pm
I'm not sure what's wrong with me. I've still only heard it once and I was fairly meh about it.

I've not since had any inclination to play it again ...whereas with any other previous PSB song I always play it on repeat in quick succession as soon as released.

Maybe I'm waiting for the commute back to work next week to give it another go ... or hoping for the album version to give the context and improvement I think it needs ... dunno.

Glad to hear fans of the song are finding details to excite on repeat listens though.
Pretty much echoing your feelings. Hopefully in amongst the other tracks, Monkey Business will make more sense. Perhaps we're more psyched up about the release of the album and this track just comes across as filler to kill time.

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#252 Post by ArtHist » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 4:12 pm

[/quote] I'm a member of a lot of online Glastonbury groups and there's a lot of downright nasty (mostly homophobic) comments in response to the rumour that they will play this year's festival despite two previous triumphant appearances. I do believe that the negative comments from many Brits who say they don't like PSB are rooted in homophobia. Which is really sad in 2020.
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Very disappointing to hear. I didn't think PSB would be considered simply a 'gay' act. Perhaps to non-fans they are? Glasto enthusiasts tend to be purists who want their Glasto acts to be guitar based Oasis clones. Past announcements regarding Beyonce, Stormzy, Kanye etc appearing met with similar criticism.

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Re: 3rd single "Monkey Business" (Jan 2020)

#253 Post by Disco. » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 4:54 pm

Sad to hear that 😐

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#254 Post by PETHEAD72 » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 5:08 pm

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7" release on this as well
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Re: 3rd single "Monkey Business" (Jan 2020)

#255 Post by Future Lover » Sat 04 Jan 2020, 5:16 pm

It's wrong, the assigned Product code is already attached to the 12''.

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