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#1 Post by Effen Vida »

Forgive my ignorance, but have these ever been made public?
I’m listening to Bilingual now and there’s SO much going on musically, I’d love to hear it without the vocals.

If not, aside from Elysium and Hotspot, which instrumentals have been publicly released, if any?

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Effen Vida wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 12:50 am
Forgive my ignorance, but have these ever been made public?
I’m listening to Bilingual now and there’s SO much going on musically, I’d love to hear it without the vocals.

If not, aside from Elysium and Hotspot, which instrumentals have been publicly released, if any?
Yes, but only on vinyl as I recall
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#3 Post by retrofuturist »

The promo single of Did You See Me Coming also has the instrumental.

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Effen Vida wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 12:50 am
Forgive my ignorance, but have these ever been made public?
I’m listening to Bilingual now and there’s SO much going on musically, I’d love to hear it without the vocals.

If not, aside from Elysium and Hotspot, which instrumentals have been publicly released, if any?
No Bilingual instrumentals (genuine ones at least).

The only PSB albums officially released instrumental were Yes (vinyl only), Elysium and Hotspot.

The Electric singles (Vocal, Thursday and Love is a bourgeois construct) included instrumentals.

Minimal single included U-myx so you can make your own instrumental with it. Home and dry stems were also made publicly available.

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#5 Post by glennjridge »

well "to step aside" is out there

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glennjridge wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2:22 am
well "to step aside" is out there
On which official release?

But yes, there will be some extra instrumentals circulating on leaked mp3s.

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#7 Post by glennjridge »

yeah I dont know how it came to be on the net. I am just answering the question if any were made public.

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Greendrake wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 1:17 am
Effen Vida wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 12:50 am
Forgive my ignorance, but have these ever been made public?
I’m listening to Bilingual now and there’s SO much going on musically, I’d love to hear it without the vocals.

If not, aside from Elysium and Hotspot, which instrumentals have been publicly released, if any?
[…]
The Electric singles (Vocal, Thursday and Love is a bourgeois construct) included instrumentals.
[…]
There are also Instrumentals of The last to die, Fluorescent and Bolshy on YouTube which sounds like 'official' ones. Or are they bootlegs?
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domino wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 7:56 am
There are also Instrumentals of The last to die, Fluorescent and Bolshy on YouTube which sounds like 'official' ones. Or are they bootlegs?
Bootlegs from this disc apparently. The disk was pressed from mp3s (as visible on the spectrogram). The exact origin of the files is unclear: could be job of a really good vocal removal software, or could be leaks from the studio.
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#10 Post by Future Lover »

The Electric instrumentals are real, it's naive thinking they're made with vocal removal. They ARE mp3's though.

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Wonder why these people can't make the same with Super Instrumentals. I'd buy one

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#12 Post by Sage »

I was saying in another thread they should release previous albums in STEMS format so we can have the instrumentals, acapellas, and other separated parts.
No, Bilingual doesn't have instrumentals official or unofficial.

Searching part of my PSB music collection, I can confirm the following instrumentals:

Yes (from the Vinyl box set)
Electric (in MP3 format from a leak. Possibly originally sourced from a promo)
Elysium (2 disc special edition)
Hotspot (2 disc special edition)

Jack and Jill Party (From Pete Burns' version)
Nothing Has Been Proved (from Dusty's version)
Bounce (instrumental version of unreleased demo)
Psychological
Always On My Mind (has some backing vocals)
It Doesn't Often Snow At Christmas
Shopping (demo, but closely resembles the final mix)
Together
Yesterday, When I Was Mad (somewhat low quality demo, but closely resembles the final mix)
I'm With Stupid
The Way Through The Woods

There are also instrumental versions of remixes, and some lower quality demo tapes without vocals that sound quite different from the final versions.
Possibly worth noting there are some re-constructions of tracks from their original floppy disc sequences such as It Couldn't Happen Here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ0XRksZ4N8 or Opportunities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2pdGMjf2r8 I Get Excited https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_RCZh6MLJE and so on.
Very has the Fabdens Demos, in low quality but includes instrumentals such as One In A Million, Dreaming Of The Queen and One Thing Leads To Another.
The singles from Electric had promo instrumentals, so they're available in lossless quality in addition to the mp3 release.

It'd be better to hear the polished, mastered, studio instrumentals than low quality demos.

As far as being officially released, most of the tracks I've mentioned aren't widely available. For example The Way Through The Woods is from the Japanese edition of the Special Edition of Elyisum. It Doesn't Often from the original fan club release.

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#13 Post by Future Lover »

There's also the instrumental of the single mix of 'Memory of the future', and I think there is a proper Instrumental of 'What have I done to deserve this?' from a Karaoke game of sorts.

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Wish wrote:
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 8:26 am
Wonder why these people can't make the same with Super Instrumentals. I'd buy one
I thnik everyone would want instrumentals of their favourite PSB album.
I'd take instrumentals of Fundamental in a heartbeat.
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Winner Andrew Dawson Mix from the German 7“ Promo B-Side
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