The PSB produced songs during the Stuart Price Era - Your opinions?

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The PSB produced songs during the Stuart Price Era - Your opinions?

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I have a list of what I think is every PSB produced song during the Stuart Price Era. If I've missed any please let me know and I'll add them in.

No More Ballads
Odd Man Out
One Hit Wonder
The White Dress
Weidersehen
A Cloud In a Box
The Dead Can Dance
Give Stupidity A Chance (produced with Tim Powell)
On Social Media (produced with Tim Powell)
What Are We Going To Do About The Rich (produced with Tim Powell)
The Forgotten Child (produced with Tim Powell)
No Boundaries
A Man From The Future
Musik
Angelic Thug (My Beautiful Laundrette)
Johnny’s Dark Side (My Beautiful Laundrette) (Instrumental)
Omar’s Theme (My Beautiful Laundrette) (Instrumental)
Beautiful Laundrette (My Beautiful Laundrette) (Instrumental)
Night sings (Popa’s theme) (My Beautiful Laundrette) (Instrumental)

What do you think of these? Do you prefer them more or less than the Stuart Price produced work? What's your opinion on them?
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If the question is: "do you like the songs?"

No More Ballads no
Odd Man Out no
One Hit Wonder yes
The White Dress no
Weidersehen no
A Cloud In a Box yes
The Dead Can Dance yes
Give Stupidity A Chance (produced with Tim Powell) no
On Social Media (produced with Tim Powell) yes
What Are We Going To Do About The Rich (produced with Tim Powell) no
The Forgotten Child (produced with Tim Powell) yes
No Boundaries no

if the question is "do you like how they are produced (arranged)?" The answers are the same!

So for me production (arrangement) is an important element about liking a song or not.
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the8thark wrote:
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 8:22 am
I have a list of what I think is every PSB produced song during the Stuart Price Era. If I've missed any please let me know and I'll add them in.
The whole A man from the future and Musik are missing. So are the new songs from My beautiful Laundrette (except for No boundaries).

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Greendrake wrote:
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 10:24 am
the8thark wrote:
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 8:22 am
I have a list of what I think is every PSB produced song during the Stuart Price Era. If I've missed any please let me know and I'll add them in.
The whole A man from the future and Musik are missing. So are the new songs from My beautiful Laundrette (except for No boundaries).
I can't speak about A Man from the Future, since there's no studio version of it, but Musik probably is the only case where I like the songs but to me they are at a demo level. The production is basic, so I'd like to see them improved.
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Greendrake wrote:
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 10:24 am
the8thark wrote:
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 8:22 am
I have a list of what I think is every PSB produced song during the Stuart Price Era. If I've missed any please let me know and I'll add them in.
The whole A man from the future and Musik are missing. So are the new songs from My beautiful Laundrette (except for No boundaries).
Thanks. I added them in the first post.

My opinion of them all, I'll share which ones I like and don't like.

I like these songs
No More Ballads
One Hit Wonder
The Forgotten Child

I don't like these songs
Odd Man Out
The White Dress
Weidersehen
A Cloud In a Box
The Dead Can Dance
Give Stupidity A Chance
On Social Media
What Are We Going To Do About The Rich
No Boundaries
Angelic Thug
A Man From The Future (based off the live version)
Musik

I've not heard these songs
Johnny’s Dark Side
Omar’s Theme
Beautiful Laundrette
Night sings
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Widersehen is one of the most beautiful tracks they have ever released, especially as regards the arrangement and production.

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Wedding in Berlin is my favourite.

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I enjoy Musik but agree that the recordings could be beefed up. (Are we in fact ever going to hear a non-radio edit version of "Ich bin Musik"?) Not a full-on fan of Agenda, though I'm glad they put it together. Love "No boundaries" and can't wait for the EP. A Man From the Future is a crowning achievement and I hope we get to hear a finalized version of it.

But as far as the b-sides, they include some big favorites of mine. I'm always happy when PSB are electronic and minimal, as in "A cloud in a box", "The white dress", and "One hit wonder". "Wiedersehen" is lovely and "The dead can dance" is cool and a good Halloween track (as is "Cloud").

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#9 Post by glennjridge »

I suspect very few of us could tell the difference if PSB produced such and such track or a producer did going by hearing the song.

that list....is amazing. IMO. especially "dead can dance", give stupidity,one hit wonder,white dress,no boundaries.
let them produce their own music. if most of us cant tell...and I suspect thats true, then they are just as good.

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I think PSB usually benefit massively from an external producer. The Musik tracks are a case in point.
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