Smithsonian presents: Project Pride feat. PSB

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#31 Post by PopKid78 »

Just need Lockdown to go on for just a bit longer, to get enough songs for the Lockdown Bootleg Album.

1) Its Alright (Noodling on the Piano Version)
2) West End Girls (New Lockdown Version)


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#32 Post by bongsteve »

Well done. Very nice new version.

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#33 Post by psbfannyc »

PopKid78 wrote: Mon 01 Jun 2020, 3:00 pm Just need Lockdown to go on for just a bit longer, to get enough songs for the Lockdown Bootleg Album.

1) Its Alright (Noodling on the Piano Version)
2) West End Girls (New Lockdown Version)


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I'm sure we will get some more goodies as long as this Coronavirus shit continues. And it obviously will as of 1 June 2020. They are popular and have such a cult following and I'm sure groups are approaching them to do unique stuff with their copyrighted music. Do you think they were in the same room when they recorded this...either the music or the video? I think not with available technology. But I'm curious what others think except for whats-her-name.

I also think that they are holding off on doing any productions together until the coast is a little more clear health-wise. But who knows.

Also, the video is very interesting. As we all know, they have been diminishing their music video output at higher creative levels for quite some time...and even Neil has said that it is not worth spending the money on music videos anymore. Yes the "lyric videos" are creative and cheap cost-wise...they actually do more than most music artists with lyric videos...but not what they used to do of course with a full corporate record label backing them up. And so...with this "Lockdown version" and with the video, they could turn it into a series and document updated versions of songs with lower production videos. I think that would be a good idea for their legacy.

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#34 Post by Luke Colorado »

Pete just claimed credit on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/cheekypete/status/1 ... 64129?s=21
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#35 Post by One of the crowd »

y3potential wrote: Mon 01 Jun 2020, 10:55 am
One of the crowd wrote: Mon 01 Jun 2020, 10:12 am Awaits a new thread from Nickname regarding this new version

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#36 Post by Luke Colorado »

What’s worse: A new thread — 😮 — or seven posts predicting and preemptively complaining about it?
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#37 Post by Xakrij »

I find it interesting that the video is copyrighted
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#38 Post by Birdman1956 »

After sitting through two hours of endless mediocrity I was hoping that PSB would deliver with something from the new album, or maybe "Open Mind" or "No Boundaries", two new songs that would have been relevant to the program. What do they do? West End Girls! Are you kidding? Why do they insist on positioning themselves as one-hit wonders for American audiences? Chris and Neil, sitting on the porch in rocking chairs. Yawn.

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#39 Post by Greendrake »

Xakrij wrote: Mon 01 Jun 2020, 4:11 pm I find it interesting that the video is copyrighted
Why? Copyright exists for everything created these days that is copyrightable, regardless of the copyright symbol. PSB would have only licensed the video to Smithsonian (as opposed to transferring copyright to it).

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#40 Post by daveid »

I'm pretty optimistic that they'll release this, maybe even as a single in its own right. Wouldn't that be great?

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#41 Post by y3potential »

Luke Colorado wrote: Mon 01 Jun 2020, 3:55 pm What’s worse: A new thread — 😮 — or seven posts predicting and preemptively complaining about it?

Well, there's a question.. *strokes chin..*
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#42 Post by trafaelwyr »

I was expecting them to show up somewhere earlier in the video, but they don't show up until around the 1 hour 55 min mark.

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#43 Post by Ghost within this house »

What a magnificently cool version.

Love the little 'yeh' before the beat drops, and the half-speed breaks.

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#44 Post by Oznerol »

..I insist..if there is a "Disco 5" on the horizon...thís is a very possible preview of what we could get on it. Something they do year by year on their live concerts: a collection of their own updated re-versions of selected classics.
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#45 Post by misterme »

Amazing new version of West End Girls.
I don't know if it's on purpose but they have used the same sound in the final chord change as the one you can hear on a Janet Jackson song released in 1989 "Someday is tonight" (go and find the song and play 5:10 into it) that had chord changes very similar to West End girls .

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