Rate "Dreamland"

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#1 Post by nickname » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 10:45 am

The video lyrics:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RokbHjyPbyk

For me, the song is quite good (I told you "Dreamland" was going to be a good song). The only bad thing is the production. I like the bridges, the chorus is good (not sublime but good). The best of all is the youthful feeling of the song, Olly Alexander does a good job and he has a good voice. Neil's voice sounds still young, so it works perfectly in this song. By the way, the title says Pet Shop Boys feat Years and Years, not only Olly Alexander. If fact, it sounds more like a Years and Years song than a Pet Shop Boys song which it's not a bad thing. I really want PSB to sound youthful and fresh.
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#2 Post by retrofuturist » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 10:48 am

Greetings,

I gave it 5/10 in my review here so I'll do the same again now.

Retro. :)

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#3 Post by Bjossi » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 11:13 am

7 for me, which means I enjoy it quite a bit but isn't one of those instant earworms that keep me humming and hearing it in my mind all the time.

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#4 Post by Andie » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 11:31 am

I gave it 7. It's very catchy though, I still like it!
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#5 Post by spacewalker » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 11:39 am

5 for me. Not great, not terrible. Catchy but pretty bland.

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#6 Post by leesmapman » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 12:54 pm

Another new PSB track, another new Nickname poll

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#7 Post by Nicholas » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 1:03 pm

Rate, rank, quantify, list, compare, compete, comment, snap judge, update, speculate, f*** awesome being a music fan in 2019 innit.

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#8 Post by jules » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 1:06 pm

You were right, they made a good song, who would expect that from the boys ?
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#9 Post by Luke Colorado » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 2:43 pm

This song is is the 99th kernel of popcorn you ate 14 minutes into a movie; forgettable and indistinguishable.
I sincerely *love* Disco 2 and listen to it straight through regularly.

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#10 Post by Gary1962 » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 2:54 pm

Rated a 2, a very weak and uninspiring track, even after several listens, if this is a track off the album that is deemed one of the strongest to be released as a single I have concerns about the album, don't like Stuart Price as a producer, "Electric" was all over the place and "Super" had some of the worst ever Pet Shop Boys tracks, didn't buy either of those, It might be I have reached the end of the line with Pet Shop Boys, then again, who knows, the album might actually be good.

As Nickname has said the production on the track is awful, truly awful.

Their worst single since "Winner".

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#11 Post by PETHEAD72 » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:29 pm

9/10...i feel there was no need to collaborate with years and years
You got a heart of glass or a heart of stone?

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#12 Post by Remark » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:55 pm

Gary1962 wrote:"Electric" was all over the place
Electric was brilliantly cohesive, critically acclaimed, and completely works as a whole.


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#13 Post by Luke Colorado » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 4:04 pm

Agree... Electric is very cohesive; did you mean Elysium? That’s all over the map.
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#14 Post by jamie1978 » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 4:23 pm

Remark wrote:
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:55 pm
Gary1962 wrote:"Electric" was all over the place
Electric was brilliantly cohesive, critically acclaimed, and completely works as a whole.
100% agree. There are many things you can label Electric - 'all over the place' is not one of them. It's perhaps their most cohesive album yet.

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#15 Post by dynamobjornen » Wed 11 Sep 2019, 5:35 pm

Gary1962 wrote:
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 2:54 pm


Their worst single since "Winner".

Sorry boys.
Agreed, a 3 from me. Really enjoyed booth, Super and Agenda but this leaves me cold. Dont like the voice of the guess singer. The track in itself sounds bland and superficial with no real hook. Still have hopes for the album though.
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