Label: Parlophone - WPCR-17840/1,Parlophone - 0190295921170 • Series: Further Listening - 2005–2007 • Format: CD Album, Reissue CD Album, Compilation All Media Deluxe Edition, Remastered • Country: Japan • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: House, Euro House, Electro, Synth-pop
The album offers so much variety. From the classic radio hot rotation track to the danceable club hit and up to the extremely emotional ballad that brings tears to your eyes.
If Electrozombies had already been online as a magazine in , this would have been a sure candidate for the album of the year. Of course, this raises the overall score a lot. The album cover completely does without typography. And what should I say? It works! This is a first-class Pet Shop Boys album in terms of content and design. The songs on this masterpiece get only 4 and 5-star ratings from me. It feels like the album is ranked first for me, but only the relentless track by track rating counts for comparison.
At least from the rational track by track point of view. To honour the band, we have released a tribute compilation in If you might have missed it, go and get it now :. Very 2. Actually 3. Release 4. Yes 5. Hotspot I really like Burning the Heather.
I was dating a guy when Actually came out. Specific contemporary issues discussed in the lyrics include tensions and fears in the United States caused by the War on Terrorism , addressed in songs such as "Psychological" and "Luna Park"  " Luna Park " being the name of various amusement parks around the world.
Other songs refer to the politics of the band's home country; " Indefinite leave to remain " refers to an immigration status in the United Kingdom, while " Integral " criticises the Identity Cards Act A statement from a band spokesman cites the issue as the reason that Tennant ceased his well-publicized support of Tony Blair 's Labour Party.
See also special relationship. Other subject matters are dealt with as well. Tennant refers to, specifically, the book Casanova's Homecoming by Arthur Schnitzler as his inspiration for the song.
Its sound bears the producer's heavily orchestral style also present on that song , most frequently associated with the ABC album The Lexicon of Love as well as the Frankie Goes to Hollywood single " Two Tribes " and subsequent album Welcome to the Pleasuredome.
Special limited editions of the album include a second bonus CD called Fundamentalism. The disc includes remixed tracks with contributions by artists such as Alter Ego. First released as a single in , it was later included on the album Reputation. The powerful opening track "Fugitive" contains lyrics suggestive of a dialogue between a male terrorist and a person who has a close relationship with him - originally conceived by Tennant as the terrorist's sister, but later re-cast in his thoughts as either the terrorist's sister, his brother or a close friend  - thus continuing the political themes of the main album.
On 22 December , the official Pet Shop Boys website announced an early track listing for the album and gave a release date of 17 April with new single "Minimal" arriving a few weeks beforehand. This was quickly followed up on 23 December, when pop music fansite Popjustice gave the first review of the album. At the same time "I'm with Stupid" was announced to be the revised lead single. This was followed on 4 April , with news that there would be a limited edition of the new album that would include a bonus CD called Fundamentalism.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pet Shop Boys. Retrieved 21 December Retrieved 30 September Very Relentless. Go West. Pet Shop Boys, Literally. Can you forgive her? The crying game Boy George. Disappointed Electronic. Future boy Cicero. Was it worth it? DJ Culturemix. DJ Culture. Electronic Electronic. Where the streets have no name I can't take my eyes off you. How can you expect to be taken seriously?
Highlights Pet Shop Boys on tour. Being boring. So hard. Reputation Dusty Springfield. Love pains Liza Minnelli. Getting away with it Electronic. In private Dusty Springfield. So sorry, I said Liza Minnelli. Results Liza Minnelli.
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