MOOPY ALBUM SYNC LISTEN - Pet Shop Boys - Actually - 29/06

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  1. Ag

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    05 One More Chance
    09 What Have I Done To Deserve This
    07 Shopping
    08 Rent
    08 Hit Music
    04 It Couldn't Happen Here
    10 It's A Sin
    08 I Want To Wake Up
    10 Heart
     
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    I also enjoy the video to Heart, featuring Ian McKellan as a vampire.
     
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    Dead prostitute anthem now.
     
  4. dmlaw

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    Wikipedia suggests that some people think that 'Kings Cross' predicted the fire, which happened two months after the release of the album.
     
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    Funnily enough St Pancras is my TV right now.
     
  6. Tisch

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    Loved how it came back at the end! :D should have gone on for slightly longer.
     
  7. Tisch

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    Spooky
     
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    Apparently, there is a Tracey Thorn version of this, which I'm feeling a strong urge to seek out.
     
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    I know, right.
     
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    They also predicted the 1999 Paddington crash with Go West.
     
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    05 One More Chance
    09 What Have I Done To Deserve This
    07 Shopping
    08 Rent
    08 Hit Music
    04 It Couldn't Happen Here
    10 It's A Sin
    08 I Want To Wake Up
    10 Heart
    08 Kings Cross

    Average score 7.7
     
  13. Tisch

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    This is a really nice closer. I'm a bit too tired to listen to the lyrics and immerse myself in it properly but I'm loving the ambience.

    Overall (minus the first two tracks I didn't hear): I was very disappointed that an album of always assumed was revered a classic was actually a bit of a dud, but it did improve quite a lot with the final four tracks, so maybe it's not all that bad.
     
  14. Tisch

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    Oooh a link between the re-listens! :D

    As I said in the Massive Attack thread I'm just learning how much I love Tracy Thorn's voice, so will give this a listen now!
     
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    I really wasn't in the mood for it to be honest. It's highs are amazing, it's dips are disappointing. They have much better filler elsewhere.
     
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    Have you heard her last album? It's so good. Honestly one of my faves of 2018.
     
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    The Tracy Thorn version really is very lovely.

    Why have they never worked together?
     
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    Final four tracks and What Have I done To Deserve this were the best parts. Shopping is alright and Rent would be if it was about a minute shorter. The others weren't great. Worth a listen, but it'll probably be a long time before I listen to the whole thing again.
     
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    Yes, the Tracey Thorn version of Kings Cross is excellent. Her voice is more expressive, which works very well with the material.
     
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    I'd never heard a Tracy Thorn till now, bar Missing... I will definitely investigate!
     
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    Oh my God. I feel I want to help







    There's so much more.
     
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    Amazing thank you!
     
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    Just belatedly popping in to say that it’s ALL about the Liza version of Rent :disco:

     
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