Pet Shop Boys

Just discovered throught GeoWayne website that there is a different version of Positive Role Model
PSB rendition
Mixers: Florian Richter and Kai Deiner
Disco 3
album version (4:02)
Also available on one of the "Further Listening" bonus discs accompanying the 2017 Nightlife reissue

Mixer: [unknown at this time]
"Studio version" (4:04)
A slightly different mix from the above, officially released only on the press promo CD Five Titles from Closer to Heaven

Looked on YT but I don't seem to find it. Someone know how "slightly different" is this second mix ?
 
From memory, that mix only chops a bit off the intro (by accident?).... BUT, there's also a demo version which starts with the words "positive role model", and then goes for the sample.
 
They're working on Annually 2022. What can we expect?

  • 15 pages of questions answered, including Chris saying things like "I quite like toast, if I'm honest"
  • A behind-the-scenes tour prep diary, with lots of discussion of pandemic-era travel and catering
  • Neil deconstructs the recent Paul Weller remix, and talks about the time they met at Smash Hits
  • The announcement that they're working on a soundtrack to an obscure Russian film from 1962 that's actually 48 minutes of Bolshy deconstructed and performed by a string quartet
  • In Your Imagination, a special colouring section featuring images from tour backdrops
  • Opportunities to make lots of money through further licensing of Opportunities (Lets make lots of money) in still more American TV ads
  • The announcement of a complete singles box set, featuring all versions of all songs, but available only on 226 coloured cassettes through their official web site for £1,210 (plus £310 shipping)
  • Neil's forthcoming children's book, Do I have to? about household chores and the importance of learning the value of hard work

But honestly, I miss them.
 
They're working on Annually 2022. What can we expect?

  • 15 pages of questions answered, including Chris saying things like "I quite like toast, if I'm honest"
  • A behind-the-scenes tour prep diary, with lots of discussion of pandemic-era travel and catering
  • Neil deconstructs the recent Paul Weller remix, and talks about the time they met at Smash Hits
  • The announcement that they're working on a soundtrack to an obscure Russian film from 1962 that's actually 48 minutes of Bolshy deconstructed and performed by a string quartet
  • In Your Imagination, a special colouring section featuring images from tour backdrops
  • Opportunities to make lots of money through further licensing of Opportunities (Lets make lots of money) in still more American TV ads
  • The announcement of a complete singles box set, featuring all versions of all songs, but available only on 226 coloured cassettes through their official web site for £1,210 (plus £310 shipping)
  • Neil's forthcoming children's book, Do I have to? about household chores and the importance of learning the value of hard work

But honestly, I miss them.
AMAZING!
 
Watching It Couldn't Happen Here for the first time. I didn't know what to expect, but I definitely wasn't expecting... this. The Always on My Mind section was funny, though.

(Am I going crazier or did this thread use to be called "Pet Shop Boys, generally"?)
 
Our dads did a 3h bopfest Christmas takeover.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0012rsl
Playlist for the folks who don't want to listen to the Boys present stuff themselves (heathens!)
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3vPuAznzrN3Gac1B5RX7CE

(Am I going crazier or did this thread use to be called "Pet Shop Boys, generally"?)

I'm also begging the person who did this to revert it back to the original title. Or else you'll be tried at The Hague! kii

@Popjustice @Mr.Arroz @matthew. @OspreyQueen @2014
 
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BBC2 Takeover playlist
1. Franky Rizardo and Joe Goddard - 
No Judgement


2. My Mine - 
Hypnotic Tango


3. Soft Cell - 
Bedsitter


4. Billie Ray Martin - 
Your Loving Arms
5. The Exciters
 - Reaching for the Best


6. Love Affair - 
A Day Without Love
7. Daydreaming - Dusty Springfield


8. Matt Monro
 - This is the Life


9. The Moments - 
Jack In The Box


10. Sharon Redd - 
Never Give You Up


11. Girls Aloud
 - The Loving Kind

12. The Chemical Brothers - 
The Darkness That You Fear


13. Mr Fingers - Can You Feel It?
14. Eric Prydz - 
Pjanoo

15. Camelphat and Cristoph Feat. Jem Cooke - Breathe (Cristoph Remix)

16. David Bowie
 - Where Are We Now?

17. Lost Horizons
 - In Quiet Moments


18. Jennifer Holliday - 
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going


19. Jefferson
 - The Colour of My Love


20. Alcazar - 
Crying At The Discotheque

21. The Pointer Sisters - 
Happiness


22. Paradis - 
Toi Et Moi


23. Sandie Shaw
 - Girl Don't Come

24. Marvin Gaye - 
I Want You


25. MGMT - 
Me and Michael
26. Love Is A Hurtin’ Thing - Gloria Ann Taylor


27. Paul Weller - 
Cosmic Fringes (Pet Shop Boys Triad Mix)
28. Madonna - Sorry (PSB Maxi Mix)


29. Nick Kamen
 - Each Time You Break My Heart


30. The Crusaders - 
Street Life
31. Liza Minnelli - 
Maybe This Time


32. The Human League
 - Empire State Human


33. The 1975 - 
Guys


34. The Three Degrees - 
When Will I See You Again


35. Caribou
 - Our Love

36. Tracey Thorn
 - Dancefloor

37. The Salsoul Orchestra
 (feat. Loleatta Holloway) - Runaway

38. Andy Gibb
 - Shadow - Dancing


39. Françoise Hardy
 - Parlez-Moi de lui

40. George McCrae
 - It's Been So Long

41. Peggy Lee - 
I'll Be Seeing You


42. Shirley Bassey - 
The Performance of My Life
 
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