Wednesday June 3, 2020

Album of the week

Pet Shop Boys: Elysium (Parlophone).

1st September, 2012
Pet Shop Boys.

Pet Shop Boys: Elysium (Parlophone)

On the Pet Shop Boys' 11th studio album, there is a track called Your Early Stuff whose lyrics consist entirely of patronising remarks that the band now regularly receive from taxi drivers. "I still quite like some of your early stuff. . . it's bad in a good way. . . I suppose you're more or less retired now?"

Unfortunately, the song itself is indeed rather slight compared to their best work - which...

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