Please

Please

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by Pet Shop Boys
     
 

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A collection of immaculately crafted and seamlessly produced synthesized dance-pop, the Pet Shop Boys' debut album, Please, sketches out the basic elements of the duo's sound. At first listen, most of the songs come off as mere excuses for the dancefloor, driven by cold, melodic keyboard riffs and

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A collection of immaculately crafted and seamlessly produced synthesized dance-pop, the Pet Shop Boys' debut album, Please, sketches out the basic elements of the duo's sound. At first listen, most of the songs come off as mere excuses for the dancefloor, driven by cold, melodic keyboard riffs and pulsing drum machines. However, the songcraft that the beats support is surprisingly strong, featuring catchy melodies that appear slight because of Neil Tennant's thin voice. Tennant's lyrics were still in their formative stages, with half of the record failing to transcend the formulaic constraints of dance-pop. The songs that do break free -- the crass "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)," the lulling "Suburbia," and the hypnotic "West End Girls" -- are not only classic dance singles, they're classic pop singles.

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Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
Parlophone (Wea)
UPC:
0077774627122
catalogNumber:
462712

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Please 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Sportsnutim More than 1 year ago
Bought this CD when it first came out in 1986 when I was in the USAF at Bitburg,Germany. One of my favorites of Pet Shop Boys.