AOTY 2020
Pet Shop Boys - Very
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1993 Ratings: #50 / 371
User Score
Based on 46 ratings
Liked by 2 people
September 27, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Parlophone / Label
Synthpop / Genres
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This record was a disappointment. Before listen to it, I knew e really love their cover to Village People’s Go West. This song is monumental and exiting. But, the album is just... mediocre. I mean, it starts really good with songs like Can You Forgive Her?, Liberation and A Different Point of View. Their songwriting stills very clever and polished, but, the experience through the album was a little bit boring. The sound is so repetitive, it gets annoying.

I was really excited to this ... read more
edit: While I still take issue with the songwriting on this album, some of these tunes possess an undeniable amount of slappage.

Considering how much I liked "Electric" a few years back, I've been meaning to listen to PSB's old stuff for a while. I knew it was a lot more disco orientated than their newer stuff, but I like my fair share of disco so I didn't see this as a negative. I decided to start with this seeing as it's a fan favourite. But honestly this was kinda a mixed bag. ... read more
Back to the basics, round, pop tunes that attract the attention of the disco ball and make it spin round and round.
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Track List

  1. Can You Forgive Her?
  2. I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing
  3. Liberation
  4. A Different Point of View
  5. Dreaming of the Queen
  6. Yesterday, When I Was Mad
  7. The Theatre
  8. One and One Make Five
  9. To Speak Is a Sin
  10. Young Offender
  11. One in a Million
  12. Go West
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Added on: May 17, 2013