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PopArt - The Hits

18 Sep 2006 | Format: MP3

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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 18 Sep 2006
  • Release Date: 18 Sep 2006
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Parlophone UK
  • Copyright: 2003 Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd. This label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved. (C) 2003 Parlophone Recor
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  • Total Length: 2:27:05
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  • ASIN: B001IY55A2
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,250 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful By "bobsy" on 14 May 2004
Format: Audio CD
Not many artists genuinely need two whole CDs to fit their best songs on. The Beatles, Stones, Bowie, Elton John, Elvis and dare I say Pet Shop Boys?
There are no fillers here. Every song is a top twenty hit. Every song has received considerable airplay and is instantly recognisable to anyone who has listened to the radio over the last twenty years.
The monster hits from the 1980s and 1990s, West End Girls, It's A Sin, What Have I Done To Deserve This, Heart, Always On My Mind and Go West rub shoulders with recent hits Miracles and the wonderful Flamboyant. Other highlights are their masterwork Being Boring, the very funny Yesterday When I Was Mad, I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing and So Hard as well as the beautiful Rent and Liberation. I could go on, but I'd just end up listing every track.
Pop Art is a must-buy for anyone who likes pop music. It will make you want to dance, it will make you laugh and some of it could even make you cry.
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37 of 39 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 19 Sep 2003
Format: Audio CD
How many bands in the world would have trouble fitting all their UK Top 20 hits on two compact discs? A handful. Pet Shop Boys is one of the very few. In fact, counting the singles of theirs, that haven’t reached UK Top 20 can be done on only one finger.
This double-cd feature, contains 33 songs that did reach UK Top 20 plus two new songs, one of which is the new single Miracles, released in early november, that most likely will be their 34th hit. The songs are not presented in chronological order, but divided into Pop and Art. The difference is not obvious.
With Pet Shop Boys’ back-catalouge, how can you go wrong? You can’t of course. This is easily the best Greatest Hits compilation released in a very long time. Buy it for your self, and give everyone you know a copy for Christmas.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 24 Nov 2003
Format: Audio CD
CD1 is called 'Pop' and as you might expect, features PSB at their glorious, Top Of The Pops best. 'It's A Sin', 'Heart', 'I Wouldn't Normally Do That Kind Of Thing' and the mighty 'Always On My Mind' showcase their talent for a catchy hook, a cheerful singalong chorus and crisp production.
CD2, art, is the flipside; the beautiful melancholy that only the Pet Shop Boys can pull off in the dance areana. 'Jealousy' (the first song they ever wrote), 'Rent' and the tumultuous 'Somewhere', of which Mark Radcliffe once said, 'it's got everything and two kitchen sinks'.
There you have it: the definitive PSB collection, and you can even chose the CD that best matches your mood. How can you fail?
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Monroe Stahr on 22 Nov 2003
Format: Audio CD
Someday somebody might might make an album as good as this. Perhaps.
The monster hits - West End Girls, It's A Sin, Always On My Mind et al - stand alongside the self-referential techno-pop of Yesterday When I Was Mad or the string tinged tragedy of I Don't Know What You Want But I Can't Give It Anymore as proof that sales do not equate with quality, especially in pop music - the most commercially driven of art forms.
The two new songs Miracles and Flamboyant show that Pet Shop Boys are as good as they ever were, it's just the pop landscape which has shifted.
One brilliant single may be considered fortunate.
Thirty odd looks like genius.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jeffrey Foster on 7 Dec 2003
Format: Audio CD
The Boys have never achieved the success they so surely deserve here in the States but thank God the rest of the world has better taste! 20 years into their career and they release a song as beautiful and perfect as "Miracles" -- their talent only seems to be growing. I have been a fan since "West End Girls" and I will continue to be a fan. To anyone considering this collection -- run, don't walk to the nearest music outlet and snatch up a copy of PopArt. This is as good as it gets people!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By T. R. Alexander TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 18 Mar 2008
Format: Audio CD
This great two disc album from the Pet Shop Boys contains thirty five of the duos greatest songs. All of the Pet Shop Boys biggest hits, such as `Go West' and `West End Girls' are included as well as some that I hadn't heard before buying this album but they are all very enjoyable. My favourite song from the album though is the relatively resent `Flamboyant' and in all honesty it was this song that encouraged me to get the album in the first place. The one slight criticism of this album is that all of the truly great songs from the Pet Shop Boys could have easily fitted onto one CD rather but this is only a slight annoyance and even the songs presented here that are less that stunning are still a cut above much of the music released today. This album is great and would be of most interest to people who like the Pet Shop Boys but do not have own of their music.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Chris Evans on 20 May 2004
Format: Audio CD
And never has there been a better way to show this than this album.
I was thinking about what to write for this review but I dont think I can find the words. Melodramatic? Perhaps, but since West End Girls, the PSB have produced music which in my opinion 'means something'. Excellent musical quality, superb lyrics...they are a league apart in terms of the 'electronic' style and Neil Tennant has one of the worlds most identifiable voices (along with Darren Hayes of Savage Garden)
This album is a tremendous tribute to the band and allows you to watch their development. There are of course the widely known tunes but then there are others that are equally enjoyable that will be new to many.
I cannot recommend this highly enough and I am sure that it will create new fans aplenty.
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