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The Pet Shop Boys seem to be everywhere right now with their new album Fundamental. A documentary recently aired in the UK called Pet Shop Boys: A Life In Pop. Brandon Flowers of The Killers is interviewed (see clip below via Arjan) on the duo's 20-year staying power.

"No matter how you look at America, if you just see a big hamburger, or whatever it is that you see, uh, [the Pet Shop Boys] took a bite out of it. America is still getting used to the word gay...so when you've got a band that's seen as this gay...thing...it's instantly going to be, there's going to be a wall that's gonna get put up. I think that the song for me that stood out, probably that meant something to me was "Being Boring", and I just assumed that it meant a lot to everybody. The first song that I danced to on a dancefloor in a disco was "New York City Boy". This was at a hip club in Las Vegas.

Related
road.jpg Pet Shop Boys: A Personal Retrospective (via film experience)

An eclectic selection of free tunes:
road.jpg Junior Boys: "First Time"; "In the Morning" [ipop]
road.jpg Violet Nine: Images of Me [arjan writes]
road.jpg Two great mixes of Phoenix's "Long Distance Call" [ipop]
road.jpg Mocky and Feist: Fighting Away the Tears [all things feist]

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  1. OMG - how cute is Brandon Flowers?!?!

    Is he gay?

    Posted by: Shirley | Jun 1, 2006 12:14:23 PM


  2. Mormon opportunist

    Posted by: John T | Jun 1, 2006 12:30:52 PM


  3. The more he talks, the more I lose my erection.

    Posted by: DAN | Jun 1, 2006 12:46:19 PM


  4. "This was at a hip club in Las Vegas."

    *snicker*

    Posted by: 24play | Jun 1, 2006 12:54:20 PM


  5. Mormon, Schmormon. Those little kicks in 'Somebody Told Me' say it all.

    Posted by: Jacko | Jun 1, 2006 3:58:58 PM


  6. Mormon Rock? As big an oximoron as Christian Rock. It does NOT exist.

    Posted by: Xavier | Jun 2, 2006 9:17:20 AM


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