Label: EMI-Manhattan Records - ELJ-46972 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Synth-pop
With their second album, Actuallythe Pet Shop Boys perfected their melodic, detached dance-pop. Where most of Please was dominated by the beats, the rhythms on Actually are Composting Brain - Vlad Shegal / Deafness - Splits Compilation [II-X] (All Media, MP3, MP3, MP3, MP3 of a series of intricate arrangements that create a glamorous but disposable backdrop for Neil Tennant 's tales of isolation, boredom, money, and loneliness.
Not only are the arrangements more accomplished, but the songs themselves are more striking, incorporating a strong sense of melody, as evidenced by "What Have I Done to Deserve This? Tennant 's lyrics are clever and direct, chronicling the lives and times of urban, lonely, and bored yuppies of the late '80s. And the fact that dance-pop is considered a disposable medium by most mainstream critics and listeners only increases the reserved emotional undercurrent of Actuallyas well as its irony.
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