Disco 3

The third volume in the Boys' Disco concept series arrives in the shadows of last year's critically acclaimed, acoustic-primed studio recording Release.

The third volume in the Boys' Disco concept series arrives in the shadows of last year's critically acclaimed, acoustic-primed studio recording Release. Unlike its predecessors, which focused on remixes of fave Pet Shop Boys moments, Disco 3 finds the British duo (Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe) compiling a set of primarily new material, peppered with only three universally known titles ("London," "Home and Dry," and "Here"—all from Release). Bubbly tracks like the Barry White-sampling "Positive Role Model" and "Somebody Else's Business" are outtakes from the Release recording sessions. Conversely, both "Try It (I'm in Love With a Married Man)" and "If Looks Could Kill" have their roots in 1983, with the former penned that year by original Pet Shop Boys producer Bobby "O" Orlando and the latter only recently completed by the twosome. Remixers on board include Felix da Housecat and Superchumbo. Disco 3 ends with a chilled-to-perfection, piano-fueled mix of "London."—MP

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