1994
Label: Parlophone - 8316992,Parlophone - 7243 8 28160 2 7 • Format: CD Album VHS Promo Box Set Compilation, Limited Edition • Country: Australia • Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Pop • Style: House, Big Band, Euro House, Electro, Downtempo, Synth-pop
Download Postscript (I Believe In Ecstasy) - Pet Shop Boys - Very

This brief hidden track appears at the end of Very after roughly two minutes of silence following " Go West. The first words, "I Believe in Ecstasy," had also been suggested by fans as a possible title.

It's a highly atypical number in which a chorus of Chris Lowe's heavily multi-tracked vocals sing about the conflicting senses of joy and sadness at remembering a close friend or lover who is now lost. The song ends with an unresolved chord and the words, "And I know we'll meet again. Of course, it's no accident that it follows, after that period of respectful silence, the largely AIDS-inspired deconstruction of "Go West.

He died shortly after the album's release. Postscript (I Believe In Ecstasy) - Pet Shop Boys - Very I don't necessarily take songwriters at their word when they talk about their songs, in this case I wholeheartedly believe Chris. It hadn't occurred to me until I had read it on more than one other website, but the decision to precede "Postscript" by approximately two minutes of silence may have been more than simply a means of "hiding" it.

After all, offering two minutes of silence is a traditional means of paying tribute to fallen soldiers and other honored dead, particularly in Great Over You - Acceptance - Phantoms (Vinyl, Album) and the Commonwealth of Nations.

One minute of silence is more typical in the United States and elsewhere. All Rights Reserved. Brief quotations and small, low-resolution images are used for identification and critical commentary, thereby constituting Fair Use under U.


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