Suburbia va ser el quart single del disc de debut de Neil i Chris, i el seu segón top-10, en arribar al no. 8 a les llistes britàniques.

Segueix una línea semblant a Opportunities, amb un Tecno més dur que West End Girls o Love comes Quickly, i si us hi fixeu una mica veureu que el ritme del baix és pràcticament calcat al de la canción Into the Groove de Madonna … casualitat?

El tema està basat en la película del 1.984 del mateix nom, obra de Penelope Spheeris, que descriu els atacs de violència i amotinaments de Los Angeles del mateix any.

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Suburbia fué el cuarto single del disco de debut de Neil y Chris, y su segundo top-10, llegando al no. 8 de las listas británicas.

Sigue una linea parecida a Opportunities, con un tecno más duro que West End Girls o Love Comes Quickly, y si os fijáis un poco veréis que el ritmo de bajo es prácticamente calcado al de la canción Into The Groove de Madonna … casualidad?

El tema está basado en la película del 1.984 del mismo nombre, obra de Penelope Spheeris, que describe los ataques de violencia y amotinamientos en Los Angeles del mismo año.

Lost in the high street, where the dogs run
Roaming suburban boys
Mother’s got a hairdo to be done
She says they’re too old for toys
Stood by the bus stop with a felt pen
In this suburban hell
And in the distance a police car
To break the suburban spell

Let’s take a ride, and run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
You can’t hide, run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia

Break the window by the town hall
Listen, the siren screams
There in the distance, like a roll call
Of all the suburban dreams

Let’s take a ride, and run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
You can’t hide, run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia

I only wanted something else to do but hang around
I only wanted something else to do but hang around
I only wanted something else to do but hang around
I only wanted something else to do but hang around

It’s on the front page of the papers
This is their hour of need
Where’s a policeman when you need one
To blame the colour TV?

Let’s take a ride, and run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
You can’t hide, run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
In Suburbia
In Suburbia

Take a ride, and run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
You can’t hide, run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia

Run with the dogs tonight
In Suburbia
You can’t hide
In Suburbia
In Suburbia
In Suburbia
In Suburbia
In Suburbia

Aquest és el segon single de Pet Shop Boys, i pertany al seu primer àlbum, Please, publicat el 1.986.

Personalment és, junt amb Suburbia, el meu tema preferit dels britànics, i és una de les cançons on es manifesten més satíricament en contra del consumisme desmesurat, dels iuppies i en general del govern de Margaret Thatcher, que en aquell moment era qui dirigia el país.

Es un tecno de línea dur, industrial, seguint una mica el model que ja havien obert Depeche Mode amb Construction Time Again, el 1.983. 

No és un tema fàcil, però hi descobreixes nous matisos amb cada nova escolta.

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Este es el segundo single de Pet Shop Boys, y pertenece a su primer álbum, Please, publicado en 1.986.

Personalmente es, junto a Suburbia, mi tema preferido de los británicos, y es una de las canciones donde se manifiestan más satíricamente contra el consumismo desmesurado, los yuppies y en general contra el gobierno de Margaret Thatcher, que en ese momento era quien dirigía el destino del país.

Es un tecno de linea dura, industrial, siguiendo el modelo que habían abierto Depeche Mode con Construction Time Again, en 1.983.

No es un tema fácil, pero gana enteros cuando descubres nuevos matices con cada escucha.

I’ve had enough of scheming and messing around with jerks
My car is parked outside, I’m afraid it doesn’t work
I’m looking for a partner, someone who gets things fixed
Ask yourself this question: Do you want to be rich?

I’ve got the brains, you’ve got the looks
Let’s make lots of money
You’ve got the brawn, I’ve got the brains
Let’s make lots of money

You can tell I’m educated, I studied at the Sorbonne
Doctored in mathematics, I could have been a don
I can program a computer, choose the perfect time
If you’ve got the inclination, I have got the crime

Oh, there’s a lot of opportunities
If you know when to take them, you know?
There’s a lot of opportunities
If there aren’t, you can make them
Make or break them

I’ve got the brains, you’ve got the looks
Let’s make lots of money (Oooooooh)
You’ve got the brawn, I’ve got the brain
Let’s make lots of money

(Money Money Money)
Money (Money Money)

(Aaaah ah ah ah ah aaaah)
Money (Money)
(Aaaah ah ah ah ah aaaah – Di du da di da bu di ba)
(Money)

You can see I’m single-minded, I know what I could be
How’d you feel about it, come and take a walk with me?
I’m looking for a partner, regardless of expense
Think about it seriously, you know, it makes sense

Let’s (Got the brains)
Make (Got the looks)
Let’s make lots of money (Oohh money)
(Let’s) You’ve got the brawn
(Make) I’ve got the brain
Let’s make lots of money (Oohh money)
I’ve got the brains (Got the brains)
You’ve got the looks (Got the looks)
Let’s make lots of money (Oohh money)
Money