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Alternative is a double-disc set of The Pet Shop Boys' B-sides. Far from being a superfluous collection, the album contains a wealth of prime material, including several tracks that surpass those the duo put on their albums. Consequently, the set is worthwhile not only for hardcore fans, but for listeners with a passing interest in the group.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/07/1995
Label: Emi Import
UPC: 0724383435326
catalogNumber: 8343532
Rank: 9124


Disc 1

  1. In the Night
  2. A Man Could Get Arrested
  3. That's My Impression
  4. Was That What It Was?
  5. Paninaro
  6. Jack the Lad
  7. You Know Where You Went Wrong
  8. A New Life
  9. I Want a Dog
  10. Do I Have To?
  11. I Get Excited (You Get Excited Too)
  12. Don Juan
  13. The Sound of the Atom Splitting
  14. One of the Crowd
  15. Your Funny Uncle

Disc 2

  1. It Must Be Obvious
  2. We All Feel Better in the Dark
  3. Bet She's Not Your Girlfriend
  4. Losing My Mind
  5. Music for Boys
  6. Miserablism
  7. Hey, Headmaster
  8. What Keeps Mankind Alive?
  9. Shameless
  10. Too Many People
  11. Violence
  12. Decadence
  13. If Love Were All (Bitter Sweet)
  14. Euroboy
  15. Some Speculation

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pet Shop Boys   Primary Artist
Lance Ellington   Background Vocals
Shirley Lewis   Vocals,Background Vocals
J.J. Belle   Guitar
Carol Kenyon   Background Vocals
Katie Kissoon   Vocals,Background Vocals
Dee Lewis   Vocals,Background Vocals
Johnny Marr   Guitar
Gary Maughn   Keyboards
Richard Niles   Conductor
Tessa Niles   Vocals,Background Vocals
Gerard Presencer   Trumpet
Frank Ricotti   Percussion,Vibes
Juliet Roberts   Vocals
Helena Springs   Vocals,Background Vocals
Blue Weaver   Hammond Organ
Tony Walthers   Background Vocals
Bruce Woolley   Vocals
Gary Maughan   Keyboards
Richard Coles   Keyboards
Stephen Lipson   Guitar
Sylvia Mason James   Vocals

Technical Credits

Stephen Sondheim   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Pet Shop Boys   Producer
Noël Coward   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Ani DiFranco   Composer
Scott Davidson   Programming
John Etchells   Engineer
Harold Faltermeyer   Programming
Pete Gleadall   Programming,Engineer
Stephen Hague   Producer
Phil Harding   Producer,Engineer
Trevor Horn   Producer
Bob Kraushaar   Engineer
Chris Lowe   Composer
Dave Meegan   Engineer
Chris Newman   Programming
Mike Nielsen   Engineer
Richard Niles   Arranger,Producer
Bobby Orlando   Producer
Shep Pettibone   Producer
Brian Reeves   Engineer
Pete Schwier   Programming,Engineer
Helena Springs   Composer
Mark "Spike" Stent   Engineer
Danton Supple   Engineer
Ren Swan   Engineer
Neil Tennant   Composer
Blue Weaver   Programming
Paul Wright   Engineer
David Jacob   Engineer
Adrien Cook   Programming
Barry Sage   Engineer
Roy Spong   Engineer
Michael Bigwood   Engineer
Dominic Clarke   Programming
Jon Savage   Liner Notes,Interviewer
Mark Farrow   Graphic Design,Concept
Mike Nielson   Engineer
Phil Sims   Concept
Pete Mauder   Graphic Design
Stephen Lipson   Composer,Producer,Engineer

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