Pet Shop Boys ‎– Before

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1 Before
Drum Programming – Danny Tenaglia, Louie 'Balo' Guzman*Engineer [Assistant] – Rob RivesEngineer [Recording, Mix] – Dana VlcekKeyboards – Peter DaouProducer – Danny Tenaglia, Pet Shop BoysProgrammed By – Phil PaganoVocals [Additional] – Barbara Tucker, Carole Sylvan, Karen Bernard*
4:05
2 The Truck-Driver And His Mate
Engineer, Mixed By – Bob KraushaarProducer – Pet Shop BoysVocals [Additional] – Sylvia Mason-James
3:33
3 Hit And Miss
Engineer, Mixed By – Bob Kraushaar, Pete GleadallProducer – Pet Shop Boys
4:05
4 In The Night 1995
Mixed By, Engineer – Bob KraushaarProducer – Pet Shop BoysVocals [Additional] – Sylvia Mason-James
4:17

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Part 1 of a two part CD set. Different to the UK CD1 edition - front cover omits "CD1" text by title. Spot varnished insert.

1: Recorded at Bass Hit and Axis Studios, New York. Mixed at Axis Studios.
2: Recorded at Sarm Hook End and BJG Studios
3: Recorded at The Strongroom and BJG Studios
4: Recorded at Sarm West Studios

All tracks published by Cage Music Ltd/EMI 10 Ltd

℗ 1996 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd under exclusive licence to emi records ltd
© 1996 Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd

Disc: Made in Holland
Sleeve: Printed in Holland

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24388 28352 6
  • Label Code: LC 0299
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Other (Distribution Code): F: PM 515
  • Matrix / Runout: 882835 2 @ 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Engraved Text (variant 1)): 1-1-2-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 154D
  • Matrix / Runout (Engraved Text (variant 2)): 1-1-8-NL
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L042
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): ifpi 1508
  • Matrix / Runout (Engraved Text (variant 3)): 1-1-3-NL
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI L042
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): ifpi 1513
  • Matrix / Runout (Engraved Text (variant 4)): 1-1-1-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): ifpi 151F

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDRS 6431, 7243 8 82809 2 1 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, EP, CD1) Parlophone, Parlophone CDRS 6431, 7243 8 82809 2 1 UK 1996 Sell This Version
12RDJD 6431 Pet Shop Boys Before(2x12", Promo) Parlophone 12RDJD 6431 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CDRDJ 6431, CDR DJ 6431 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, Maxi, Promo) Parlophone, Parlophone CDRDJ 6431, CDR DJ 6431 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
TCR 6431, 7243 8 82809 4 5 Pet Shop Boys Before(Cass, Single) Parlophone, Parlophone TCR 6431, 7243 8 82809 4 5 UK 1996 Sell This Version
7243 8 82836 2 5 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, Maxi, CD2) Parlophone 7243 8 82836 2 5 Italy 1996 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

December 24, 2004
edited over 16 years ago

BEFORE sees the Pet Shop Boys beginning to integrate electronics and dance music culture even more seamlessly into their special brand of pop. The title track is a lovely ditty, sweet and romantic (though with a disturbing undertone, if you listen to the lyrics). "The Truck-Driver and his Mate" is a little bit more rough trade, if you catch my drift. "Hit and Miss" mixes reminisces and romance, but the track isn't as polished as it could be. And yet another version of "In the Night" -- can't get enough of a good thing, I say.