Pet Shop Boys ‎– I'm With Stupid

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Parlophone ‎– CDR 6690, Parlophone ‎– 00946 362788 2 7
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1 I'm With Stupid
Acoustic Guitar – Lalo CremeBacking Vocals – Tessa NilesElectronic Drums – Cliff Hewitt, Earl HarvinEngineer [Mix] – Robert OrtonEngineer [Recording] – Robert Orton, Tim WeidnerGuitar [Electric] – Lalo Creme, Phil PalmerKeyboards [Additional] – Jamie MuhoberacPerformer – Pet Shop BoysProducer – Trevor HornRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Rob Smith (3)
3:29
2 The Resurrectionist
Engineer, Programmed By – Pete GleadallMixed By – Goetz B.*Producer, Performer – Pet Shop Boys
3:12

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Published by Cage Music/Sony ATV Music Ltd.

Parlophone is a Capitol Music label. ℗ 2006 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd under exclusive licence to EMI Records Ltd. © 2006 Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd under exclusive licence to EMI Records Ltd. © 2006 EMI Records Ltd.

Made in the EU.

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  • Barcode (Text): 00946 362788 2 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1): WWW.MEDIAMOTION.COM 3627882 @ 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 2): WWW.MEDIAMOTION.COM 3627882 @ 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Pressing Code, Variation 1): 010101
  • Matrix / Runout (Pressing Code, Variation 2): 020102
  • Mastering SID Code (Variation 1 & 2): IFPI LW03
  • Mould SID Code (Variation 2): ifpi AAH12
  • Label Code: LC 0299
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
R 6690, 00946 362788 7 2 Pet Shop Boys I'm With Stupid(7", Single, Ltd, Pic) Parlophone, Parlophone R 6690, 00946 362788 7 2 UK 2006 Sell This Version
00946 364979 2 1 Pet Shop Boys I'm With Stupid (Remixes)(CD, Maxi, Promo) Parlophone 00946 364979 2 1 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none Pet Shop Boys I'm With Stupid (CDr, Single, Copy Prot., Promo) EMI none Greece 2006 Sell This Version
none Pet Shop Boys I'm With Stupid - The Remixes(CDr, Single, Promo) Parlophone none UK 2006 Sell This Version
5099969879555 Pet Shop Boys I'm With Stupid(4xFile, FLAC, Single) Parlophone 5099969879555 Europe Unknown

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ledjfab

ledjfab

September 5, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
It's a good single. But I have serious doubts about the "meaning" of the song. Apparently, it's about the relationship between George W. Bush and Tony Blair. I see it in a different way. I think "I'm With Stupid" is about them, and the relationship they have with their fans. I have read a lot about the boys aver the past years, and any informed fan will concede the guys are sarcastic and that they will "never tell the whole truth" to the public, as they once said. Even Neil Tennant sings "You grin, I pose. It's not about sincerity, everybody knows." The video for the track had them kidnapped and obliged to assist to a re-cap of the "Very" era videos, performed by two unlikely doubles with no significant budget. Maybe an allusion to those who constantly asked them for a "Very 2" which never really came out in one take. The whole show looks tragic and there is never any direct visual reference to Bush or Blair. Yet, we are once again projected into the "pointy hats" universe. "Do we really have a relationship so special in your heart?" asks Tennant. The lyrics raise more questions than answers. But ultimately, what I feel in this song is that they are tired. The end might be near.