Pet Shop Boys ‎– Super

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Super is the thirteenth studio album by Pet Shop Boys, released in April 2016 on the duo's own label, x2.
The album, like its predecessor, is produced by Stuart Price.

Singles from the album:
The Pop Kids
Twenty-something
Inner Sanctum
Say It To Me
Undertow

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Studio albums:
Electric >>>> Super >>>> Hotspot
Full-length releases:
Electric >>>> Super >>>> Inner Sanctum

Tracklist

Happiness 4:04
The Pop Kids 3:55
Twenty-something 4:22
Groovy 3:29
The Dictator Decides 4:50
Pazzo! 2:44
Inner Sanctum 4:18
Undertow 4:15
Sad Robot World 3:18
Say It To Me 3:08
Burn 3:53
Into Thin Air 4:17

Versions (20)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2) x2 0008 CD1 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
none Pet Shop Boys Super(12xFile, AAC, Album, 256) x2 (2) none 2016
X2 0008DL1 Pet Shop Boys Super(12xFile, FLAC, Album, 24b) x2 (2) X2 0008DL1 2016
X2 0008DL1 Pet Shop Boys Super(12xFile, WAV, Album) x2 (2) X2 0008DL1 2016
LOVECD452 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) Love Da Records LOVECD452 Hong Kong 2016 Sell This Version
Leap134 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) Leaplay Music Leap134 South Korea 2016 Sell This Version
x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2) x2 0008 CD1 US 2016 Sell This Version
889853187720, x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) Sony Music, x2 (2) 889853187720, x2 0008 CD1 Mexico 2016 Sell This Version
x2 0008 CD1, SZCD 6623-16 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2), Soyuz Music x2 0008 CD1, SZCD 6623-16 Russia 2016 Sell This Version
88985318772 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2), Sony Music 88985318772 Brazil 2016 Sell This Version
SICX 41 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2), Sony Records Int'l SICX 41 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
8898 531877-2 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) Sony Music 8898 531877-2 Argentina 2016 Sell This Version
SICX 41 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album, Promo) x2 (2), Sony Records Int'l SICX 41 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album, Unofficial) x2 (3) x2 0008 CD1 Russia 2016 Sell This Version
x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album, Unofficial) x2 (3) x2 0008 CD1 Russia 2016 Sell This Version
x20008CD1-P Pet Shop Boys Super(CDr, Album, Promo) x2 (2) x20008CD1-P UK & Europe 2016 Sell This Version
none Pet Shop Boys Super(LP, Album, Num, W/Lbl) x2 (2) none UK 2016 Sell This Version
x2 0008 VL1 Pet Shop Boys Super(LP, Album, Whi) x2 (2) x2 0008 VL1 UK, Europe & US 2016 Sell This Version
SICX 119 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album, RE) x2 (2), Sony Records Int'l SICX 119 Japan 2019 Sell This Version
x2 0008 CD1 Pet Shop Boys Super(CD, Album) x2 (2) x2 0008 CD1 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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phinyls

phinyls

November 27, 2020
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1

This is very hard for me to say but possibly my most disappointing pressing ever. I was so so excited to get a hold in this album in vinyl so I ordered a copy from Amazon.de and once it came I noticed that the entire first track (one of my favorite record openers ever) was absurdly ruined by having it skipping every second, excessively noise... I was upset enough for amazon to refund me and still letting me keep it. Most of the sounds actually sound pretty great but for me to start the album with a forced "skip" is a big no.
doohickey

doohickey

August 10, 2020
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1
I guess I was one of the lucky ones. Ordered from Amazon and held my breath as I listened through the entire album. My pressing sounds fantastic really. Low noise floor, super dynamics, all frequencies are clear with no distortion. There is a very quiet surface noise I noticed for a couple seconds (probably static). It's negligible considering the shape of some new vinyl that comes out. I always order from Amazon when I'm not sure about a pressing as their return policy is hassle-free.
elmofudge

elmofudge

June 9, 2020
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1
bought it when it was first released [pre ordered] and the vinyl sounds perfect, no surface noise. I must have got lucky :)
WesHeadley

WesHeadley

February 1, 2020
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1
I went through three copies before giving up. My US pressing from Concord Music Group has excessive surface noise and non-fill distortion on both sides. This is an overall poor pressing. The mastering also sounds overly compressed and lacks in dynamics and a clear sound stage. This may be a case where you're better off with the CD.
Ramzy

Ramzy

August 26, 2019
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1

So...for the most part there are copies of this out there that do sound good, but has anyone come across one without IGD and a general loss of top-end during B6? It's enough to be a significant distraction from the music during at least the "clouds floating by" passage that should be the climax of the album, and the "no one will ever know" coda. I've had four copies of the album and a couple of replacement styli through my hands since this record was released so I'm pretty sure it's a widespread pressing defect, not a one-off or a problem with my system (my hundreds of other records by and large aren't affected). I'm just holding out for a repress as it's maybe my favourite PSB song of the decade. :(
laigool

laigool

May 1, 2018
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1
my copy sounds great. I got it when it first released.
L0L59

L0L59

April 14, 2018
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1

Very good album. I have this on vinyl and cd. The cd version is mastered excellently, but the vinyl version just does not sound right. I had 2 copies, one extremely warped one that skipped (which i returned) and the one I currently have. The first tracks sound good, but after the 3rd track, if has too much IGD, even with a new cartridge and having it properly set up. It needs a repress on black vinyl, because this version just sounds awful.
alphagrade

alphagrade

September 6, 2017
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1

I must have got lucky with my white copy purchased from here for 12 pounds - this is a lush sounding record with superb sonics. After a few so-so albums over the past ten years, 'Super' is a solid return to form for the Pets with witty lyrics and cunning basslines - superb album :)
cwatkins37

cwatkins37

July 24, 2017
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1
I got my copy from Amazon and it sounds amazing! No skips, no distortion.
SeanCMNJ

SeanCMNJ

January 31, 2017
referencing Super, LP, Album, Whi, x2 0008 VL1

Been playing great for me. Sounds wonderful on vinyl. There is a lushness to it when listened to it this way that actually gives the electronics a weirdly organic feel. Just my opinion anyway.