Release (from English - "release") - the eighth studio album of the British pop group Pet Shop Boys , released in 2002 . By mood, he reminds another album of the group - Behavior . Johnny Marr , who collaborated with Pet Shop Boys in 1990 on recording the aforementioned Behavior, took part in the recording of the album. In the UK, the album took the 7th place.
|Studio album Pet Shop Boys|
|Date of issue||April 1, 2002|
|Recorded by||March 2000 - November 2001|
|Producers||Pet shop boys|
|Chronology of Pet Shop Boys|
In 9 out of 10 songs of the album there is playing the guitar, which further gives the songs an atmosphere of sadness, longing and depression. The song "The Night I Fell In Love" tells about the rendezvous of the rapper - a homosexual (the prototype was chosen by Eminem ) and his young fan.
Despite its gloom and dissimilarity from previous Pet Shop Boys albums, Release turned out to be very successful - about a million copies were sold in the world. album. Sales in the UK album was silver.
Release was the first album of the group, in the design of which did not participate their long-term designer Mark Farrow. Instead, the design was developed by New York-based company Visionaire Design under the leadership of Greg Fowley. The album was simultaneously released in four colors (gray, blue, pink and red); however, each version had a print of a certain flower.
- " Home And Dry " - 4:21
- " I Get Along " - 5:50
- "Birthday Boy" - 6:27
- "London" - 3:47
- “E-Mail” - 3:55
- "The Samurai In Autumn" - 4:18
- "Love Is Catastrophe" - 4:50
- “Here” - 3:16
- "The Night I Fell In Love" - 5:06
- “You Choose” - 3:11
"Release: Bonus CD"
The American edition of "Release" included a second disc, on which remixes of songs from the album were recorded, as well as some bisides to album singles.
- " Home And Dry " (Ambient Mix) - 5:29
- "Sexy Northerner" - 3:40
- "Always" - 5:06
- “Closer To Heaven” (Slow Version) - 6:30
- "Nightlife" - 3:56
- "Friendly Fire" (Studio Version) - 3:26
- Break 4 Love (UK Radio Mix) (feat. Peter Rauhofer) - 3:29
- " Home And Dry " (Blank And Jones Mix) - 6:38
|A country||A place|
- " Home And Dry " (March 2002; # 14)
- " I Get Along " (July 2002; # 18)