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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Pet Shop Boys Cover Coldplay

At a Russian concert in St. Petersburg this past week, the Pet Shop Boys slipped a mash-uppy 35 second bit of Coldplay's legal minefield of a hit "Viva La Via" into the performance of their own "Domino Dancing."

This rendition was perhaps foreshadowed by Neil Tennant leading the London audience at a Brit Awards after-concert put on by Coldplay in "Viva La Vida's" closing Woah-oh-oh-ohs back in February.

Now, why wasn't this included on the "Did You See Me Coming?" single?

Thanks, XO.

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  • At 12:37 PM, Blogger Paul said…

    yay that sounds brillo. and lets face it, anything is better than the lyric forgetting gaga version from earlier in the year :)

  • At 2:10 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    From PSB via Twitter:

    7:02 AM Jun 13th
    Can we request that people don't video our show from the front of the audience and then post the results on YouTube?

    7:05 AM Jun 13th
    It spoils the surprises for people who haven't seen the show yet. (And it must be more enjoyable watching the show NOT through a camera?)

    Neil's gonna be pissed!

    By the way, what is he wearing??

  • At 7:51 PM, Blogger Yuяi said…

    I like it better than Coldplay doing it!


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