12 Songs, 46 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Singularly skilled in sculpting arch synth-pop, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe’s thirteenth album highlights middle age’s continued failure to blunt their edge. Super does allow some nostalgia—“The Pop Kids” and “Twenty-Something” are decorously detailed and gloriously autobiographical—but it’s an impressively urgent album. Masterful opener “Happiness” sounds like the pair bringing several generations of electronic imitators to heel, “Pazzo!” is a sinewy, insidious dancefloor banger, while “The Dictator Decides” and “Sad Robot World” are intelligent, somber polemics that never feel preachy.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Singularly skilled in sculpting arch synth-pop, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe’s thirteenth album highlights middle age’s continued failure to blunt their edge. Super does allow some nostalgia—“The Pop Kids” and “Twenty-Something” are decorously detailed and gloriously autobiographical—but it’s an impressively urgent album. Masterful opener “Happiness” sounds like the pair bringing several generations of electronic imitators to heel, “Pazzo!” is a sinewy, insidious dancefloor banger, while “The Dictator Decides” and “Sad Robot World” are intelligent, somber polemics that never feel preachy.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
244 Ratings

244 Ratings

MadiganLabRat ,

Amazing...

How these guys have been able to produce music of this quality and caliber over the last 30+ years is almost an act of divine intervention. I cannot wait to hear the new album and if the single is any indication, it’s gonna be another banger!

OperaBro ,

Out of Body Experience! SUPER is ÜBER!

Another example of why PSB is ever young.

VOX ,

Synth ROYALTY!

thank God for the PSB’s!

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