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Pandemonium (Live At The O2 Arena, London - 21 December 2009)

Artist: Pet Shop Boys

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| | See all divagirl's reviews (55)

This album demonstrates just how the Pet Shop Boys have had such a long and brilliant career in the music business. West End Girls never ceases to amaze me it sounds as fresh today as it did when it was first released all those years ago. Not too sure if I have been very lucky in getting a CD with this as well as DVD and at such a great bargain price. This is one of the best live concert DVD I own in my wide and varied collection. The stage show is brilliant and the sound is stunning. A brilliant collection of brilliant songs and a must for all fans. This Pet Shop Boys demonstrate how if done properly pop music can stand the test of time. Well done.


| | See all partyman's reviews (3)

This concert is one of the best staged concerts i have ever seen!, the choreograph as fantastic to watch and is very well presented. PSB have had such a huge amount of material that eveyone knows at least some of there songs. The filming of the show is very good indeed and the extras which include the BRITS performance 3 additional promotional videos and live performances is a brilliat addition to the concert. Top marks to a top pop duo that amaze every time!!! Gavin

  Absolutely Brilliant!!!

| | See all Daribo's reviews (5)

I was at this very show (as well as one earlier in the year) and really think it's the best show PSB's have done since 'Performance'.
It's great to see them back in bigger venues and show's they have a great hardcore fan base.

The quality of the picture AND sound is, in my opinion fantastic - and what a joy to hear some of the album tracks off of 'Please' such as 'Two Divided by Zero' and 'Why Don't we Live Together?'.

There are some truly inspired arrangements here, for example 'Go West' which has the drums and bass line from Paninaro and the synth riff from the Disco version of Opportunitues. Loads of other medleys too - great stuff!

I think this just shows how talented the boys are. Tennant's voice (although occasionally layered with octave versions of himself) is well on form and in tune and Chris Lowe is, well - ultra cool Chris Lowe!

Overall a fantastic package and one to cherish for PSB fans!

  PSB at their best

| | See all kusarigama's reviews (5)

If you expect a singer or band to lose some verve after 25 years, you are really wrong speaking of the PSB. This concert is a great show of their career. You can enjoy the 80's or 90's hits as they were released just now.
What a show. A great mash-up work, where (almost) every single song was remixed or merged with another one (or more), all combined with a wonderful choreography. My only regret is that I couldn't be there, but I can enjoy it as many times as I wish with this DVD.
If you are a fan, simply buy it. If you are not, watch it and see what shows are meant to be.

  Great show!... no DTS though :(

| | See all StevieSte's reviews (7)

Once again the DVD component of this package shows that the Pet Shop Boys really do always put on a good show and is captured very well on the DVD. The Dolby Digital 5.1 mix is well accomplished but would have preferred to have had a DTS soundtrack... especially seeing as though the DTS logo is on the back of the package!! The accompanying CD is again well- produced and sounds great in the car!

  Very good but not great

| | See all TheodoreBear's reviews (2)

Saw the July version of this gig at the O2. Bought the DVD as I was too far back at the gig to see anything.The sound mix on the DVD sounds rather flat and lacking atmosphere, possibly not helped by the rather minimalist song arrangements. However, the picture quality is stunning for DVD. Upscaled it to 1080i, and it looked just like Blu-ray.

Sadly, the encore of My Girl and It Doesn't Often Snow at Christmas are not part of the main gig presentation, and are only on the disc as extras. Very poor, and it shows due to the show suddenly finishing after West End Girls. But at least we got the encore songs for which we should be grateful.

Overall, not anywhere near as good as Cubism, but a worthy addition for PSB fans, especially for anyone who wants to see a lot of their really early back catalogue performed live.


| | See all ScottishSteve's reviews (9)

This CD/DVD set is well worth purchasing, whether you seen the live show or not.
This is LIVE music and how it should be done and it explains why these guys are still touring today. What a fantastic show.
I saw them in Glasgow the week before this was recorded at the O2.


| | See all scottywozzer's reviews (2)

saw the boys in manchester on their last night with my 19 year old son,absolutely speechless afterwards.awesome entertainment from an ageless band.they adapt to each era and just get better,hope I am lucky enough to get to see them again.


| | See all skyblueboy's reviews (14)

i was lucky enoth to watch them in birmingham , they were out of this world this cd- dvd shows us why they have lasted , top songs and a brilliant show the dancers were realy good to watch and they made the songs come alive, my best bits are "do i have to" kings cross and my fav psb song ever "the way it used to be " for less than a tenner this is a must buy for fans or anyone who likes good timeless music long live the psb