Rent (Francois Kevorkian Remix) - Pet Shop Boys


Rent (Francois Kevorkian Remix) (1987) (7'09) - Pet Shop Boys.
Written by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.
Produced and Engineered by Julian Mendelsohn.
Remixed by Francois Kevorkian.
Fairlight: Andy Richards
(P) & (C) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.

N.B. Rent (Francois Kevorkian Remix) is the same mix as Rent (Extended Mix) that may be found elsewhere on this blog.

"The original version of a song later recorded by both Liza Minnelli and Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine. We performed it on the TV variety show, Live At The Palladium, with Chris [Lowe] wearing his infamous 'Issey Miyake' blow-up rubber jacket and a painted-on scar" - Quote from the front CD insert of the 1991 compilation, Discography.

Rent (Francois Kevorkian Remix) appears on Side 2 of the promotional U.S. 12" vinyl pressing of What Have I Done To Deserve This?, Cat. No. SPRO-04014.

Track listing for the promotional U.S. 12" vinyl pressing of What Have I Done To Deserve This? released in 1988 on EMI-Manhattan Records. Cat. No. SPRO-04014:

Side 1

1. What Have I Done To Deserve This? (Shep Pettibone Remix) / 8'28
2. What Have I Done To Deserve This? (Dub Mix) / 7'17

Performed by Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield.
Produced by Stephen Hague.
Remixed by Shep Pettibone for Mastermix Productions.
(P) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.
(C) 1988 EMI-Manhattan Records.

Side 2

1. Rent (Francois Kevorkian Remix) / 7'06

Produced & Engineered by Julian Mendelsohn.
Remxied by Francois Kevorkian & Michael Hutchinson.

2. I Want A Dog / 4'58

Produced by Pet Shop Boys.
Engineered by David Jacob & Mike Nielson.
(P) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.
(C) 1988 EMI-Manhattan Records.

The album version of Rent appears on Actually, an album first released in 1987.

Track listing for the U.K. vinyl pressing of Actually released in 1987 on Parlophone Records. Cat. No. PCSD 104:

Side One

1. One More Chance /
2. What I Have Done To Deserve This /
3. Shopping /
4. Rent /
5. Hit Music /
Side Two

1. It Couldn't Happen Here /
2. It's A Sin /
3. I Want To Wake Up /
4. Heart /
5. King's Cross /

(P) 1987 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd.
(C) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.

Check Out More Great Music By Pet Shop Boys:

Heart (Dance Mix) (1987) (6'09) - Pet Shop Boys.
Heart (Disco Mix) (1987) (8'29) - Pet Shop Boys.
Rent (Dub) (1987) (6'00) - Pet Shop Boys.
Rent (Francois Kevorkian Dub) (1987) (6'00) - Pet Shop Boys.
What Have I Done To Deserve This? (Dub Mix) (1988) (6'59) - Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield.
What Have I Done To Deserve This? (Shep Pettibone Remix) (1988) (8'38) - Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield.

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Record label for Side 2 of promotional U.S. 12"
vinyl pressing of "What Have I Done To Deserve
This?". EMI-Manhattan Records. Cat. No.
SPRO-04014. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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